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Referral Scheme Take control of your health and choose the active option for a healthier lifestyle.


What is HealthWorks? 12 week physical activity referral scheme designed to provide opportunities for people to improve their health and become more active.

You can access the scheme if you:

Our staff are highly qualified in man “cardiac, pulmonary, cancer, weight ma

How does it work? Referral from GP/Nurse/ Physio/ self referral Phone to book appointment

§ are aged 16 and over § are sedentary § are at risk of coronary

heart disease.

§ have a medical condition

that would benefit from physical activity (cancer, cardiac, pulmonary, mental health, neurological, post op).


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Consultation/ pre exercise screen including blood pressure check Plan of physical activity (gym programme, swim, classes) Ongoing support – regular re-assessments/checks Further year support as graduate user.

How much does it cost?

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There is no cost for your initial consultation, follow up appointments or design of your programme. The use of the facilities however are not free of charge, but HealthWorks referrals receive a discounted rate for activities that fall under the scheme.

Activities Available Places Leisure Centre, Eastleigh:

Gym workout – Equipment includes the latest cardiovascular and resistance machines on which you will be given full instruction and a personal programme. Gym Support Sessions – A member of the HealthWorks team will be on hand to help. Please enquire for days and times. Deep Water Aqua Therapy – A no impact class ideal for those

with back problems, arthritis, or recovering from injury.

Swimming – The 25m main pool is used for a mixture of general and lane swimming. Group Exercise Classes – See page 6 & 7 Health Walks – See page 8 HealthWorks also operate from Wildern Leisure Centre, Hedge End. Activities available include gym workout, aqua therapy and swimming. HealthWorks


For more info contact the Healthworks office on:

You don’t have to be sporty to be fit! Your own fitness level should meet the needs of your daily life. You should be able to climb the stairs, take a brisk walk and perform other daily activities without getting breathless or tired.

Regular structured physical activity will help you to: § strengthen your heart § improve your circulation § lower your blood pressure

and cholesterol levels

§ control your weight § decrease your risk of

developing or help with the management of chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some cancers

§ reduce stress and make you

feel better about yourself


Eastleigh Borough Council

023 8068 4813

Cancer Physical Activity Scheme HealthWorks and Macmillan run a Cancer Physical Activity Scheme for those that have had a diagnosis of cancer and are either undergoing or completed treatment. All of our instructors hold a Nationally Recognised Level 4 Qualification in Cancer Rehabilitation which provides them with both the knowledge and understanding to guide individuals with cancer to a healthier lifestyle through physical activity intervention and behaviour change. Being active during and after treatment can help manage some of the side effects of cancer treatment, such as: R  educing cancer related fatigue Reducing stress and anxiety Improving low mood or depression Improving bone health and helping prevent osteoporosis § Improving heart health § Building muscle strength § H  elping maintain a healthy weight § § § §

What do we provide? § o  ne to one assessment

and consultations § a  ccess to friendly and highly qualified exercise professionals • a tailored activity programme to suit you whether Leisure Centre based or out in the community • help in setting personal goals and planning with ongoing support • discussing concerns and providing more information about the benefits of physical activity • our Buddy Scheme – individual support from a volunteer



For more info or to book one of our classes contact the Healthworks

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Breeze Cycles

Low level Circuits

Breeze rides are free women only rides designed to make women feel confident about going on a bike ride, and have lots of fun along the way.

This class is particularly suitable for anyone with medical conditions such as cardiac, cancer and pulmonary.

Healthworks host a monthly 1 hour easy paced cycle ride covering approximately 5-6 miles from Places Leisure Eastleigh.


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Mondays: 12 noon - 1pm Places Leisure Eastleigh Centre, SO50 9NL Fridays: 1.30pm-2.30pm The Velmore Centre, Falkland Road, Chandlers Ford SO53 3GY Cost: ÂŁ3.50

office on:

023 8068 4813

2000 Centre - Velmore Centre - Pilands Woods

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Steady and Strong


These sessions are suitable for older people who are unsteady and will help them to undertake their normal daily routines and improve their balance.

An exercise class tailored for people with neurological conditions such as MS, Parkinson’s or those who have had a Stroke.

