Get Up & Go Strength & Balance Classes


Get Up & Go is part of a county-wide falls prevention programme providing OTAGO strength and balance exercise classes for older adults, or those who have a fear of falling, had a fall or are at risk of falling.


The Get Up & Go programme aims to take the fear out of falls by providing a friendly relaxed space, where people can focus on gently building strength and balance with the overall goal of maintaining independence and reducing the risk of falling.


The classes utilise OTAGO exercises which are evidence-based in the prevention of falls, and is proven to:

  • Reduce falls
  • Reduce injury due to falls
  • Improve balance & strength
  • Improve ability to complete everyday tasks
  • Increase stamina
  • Improve mood
  • Improve confidence and independence


There are two of classes depending on your location and frailty needs:


  • Community Get Up & Go classes last from 45-60mins and are available countywide by self-referral. There is a small cost to attend the classes, which ranges from £3-5.


For more information and to find a class Click Here

  • ICAN Get Up & Go is an enhanced version of the Community Get Up & Go Classes and is aimed at individuals who are classed as mild to moderately frail (Rockwood Clinical Frailty Score 5 or 6) The programme is accessible via referral from a health or social care professional and the prescribed programme of weekly classes runs for 24 weeks and is free of charge to attend.

For more information and to find a class Click Here

For Health & Social Care Professionals who would like to make a referral Click Here

For information and general enquiries contact Northamptonshire Sport: Email: [email protected] Tel: 01604 389976