Active for Health

Active for Health is a free 12-week activity programme for adults (18 and over) to help you become active and move more. You 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.

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

Located at either a leisure centre, community venue or in a public open space, the programmes 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 eligibility criteria*. This membership includes activities such as badminton**, squash**, cyclone (indoor cycling), the gym, fitness classes, and swimming, amongst other targeted activities delivered across One Leisure.

Upcoming courses:

  • One Leisure St Ives - Mondays 5pm starting 15th July 2024
  • Hinchingbrooke Country Park - Mondays 6pm - 7pm starting 15th July 2024
  • One Leisure St Ives Outdoor - Tuesdays 6pm - 6:55pm starting 16th July 2024
  • One Leisure Huntingdon - Wednesdays 5pm - 5:55pm starting 17th July 2024
  • Riverside Park, St Neots - Wednesdays 6pm - 7pm starting 17th July 2024
  • One Leisure St Neots - Thursdays 5pm - 5:55pm starting 18th July 2024
Exercise and fitness classes
Sports clubs and groups
Sports facilities
Health advice
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Information and advice
Managing a long-term health condition
Mental health
Social prescribing
Service access criteria:

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


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.

To find out more, read our Active For Health - Guidance For Public

Additional needs catered for:
Physical disability friendly
older adults, exercise class, chair based, strength and balance, cardiac rehab, cancer rehab, pulmonary maintenance, COPD, rightstart, right start
Who can refer: Self referrals only
Disclaimer: Please note that services on the Joy Marketplace are independent and are not necessarily endorsed by your locality/area.