Northampton Activity on Referral Scheme
A Quick Guide for Patients
Activity on Referral is a countrywide fitness scheme which is available to join through your GP, Practice Nurse or Health Visitor. The scheme is based around a reduced rate leisure membership and combined 12 week programme of physical activity.
Who is Eligible?
Activity on Referral is available to people over 16 years of age who are currently inactive. Patients can be referred for a range of reasons including; being overweight/obese, issues with smoking, those suffering from depression, anxiety, mild bone and joint problems, patients with Parkinson, MS, diabetes, asthma, hypertension and back pain.
If you would like to be referred to this activity scheme please TEXT (DO NOT CALL) our designated number – 07519 190508 and text your name and DOB. Please be aware we cannot respond to messages.
What happens next…….
The Healthcare professional will securely email the completed referral form with your medical details on to Trilogy Leisure
Trilogy staff will make contact with you within 48 hours
You will be offered a consultation appointment within 7 days
You will be able to access a 12 week exercise programme and have access to five leisure centres during the 12 weeks:
- Lings Forum Leisure Centre
- Danes Camp Leisure Centre
- Mounts Baths Leisure Centre
- Duston Sports Leisure Centre
- Cripps Recreation Centre ( Northampton General Hospital Grounds)
Patients will be able to use the fitness facilities at their convenience, with specifically designed exercise programmes to meet their exercise needs. Suitably qualified staff will prepare a bespoke programme of exercise for you after an initial discussion.
Staff will be on hand to support you at any time and will meet on a prearranged dates after 6 weeks to monitor your progress and at 12 weeks/programme completion.
On completion, you will be provided with advice on how to continue with regular physical activity.
- Consultation Fee - £20.00 (fee includes consultation meetings with an exercise professional at 1,6 & 12 weeks)
- Scheme Cost - £17.50 per month, direct debit for 3 months committed membership
Scheme Entitlement –Use of the five gyms (the three centres) listed above plus Cripps Recreation Centre, NN1 5BD and Duston Sports Centre, NN5 6EX), selected studio classes and use of 4 swimming pools.