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Winchester Sport & Leisure Park Health and Wellbeing Programme

Everyone Active’s Health and Wellbeing programme at Winchester Sport and Leisure Park provides an opportunity for people to access a high-quality supervised exercise programme. The aim is to improve participants’ health and wellbeing by encouraging long-term participation in physical activity. It targets people who suffer from, or are at risk of developing chronic medical conditions and provides support to patients whose health could benefit from a more active lifestyle.

We will offer a wide range of specialised activities to cater for all health conditions. Your Exercise Professional will be able to design a programme that takes all your needs into consideration. Within our health and wellbeing programme, we will also be delivering specialist classes for the following conditions: pulmonary, neurological, musculoskeletal and falls prevention.

WHICH HEALTH CONDITIONS DOES THE PROGRAMME COVER?

The Health and Wellbeing programme covers a huge variety of health conditions. These include neurological, musculoskeletal, pulmonary, arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity, as well as depression, anxiety and a range of other conditions.

WHAT DOES THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING PROGRAMME INVOLVE?

We provide support, advice, and encouragement from our fully-qualified Exercise Professionals. They will design and guide you through your own personal exercise plan depending upon your medical conditions and abilities.

Activities may include:

  • Gym-based exercise*
  • Group fitness classes*
  • Swimming*
  • Water based activities e.g. Aqua Fit*
*Participation in activities are dependent on your medical condition(s)

WHAT DO WE DO?

  • We provide support, advice, and encouragement from our fully-qualified Exercise Professional
  • Exercises will be prescribed in an exercise programme to assist with your current condition
  • We offer specialised exercise classes
  • We will support you in improving your general well-being and increase your physical activity levels
  • Introduce you to new friends

HOW CAN I JOIN THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING PROGRAMME?

  • You can be referred by a health professional such as a GP/ Practice Nurse/ Physiotherapist

Or

  • You can refer yourself**
**We may require further information from a health professional to certify you are safe to exercise

WHAT IF I HAVE NOT EXERCISED BEFORE?

Our Exercise Professional will design and guide you through your own personal exercise plan. All you require is comfortable clothing, training shoes and a bottle of water.

HOW LONG DO I NEED TO ATTEND?

We encourage all participants to take part in a minimum of one session a week. The programme will run between 8 and 48 weeks, depending on your condition.

I AM A PROFESSIONAL WORKING IN THE HEALTH SECTOR HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE?

Please read our information leaflet which provides further information on the health and wellbeing programme.

If you still have some queries please contact the centre on 01962 848 700.