Leeds Lets Get Active

What Is Leeds Let's Get Active In the Community?

Leeds Let's Get Active aims to encourage and support people who do not do any physical activity to be more active.
Our community programme provides free physical activity opportunities to help you get active. We develop sessions with community organisations and groups and have a timetable of a variety of activities including:


-Walking Groups

-Multi Activity sessions

-Table Tennis

-Chair Based Exercises

-Tai Chi

-Non-contact Boxing

-Line Dancing


-Walking Football


The activities are free and open to all (unless stated eg: women only sessions) and are run by our community activators and instrcutors who will provide support and advise. Pull on some comfy clothes, pick up a water bottle and join in the fun!



Leeds Let’s Get Active Walking for Health Leeds Let’s Get Active Walking for Health <div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F"> <b>Leeds Let's Get Active Walking for Health:</b></div><div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F"> <br> </div><div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F"> <img class="article pull-centre" src="/classes-and-activities/PublishingImages/LLGA%20walking%20for%20health%20image.png" alt="" /> <br> </div><div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F">Leeds Let's Get Active delivers and supports a programme of weekly walking groups giving you the opportunity to meet new people, explore your local area and start to get active with a series of short walks.<br></div><div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F"> <br> </div><div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F">You can check our programme of walks below.<br></div><div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F"> <br> </div><div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F">We also deliver Walk Leader Training to support existing groups and to help new groups to get started. The aim of training is to help other organisations and community members to lead safe and appropriate walks to help others get active. </div><div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F"> <br> </div><div class="ExternalClassDC688BB4D33947DFA7BAF6AD29AD621F">If you would like to find out when our next training session is or need support setting up a new walking group please get in touch. <br></div>
How to get involvedHow to get involved<div class="ExternalClass156F6BC2DEF34D3D9A51A88E11777703"> <b>How to get involved:</b> <div>If you are looking for a local session to attend please check out the sessions in the timetable below or get in touch if you need any further information or support to access a session.<br></div><div><br></div><div>If you are community instructor or organisation who would like their groups to be recognised as delivering quality assured sessions and be promoted with the ‘‘Is it Fall Proof?’ logo or would like to develop new sessions that do please get in contact.<br></div><div><br></div><div>Please note whilst sessions part of the scheme have been assessed against our standards, Leeds County Council are not responsible for the individual sessions and do not employ the instructors.</div><div><br></div><div> It is recommended that you check you are satisfied prior to commencing exercising that the session is right for you and the instructor is able to provide any individual support which you may require. If you are unsure please get in touch.<br></div><div><br></div><div><br><br></div><p> <br></p><p></p><p></p> <br> </div>
Leeds Let's Get Active Quality Assurance SchemeLeeds Let's Get Active Quality Assurance Scheme<div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> <b>Leeds Let's Get Active Approved Stamp: </b></div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> Active Leeds have developed quality assurance schemes which aim to support and promote high quality and safe community physical activity.</div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> The quality assurance awards are designed to reassure health professionals and the public that groups meet minimum standards and are delivered by appropriately qualified instructors. </div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF">Quality assured sessions:</div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> • Have been assessed against a Quality Assurance checklist to meet certain minimum standards.<br></div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> • Are delivered by an appropriately qualified instructor.  </div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF">• Have been approved by the Leeds City Council Active Leeds Health Programmes Team. </div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> <br> </div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF">For instructors and providers working towards and achieving a quality assurance award a range of support to enhance their sessions or programmes is provided by the Quality Assurance Scheme including:</div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> • Practical support to attain the award such as guidance with venues and risk assessments.</div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> • Support to develop new physical activity groups to recognised standards including identify gaps in provision and suitable venues and instructors.