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Arvida Good Friends

Opening hours

  • Sunday

    Day off

  • Monday

    7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Tuesday

    7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Wednesday

    7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Thursday

    7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Friday

    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Saturday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About the company

Arvida Good Friends is based in Christchurch, New Zealand, offering services to give older people the choice to live well in the home they know and love.

Activities, classes and events at our community living well centrePrivate home help and in-home careRideshare transport

Our team

Living Well Centre, Park Lane

Swimming Pool - Moving Well (Members only)

Moving Well - Ground Floor

Top services

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New Member Gym Assessment

45 min

If you have subscribed to the Living Well + Moving Well subscription plan you can book your first assessment online here with Laura. She will help to create a tailored exercise plan to help you build your strength and improve your balance. Laura

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Balance and Strength

45 min

Every Tuesday at 11am. This functional movement class has been developed by Laura Organ, our Moving Well Manager and qualified exercise physiologist. Improve your balance, leg and core strength.Class prices: Free for Moving Well member

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Adapted Yoga

45 min

Every Saturday at 11.30am. Tailored for you by the fantastic team at Adapted Yoga and Pilates, this class is suitable for all levels and abilities, from beginners to advanced. You are welcome to bring your own mat.Class prices: Free for Moving W

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Moving Well Gym Bookings

60 min

There are 10 slots an hour available with the gym open at the following hours:Monday-Thursday 7am to 7pm (last slot 6pm)Friday 7am-4:30pmSaturday 8am-4:30pm

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Sit Fit

45 min

Wednesday at 2pm. This gentle, chair-based class is designed for those that may need the support of a chair during exercise. The workout strengthens muscles, builds balance and aids mobility. Class prices: Free for Moving Well members,

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Brain Gym

45 min

Tuesday at 2pm. If you are looking to improve your brain fitness, this is the class for you. We will be building and developing seven key elements of brain function: memory, coordination, focus, communication, decision making and reaction time w

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Walking Group

45 min

Thursday at 1:30pm. Love walking, but prefer the company and safety of a group? Make new friends or bring a friend along, and take advantage of warmer weather as we venture to parks and gardens around the city. With drop off and pick up by the G

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Moving Well Swimming Pool Bookings

60 min

There are 5 slots an hour available with pool open at the following times:Monday-Friday 7am to 7pm (last slot 6pm), Friday and 7am to 4.30pm Saturdays 8-4:30pm

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Do you have a great speaker in mind for Good Friends?

60 min

Thinking Well Wednesday's will be back in the new year. If you know of an inspiring or interesting speaker, please have a chat with Vanessa or Alex and we'll see if we can get them in for a chat.

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Aquarobics

45 min

Move your muscles without strain and get your heart pumping in this fun group fitness class with great music. Work at your own pace with qualified instructors in our heated pool. Monday to Friday 11am.  Class prices: Free for

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Tai Chi

60 min

Every Thursday at 10am. Tai Chi is known as moving meditation – it made up of a slow flowing sequence of movements that can help to improve balance, strengthen leg muscles and improve posture. It is also know to benefit breathing and reduce blood pre

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Stretch and Core

45 min

Every Tuesday and Friday at 10am Exercises that will strengthen, tone and work your core – on a mat, on a chair or a combo of both. Tailored for you by the fantastic team at Adapted Yoga and Pilates.Class prices: Free for Moving Well members, $5

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Line Dancing

60 min

Join this fun and immersive class to learn the basics of line dancing. Led by Rose promising fun, laughter and country music – this is a great class to take with friends or to make new ones!

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AquaBlast

30 min

The perfect lunchtime blast for those that want a class to increase strength and cardio. Led by the Moving Well team and using exercise stations positioned throughout the pool, this half hour class focuses on your cardiovascular training, muscle toni

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Circuits

45 min

Monday to Friday 9:15am in the upstairs fitness room. Exercise stations designed to improve all aspects of fitness and taken by Laura, Tom or Max.(Note: This class is designed for people who do not require the use of a walking aid.)Class prices:&nb

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DigiKiwis Tech Help - Saturdays

15 min

Young mentors help you get savvy on your phone, tablet or personal computer. Help with all tech questions. Open to anyone. Class prices: Free for Moving Well members, $5 Living Well members, $10 non-membersSession duration: 45 min

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Ignite by the CSO and Good Friends - Mondays in October, November and December (no fee for this programme)

60 min

Ignite was originally designed for participants that are in the early stages of dementia. However, we have since broadened the scope of the programme to include both those living with dementia and those that simply love music. During Ignite sessions

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Spoilt Boutique presents your Summer Fashion - Friday 2nd December @ 10am

90 min

After rave reviews, we are bringing it back!  Join Jan from Spoilt Boutique for a runway event showcasing the best of summer fashion.  Jan has an amazing eye for fashion and an incredible sense of customer service - this event is not to mis

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The CSO and Good Friends: Spring Strings - Monday 28th November @ 2pm

60 min

A CSO String Quartet returns this November to Arvida Good Friends for an afternoon of delightful music including movements from Haydn's 'Sunrise' quartet, Grieg's first string quartet, Nordic folk tunes.To get us all in the Christmas spirit a festive

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