Information about pools and fitness centres, walking groups, weight loss groups and exercise schemes in the Harrogate area.

Pools and fitness centres

The centre offers facilities for timetabled activities, including circuits, yoga and body conditioning and dance and fitness sessions.

Low Wath Road
Pateley Bridge
North Yorkshire
HG3 5HL

Visit the website here.

Telephone:01423 711442

There is something for all ages and abilities at Nidderdale Pool and Leisure Centre.

There are various costs, depending on the activities chosen. Their website contains pricing details, activity timetables and opening times.

The centre offers facilities for sports coaching, fitness and timetabled activities for the over 50's, such as dance sessions.

Dallamires Lane
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 1TT

Email:riponleisurecentre@harrogate.gov.uk

Website:http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/swpl/Pages/Sport%20and%20Leisure%20Website/Facilites/Sports%20Halls/Ripon-Leisure-Centre.aspx

Telephone:01765 601353

There is something for all ages and abilities at Ripon Leisure Centre.

There are various costs, depending on the activities chosen. Their website contains pricing details, activity timetables and opening times.

The centre offers facilities for timetabled activities such as circuits, 'hips, bums and tums', tai chi gong and kung fu and dance and fitness sessions.

Pannal Ash Road
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG2 9JP

Email:rossett@harrogate.gov.uk

Website:http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/lcds/Pages/Rossett%20Sports%20Centre.aspx

Telephone:01423 841122

There is something for all ages and abilities at Rossett Sports Centre.

There are various costs, depending on the activities chosen. Their website contains pricing details, activity timetables and opening times.

Visit the Hydro for swimming and related activities.

Jennyfield Drive
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 2RP

Email:hydro@harrogate.gov.uk

Website:http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/swpl/Pages/Sport%20and%20Leisure%20Website/Facilites/Pools%20Pages/The-Hydro.aspx

Telephone:01423 556767

See the the Hydro website for details of facilities, activities, opening times and other information.

Visit Knaresborough Pool for swimming and related activities.

King James Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8EB

Email:knaresboroughpool@harrogate.gov.uk

Website:http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/swpl/Pages/Sport%20and%20Leisure%20Website/Facilites/Pools%20Pages/Knaresborough-Pool.aspx

Telephone:01423 860011

See the Knaresborough Pool website for details of facilities, activities, opening times and other information.

Visit Starbeck Baths for swimming and related activities.

Spa Lane
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG2 7JF

Email:starbeckpool@harrogate.gov.uk

Website:http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/swpl/Pages/Sport%20and%20Leisure%20Website/Facilites/Pools%20Pages/Starbeck-Baths.aspx

Telephone:01423 883155

See the Starbeck Baths website for details of facilities, activities, opening times and other information.

Walking groups

Run through Age UK North Yorkshire, the scheme aims to provide short local walks which are accessible to those without a car.

Harrogate

Email:alex.bird@ageuknorthyorkshire.org.uk

Website:www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Telephone:01423 502253

Weight loss groups

BDA Weightwise offer a weight management service through their website.

Email:info@bda.uk.com

Website:http://www.bdaweightwise.com/index.html

The free service is available to all and offers online support, tools and signposting to find the right approach to weight management.

Slimming World offer weight loss programmes at community venues in Harrogate.

Harrogate

Website:http://www.slimmingworld.comOpens new window

Telephone:0844 897 8000

They provide guidance for any weight goal. There are reduced rates for senior citizens.

Sureslim is a wellness clinic for people who have any weight loss goal.

Jennifer Parker Health & Beauty
9 Cheltenham Crescent
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 1DH

Email:harrogate@sureslimuk.com

Website:http://www.sureslimuk.com/harrogate

Telephone:01423 500120

The service uses a medically backed eating plan that corrects glucose metabolism. It runs various clinics in Harrogate.

Weight Watchers offer group-based weight loss programmes at community venues in Harrogate.

Harrogate

Website:http://www.weightwatchers.co.uk

Telephone:0845 712 3000

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.

Exercise schemes

Age UK North Yorkshire run seated exercise and activity groups in the Harrogate area, to encourage older people to stay physically active.

Age UK North Yorkshire
9 North Park Road
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 5PD

Email:sarah.prescott@ageuknorthyorkshire.org.uk

Website:http://www.ageuk.org.uk/northyorkshire/our-services/ageing-well-project

Telephone:01423 502253

Mobile:07850 328510

Activities include seated circle dance, seated exercise and seated Pilates. These groups operate as part of the ageing well project.

Sessions cost between £2 and £3 at various locations in Harrogate. For more information, see the ageing well project web page or use the contact details below.