Aberdeen's Golden Games
The award-winning free festival of sports and activities for the over-65s featured more than 30 different activities at venues spanning the length and breadth of the city in 2015, from Monday 08 June to Friday 12 June.
The programme got under way on the Monday with activities including technogym, line dancing, swimming, a health walk, table tennis, wellbeing sessions, badminton, a care home pentathlon and wall climbing.
Activities continued on the Tuesday with sessions including seated zumba, pickleball, a bicycle roadshow, chi gung, walking football and croquet. Wednesday's events included pilates, boccia, retro rhythms, and outdoor and 10-pin bowling.
Thursday's activities featured golf, ice skating, a bird walk on Bennachie, and an open gym session, amongst many other activities. Friday's activities included Nordic walking, health stretch exercises, tai chi, putting, bowling, and tennis.
The 6th Golden Games will take place from the 9th - 17th June 2016.
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