Lets get movin'

Let's Get MovinThe Let’s Get Movin’ programme is delivered by WLCT’s Active Living Team, who provide a fun and innovative family weight management service for children between 0-17 years.

The programme is open to all families who have concerns about their child’s weight and our team of highly experienced and qualified staff will support your family over an 18 month period.

These services are fully funded through Wigan Council’s People Directorate and Health Improvement Commissioning Team which means if you live within Wigan you can access all these services at no cost to you.

More information in terms of what is available can be found below, but if you would like any further information or to book a place for your child please contact the team or visit the the Active Living website|.

Under 5s

  • Introducing solid food courses for parents with babies 2-6 months old.
  • Healthy Habits for life course. This is a structured package of support for 18 months which includes:
    • An 8 week course for families with fun activities and top food tips.
    • 12 weeks free swimming.
    • Your own key worker to support your family

Primary School Aged Children

  • 5-11 years - Healthy Habits for life course. This is a structured package of support for 18 months which includes:
    • An 8 week after school programme for families with fun activities and top food tips
    • 12 weeks free swimming.
    • Your own key worker to support your family
    • 1 week of holiday activity club

Secondary School Aged Children

  • 12-14 years - Healthy Habits for life course. This is a structured package of support for 18 months which includes:
    • A structured 1 to 1 appointment and weekly activity classes.
  • 15-17 years - Healthy Habits for life course. This is a structured package of support for 18 months which includes:
    • A structured 1 to 1 appointment and weekly activity classes
    • Access to supervised gym sessions and monthly programmes




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