Leeds Encouraging Activity in People (LEAP) is an activity referral programme to support those with health conditions to move more. The programme provides personalised support by a clinically qualified exercise instructor called a LEAP Activator. They will help you get started and support you to help manage your health condition. The programme starts with a health check and consultation within a local community hub or venue. Within the consultation, there is a menu of various activities to choose from for every level and ability. 

There will be regular contact with the team for 12 months including another health check at 3 months to see how your progressing. 

LEAP is available to people aged 18+, live within the certain areas of the City, for people living with health conditions and are currently not active. 

Referrals can be made through your healthcare professional or you may self refer through our self-referral portal. 

There is a high demand for this programme. Average wait times for an appointment is 6-8 weeks. We will contact you as soon as an available appointment slot become available.

This programme accepts referrals from the following.

  • People living with Diabetes from across Leeds.
  • Armley
  • Bramley
  • Burmantoffs / Harehills / Richmond Hill
  • Chapeltown
  • Hunslet
  • Middleton
  • Pudsey

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