</div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> • Support to individuals to attain appropriate training and refresher training to reach and maintain award standards.</div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> • Helping participants to move from short term to long term groups by building links, pathways and communication between groups.</div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> • Updating and maintaining promotional material and websites with information about all quality assured groups. </div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF">• Promotion of groups to partners and via networks including social media to encourage participation in quality assured groups.</div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> <br> </div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> <b>How do you know if a group has been quality assured?</b> </div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> <br> </div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF">Leeds Let's Get Active Approved Sessions The 'LLGA Approved Stamp' is only used to promote community physical activities that have been assessed against the LLGA Quality Assurance checklist and meet the required standards. <b> <img class="article pull-centre" src="/classes-and-activities/PublishingImages/ResizedLLGA_approved_stamp_40.jpg" alt="" /> <br></b></div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> <b>LLGA Approved Sessions are: </b></div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"><b> • Low Cost </b></div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"><b>• Safe and accessible </b></div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"><b>• Delivered by qualified instructors</b></div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"><b> • Can be any type of activity <br></b></div><div class="ExternalClass9FDD4F7CB66F40E6B13D4D477BAF5DCF"> <br> <br> </div>
Leeds Let's Get Active Leisure ProgrammeLeeds Let's Get Active Leisure Programme<div class="ExternalClassD1D645052B7F41E197D0EF5BE9DBF09A"><p> <strong></strong> <strong>L</strong><strong>eeds Let's Get Active Leisure Programme:</strong><br></p><p>We also have Leeds Let's Get Active sessions in our Active Leeds Leisure Centres.<br></p><p>For only £10 per month participants can access any LLGA gym, swim or court session. If you would prefer to attend a session every now and again there is the option to pay £2 per session.<br></p><p>This opportunity is available citywide and is open to all (unless stated e.g. women only session), with at least 1 hour every day across 17 Leeds City Council Leisure Centres.</p><p>You receive an appointment to help set goals, learn how to use the equipment and get the the most from your workout- you will be able to ask a qualified instructor for help and advice.<br></p><p>For more information about the leisure centre sessions check out our timetable below and filter by gym or swim session or visit your local leisure centre where a receptionist will be able to provide information and help you sign up. <br></p> <a class="btn btn-lg btn-main btn-arrow" href="http://sport.leeds.gov.uk/memberships/selectpersontype.aspx" target="_blank" rel="external"> <span class="sr-only"> </span><span class="sr-only"></span><span class="sr-only"></span> <span class="sr-only"></span>Join Now</a><br><br><br> <p></p><p> <br> </p><p></p></div><p>​</p>
Useful LinksUseful Links<div class="ExternalClass804DF55A65D94CDEB649EB371FEB4220"><p> <strong>Useful Links:</strong><br></p><p> <strong> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/LeedsLetsGetActive/" target="_blank" rel="external" style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#0076b3;text-decoration:underline;outline:0px;margin-right:23px;cursor:pointer;font-family:"open sans", sans-serif;font-size:19px;line-height:26.6px;background-color:#ffffff;"><img alt="Facebook Logo" src="/PublishingImages/Facebook%20icon.jpg" border="0" style="box-sizing:border-box;vertical-align:middle;margin:5px;width:50px;" /></a> <a href="https://twitter.com/LeedsGetActive" target="_blank" rel="external" style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#0076b3;text-decoration:underline;outline:0px;margin-right:23px;cursor:pointer;font-family:"open sans", sans-serif;font-size:19px;line-height:26.6px;background-color:#ffffff;"><img alt="Twitter Logo" src="/PublishingImages/Twitter%20Icon.png" border="0" style="box-sizing:border-box;vertical-align:middle;margin:5px;width:50px;" /></a><br></strong></p> <br> <p></p><p> <span class="sr-only"><br><br><br><br><br><br></span></p><p> <br> </p><p> <br> <br> <br> </p><p> <br> <br> </p> <br> <p></p> <a> </a></div> <a><br> <p></p> <p></p></a>
Contact UsContact Us<div class="ExternalClass8C5280093DF64BB1AD3457254DE43087"><p> <strong>​ Contact Us:</strong><br></p><p>If you have any queries or would like to know more please don't hesitate to get in touch with us:</p><p> <b> Active Leeds Health Programmes Team</b></p><p>Phone: <span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#1f497d;"> 0113 3783680 </span></p><p> <span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:#1f497d;">Email: <a href="mailto:health.programmes@leeds.gov.uk" style="text-decoration:underline;">Health.programmes@leeds.gov.uk </a></span> <br></p><p>Postal Address: John Charles Centre for Sport, Middleton Grove, Leeds, LS11 5DJ<br></p></div>


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