Exercise Referral

Horizon Leisure Centre’s Exercise Referral Scheme helps people who would benefit from increasing their physical activity levels.

Horizon Leisure Centres 12 week exercise referral scheme at Havant and Waterlooville is a structured course of physical activity.

The scheme is being run in partnership with Havant Borough Council, The NHS and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Learn more about our Exercise Referral Scheme below.

About Exercise Referral Schemes at Horizon

Horizon Leisure Centres 12 week exercise referral scheme at Havant and Waterlooville is a structured course of physical activity. The scheme is in partnership with Havant Borough Council, The NHS and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Participants are referred to the exercise referral scheme through a health professional or GP where physical activity can help to:

  • Decrease body fat and body weight
  • Increase bone density
  • Help lower blood pressure
  • Help improve cholesterol levels
  • Help stabilize blood sugar levels
  • Improve lung function
  • Improve mood
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Increase energy levels
  • Improve mobility

What can I expect from the Exercise Referral Scheme?

  • A personal exercise referral instructor.
  • A personal activity plan based upon your medical condition, health status, what you enjoy doing, what would you like to try and your lifestyle.
  • A 12 week opportunity to use the gyms, swimming pools and exercise classes at both Havant and Waterlooville for a reduced fee of £3.50 (gym session only) per session or unlimited use for £49.95.
  • Regular contact with your exercise instructor to review activity plans.
  • At the end an opportunity for continued membership at Horizon Leisure Centres.

Exercise Referral Scheme Prices

  • £49.95 for an initial consultation with an activity plan and unlimited use of both Havant and Waterlooville gyms, pools and classes for 12 weeks
  • £9.95 for an initial consultation with an activity plan and only £3.50 per gym session for the duration of the 12 week activity plan.

How do I Sign Up?

  • You will need to be referred by your health professional or GP. You can download the referral form from the downloads section and request to be referred.
  • Aged 16 years or over
  • No absolute contra-indications to exercise
  • Any of the medical conditions listed below in Medical Conditions, but no more than 3
  • Weight Loss BMI 30+ at least one other risk factor

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Family History
  • Smoker
  • Physically Inactive
  • Stress
  • Asthma (not exercise induced) + at least one other risk factor

  • Smoker

  • Hypertension

  • Physically Inactive

  • Diabetes

  • Mental Health (mild and controlled conditions) including stress, anxiety, depression, post-natal depression and seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
  • Arthritis including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Joint injury rehab (neck, spine, shoulder, hips, knee, ankle) following suitable advice and exercises from a physiotherapist or similar therapist
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)
  • Post Phase IV
  • Unstable angina / heart conditions
  • Resting systolic blood pressure 180mmHg or resting diastolic blood pressure 100mmHg
  • Significant drop in blood pressure during exercise
  • Uncontrolled tachycardia > 100bpm
  • Severe or poorly controlled asthma/COPD
  • Conditions that may be aggravated by exercise (muscle, bone or joint conditions)
  • Uncontrolled conditions including diabetes, asthma, epilepsy
  • Ventricular / aortic aneurysm
  • Uncontrolled arrhythmia
  • Febrile illness
  • Explain the Horizon Leisure Centres Exercise Referral Scheme to your patient
  • Decide which centre the patient would like to attend
  • Complete and sign a referral form
  • Ask patient to sign the referral form
  • Give the patient their copy of the referral form and an information leaflet
  • Send copy of the referral form, marked ‘Confidential’ to info@horizonlc.com.
  • The centre will then contact the patient to arrange their first appointment.
  • By referring a patient to the Horizon Leisure Centres Exercise Referral Scheme you agree to abide by the terms and conditions within the Quality Guidelines Manual 2014

Contact Us

To find out more about Horizon Leisure Centres exercise referral scheme please send an email to:

info@horizonlc.com

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