Generation Gains


Generation Gains is our first ever programme that specifically works with isolated older people over the age of 65, many of whom do not have family members or friends to rely on.

With sessions delivered within local community settings at venues across Southampton, as well as at St Mary’s Stadium, Generation Gains has three key focuses: a core stability exercise programme that reduces the risk of falls in older people, reminiscence groups that use football and sport as a vehicle to tackle early signs of dementia and loss of memory amongst older people and an activity programme that offers a wide variety of social and physical activities, or sometimes just a chance to have a chat and a piece of cake!

It is truly a wonderful experience, we are looked after from the moment we arrive and throughout the sessions” – Bill Palmer, Generation Gains participant

Generation Gains Timetable

Day Activity Venue Time Cost
Monday Activity Bishops Crescent, Sholing, SO19 2FH 13:00 – 14:00 Free
Monday Core stability Sainsbury’s, 224 Portswood Rd, SO17 2LB 15:00 – 16:00 Free
Tuesday Bowl Fit County Bowling Club, Northlands Road, SO15 2LN  10:00 – 10:45  Free
Wednesday Core stability Graylings Court, Shirley, SO15 8SL 11:00 – 12:00 Free
Wednesday Walking Cricket  Newtown Youth Centre, Graham Road, SO14 0AX 12:30 – 13:30  Free
Thursday Walking Football Goals Soccer Centre, Millbrook, SO15 0JZ 10:00 – 11:00 Free
Thursday Circuit Training Swaythling Neighbourhood Centre, Broadlands Road 10:30 – 11:30 Free
Thursday Circuit Training Merryoak Community Centre, Accacia Road, SO19 7JY  12:00 – 13:00  Free
Friday Activity Fairfax Court, Hinkler Road Thornhill, SO19 6FU 13:30 – 14:30 Free
Friday Core Stability Kerrigan Court, Westwood Road, SO16 1JT 14:00-15:00 Free

For further details regarding these sessions please feel free to contact Paul Hedges at, or on 02380 718605.