26 Feb 2019

Greenmoor Big Local Project

Tony Mullin from Your Back Yard, and Rob Billson from New Routes, have been working together on a Big Local project,with the view to increase and improve activity provision in the Scholemoor and Lidgett Green (‘Greenmoor’) area of Bradford. The main aims of the current feasibility study are to: Identify a building, or space within a […]

21 Feb 2019

Tai Chi with the Catch Up Club

It was great to see everyone at the Cricket Foundation’s Catch Up Club getting involved in Tai Chi at today’s session! They all seemed to really enjoy it, and the feedback was great. Here is a short video to demonstrate what they got up to:  

21 Feb 2019

Full-body workout with the Armley Mosque Ladies!

The ladies from Armley Mosque loved doing a full-body workout with Denise on the 6th February! Dancing along to a 70s playlist, they squatted, star jumped and sidestepped their way to fitness.

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 […]