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Health Conditions


We offer a range of specialist sessions specificially designed for people with health condtions.

DNA Health

DNA Health is a 12 week group exercise programme for individuals (aged 16+) who are physically inactive and have a health condition. The scheme can provide you with an excellent opportunity to try physical activity to improve your long term health, in a safe environment led by qualified instructors.

What health conditions are accepted?

  • Hypertension
  • Stable diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Musculoskeletal problems
  • Anxiety/depression
  • Arthritis/rheumatism
  • Asthma

Where and when?

Monday

 

 

9.00am – 10.00am

Circuit

Redhill LC

1.00pm – 2.00pm

Fitness Suite Class

Carlton Forum LC

 

Wednesday

 

 

10.30am – 11.30am

Circuit

Calverton LC

11.45am – 12.45pm

Circuit

Redhill LC

 

Thursday

 

 

10.00am – 11.00am

Fitness Suite Class

Carlton Forum LC

Classes are subject to change.

Please arrive 10 minutes early for your first class.

How much does it cost?

The sessions are included in DNA membership or cost £3.50 per session for non members during the 12 week block.

How do I get started?

Pick up a referral form from one of the leisure centres, complete and hand in at reception.

Heartbeats

The Heartbeats Scheme offers people with heart conditions the chance to exercise in a fun and safe environment led by a specially trained instructor. Our classes cater for people who’ve suffered from cardiac problems such as a recent heart attack, valve-replacement surgery or angina.

Where and when?

Day

From

To

location

Tuesday

3.30pm

4.30pm

Redhill LC

Wednesday

3.00pm

4.00pm

Redhill LC

How much does it cost?

£6.20 or £5.40 with a Gedling Leisure Card.

How do I get started?

You must first visit your GP or Practice Nurse to make sure it is safe for you to exercise. They will then refer you to the Heartbeats instructor who will aim to contact you within two to three weeks. For more information please contact Sue Prochnicki on 01636 815338

At your first session you should introduce yourself to the instructor, who will then explain the class structure and help you as much as needed

If you have GTN (glyceryl trinitrate) medication for angina pain, please ensure you bring this along to the Heartbeats sessions.

Strokeability

A gentle exercise programme designed specifically for people living with the effects of stroke. The session provides an opportunity for people to work towards a healthier lifestyle, meet others living with stroke. Led by suitably qualified leisure instructors.

Who is eligible

To be eligible for the course you must have had a diagnosis of a stroke. You must have also completed, or be the near to the end of your rehabilitation programme.

The session includes exercise, relaxation and advice and information about local support services

Where and when?

Monday 2.30pm at Carlton Forum Leisure Centre.

How much does it cost?

Sessions cost £3.80 or £3.30 with a Gedling Leisure Card

How do I get started?

For further information contact Sue on 01636815338 or email sueprochnicki@btinternet.com

Good Boost

The Good Boost programme aims to improve people’s lives by getting them moving with gentle, water-based exercise in a fun and social environment, so that looking after your health becomes a pleasure, not a chore.

The sessions are individually tailored, to allow you to progress at your own pace and designed specifically to reduce pain and improve your strength and mobility.

What health conditions is this suitable for?

Good Boost sessions are suitable for a wide range of health conditions, including:

• Musculoskeletal conditions

• Osteoarthritis

• Before and after hip and knee joint replacement

• Hip and knee pain

• Rheumatoid arthritis

Where and when?

Good Boost sessions are available in the pool at Carlton Forum Leisure Centre.

How much does it cost?

Good Boost sessions are available for £5.40 (Standard), £4.70 (Leisure Card holders), £3.20 (Concessionary Leisure Card holders), £3 (Junior Leisure Card holders).

How do I get started?

You can find out more about Good Boost and book sessions by calling Carlton Forum Leisure Centre on 0115 987 2333.

You can download the Good Boost app for free on your tablet or smart phone from the app store.