Healthy Cornwall Current Programmes

Find information below on all of our sessions and programmes currently running and their locations:

Argyle FIT - Weight Loss Football League

Digital Healthy Weight Programme

Bitesize Digital Healthy Families Programme

Free Kids Activity Clubs for Primary School Children

Healthy Lifestyles Support and Weigh In Sessions

Active Travel Social Prescribing and Support

Walking for Health

Walks with Root Training

Portside Fishing Community sessions

Argyle FIT - Weight Loss Football League

Our hugely successful men's weight loss football league, in partnership with Plymouth Argyle Community Trust.

A fun, light-hearted league where both winning games and losing weight can help your team climb the table.

Currently running in several locations throughout Cornwall:

  • Penzance
  • Camborne
  • Bodmin
  • St.Austell

These sessions are a great way to get active, improve fitness and lose weight; all whilst having some decent banter and a laugh with a group of lads with similar goals.

Sign up to your local league today

 

Digital Adult Healthy Weight Programme

Our FREE bitesize programme is designed to help adults to begin their weight loss journey and understand how to use the free tools and links provided by our team to support you with longer term weight and healthy lifestyle goals.
 
The programme runs for 4 weeks and each session is just 30 minutes long.

All sessions are delivered digitally through Microsoft Teams.

A new programme starts each month.

Register:

Register your interest on our Digital Adult Healthy Weight Programme using our online enquiry form

 

Bitesize Healthy Families Digital Programme

Our FREE Bitesize Healthy Families programme is designed to help parents and carers support children, young people and their whole family to make healthy lifestyle changes, using the free tools and resources provided by our team to support a healthy lifestyle in the long term.

The 4-session programme runs over 4 weeks, each session running for 45 minutes.

All sessions are delivered digitally through Microsoft Teams.

A new programme starts each month.

Register:

Register your interest on our Bitesize Healthy Families Digital Programme using our online enquiry form

 

Free Kids Activity Clubs for Primary School Children

Do you have a child in primary school that wants to try something new and get more active?

Our FREE activity clubs are all about encouraging primary school aged children to be more active.

We believe that activity should be FUN! So we've partnered up with with DT Coaching, to deliver a range of fun, different and exciting activities every week during term time. Including archery, kin ball, NERF battles, laser tag, ultimate frisbee, multi-sports and much more!

Booking is essential - Please use the link below to book, ensuring a form is completed for each child attending using the child's details. On the form click 'Healthy Weight' on the programme field and then select 'Kids Activity Clubs'.

Locations and times

Liskeard

Location: Liskerrett Community Centre, Varley Lane, Liskeard PL14 4AP

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 4.00-5.00pm

 

Bodmin

Location: Bodmin College, Lostwithiel Rd, Bodmin PL31 1DD

Day: Thursdays

Time: 5.00-6.00pm

 

St Austell

Location: Poltair School, Trevarthian Rd, St Austell PL25 4BZ

Day: Mondays

Time: 4.00-5.00pm

 

Newquay

Location: Trenance Learning Academy, Trenance Rd, Newquay TR7 2LU

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 5.00-6.00pm

 

Redruth

Location: Redruth School, Tolgus Vean, Redruth TR15 1TA

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 5.00-6.00pm

 

Camborne

Location: St Meriadoc CE Junior School, Cranfield Rd, Camborne TR14 7PN

Day: Fridays

Time: 3.45-4.45pm

 

Penzance

Location: Humphry Davy School, Coombe Rd, Penzance TR18 2TG

Day: Thursdays

Time: 5.00-6.00pm

 

Register:

Register for your child's place using our online enquiry form - For programme select 'Healthy Weight' then 'Active Kids Club'. Please use the attending child's details when registering. A form will need to be completed for each child attending. 

Alternatively, call us on: 01872 324200

 

Healthy Lifestyles Support Drop In Sessions

 

Our Healthy Lifestyles Support sessions are FREE for anyone to drop in at any point during the session time.

The session is a chance for you to catch up with your local Health Improvement Practitioners for advice and support about a range of topics involved in improving your health and wellbeing, including:

  • Getting an up-to-date weekly weight measurement inc. muscle mass and BMI
  • Healthy weight loss advice and support
  • Answers to nutrition queries
  • Having food diaries checked over
  • Recipe ideas
  • Physical activity ideas
  • Stop smoking support, tools and resources
  • Signposting to other services
  • ...and much more

Locations and times:

Redruth

Location: CN4C, The Elms Building, 61 Green Lane, Redruth,  TR15 1LS

Day: Mondays

Time: 2.00-4.00pm

 
Newquay

Location: Store House, Seymour Avenue, Newquay TR7 1BL

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 2.00 - 4.00pm

 

Bodmin

Location: Chy Trevail, Beacon Technology Park, Bodmin, PL31 2FR

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 4:00-6:00pm

Access:

  • Visitor parking at front of building
  • Disabled parking at both front and rear of building
  • Wheelchair access at both front and rear of building

 

St Austell

Location: Bridge 49, 49 Victoria Road, PL25 4QF (Parking available and near bus routes)

Day/Time:

  • 1st Tuesday of every month (6th Feb, 5th March) 13:00-14:30
  • 3rd Tuesday of every month (16th Jan, 20th Feb, 19th March) 17:30-19:00

 

St Austell - Stop Smoking Drop-In Clinic

Location: Carlyon House, Carlyon Road, St Austell PL25 4BX (opposite the swimming pool entrance). 

