Community Strength & Balance

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Community strength and balance classes are social, fun, and keep you strong and independent to do the activities you love. 

How do I join a class?

  1. Pick a class
  2. If you are new to exercise or getting back into exercise we recommend getting in touch with the class instructor to to check it is right for you!
  3. If you are concerned about your health, chat with your GP first to discuss what sort of exercise are good for you

Pick a class!

There are a range of classes available, so pick one that interests you and fits your current level of ability. Choose your area below to see a list of all approved classes in your area, look out for new classes as we continue to work with community exercise groups.

Wellington classes

Includes classes in Porirua and Kāpiti Coast

See the classes

Hutt Valley classes

Includes class in Wainuiomata

See the classes

Wairarapa classes

Includes classes from Carterton to Masterton

See the classes

Find out more about the classes by visiting our Facebook page, calling the class instructor, or getting in touch with Campbell and Jessica

Phone: (04) 380 2070 ext. 265


Remember to pick the ‘tick’ when choosing an exercise class near you.

Information about classes around the country can also be found at


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Want to join the Live Stronger Movement?

Sport Wellington is the lead agency for Community Strength and Balance classes across the greater Wellington region. Our role is to create and grow access to strength and balance classes for older people in their communities. We are part of the Live Stronger for Longer movement, a wider falls and fractures network all working together to support older people to stay independent and injury free. For further information about the movement, check out the website, built for older people, Whānau and health professionals.

Are you..

Exercise leader running exercise class for older people, or interested in working with this audience. We are always looking for new classes and would love to learn more about you.

Volunteer looking to lead exercise for your peers, what a great way to stay active and give back to your community! Training and support can be provided by Sport Wellington. 

Community group looking to learn more about keeping strong and independent as we age. Invite us to come along and speak with you and your group. 

Health Agency or professional wanting information about how to connect older people with these classes. Great, we want as many people as possible to know about the benefits of exercise to maintain independence.

Get in touch, Sport Wellington would love to hear from you!

Campbell Clark and Jessica Thompson

Phone: (04) 380 2070 ext. 265

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