Group Category: Health & Fitness

  • Badminton (Intermediate/Advanced)

    This new intermediate/advanced Badminton group offers more challenging games for more confident players. It works alongside our existing badminton group that's open to all. The objective of the group is to improve positioning, tactics and movement around the court and to deliver more effective attacking and defensive games. Group members are limited by the availability… Read more

  • Stand up Paddleboarding

    We would love to be able to take advantage of one thing we have on our doorstep - the Mediterranean Paddle Boarding is a great way to get out and enjoy the water, it’s a great way to get exercise and have a lot of fun. Because it's relatively easy to learn, it is a… Read more

  • Lawn Bowls

    Oliva U3A Bowls have an agreement with the El Cid Bowls Club to play on a Monday afternoon. El Cid Bar and Restaurant, under separate management,  provide a range of facilities including hot and cold drinks. The group normally play in a friendly and relaxed way for a few hours every Monday afternoon. Starting at 1.30pm (10.00am in… Read more

  • Padel

    Padel is a sport which combines action with fun and social interaction. It’s a great sport for players of all ages and skills, as it is both quick and easy to pick up. Most players get the basics within the first half an hour of playing so that they can enjoy the game. Padel is a… Read more

  • Pétanque

    Pétanque is a form of boules where the goal is to throw hollow metal balls as close as possible to a small wooden ball called a cochonnet (literally “piglet”) or jack, while standing inside a starting circle with both feet on the ground – Pétanque deriving from the expression pès tancats [ˈpɛs taŋˈkats], meaning ‘feet… Read more

  • Walking Football

    Walking football is a form of the beautiful game designed for those of more advanced years who thought their footballing careers were over! We want players to have fun and get some worthwhile exercise at the same time.  As the name implies, running is not allowed and there will be minimal contact. It’s a game… Read more

  • Yoga

    Our lively local teacher, Mamen, has a wealth of experience which enables her to cater to individual needs, aches & pains and all levels including beginners. All you need is a yoga mat and a desire to stretch out those kinks to join our friendly group. The meetings will consist of: We run 2 separate yoga… Read more

  • Golf

    The golf club offers both a game and extra tuition. We will be split into two groups: one hours tuition with the club pro, while the other group plays the short course. And then we will swap over for the second hour. If you don't have some clubs, then the club can lend you some.… Read more

  • Flamenco Dancing

    Flamenco dancing is known for its emotional intensity, proud carriage, expressive use of the arms and rhythmic stamping of the feet. If you would like to be emotionally intense and stamp your feet, why not get that proud carriage ready and give this a try. The flamenco, rumba and sevillanas class will offer an opportunity to study these… Read more

  • Body & Mind

    The aim of each class is to get to know your own body. It will be serious, catering for a range of levels of experience whilst being enjoyable and fun at the same time.  A typical class begins with a warm up with music and progresses with a series of exercises focusing on muscle strengthening,… Read more