Find out about swimming pools and fitness centres, walking groups, weight loss groups and exercise schemes in the Craven area.
Pools and fitness centres
Aireville Park comprises 20 acres of parkland and features a wheelpark for BMX, skateboards and rollerblades; children's play areas; a multi-use games area; and a pitch and putt course. The park also contains Craven swimming pool and fitness centre.
Aireville Park offers something for everyone. Charges vary for the various activities at the park. Some activities require advance booking.
Facilities at the centre include two swimming pools, a fitness centre (gym), dance studio, sauna and steam room and a coffee lounge.
Craven swimming pool and fitness centre offers leisure and fitness activities whatever your age, ability or experience.
There are various costs, depending on the activities chosen. Their website contains pricing details, opening times and location map.
A 20m x 7m indoor swimming pool in the picturesque town of Settle. A safe, clean, swimming pool with a water depth of 0.9m graduating to a maximum depth of 2m. Come and have a swim and enjoy the wonderful views out of our windows of the Yorkshire Dales National Park fells and Pen-y-ghent one of the "Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks".
Website: Settle swimming pool website
North Craven Strollers offer people of all ages and ability the opportunity to do some physical activity and meet new people.
Settle, High Bentham and other locations in North Craven
Website: North Craven Strollers website
They organise group led graded walks in Settle, High Bentham and other locations in North Craven. The walks are free of charge.
Skipton Craven Walkers offer people of all ages and ability the opportunity to do some physical activity and meet new people.
Skipton, with longer walks each fortnight at different places
Website: Skipton Craven Walkers website
They organise group led graded walks in the town of Skipton, with longer walks each fortnight at different places. The walks are free of charge.
South Craven Walking4Health Group offer people of all ages and ability the opportunity to do some physical activity and meet new people.
The service is specifically aimed at people not confident in walking alone, who wish to improve their health, fitness and general wellbeing. They organise group led graded walks in various local locations. The walks are free of charge.
Weight loss groups
Weight Watchers offer group-based weight loss programmes at community venues in Craven.
Website: Weight Watchers website
Weight Watchers is available to over 18's only. Also, you must not be pregnant or have an eating disorder. The registration fee is £9 plus a weekly fee of £5.99. The service offers guidance for any weight goal, attendance at meetings and online support.
BDA Weightwise offer a weight management service through their website.
Website: BDA Weightwise website
The free service is available to all and offers online support, tools and signposting to find the right approach to weight management.