What is Leeds Let’s Get Active?
A programme to encourage people who do not do any physical activity to do at least 30 minutes of physical activity, once a week. Leeds Let’s Get Active supports inactive people becoming active through the provision of free access to leisure centre and community sports and activities within a supportive and welcoming environment. The opportunity is available citywide, and open to all.
What is the offer?
Free use of all Leeds City Council leisure centres during selected activity sessions, daily. Typically one free hour every day (off peak) with an additional hour per day for 4 leisure centres: John Charles Centre for Sport, Armley, Fearnville and Middleton leisure centres. The free offer is gym and swim, except at Middleton, where a bespoke programme has been developed including fitness classes and a variety of racket sports available. The offer may change as the programme develops. Free use of community multi-sport sessions: activities will include beginners’ running, Health Walks and Active Family multi-sport activities and will be delivered in community park settings.
Who is working on the project?
Sport and Active Lifestyles, Public Health and Sport England are partners in Leeds Let’s Get Active. The £1M programme has been funded by Sport England and Public Health.
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Bipolar UK support groups cover the length and breadth of England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Groups are free to attend and are open to all individuals affected by bipolar including those with a diagnosis, those pre-diagnosis, their family members, friends and carers.
You don’t need a referral and you don’t have to let us know you’re coming – just turn up!
Our Support Groups are intended for people aged 18 and above. If you are aged between 16 and 18 you can attend a Support Group if you are accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Bipolar support groups offer:
* Regular (usually monthly) meetings
* Friendly, confidential and accepting environment
* Peer support through group discussion
* Useful information
* Social activities
* Guidance on managing mood swings
“Although I have never attended a group meeting, my husband does and it makes all the difference to our lives”
At a support group you can:
* Join in and gain more confidence
* Get to know yourself better
* Make new friends
* Learn to manage mood swings
* Get practical advice
If you are feeling isolated or need help for yourself or for someone else, then come and be part of a Bipolar UK support group.
Click here to check any last minute changes, or to find your nearest support group.
1st Thursday of every month
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Community Centre
Church Gardens (off Church Lane)
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