Exercise and activities in the Harrogate area

Find out about walking groups, weight loss groups and exercise schemes in the Harrogate area.

Walking groups

Harrogate walking for health scheme

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

Website: Walking for Health

Weight loss groups


Fit4Life is a 12-week weight management programme that aims to promote healthy eating and physical activity to achieve healthy weight loss. We will support and motivate participants to change their lifestyles to improve their health.

The programmes are run by qualified health and exercise experts to ensure the course can be tailored to you.

Website: Fit4Life

BDA Weightwise

BDA Weightwise offer a weight management service through their website.

Website: BDA Weightwise

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

Slimming World

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

Website: Slimming World

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
North Yorkshire

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

Weight Watchers - Harrogate

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

Website: Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers is available to over 18's only. Also, you must not be pregnant or have an eating disorder. The service offers guidance for any weight goal, attendance at meetings and online support.

Exercise schemes

Ageing well project

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
North Yorkshire

Website: Ageing Well Exercise

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

Sessions are 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.