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Exercise Referral

What is Exercise Referral?

This is a 10-week referral scheme for people with medical conditions whose health could benefit from leading a more active lifestyle. The scheme can help with how to exercise safely and comfortably, improving health and managing symptoms of your condition.

What is involved?

Working with one of our fitness professionals each week, you will get personalised activities to suit you, which can include pool-based options, healthy eating and nutrition advice. Join smaller group sessions, specialist classes and regular progress monitoring.

For the duration of the scheme, you will also have full Premier membership at all East Riding Leisure Centres, allowing you to use the gym, swimming pool and classes for no extra charge. View what's included with Premier membership.

You could be eligible for this scheme if you live in the East Riding, are over 16 years old, and at least two of the following apply to you:

  • Inactive lifestyle
  • Any controlled medical condition, for example:
  • Asthma
  • Weight loss
  • Overweight
  • Mental health
  • Depression
  • Anxiety or stress
  • Musculoskeletal Joint problem
  • Hypertension
  • Other Coronary Heart Disease or high cholesterol Risk

If you are not eligible, but are concerned about your health and want to get more active, why not try our Health Plus scheme, free for all members of East Riding Leisure. Find out more about Health Plus

Please note: This list is a guide only and not exhaustive, most health conditions will be considered unless there is a medical reason not to exercise.

To join this scheme, you need to be referred by one of the following:

  • East Riding GPs
  • Specialised Nurses
  • Consultants
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist

To get a written referral, book an appointment with one of the above practitioners and ask about the health scheme at East Riding Leisure.

Are you a health professional? Read more about the HealthiER schemes and how to refer patients online on our health professionals page.

If you are eligible, your health professional can refer you online or if you have a written referral please email it to the HealthiER team.

If you need to call the HealthiER team, their office is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm.

This programme costs £35 which must be paid in full at reception at the beginning of your first session, using cash or card.

Are you a health professional? Read more about the HealthiER schemes and how to refer patients online on our health professionals page.

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