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NCT Walk & Talk Sessions

Updated May 2021 Come enjoy a short (and free!) Walk and Talk session with NCT. Running most Wednesday afternoons around Calderdale, there is space for 15 people on a walk and tickets must be booked (they are free). You can find more details here: Volunteer Katie is happy to support other people if they…

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Easy Health Champion Walks

Easy walks with health champions from Todmorden Health Centre every second Monday of the month. Meet at 9.45am, set off at 10am. Todmorden Health Centre, Lower George Street, OL14 5RN.

Mums, Bums & Tums

Mum and babies exercise class. Fun, friendly and suitable for all levels of fitness. Every Monday (except bank holidays). 9.40-10.30am. £4. Threeways Sport Centre, Nursery Lane, Halifax, HX3 5SW


Fun dance fitness class for kids AND adults with disco lights, glow sticks and great music. Expect a high-energy cardio fun class , dancing the same routines each week. Children aged 4+. Parents don’t have to stay and take part, but are encouraged to. Wednesdays, 4.10-4.55pm. £4.50 per child, £3.50 for parents and guardians. Pay…

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Mum and Baby/Pregnancy Yoga

Pregnancy yoga &  mum and baby yoga classes. Pregnancy Yoga: Gentle stretching and strengthening to relieve the aches and pains of pregnancy. Fridays, 6.15-7.30pm, The Todfellows Space, Todmorden, OL14 5PU. Mum and Baby Yoga: Rebuild and stabilise core muscles after pregnancy and birth. Stretch out tired limbs, eat cake, drink tea, meet other mums and…

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Mum and Baby Yoga – Turtle Yoga

Mum and baby yoga class focussing on helping mum strengthen the muscles that were stretched during labour while increasing core stability and body confidence. Babies are incorporated into some of the poses and included in relaxation and breathing work. Time to socialise at the end. Fridays, 10.15-11.15am. Turtle Yoga, White Rose Mills, Holdsworth Road, Halifax,…

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Mum and Baby Aquafit

Gentle, free aqua class for mums and dads to exercise with baby in the pool. Todmorden Sports Centre, Mondays, 2.45-3.15pm. Book by calling 01706 839090.

Aqua Natal

Gentle, free aqua class for pregnant women. Todmorden Sports Centre, Mondays, 3.15-4pm. Book by calling 01706 839090.

Mum’s Team Walks

Friendly walk and chat around Wellholme Park on Fridays, every fortnight, followed by a brew and biscuits at Wellholme Children’s Centre. Meet at the children’s centre at 9.15am prompt, for a 9.30am departure. For more information, visit the FB page.  

Parent and Baby Walks at Shibden Park

Boogie Bounce

Workout on a mini trampoline with a T-Bar handle. Get fit, have fun and bounce away fat! Sundays 11-11.45am, 12-12.45pm; Mondays 8-8.45pm; Wednesdays 6-6.45pm; Thursdays 9.30-10.15am. Buddies Fitness, Spring Vale Works, Elland Road, Brookfoot, Brighouse. HD6 2RN. 07905 657418.

My Yoga Tribe – Pregnancy and Post-Natal Mum & Baby Yoga Classes and 121’s.

All new Core Power Flow evening classes designed for mums. Ryecroft Hall, Tong Valley between Leeds and Bradford. BD4 0RJ  Mum&Baby Post-Natal – 11am Mondays Core Flow – 7.30pm Tuesdays Pregnancy – 7pm Thursday Tel Jules on 07503 713647

Hypnobirthing Explained

Looking for ways to have a calm and gentle birth? Wondering how to take control and be left with feelings of positivity and  empowerment? Then hypnobirthing could be for you. My name is Steph and I’m the lucky mum of three girls: Georgia, Kaya and Zara. We live in Halifax with my husband Adi, our cockapoo…

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Do you know of a great healthy eating programme?

Here at Calderdale Mumbler, we know how important it is to find a great healthy eating programmes that you trust. We’re always looking for recommendations. If you have any suggestions, simply drop us an email at

Walks for Wellbeing – Healthy Minds

Walks for Wellbeing, organised by Healthy Minds. Check the websites for upcoming walks or contact Cath on 01422 345154.

Calderdale Ramblers

Friendly group of walkers based in the stunning countryside of Calderdale. Walks are held most weekends throughout the year, guided by leaders who know and love the area. New walkers always welcome. Activities include family-friendly and short and easy walks. For a current programme of walks, see online. Calderdale Ramblers. Contact 07790 480058.  

