Customer notice:

Due to unforeseen circumstances causing a health & safety issue in the car park at lifeLEISURE Cheadle, we have taken the decision to close the centre from 11:30am on Saturday 15th May. Click here for full details.

Stay Steady

What is the Stay Steady programme?

Stay Steady is a 6 month falls prevention exercise programme delivered by lifeLEISURE in partnership with Stockport MBC and Stockport Together. The programme supports participants to remain steady on their feet through simple but effective exercises.

All classes are delivered by qualified Postural Stability Instructors who provide a safe and enjoyable environment to encourage participants to gradually improve their strength, balance, coordination and mobility. Classes are free for the duration of the programme with the all-important tea, coffee and chat after each class!


To access the Stay Steady exercise classes, participants must have one of the following:

  • A fear of falling
  • A history of falling
  • Feel unsteady on their feet due to limited strength and/or balance

To access the programme please contact a member of the team:

T: 0161 482 0900 (option 7)
E: Email Us



New individuals will meet one of our Stay Steady Instructors who will discuss the following on a 1-1 basis:

  • Medical History
  • Personal Falls History
  • Undertake some simple functional exercises to assess whether the Stay Steady classes are suitable for their needs

Once an initial assessment has been completed and the individual has been cleared to participate, they can access any of the Stay Steady classes. After 6 weeks, they may also be given a home exercise plan, so they can also practice the exercises at home in their own time.

We encourage people to take part in the classes as much as possible and therefore there may be situations where a person may not be deemed suitable for the programme. In this instance, we may offer alternative activities or put them in touch with our colleagues from the Steady in Stockport service.

Other useful information is available at:

Steady in Stockport Service

Age UK Stockport

Healthy Stockport


Due to the current pandemic Stay Steady classes are not currently running, however we hope to be in a position yo restart the programme soon as we will update this web page as soon as we have more information.

Monday 10.30am - 11.30am Birch Court, Leigh Avenue, Marple, Stockport, SK6 6DB FREE
Monday 10.30am - 11.30am St Peters Church, Green Lane, Hazel Grove, SK7 4EA FREE
Tuesday 10.15am - 11.15am St Peters Church, Green Lane, Hazel Grove, SK7 4EA FREE
Thursday 11.00am - 12.00pm lifeLEISURE Avondale, Heathbank Road, Cheadle Heath, SK3 0UP FREE
Friday 10.45am - 11.45am  The New Bairstow Club, Rupert Street, Reddish, SK5 6DL FREE
Friday 10.45am - 11.45am Torkington Centre, Torkington Road, Hazel Grove, SK7 4PY FREE
Friday 11.00am - 12.00pm lifeLEISURE Brinnington Park, Northumberland Road, Brinnington, Stockport, SK5 8LS FREE
Friday 1.00pm - 2.00pm Marple Senior Citizens Club, Memorial Park, Marple, SK6 6BA  FREE