Active Forth

Do you have a condition which would benefit from being more active? We could help improve your wellbeing through our 24 week structured exercise programme, supported by our friendly, motivating and highly qualified staff.

What is Active Forth?

Active Forth is Falkirk's physical activity referral programme. The aim of the programme is to give you an opportunity to become more active and gain the benefits of a healthier lifestyle. Don’t worry if you currently do no activity at all! Our team will set your programme with your current fitness level in mind, and will support you as your fitness and confidence increases.

Who can be referred?

Active Forth is an exercise referral programme, meaning that a health professional such as your GP, physiotherapist or specialist nurse will decide if it’s suitable for you. If so, they will complete a referral form with you and send it onto us. If you have any of the following health conditions, Active Forth could be for you:

  • Heart Problems
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Injury/Post Rehab Surgery
  • Diabetes I or II
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Arthritis, Stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Motor Disease
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spina Bifida
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Falls Prevention
  • Hypertension (3+)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Serious Respiratory Disorder
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Fatigue syndrome
  • Peripheral Vascular disease.

If you have a medical condition that is not stated on this list but feel you would benefit from a structured programme, Please contact your health professional to further discuss the opportunity of your referral.

What is involved?

Once we receive your referral form we will contact you to make an initial appointment, where you will meet the team, get shown the club, discuss your referral form and condition.

We will fully explain the ways of working of our Active Forth programme, discuss the two methods of payment, monthly direct debit, pay as you go and book you in for your 2nd appointment. 

At you’re your 2nd appointment a personalised fitness programme will be designed around your medical conditions, lifestyle and goals.

Dependent on your needs you can either continue to exercise on your own, with regular programme reviews to ensure you are achieving your goals , or work one on one with either the active forth consultant or a member of the gym team.

If you prefer to work exercise in a group environment then you will enjoy our Active Forth classes. We have the following class options available: Circuits, Chair Based (Otago), Strength & Balance, Aquagym and Back into Motion (Back Strengthening).

Our Active Programme is available across all 4 Health & Fitness clubs within Falkirk: Bo’ness Recreation Centre, Grangemouth Sports Complex, The Mariner Centre and Stenhousemuir Health & Fitness

If you require further information or want to directly discuss your suitability to access this programme, please contact activeforth@falkirkcommunitytrust.org or phone our Stenhousemuir club on 01324 503300.

 

Active Forth Membership Costs 

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