Enjoy Budget Friendly Activities with Leisure & Culture Dundee

Leisure & Culture Dundee has recognised that the rising cost of living is affecting the ability of individuals and families to stay physically and mentally active. As a result, they are introducing and highlighting a range of budget-friendly leisure and culture experiences in the city for everyone to enjoy.

Kids can swim free at weekends at Grove and St Paul’s Swim & Sports Centre Family Fun sessions and winter lane swimming is available for all at Harris, Grove and St Paul’s for just £2.

Free Badminton & Table Tennis is available for families to play on Saturday afternoons at Douglas Sports Centre alongside refreshments.

A new affordable community membership, giving multi-site access to Grove, Harris & St. Paul’s Swim & Sports Centres. Community Fit has been designed for everyone from students and staff to the wider Dundee community. The new membership is just £10 a month for juniors & teens and £15 a month for adults, giving inclusive access to gyms, swimming and fitness classes.

Free walking groups offer the opportunity for weekly group exercise. Each walk finishes with tea and coffee in a local community venue offering access to a warm space to chat with others.

Free Park Lives yoga, kettlercise, tabata, circuits and pilates are taking place in the city’s green spaces.

If you are looking for art exhibitions and cultural activities, The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum, Mills Observatory and Broughty Castle Museum are free to visit, and their friendly staff are on hand to welcome visitors and encourage them to have an enjoyable visit. However often you may have visited in the past, there is always something new to see.

Family activities such as Bookbug take place in Dundee Central Library and Community Libraries along with events and activities for all ages. These include talks, exhibitions, reading groups and digital support sessions. Several community libraries also run Tabletop Gaming Clubs, LEGO Clubs, Craft Sessions for adults and children as well as local history groups. All libraries also have free public Wi-Fi tea and coffee.

Judy Dobbie, Director of Leisure & Culture Dundee said

“We are pleased to offer a wide range of affordable ways to explore the city during the cost of living crisis as we appreciate this is a challenging time for lots of people in our communities. There is something for everyone, from museum exhibitions and library events to gyms and fitness activities

“Enjoying budget-friendly activities is a great way to relieve stress, try something different, and spend quality time with our loved ones without worrying about the cost. With events happening daily, there has never been a better time to join in the fun.”

To find out more about free and low-cost activities at Leisure & Culture Dundee delivered in partnership with Dundee City Council and third sector organisations across the city visit www.leisureandculturedundee.com/costofliving.

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