Calderdale Netball Club

Netball club with four teams competing at various levels across West Yorkshire. Players range in age from 14 to 60+. Calderdale Netball Club. See the website or Facebook page for details.

Halifax Hockey Club

Hockey club open to anyone aged five upwards. Halifax Hockey Club, Park Lane Learning Trust, Exley, Halifax. 07909 576350.

Tai Chi Tigers – Halifax

Tai Chi classes in Pellon, Sowerby Bridge, Halifax, Skircoat Green and Todmorden. Tai Chi Tigers, various venues around Calderdale. 01422 240 730.

Independent Martial Arts

Martial arts school for adults and children in Halifax.  Also runs Boothtown Junior Karate Club, which caters for children aged 6 to 15. IMA Halifax , North Bridge Leisure Centre, 01422 847877. Boothtown Junior Karate Club, St Bernard’s Roman Catholic Church Hall, Range Lane. 01422 364248.

Room For Yoga – Brighouse

Yoga classes from beginner level to intermediate and advanced. Also runs specialist yoga classes for runners, cyclists and climbers looking to add balance to their fitness regime. Room For Yoga, Commercial Street, Brighouse. 01484 767723.

Calder Thai Boxing Academy

Thai Boxing school in Halifax town centre. Classes for adults (from beginners onwards) and kids, with beginners starting at 5 years old. Calder Thai Boxing Academy, Berwick Mill, Halifax. 07767 898975.

DW Sports Fitness

Gym with classes and swimming pool, close to Halifax town centre. DW Sports Fitness, Charlestown Road, Halifax. 01422 345 355.

Jewels Gym

Ladies only gym. Creche available on request. Pilates, Zumba and aerobics classes, book in advance. Jewels Gym, Jubilee Mill, West Parade, Halifax. 01422 353700.

Creative Dance Centre

Updated January 2021 Classes for tots, children and adults. Genres include musical theatre, street & jazz, dancing tots, adult dance, tap & modern and classical ballet. Musical Theatre School Holiday Workshops available . Creative Dance Centre, Springvale Works, Brighouse. Phone 07377 883 522.

Parkrun – Halifax & Brighouse

Weekly free 5km timed runs in Shroggs Park, Halifax, and Wellhome Park, Brighouse. Register online before you run. Halifax Parkrun, Shroggs Park, Lee Mount Road. Saturdays, 9am. Brighouse Parkrun, Saturday, 9am.

Sowerby Bridge Snails

Friendly, encouraging group for all abilities. We run from Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club and have regular runs on Mondays at 6.30pm and Wednesdays at 7pm. New members welcome. Sowerby Bridge Snails, Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club. Mondays, 6.30pm and Wednesdays, 7pm.

Queensbury Running Club

Small, friendly running club which caters for runners of all abilities and ages, with 4-5 different ability groups. We meet on Thursday evenings at 6.45pm to run at 7pm and train out of Queensbury Golf Club on Brighouse Road. New members welcome at all times of the year. Queensbury Running Club, Queensbury Golf Club, Thursdays,…

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Northowram Pumas Running Club

Ideal for experienced runners, beginners, or those looking to improve their running. Monday sessions are ideal for beginners of any ability but all sessions are tailored to beginners, intermediate and advanced. Our usual runs have a variety of terrain, so whether you like pounding the pavements or dodging nettles and muddy patches we’ve got it…

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Commando Fit – Brighouse

Military-inspired fitness training programme for men and women of all fitness levels who want to lose weight, get fitter and healthier. New attendees should arrive 15 minutes early for their free trial, so instructors can discuss queries with you and give you time to fill in a health questionnaire. Class times: Monday – 7-8pm Wednesday…

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Watt Studios – Brighouse

Pilates, fitness and dance studios in Brighouse. Watt Studios, Mill Lane, Brighouse. Contact 07403 235216.

LBee Fitness Boot Camp – Southowram

Fitness boot camp in Halifax. Southowram Community Centre, Wednesdays, 7.30pm. LBee Fitness Boot Camp. Southowram Community Centre, Halifax. Check out the Facebook page for info.

Dynamix Fitness

Fitness and conditioning training facility in the heart of Halifax. Offering progressive and challenging group classes and PT 1-2-1 sessions. Dynamix Fitness, 1850 Mill, Halifax. Contact 07792 795833.

