Outdoor natural environments: An active space for the older adult?

By Editor on 15th June 2016
Date and Time: 
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 09:30 to 16:00


This seminar will examine the role of outdoor environments in supporting physical activity and associated health and wellbeing amongst older people. Outdoor environments have significant potential to promote, support and motivate physical activity, whether recreational or functional. 

The seminar will include sessions on:

  • Older adults and physical activity outdoors: national policy and context;
  • Movement, meaning and mingling in natural environments;
  • Older people and water-based outdoor activities:
  • Ageing well; Mobility, Mood & Place: everyday aspects of urban environments and older adults’ outdoor mobility; and,
  • Conservation volunteering and the Green Gym for older adults. 


1st July 2016, 09.30 am – 4.00 pm, 

This is an external event advertised through SDRN