Active Charnwood's exercise referral scheme is a 12 week program, during which you will have the opportunity to speak with our team on a one-to-one basis to improve both your fitness and general well-being.

You will be monitored by an qualified exercise professional.

The cost is £3.80 per session.

The scheme offers people who are inactive or have a condition that could benefit from physical activity the opportunity to participate in exercise, including fitness/gym based personalised exercise programmes, swimming pool-based activities including aqua aerobics and low impact group exercise classes.

For more information, please complete the Active Charnwood contact form or call 01509 634673.

All exercise sessions are offered:

  • Under the guidance of qualified exercise professionals
  • At a convenient venues within the local community
  • At a specially reduced rate.

Am I eligible?

Anyone who is 16 years of age or over who is currently inactive can join the Exercise referral scheme. You can also join if you have:

  • Risk factors for Coronary Heart Disease (e.g. family history, smoking, overweight, diabetes, high blood pressure)
  • Risk factors for Osteoporosis (e.g. family history, history of diet lacking in Vitamin D or calcium or menopause)
  • Controlled Asthma
  • Mild to moderate rheumatoid or osteoarthritis
  • Mild to moderate stress, depression or anxiety
  • Obesity issues
  • High cholesterol
  • Controlled diabetes
  • Mild to moderate depression, stress or anxiety
  • Controlled respiratory disease
  • Back pain
  • Locomotive and neurological disorders.

Unfortunately, due to safety reasons we cannot accept people who have:

  • Heart disease, previous heart attack or other event, or heart surgery
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Uncontrolled hypertension, or very high blood pressure
  • Severe Asthma
  • Chronic muscle, joint or bone conditions.

Last updated: Thu 4th January, 2024 @ 14:26