Sheffield u3a

Group Category: Physical Activities

  • Table Tennis

    Table Tennis is played at varying levels within a mixed U3A group. Some members being club/league players.Although we have no vacancies at the moment we are maintaining a waiting list so please get in touch and as soon as there are vacancies we will be able to put you on the membership list. Read more

  • Tai Chi & Chi Kung

    The 90 minutes lesson (with a break for refreshments) primarily consists of tai chi with some chi kung exercises included. Tai chi is a form of exercise that is kind to the joints and muscles. It involves movements that are slow and stretch out limbs and the back, helps maintain or even improve balance and… Read more

  • Walking Cricket

    Barnsley U3A (2 teams) and Wakefield U3A (1 team) play walking cricket, and are hoping that Sheffield U3A will start their own team/s. The game is played on grass, Astro Turf and indoors. Ideally a team consists of 8 players and a game lasts approximately 2 hours or shorter if sides are 6 players. The… Read more

  • Racketball Stocksbridge

    Beginners and improvers Racketball. Read more

  • Kurling

    Have you ever wanted to try Ice Curling? Well here you can as long as you can manage without the ice.The group has vacancies for any one who wants to have a go - come along one morning and try it out. In January 2023 SU3A setup their very first Kurling Group. It has been… Read more

  • Pilates

    Have you thought of trying Pilates as a way of maintaining, or even increasing, your strength and flexibility? This class is primarily mat based, focusing on core stability muscles and posture, designed especially for the more mature person.  Pilates aims to lengthen and strengthen muscles along with increasing overall flexibility and mobility of joints, including… Read more

  • Racketball

    Two sessions on Mondays: 9am to 10.30 for experienced players and 10.30am to noon for beginners/improvers. Thursdays for beginnings/improvers 10.30 to noon. Opportunity for beginners, existing or lapsed players to play racketball. More generally an opportunity for physical exercise in a comfortable environment. As an indoor sport, Racketball is a great way to keep fit… Read more

  • Cycling - ebikes

    Sheffield and the surrounding hills are the perfect terrain for exploring with e-bikes. We ride on the 4th Friday of each month, rides of approximately 25 miles with some fun hills and dips. Compulsory cafe/snack stop. Travel at an easy speed to see and enjoy the countryside. New members welcome.Home Page Read more

  • Cycling - Mondays

    We are a group of mature cyclists. We do not try to do big mileages and try to cater for all over the variety of rides we put on. Some of us have been cycling for years, whilst others may be entirely new to the game. We do not leave anyone behind and have stops… Read more

  • Cycling - Wednesdays

    This group was formed in 2019 from new members and from some members of Cycling Monday with whom we have a great relationship. This group is aimed at practiced cyclists who enjoy moderate rides (20-25 miles), at moderate speeds. We mainly stick to tracks, trails, disused railway lines and quiet lanes, avoiding busy main roads… Read more