Active Living

A specialist exercise referral scheme for people living with a health condition

Our Active Living – Exercise Referral scheme is a great way for people to increase physical activity levels and improve their health.

The scheme covers a wide range of health conditions including…

High blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, arthritis, overweight or obesity, depression, anxiety, osteoporosis and more – all of which we can help you with.

If you would like to positively influence your health and wellbeing our trained team are ready to get you started with a variety of enjoyable physical activities.

We run the Active Living referral scheme at the following centres:-

Bury | Brandon | East Bergholt | Holbrook | Hadleigh | Haverhill | Newmarket | Sudbury (see the timetables of activities below)

To get started, simply download the ‘referral form’ below, ask your GP to complete it and bring it along to your first session.

Or give us a call – all the numbers cound be found on our contact page


Active Living is the first referral scheme to be awarded the Suffolk Exercise on Referral Quality Standard.

The new quality standard was developed by Suffolk County Council Public Health, and county wide partners, for Exercise Referral Schemes (ERS) operating within the county.

Activities included 

You will be able to enjoy exercise in a supported environment with qualified instructors on hand to provide advice, guidance and personalised exercise plans. Our specialist instructors will help you work towards your personal goals.

Activities include:-

  • Exercise classes
  • Supported gym sessions
  • Men’s Health
  • Short Tennis
  • Water based classes



Choose your local centre from the dropdown below to see the timetable of ‘Active Living’ sessions available.

If you’re still unsure of what might be best for you, then feel free to call our coordinators at each centre – contact details below – or pop in to see us.

Brandon Leisure Centre
T. 01842 819150

Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre
T. 01284 753496

East Bergholt Sports Centre
01206 299340

Hadleigh Pool and Leisure Centre
T. 01473 823470

Haverhill Leisure Centre
T. 01440 702548

Holbrook Sports Centre
T. 01473 328015

Kingfisher Leisure Centre
T. 01787 375656

Newmarket Leisure Centre
T. 01638 782500

The Gym Mildenhall
T. 01638 719710