Free outdoor activities for over 55s

Outdoor activities for over 55s are covered in a free course called: Pushing the Possibilities… Learning Through Adventure.

Learning through adventure is a powerful way of building confidence and changing people’s views of their own abilities and possibilities.

The Pushing the Possibilities project offers disadvantaged people aged over 55 the chance to learn through outdoor activities. It is designed for older people who may be isolated, inactive, overcoming poor health or mental health conditions. The programme gives you the chance to have fun, learn new skills, develop more self-confidence, meet new people and lead a healthier life.

At WinG we are passionate about supporting disadvantaged individuals who have the least opportunity to experience the outdoors and utilise it to grow and develop.

With over 30 years of experience, using highly qualified instructors and the best outdoor environments the North East can offer, our outdoor activities for over 55s create valuable learning experiences which are hard to forget. They encourage the growth of independence, self-esteem, communication skills and teamwork and help people to learn in new ways.

Course Dates:

Information ‘Open Day’ Friday 8th September, visit any time between 10am – 3pm at 13 Walker Terrace, Gateshead NE8 1EB.

If you miss the Open Day – please contact Nick Coates (as below) to find out about the September course or others that are coming along.

1. Thursday 14th September 1-5pm Teambuilding
2. Friday 15th September 9:30-5:30pm Outdoor Activity
3. Thursday 21st September 9:30-5:30pm Outdoor Activity
4. Friday 22nd September 9:30-5:30pm Outdoor Activity

For further information contact: Nick Coates — Senior Instructor
Wayout in Gateshead (WinG)
c/o Newburn Activity Centre, Grange Road, Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8ND

Tel: 0191 267 1579



Charity No. 1150300
Company No. 8002297

For more information on Outdoor Activities for older people please see pages 32-33 in the Golden Guide Newcastle & North Tyneside, 2017 or pages 30-31 in the Golden Guide Northumberland, 2017