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Staying Fit for the Future

Staying Fit For the Future

Cork Sports Partnership has partnered with the HSE Health Promotion & Improvement Division and Physiotherapy Department to roll out this exciting new programme in Cork.



The Staying Fit for the Future with Better Balance Better Bones programme is a physical activity programme that will improve strength and balance as well as your general aerobic fitness.

Delivered over 8 weekly sessions in a community setting this programme includes:

Who is the programme aimed at:

This programme is suitable for adults who walk unaided and want to stay strong on their feet and falls free for life. It is not suitable for people who have fallen in the past 12 months or who use a walking stick or frame.

If you are wondering if the programme is suitable please attempt the following simple test of balance and strength:

Cross your arms across your chest, then keeping your arms crossed stand on 1 leg, now close your eyes and stand tall and steady for 10 seconds...

If you find yourself a good bit more wobbly than you expected, this programme is for you! Programmes are delivered by exercise professionals who have been trained by HSE Physiotherapists in the Staying Fit For the Future, Better Balance Better Bones Programme. 

How much does the programme cost?

The cost of the programme is €40 payable at the first session. Please note that this programme is being evaluated and will require a small amout of paper work throughout.

Where is the nearest programme in 2021?

Click Here >>> to download the list of current programmes in Cork (Please note that all programmes have moved online for the duration of the current restrictions)

How to book a place in one of our classes:

Please contact Cork Sports Partnership to book a place on 021 4347096 and for information on upcoming Fit for the Future programmes in your community. 

Press Releases:
Older Adult Home Exercise Plan 

The resource has been developed by Sport Ireland and a working group of LSP Community Sport Development Officers in conjunction with Age & Opportunity. The resource will support people to try and reach the minimum of 30 minutes of daily physical activity, as recommended in Ireland’s National Physical Activity Plan. It will help an individual’s strength and confidence in their body, which will support them to be more physically active as well as developing transferable skills for everyday life. Click Here >>>

For more Information: 

Please contact Eoin Kaar, Project Lead WellComm Active to request delivery in your area: WellCommActive@CorkSports.ie / 086 1409 225

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