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Thank you for visiting our making Changes homepage. If you have been redirected from our online advert via social media regarding our 6 week programme, please scroll down this page and complete the Referral Form. One of the team will be in touch soon. Our typical Making Changes programme is delivered over 12 weeks and will be delivered in a face to face environment at one of our leisure centres. During the pandemic, we have developed our programme into a series of online sessions. If you feel like your family would benefit from the 12 week programme, please complete the Referral Form which can be found by scrolling down this page.

Family weight management programme 

The making changes family weight management programme is designed to help families living in Blackpool become a healthy weight and lead an active and healthy lifestyle.

If you, your GP or school nurse feel that as a family learning about healthy eating and physical activity would benefit you, then you are in the right place.

We know that being a healthy weight can be challenging. Be assured that our family weight management team are experts in this area and will offer you as a family to begin to increase your activity levels and make lifestyle changes.  


Please note: all Making Changes vouchers valid pre Covid-19 are now invalid due to the pandemic. All families who took part in the programme in January, February and March 2020 will receive information about their vouchers in due course.

What you will get

  • A 12 week programme which includes nutrition education, lifestyle behaviour change and fun physical activities.
  • Active Blackpool vouchers.
  • Ongoing advice and guidance.
  • Complete the 12 week programme and get a free 3 month family membership

Who can access the programme

  • The programme is for families with children aged between 4 to 11 years old who need to become a healthy weight
  • Younger/older siblings can attend with the child that fits the criteria.
  • Blackpool resident or attend a Blackpool school

For more information contact the team

Text: 07467 444656

Referral form


Making changes

  • Patient/parent/care giver/family consent. I/we agree that the information is correct and may be used to assist in identifying a safe and appropriate family weight management and physical activity programme.
  • Family information
  • Adult name 1
  • Adult 1 address
  • Family information
    Adult 2
  • Adult name 2
  • Family information
    Child 1
  • Child 1 name
  • Family information
    Child 2
  • Child 2 name
  • Family information
    Child 3
  • Child 3 name
  • Medical conditions
  • Do you or your child have any medical/lifestyle conditions?
  • Is your child overweight and would benefit from leading a healthier lifestyle?
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  • We will ask for the following information: name, email address and contact number. We will share your personal information with our external partners to communicate with you. Our partners will not share your data with any third parties nor will they use it to contact you directly.
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