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Exercise on Prescription

Wanstead Leisure Centre
Redbridge Lane West
Wanstead
E11 2JZ

Tel: 020 8530 6823

Email: ssmith@vision-rcl.org.uk
More on the web: Exercise on Referral Scheme

Category: Keeping Fit, Things to Do

Service Description:
Exercise on Referral is where doctors or other health professionals can refer individuals who they feel would benefit from physical activity and help them fight their medical conditions.

Exercise on Referral is where doctors or other health professionals can refer individuals who they feel would benefit from physical activity and help them fight their medical conditions.

Who is the Exercise on Referral Scheme for?

The Exercise on Referral Scheme is for Redbridge residents who are 16+, not active and would like to increase their physical activity levels. The scheme is designed so qualified instructors can help people with medical conditions achieve their targets.


What activities are available?

At the moment individuals will be able to participate in:

Gym Sessions: Customers will be given individual exercise programmes which they will be able to follow under guidance of our qualified instructors.

Gym Circuit Classes: Our instructors will deliver circuit classes in the gym that will work all areas of the body and give you that little bit of variety.

Studio Classes: These classes will be a mixture of aerobic and circuit based sessions and will give individuals the chance to exercise outside of the gym. All of the classes will be taught by one of our qualified instructors who are there toassess and monitor your progress, help you exercise safely and with confidence, motivate and encourage you and answer all of your questions.


How to register?

If you are interested in joining the Redbridge Exercise on Referral Scheme then please speak to your doctor or practice nurse as they have to recommend you. If your doctor is not registered with the scheme then please contact the Exercise on Referral Scheme Manager, Steve Smith on 020 8530 6823 or by email.

Once the doctor has sent the referral form, the referral manager will contact you to book an appointment.You will then be booked in to supervised sessions for a six week period where we will help you reach you goals.