Who we are

BOPPAA aims to increase the provision of physical activities for older people in Barnsley. Improving strength and balance, reducing social isolation and raising awareness of the benefits of being more active and preventing trips and falls.

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The Barnsley Older People Physical Activity Alliance (BOPPAA) is aiming to increase the provision of physical activity programmes that will improve the strength and balance of older people across Barnsley.

What is the BOPPAA?

Funded by Barnsley Council and led by Age UK Barnsley, the BOPPAA is an alliance of NHS, private and third sector organisations offering physical activity opportunities for over 50s in Barnsley.

If you need any further information, call Age UK Barnsley on 01226 776820 or email us at:

The Barnsley Older People Physical Activity Alliance is an alliance of independent activity providers each responsible for the delivery of their own activities/services.

What activities are available?

We've got a huge range of activities to improve your physical and mental health! Including:

• Aerobics
• Bowling
• Chair-based activities
• Dance
• Exercise to Music
• Falls Management Classes
• Gentle Exercise
• Health, Strength and Stability
• iMove Pilates
• Multi Sports
• Nordic Walking
• Outdoor Exercise Circuits
• Parkour
• Racketball
• Swimming
• Tai Chi
• Walking Football
• Yoga
• Zumba
• And much, much more besides…

Watch our video showcasing the groups and activities as part of the BOPPAA scheme.

The full programme of events can be found here:


Contact Details

Contact name: Age UK Barnsley

Email address:

Phone number: 01226 776820

Mobile number:


Address details:


Other Details

Cost: FREE

Published: 16 June 2022