Mpfit Gyms

Performance gym and body transformation with classes in a state-of-the-art centre in Brighouse. Mpfit Gyms, St Pegs Mill, Thornhills Beck Lane, Brighouse. Contact 01484 714808.

Aquanatal, Mum & Baby Aquafit, Mum & Baby Exercise

Not running while Calderdale is in Tier 3 (updated Jan 2021) Aquanatal, mum and baby aquafit and exercise sessions at Calderdale’s leisure centres. £5.20 per session (£4.20 PTL), or free if you have a Lifestyles membership . Aquanatal: Mondays, 9.30-10.15am, Brighouse Pool. Mum and Baby Aquafit: Mondays, 10.15-10.45am, Brighouse Pool. Wednesdays, 3-3.30pm, Sowerby Bridge Pool….

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Limelight Studio – Rastrick

Adult classes include yoga, dance and high intensity workouts, combining fun and fitness. Limelight Studio, Church Street, Rastrick. Contact Lisa on 07779 154126.    

Ballet Burn

A 60 minute fat-burning workout designed to work your entire body. Improve flexibility and coordination and achieve sculpted arms, toned legs and a firm and uplifted bottom. No experience necessary, £5 per class. Ballet Burn with Jess Francis, Lightcliffe Club, Hipperholme. Wednesdays 7pm-8pm. Phone 07961 858242.

YogaMill – Sowerby Bridge

Yoga Flow, Ashtanga and Family Yoga in a small, pleasant studio in Sowerby Bridge. YogaMill, The Wharf, Sowerby Bridge. Phone 07884 230410.

Kate’s Classes – Sowerby Bridge

Fun classes in a converted mill setting. From gentle Pilates to Powerhoop (hoola-hooping), Rebound (trampolining), Zumba, Yoga and studio cycling (with added disco lights, of course!), we have something for every age and ability. Meet new friends, lose weight, tone up, get active or just feel happier and healthier! I promise that here at Kate’s Classes, you…

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24/7 Fitness

A well-equipped gym with 24/7 access in Dean Clough, Halifax. Friendly, community vibe and modern facilities, free parking and a class timetable to suit your lifestyle. The Halifax gym’s studio timetable includes Les Mills, spin, wellness, core, HIIT and much more. 24/7 Fitness, Dean Clough Industrial Park, Halifax. Phone 01422 229319.  

Adrenaline International – Liversedge

Fitness classes on trampolines! Bounce your way through a high intensity workout to get the heart pumping and body moving, focussing on all areas of the body. Classes last 45 minutes and cost £5. Adrenaline International, Halifax Road, Liversedge Business Park, Liversedge. Phone 01924 402801.

Gillian Shippey Pregnancy Yoga – Hebden Bridge

Pregnancy yoga classes include postures, movement, breathing and relaxation specifically for pregnancy and to promote vitality and well being for mother and child. Gillian Shippey Pregnancy Yoga, Hebden Bridge, Tuesdays, 8pm-9.30pm. Contact Gillian on 0785 500 4858.

Calderdale Yoga Centre – Hebden Bridge

The Calderdale Yoga Centre is based in the heart of Hebden Bridge and offers a weekly programme of classes, groups and workshops across a range of yoga and spiritual practices. Calderdale Yoga Centre, Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge. Phone 07773 767427.

Sweaty Mama Halifax

Sweaty Mama Halifax is a fun and effective fitness class that let’s you bond with your baby whilst burning fat!  Suitable for ALL levels of fitness, for ages 6 weeks to four-years-old. Get fit, meet other mums and have fun. £35 for a six-week block booking. Sweaty Mama, various venues throughout Calderdale. Phone 07894 025318.

Shugyou Shotokan Karate

Karate club with classes to suit all abilities and ages. All club training takes place in our fully matted and kitted out dojo just off the centre of Halifax. Training runs 7 days a week with classes to suit all abilities and ages. All sessions are taught by the Chief Instructor with assistance by senior…

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Boogie Babes

Updated January 2021 Pre-school dance fun for tots and their grown ups. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am, The Limelight Studio, Rastrick Boogie Babes. Contact Lisa on 07779 154 126.


Buggy4Fitness is a fun, hour-long outdoors, postnatal workout, focussing on a wide variety of postnatal-specific exercises. Mums of all fitness levels are welcome. You can join as early as 6-10 weeks after birth. Sessions include: Buggy4Fitness, HIIT, FitnessMix and Strength & Conditioning. Venues include Manor Health, Wellholme Park, The Stray and Play Palace. Buggy4Fitness, various…

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