Tuesdays: 9.45am - 10.45 & 11am - 12 noon Cost: £3.50 2000 Centre, St Johns Road, Hedge End SO30 4AF Wednesdays: 10am - 11am Cost: £3.00 The Velmore Centre, Falkland Road, Chandlers Ford SO53 3GY Thursdays: 10am - 11am Cost: £3.50 Pilands Wood Community Centre, Chamberlayne Road, Bursledon SO31 8DT

When: Mondays, 1.45pm - 2.45pm Where: Places Leisure Eastleigh SO50 9NL Cost: £3.00

§ maintain/improve fitness,

strength and flexibility

§ improving walking, balance

and coordination



For more info contact the Healthworks office on:

Health Walks



Healthy, fun and FREE! 1 hour walks covering approx 3 miles. All year round! Just turn up!

10.00am – Stoke Park Road Woods (carpark) BISHOPSTOKE 2.00pm – Haskins Garden Centre, WEST END 7.00pm – Stoke Park Road Woods (car park), BISHOPSTOKE, (7pm Walk: This is a Seasonal Walk: 1 April to 30 Sept)

Tuesday **9:30am – Annunciation Church, Station Road (car park - 50p fee applicable). NETLEY ABBEY **2.00pm – Station Lane, CHANDLER’S FORD

Wednesday **10.00am – Places Leisure Eastleigh, EASTLEIGH 2.00pm – The Botley Centre, BOTLEY

Thursday **9.30am – Drummond Centre, Drummond Road, HEDGE END, **10.00am – Station Lane, CHANDLER’S FORD

Friday **9.30am – Village Hall, Shorts Road, FAIR OAK 10.00am – Hamble Community Sports Centre, HAMBLE

Saturday 10.30am – Cleveland Bay,Valley Park, CHANDLER’S FORD ** These have separate slower walks.


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023 8068 4813

Aged 40-74?


The health checks are delivered by qualified staff and the results go direct to your doctors surgery. They include the following: Waist circumference BMI (height and weight) Cholesterol Alcohol Intake Exercise advice Blood pressure Healthy lifestyle/ nutrition advice Diabetes Risk Assessment

* for those who are not on medication for blood pressure/ cholesterol/heart conditions/ diabetes or had an NHS health check in the past 5 years.

To book your 25 minute appointment telephone 023 8068 4813 or email healthworks@eastleigh.

For those that are not eligible for a free NHS Health Check we do offer a 30 minute Health MOT. Please enquire for more information and cost HealthWorks


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5-0 Activity Mornings Places Leisure Eastleighs 5-0 club sessions are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9am-12 noon. Activities include: § badminton § short mat bowls § table tennis § or you can enjoy a class,

swim or gym workout.

The sessions provide an excellent opportunity to be active, meet new friends and enjoy a chat over tea or coffee in the centres café. Please enquire at Places Leisure Eastleigh (023 8068 4800) for specific 50+ sessions and prices.


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Activity Buddy Scheme The scheme pairs volunteers with disabled people to take part in a variety of sport and activities offered by Places Leisure Eastleigh. If you would like to be a volunteer for the buddy scheme or if you are a disabled person who would like some support in doing activities at Places Leisure then please contact, healthworks@eastleigh. or call 023 8068 4813.

023 8068 4813

SportWorks SportWorks provides a varied programme of sport and physical activity opportunities to encourage adults within the Eastleigh Borough to be active at least once a week.

Ongoing opportunities Walking Football - 5 a-side Football for over 50s available at five different locations across the Borough. Low impact, with no running or slide tackling, it provides players the chance to get back playing the game they once loved.

New Year New You This campaign offers a wide range of subsidised 6-10 week beginner courses throughout January to help residents make regular weekly exercise part of their routine.


Summer of Sport This campaign offers a variety of sport and fitness taster sessions for adults to try during the month of August. All sessions are tailored as introductory taster sessions, enabling residents to give something new a try and get fit and active in the process.

Mum and Baby Exercise Classes In partnership with Places Leisure Eastleigh, SportWorks provides a range of post-natal exercise classes, exclusively for new mums. Classes include Mum and Baby Spin, Buggy Workout and Mum and Baby Legs, Bums and Tums. Boccia Club - Boccia is a Paralympic sport for athletes with disabilities that have a major impact on motor skills. This club runs every Wednesday from 2pm-3pm at Pavilion on the Park and welcomes complete beginners or experienced players alike. For more information about SportWorks and to find out what is currently available, email or visit HealthWorks



If exercise were a pill, it would be one of the most cost effective drugs ever invented


Dr Nick Cavill

HealthWorks Physical Activity Referral Scheme

Based at: Places Leisure Eastleigh Passfield Avenue Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 9NL HealthWorks Office: 023 8068 4813


SportWorks For more information contact: 023 8068 8139

ParkWorks For more information contact: 023 8068 8209

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