Child and Family Weight Management

Last Modified November 09, 2017

What is Making Changes?

It’s a free lifestyle service for families with children aged between 5 and 11 who want help and advice with maintaining a healthy weight. We can help families with:

  • Healthy eating advice, including portion sizes, food labelling and hydration 
  • Family exercise sessions with a dedicated instructor
  • A support plan including eating on a budget and cooking at home
  • Sessions in the gym and classes, low rope session, climbing wall session and a bouldering wall session.
  • 3 months FREE access to Blackpool Council’s sports and leisure facilities on completion of the programme 


Register your interest in the making changes programme here


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What does the programme involve?

Designed over 12 weeks, families will attend fun and friendly 90 minute group sessions each week with a dedicated making changes instructor (please note all children must be accompanied by an adult.)

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GPs and healthcare professionals

To refer a family to the programme, please complete our Referral Form.

Contact us

If you would like discuss the programme please call 01253 478194 or email