Call us: 01524 843333

Address: 2 Queen Square, Lancaster, LA1 1RP

Free Healthy Weight Programme

Lancaster City Council offers FREE weight management courses for adults over 18 years of age who have a BMI between 30 and 45.

Course duration is 12 weeks, 1 hour each week.

All courses provide advice on diet and behaviour change, including physical activity. Sessions include talks, behaviour discussions, and information sharing.

Some courses will include approximately 30 minutes of inclusive chair-based exercise that is suitable for a range of abilities. We also offer a Nordic walking course which involves an hour of Nordic walking and healthy weight talking along the Morecambe promenade.

Sessions which do not require pre-booking, simply turn up and join in


  • Venue: The Ridge Community Centre, 2-4 Ridge Square, Lancaster LA1 3HR
  • Time: 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Start Date: Tuesday 6th August 2024
  • Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise To Music


  • Venue:
    • Week 1: Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, Doris Henderson Way, Lancaster, LA1 5JS
    • Week 2-11: Virtual via Microsoft Teams
    • Week 12: Salt Ayre Leisure Centre 
  • Time: 6:15pm to 7:15pm
  • Start Date: Tuesday 6th August 2024
  • Exercise: No Exercise Included


  • Venue: More Music (Upstairs Room), 13-17 Devonshire Road, Morecambe, LA3 1QT
  • Time: 2pm to 3pm
  • Start Date: Wednesday 7th August 2024
  • Exercise: Health Walk


  • Venue: Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, Doris Henderson Way, Lancaster, LA1 5JS
  • Time: 1pm to 2pm
  • Start Date: Friday 9th August 2024
  • Exercise: Seated Yoga