Royal Commonwealth Pool Sporting Memories Club (Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • people aged 60+

Description

Love to talk about sport?

Sporting Memories clubs are for older adults to come together to talk and reminisce about sport. As well as a friendly welcome their volunteers provide fun and inclusive social and physical activities on a weekly basis. They want you to share your sporting passions with them and tell them about your favourite teams, special sporting moments and heroes. All over a cuppa and a biscuit with like-minded people.

Everyone is welcome to attend a Sporting Memories club. Some – but not all – of their members are living with dementia or low mood, or are isolated; others simply enjoy the opportunity to meet other people. If you’d like to join them, or know a family member, neighbour, or colleague who you think would benefit from coming along to a weekly club please let them know about Sporting Memories at the Royal Commonwealth Pool which starts on Tuesday 16th August.

Is there a cost?

  • Please bring a small donation each week to cover the cost of refreshments.

Location information

  • Public Parking
  • Wheelchair access
  • Crèche facilities

Opening times

  • The club runs weekly, every Tuesday 10.30 am to 12 noon.

Contact Details

Sporting Memories Foundation Scotland
21 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh , EH16 5BB

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Downloads


Leaflet
(1.94 MB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Support from someone with similar experience
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Anxiety
Bereavement and grief
Depression
Isolation
Loneliness
Long term conditions/disabilities
Low mood
Self harm

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