20 Feb 2019

Mini Walking Football Tournament at Kirkstall Leisure Centre

On Friday the 8th February, we ran a mini-walking tournament at Kirkstall Leisure Centre. So many people turned up that we had to split them into 3 teams, having originally planned on doing a Headingley vs. Bramley Match! The red team were made up of a mix of Bramley and Headingley lads, as were the […]

6 Feb 2019

Bramley vs. Headingley Walking Football Derby

Don’t miss the Leeds derby walking football match happening THIS FRIDAY the 8th February! Bramley vs. Headingley at Kirsktall Leisure Centre from 3-4pm. Anyone is welcome, we can assign you a team, and it’s absolutely FREE. We’d love to see you there, so don’t hesitate to get in touch!

31 Jan 2019

Over 50s healthy-living activities update: our progress so far, and future funding opportunities

We’ve been busy running a variety of healthy-living activities for inactive over 50s in the Leeds area over the past few months, free to participants thanks to Sport England funding. As the project is nearing its end, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on what we’ve achieved. So far, we’ve run […]

18 Jan 2019

Annual Report 2017/18

Read our 2017/18 Annual Report here! We’ve achieved a lot over the past year, and we have many more exciting projects planned.

9 Jan 2019

Meditation Session with Armley Mosque

On the 8th January, Your Back Yard organised and facilitated a meditation session session with 8 over 50s from Armley Mosque. It’s the first of a number of sessions we’ll be running with this group, although anyone aged over 50 is welcome! It was a really relaxing session, and those who were there seemed to […]

3 Jan 2019

Plans for 2019

Everyone here at Your Back Yard hopes that you had a great Christmas and are feeling refreshed and ready for 2019! We think that this will be a great year for us as we have lots of exciting projects coming up that we can’t wait to share with you. At the end of 2018, we […]

6 Dec 2018

Indoor Bowls at the John Charles Centre

On the afternoon of the 6th December we ran a free indoor bowls taster session at the John Charles Centre as part of our programme of free healthy living events for over 50s. We played games of 2 vs. 2 for about 2 hours, and everyone seemed to really enjoy it! We all improved, thanks mainly […]

5 Dec 2018

Indoor Bowls

Our FREE indoor bowls session will be running 12-2pm at the John Charles Centre tomorrow (6/12/2018)! No prior bowls knowledge is necessary, and equipment will be hired from the centre, so there’s no need to bring anything other than yourself and a bottle of water. Ring 07970903766 or email contact@yourbackyard.org.uk if you have any questions, […]

29 Nov 2018

Dates and Times for FREE Walking Football Sessions for Over 50s

Here is a list of the dates and times of our upcoming walking football sessions (subject to change, so keep checking back!): Friday 30th November 3-4pm at Kirkstall Leisure Centre Friday 14th December 3-4pm at Kirkstall Leisure Centre Friday 11th January 11-12pm at Headingley Carnegie Stadium Friday 25th January 11-12pm at Headingley Carnegie Stadium Friday […]

26 Nov 2018

Free Yoga at the HEART Centre and Cardigan Centre

These are the final locations for our series of yoga sessions that are FREE to the over 50s! Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions by commenting here, contacting us on Facebook or Twitter, emailing us on contact@yourbackyard.org.uk or by ringing us on 07970903766. All of the sessions take place from […]