Activities such as pilates and dance are very popular in the
Each class typically lasts for an hour or less. They can easily
be organised to fit around the working day and
be delivered on site or in a facility nearby.
Employees enjoy the convenience and regularity of these classes.
With advance notice, they can easily allocate time for the classes
and schedule them into their working week.
- Hold taster sessions to see whether people
are interested in an activity.
- Offer a variety of classes at different
times, and on different days, to enable as many people as possible
to take part.
- Make activities easy to get to and if
possible offer them at a reduced cost or for free.
- When offering a course that lasts for
several weeks, some people may not be able to attend every session.
Have ‘floating spaces' as and when spaces arise, to help ensure
that each session is fully booked.
- Collect fees before the course
- Ask participants for feedback halfway
through the course. Share this with the tutor if appropriate – it
may help them better tailor the course to people's
Find out more about organising an activity or dance
class on pages 20-25 of the Get your organisation
active (booklet 2) part of the the
Health at Work Toolkit.