Ability Bow

This service has been quality assured by Tower Hamlets Public Health

We support people with disabilities or long-term health conditions to do exercise on our Specialist Exercise Referral Service.

Our community gym is open to all but we focus our support on the people who really need our help. People with disabilities or long-term health conditions can experience many barriers to exercise, from not feeling welcome in a gym to not appreciating what exactly are the benefits of doing exercise.

We try to help remove those barriers by working with people in a very individual way; doing one-to-one exercise sessions and setting personal, realistic and measureable goals.

There is a very relaxed atmosphere in our gym but everyone benefits from the supervision and total support of our Advanced Gym Instructors. The environment is safe and inclusive and many people who come here to use the gym end up making friends or commenting on the sense of friendliness and peer support in the gym.

We are always trying new projects to further our experience and to reach groups of people we haven’t yet worked with. In addition to our Specialist Exercise Referral Service, we are currently running the following projects:

    Exercise for MS
    Positive Steps (for mental health)
    Exercise for those with Heart Conditions
    Its Never too Late
    Exercise for those with Visual Impairments
    Keep Moving with Stroke
    Exercise for those with Diabetes


Who to contact

020 8980 7778

Where to go

Name of venue
St Paul's Church
E3 5JL
Additional Notes

Nearest bus stop Ford Road Stop B serving routes 8, 339

Nearest tube Mile End

Nearest DLR Bow Church

When is it on?

Session Information
Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm (until 6.00pm on Tuesday and Thursday)

Other details

Referral required?