16-Jun-2022

Active for Health is a new 12-week activity programme to help residents become active and move more. The programme is available to:

  • adults (18 and over) can sign up for the Active for Health programme if you have a BMI of 25 or over, or 23.5 if you are from the BME community

  • young people (11 to 15 years) who are concerned about their weight

  • families (with children 7 to 10 years) who are concerned about their weight.

The programme will include a range of activities to help residents to improve your fitness, socialise, learn new skills, and ultimately improve your overall wellbeing.

Located at either a leisure centre or in a public open space, the programme consists of 12 weeks of group activities including fitness classes, walking sports, team games, healthy eating, and wellbeing walks. Activities will be chosen by the group in consultation with the coach.

Once signed up for the 12-week course, each participant will receive a free 90-day offer to use the One Leisure facilities (subject to conditions found on the website).

What is the eligibility criteria?

  • adults (18 years and over) with a BMI of 25 or over, or 23.5 if you are from the BME community

  • young people (11 to 15 years) who are concerned about their weight

  • families (with children 7 to 10 years) who are concerned about their weight

AND

  • be inactive (undertake less than 30 minutes of exercise per week)

  • residents of Huntingdonshire district

  • customers will only be eligible for one Active for Health offer

Visit our Active for Health page for full details and to sign up. If you have any questions, please contact activelifestyles@huntingdonshire.gov.uk or 01480 388111.