Is your child overweight or obese and inactive? Do you worry about their health? Consider joining Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families. It's free!
Movement is important from birth. Help your infant or toddler to be active, and they will learn and develop quickly. Sensory exploration, play and movement are how your child makes sense of the world. Help them out by giving them lots of opportunities to play and move. This Ministry of Health publication gives us information on activities for under 5s.
The Health Promotion Agency brings us lots of fun ideas to keep your family active. From playgrounds and parks, games, walks and the location of swimming pools.
Being active will help your child achieve and maintain a healthy body weight. Being active has many other health benefits and can be fun for the whole family. This Ministry of Health information gives us tips to help 2-5 year olds be more active.
Gym and fitness providers list from the Yellow Pages.
Tahi Fitness (MSP Soul Fitness) is based in Kilbirnie and can help you improve your fitness and wellbeing.
Do we need sports drinks for everyday sport? Find out what's behind the hype with this Health Promotion Agency info on what to drink during sport.
A Green Prescription is not a pill or medicine – it’s a script from your doctor or practice nurse with advice on being active. Find a Green Prescription contact near you.
"Come along to our exercise classes. Everyone is welcome! Bring along a towel, some water, and your friends and family!"
Find a Compass Health free or low cost community class near you.
Health Ed provides this information for adults on how much physical activity you need to help build health and well-being.
Health Ed shows you how you can help your children achieve at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each day for their health and well-being.
Why be active and how do I start? Find out with the Heart Foundation Exercise and Fitness guide.