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Get Active with Active Nation

Try an Active Journey Health Class, take a Health Check, get involved with the Get Active Excercise Referall Programme.

 
The Active Journey classes provide opportunities to make friends, build strength or manage specific conditions through tailored group exercise and activity classes.
Mini NHS Health Checks in community settings across Southampton for anyone over the age of 30 who lives or is registered with a GP in Southampton City.
The exercise referral programme, Get Active, is for those within Southampton who do not meet the recommended physical activity levels each week and have a medical condition.
WHAT IS THE GET ACTIVE EXERCISE REFERRAL PROGRAMME? 
The Get Active programme has been designed to offer a structured health & wellbeing programme for adults in Southampton who meet certain referral criteria. These criteria are:
 You do less than 30 minutes of activity which leaves you out of breath, five times per week.
 You have a medical condition.
WHAT DOES THE PROGRAMME OFFER? 
The programme offers you structured support which will allow you to begin a suitable activity programme whilst thinking about healthy lifestyle changes. We will also give advice on how to exercise safely and offer you any other advice that you might need.
WHO CAN REFER TO THE PROGRAMME?
You can either self-refer to the programme, be referred by somebody on your behalf or be referred by a Health Professional such as:
 GP
 Physiotherapist
 Practice Nurse
 Health Practitioner
NEED TO FIND OUT MORE? 
For more information or to chat through referrals please contact a member of the team on 02380 784131.
 

Regular Activities with Active Nation

 
ACTIVEABILITY SOLENT 
Making sports and exercise accessible to individuals with a disability is what we’re all about – and now, no matter what your disability, you can get involved too.
 
PARKLIVES
A daily series of free, family-friendly outdoor activities in the heart of your local communities – the parks. From Zumba to Tai Chi, football to tennis, dog walking to gardening, all our activity sessions are free and absolutely anyone can join in – yes anyone!

Special Olympics Great Britain’s mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic sporting disciplines, for all children and adults with intellectual [learning] disabilities.
 
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Active Nation venues in Southampton

Click on the link to each venue to see the array of activities taking place
 

Bitterne Leisure Centre > 

Outdoor Sports Centre > 

Chamberlayne Leisure Centre > 

The Quays Swimming and Diving Complex > 

Alpine Snowsports > 

Woodmill Outdoor Activities > 

Southampton Water Activities Centre >