More Power to people living with Parkinson’s in Thornaby
Around 150,000 people in the UK have Parkinson’s, and with over forty different symptoms the condition can affect people in multiple ways. Exercising and being active can really help people manage their Parkinson’s, and that can be by doing anything at all that is enjoyable and fun and gets you moving.
The leading charity Parkinson’s UK have teamed up with Tees Active at Thornaby Indoor Bowls Club to offer a taster bowls session for people with Parkinson’s and their families to come along and try something new.
Allan McDermott, Community Engagement Manager at Tees Active said:
“We are delighted to be working with Parkinson’s Power in offering this opportunity for individuals to enjoy indoor bowls at the fantastic Thornaby Indoor Bowls Club.
Participants will be given instruction on the game’s fundamentals in a fun and social atmosphere. Tees Active are always striving to help people take their first steps towards an active lifestyle.”
Tim Morton from Parkinson’s UK says:
“The Parkinson’s Power project is all about helping people become and stay active, which can really make a difference to living well with Parkinson’s. Walking the dog, feeding the birds, climbing the stairs or even making a cup of tea yourself are all good ways to start to become more active. We are really pleased to be working with Tees Active to offer more opportunities to more people to try something new. Everyone with Parkinson’s and their families are welcome to come down and meet us and find out more or have a go”.
The Parkinson’s Power Taster Session is being held at the Thornaby Indoor Bowls Club, Thornaby Pavilion, Wrightson House, Thornaby-on-Tees, Stockton-on-Tees TS17 9EW on Friday 31st January between 12:30 and 15:30.
For more information and to book your place you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 07975 947879
The event is free to attend and you don’t need any special clothes or kit.