Name: Get Active in your Community
Description: Get Active in your Community

Get Active in your Community

Going to the gym isn't for everyone, that's why Get Active is offering sessions in local community venues to make being active as easy and accessible as possible for local residents. All classes are suitable for beginners.

Zumba Aerobics

These fun and friendly classes aim to help you become active for life. Blending Zumba® and Aerobics together, these classes are for you if you want to improve your fitness, lose weight or tone your body.

  • St Edmunds Church, Temple Hill Dartford
    Mondays, 7.15pm-8pm
    Price: £1.50
    Pre-book via telephone: 07958023629


This relaxing but challenging class blends Yoga, Pilates, strength and flexibility training to improve co-ordination, balance and overall flexibility.

  • St Edmunds Church, Temple Hill Dartford
    Mondays, 5.30pm-6.15pm

    Price: £1.50

Why Weight Follow-on Class

This fun and friendly class aims to help you continue the exercise after you have completed the 12-week Why Weight Plan.

  • Swanscombe and Greenhithe Town Council Community Hall, The Grove
    Tuesdays, 7.15-8pm

    Price: £1.50

Kent Adult Education, Dartford

Do you want to find a new interest, meet new like-minded people and keep fit at the same time? With one of Dartford Adult Education's health, sport and leisure classes you can.

Learn to relax and de-stress with Tai Chi, increase your flexibility with Yoga or have fun with Zumba® and Line Dancing to improve your fitness.

Dartford Adult Education Centre offers a wide range of opportunities to be more active with the well-known course format as well as new schemes such as taster sessions, Pay As You Go classes and their exclusive Club60 online membership scheme for people aged 60 and over - offering benefits such as discounts off future purchases.

For more information about the wide range of activities available you can pop into the centre in Summerhill Road or visit the Kent Adult Education Centre website.


Dartford's parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9am in Central Park. The 5km timed run is free to take part in and is open to runners of all ages and abilities, from beginners to Olympians! Children aged 4-11 must run with a responsible adult.

Runners wishing to take part will need to register in advance on the Dartford parkrun website and download a barcode so their run can be timed.

Junior Parkrun

Dartford's junior parkrun, for children aged 4-14, takes place every Sunday morning in Central Park.

Meet outside the Cafe in the Park at 8.30am for a 9am start. Children can run the 2km on their own or accompanied by an adult.

To be timed for your run, don't forget your barcode! Register on the Dartford junior parkrun website.

Outdoor Gym

The popular outdoor green gym equipment in Central Park is a FREE and accessible way to get more active in a natural environment.

The eight pieces of equipment which includes a cross-trainer, air-skier, and seated leg press will give you an all over workout which will improve your fitness, strength, flexibility and balance. The equipment is designed to cater for all ages and abilities and some items are in pairs so you can socialise and have fun with a friend while exercising.

Last Updated: 21st January 2020