Exercise Referral Classes – Active Elmbridge
Exercise Referral Classes Organised By Elmbridge Borough Council
All classes are suitable for people referred by their GP, Nurse, or Physiotherapist.
Please contact the Health Development Officer at Elmbridge Borough Council for more information and to talk through the most appropriate classes for you. Please note you may need to have an exercise referral form completed prior to starting exercise.
If you would like to set up a class in your area please let us know. Contact Active Elmbridge (details below on this page).
How Can The Exercise Referral Scheme Help You?
Exercise has been shown to:
- reduce the risk of heart disease and osteoporosis
- manage weight, diabetes and depression
- lower blood pressure, cholesterol and stress levels
- increase muscle strength and joint flexibility
- improve self esteem and general mood
Programme Of Classes
Classes include Cardiac Rehab Circuits, Strength & Balance, Cardiac Rehab Spin, Cardiac Rehab / Stroke Indoor Cycle Class, Chair Yoga, COPD Rehab, Paracise Exercise To Music, Otago (Falls Prevention) and others.
These are run at various venues in and just outside Elmbridge;
Xcel Leisure Centre Walton on Thames, Walton Centre For The Community, St Peter’s Church Hall Hersham, Cobham Centre For The Community, Thames Ditton Centre For The Community, Molesey Centre For The Community, Weybridge Centre For The Community and Byfleet Village Hall.
“Our fabulous exercise classes are all suitable for those returning to exercise after illness, or just wanting to move a little more in a friendly and fun environment. All fitness abilities welcome.”Fiona Paterson
Coming soon to your area:
Laughter and Falls Prevention classes. Contact Active Elmbridge to register your interest (details below).
And don’t forget the free Healthy walks, Nordic walks and cycle ride scheme. Events take place most days of the year, rain or shine!