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.

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

There are various costs, depending on the activities chosen.

Low Wath Road
Pateley Bridge
North Yorkshire
HG3 5HL

See the Nidderdale Pool and Leisure Centre website for more information

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

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

There are various costs, depending on the activities chosen.

Dallamires Lane
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 1TT

See the Ripon Leisure Centre website for more information.

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.

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

There are various costs, depending on the activities chosen.

Pannal Ash Road
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG2 9JP

See the Rossett Sports Centre website for more information.

Visit the Hydro for swimming and related activities.

Jennyfield Drive
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 2RP

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

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

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.

Walking for Health website

Weight loss groups

BDA Weightwise offer a weight management service through their 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.

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

Slimming World website

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

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.

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.

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

Ageing Well Exercise website

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.

parkrun is a series of 5k runs held on Saturday mornings in areas of open space around the UK. They are open to all, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. Visit the parkrun website for more information and to find the nearest parkrun in your area.