Day: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month

Time: 4.00 - 5.30pm 

 

Liskeard

Location: Laity House, Higher Lux Street, Liskeard, PL14 3DJ

Day: Tuesday 

Time: 1.00-3.00pm

 

Location: Liskeard Leisure Centre, Coldstyle Rd, Liskeard, PL14 3HZ

Day: Thursday

Time: 1.30-2.30pm

Register:

These sessions are free for anyone to drop in, just turn up and speak to one of our members of staff. If you'd like more information on what to expect please feel free to get in touch via our enquiry form or give us a call on 01872 324200

 

Active Travel Social Prescribing

Our FREE Active Travel programme is designed to help adults to begin to make cycling and walking part of their everyday lives.

With the 1 to 1 support of a Health Improvement Practitioner you’ll work to break down barriers and build walking, cycling and wheeling into your everyday life.

Referral from a GP or Social Prescriber is essential.

Find out more information on the programme, referral criteria and how to gain a referral here

 

Walking for Health

Join us for FREE as we take a gentle walk to help improve mobility and increase activity levels whilst having a social chat with other people in your area and our friendly staff members. 

Locations and times:

Hayle

Location: Hayle Swimming Pool, King George V Memorial Walk, Hayle, TR27 4BL

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 11.00am

 
St Austell - Polkyth

Gentle walk for 20-30 minutes - and cup of tea in the café afterwards. This is an ideal walk for those new to walking or trying to get back to walking.

Location: St Austell Leisure Centre. Carlyon Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4EG - Meet in the cafe

Day: Mondays

Time: 10.30am

Just turn up and introduce yourself on the day, or for more information call the Social Prescribing Team on 01726 626844.

 
St Austell - Holy Trinity

Location: Holy Trinity Church, Church St, St Austell PL25 4FZ - Meet at the church hall

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 2.00pm

Just turn up and introduce yourself on the day, or for more information call the Social Prescribing Team on 01726 626844.

 
St Austell - Heligan

4 different walk paces and lengths to suit most people: Slow, Medium, Brisk and Fast. We try to accommodate all abilities.

Location: The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan, St.Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6EN - Meet outside ticket office

Day: Thursdays

Time: 9.30am

Just turn up and introduce yourself on the day, or for more information call the Social Prescribing Team on 01726 626844.

 
 St Austell - Treverbyn

Location: Treverbyn Community Hall, Treverbyn Rd, Stenalees, Saint Austell PL26 8TL

Day: Thursdays

Time: 9.45am

Booking: Register your place by calling 01726 858657 

 
Eden Project Nature's Way Walk

For individuals with health conditions who would benefit from increased activity. Accessible routes for wheelchair users and buggies available. Routes from 30-60 mins.

Location: Eden Project, Bodelva, Par PL24 2SG - Meet at the Visitor Centre Gallery

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 10.15am

Pre-booking essential: Book by phone - 01726 811972 or book your place online.

 

Register:

Please note that alternative booking information is stated above for some walks, if no booking information is stated:

Register your interest in Walking for Health using our Enquiry Form, give us a call on 01872 324200 or just turn up and introduce yourself on the day

 

Walks in Association with Root Training

Join Root Training on their walking groups with a focus on getting active both physically and mentally. A variety of walks are available for different levels of fitness, including sessions for those managing long term health conditions and with lower mobility. There are also groups focused more on the social aspect of a walking and the benefits this brings.

Locations and times:

  • Mondays - Camborne - 2pm: Camborne Park near CRFC. A slower paced walk to support management of long term health conditions and lower mobility.
  • Tuesdays – Camborne - 10am: Camborne Park near CRFC. Active group walk. Often countryside walks as well as town walks.
  • Tuesdays - Helston - 2.30pm:  Helston Boating lake. Social inclusion as a focus. Slower paced but very welcoming and friendly.
  • Thursdays – Hayle - 10.15am: Various locations, updates supplied via text. Active group walk.

Register:

Register your interest in walking groups on our online enquiry form, call us on 01872 324200 or drop us an email at healthy.cornwall@cornwall.gov.uk

 

Portside Fishing community sessions

Talk to Healthy Cornwall confidentially and informally about:

  • Portside Health Checks
  • Support to quit smoking
  • Weight Management
  • Healthy Lifestyle advice

Upcoming dates:

Newlyn
  • Monday 12th February, 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • Thursday 14th March, 10.00am - 1.00pm 
Newquay
  • Wednesday 28th February, 10.00am - 1.00pm
Mevagissey
  • Wednesday 28th February, 10.00am - 1.00pm
Looe
  • Monday 26th February, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Monday 25th March, 1.00pm - 4.00pm