Active Start Exercise Program

A new 12 week program to help you improve your physical fitness is now available through your GP or health professional. The Active Start scheme provides specialised, supervised exercise sessions for anyone whose fitness and health conditions can be improved by regular exercise.Active Start

The program is being offered at a special introductory discounted monthly price or pay as you go reduced rates. It's suitable for a wide range of people and conditions, including those who may not have exercised before, or not for a very long time. Examples of conditions include:

  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Mental health issues
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Depression
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Joint replacement
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinsons
  • Stress
  • Simple mechanical back pain
  • R. A.
Service access criteria: Chargeable service
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
Key words - separate with a comma: Fitness
Who can refer: Professional referrals only