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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.  

What you will get

  • A 12 week programme which includes nutrition education, lifestyle behaviour change and fun physical activities
  • Free swimming
  • Sport Blackpool vouchers (health and fitness, climbing, bouldering and high ropes)
  • Half price swimming lessons and gymnastics
  • Ongoing advice and guidance
  • Complete the 12 week programme and get a free 3 month family membership
  • Graduation celebration

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

Telephone: 01253 478194
Text: 07467 444656

Referral form


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  • 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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    You express an interest and ask us to contact you about one of our services via an online or paper form
  • 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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