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 has 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 1.30 pm (10.00… Read more

  • Padel

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

  • Pétanque

    Pétanque is a form of boules that derives from the expression pès tancats [ˈpɛs taŋˈkats], meaning ‘feet together’. A relatively simple but fun and sociable game, the aim 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… 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 two separate yoga… Read more

  • Golf

    The golf group offers both games and extra tuition. Split into two groups, one with an hour's tuition from the club pro and the other group playing the short course. The groups then swap over for the second hour. If you don't have your own clubs the pro shop can lend you some as will… 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 classes 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