Ventures sessions are
generally offered as a course
of weekly appointments.
If you need any more
information about Fitness Fitness
Lifestyle, please telephone: Lifestyle
4 Woodland Square
St. Mary’s Hospital
The fitness need is identified by a member of the
What is the Ventures Fitness Lifestyle?
Community Learning Disability Team and referred
onto Ventures. The individual’s GP is contacted to
Group and individual fitness activities held within
check full medical history and eliminated
The service user must first be assessed by a
Ventures’ physiotherapist or Technical Gym
Benefits of exercise are to assist and Instructor who will identify the appropriate activity.
Cardiovascular fitness The Ventures team may also liaise with the
Muscle strengthening Dietician for support around healthy eating.
General well- being
A Ventures “Fitness buddy” may be identified to
give more personal 1:1 support.
The sessions are offered to introduce and support
service users who struggle to find or cope with
existing community based fitness activities.
The sessions are presently located across the city An allocated appointment time will be offered to the
using different facilities: Service User for a weekly one hour session which
may run over 6 months to allow progressions of
South Leeds sports centre gyms fitness and lifestyle changes.
Pudsey sports centre bodyline
Scott hall sports centre chair based exercise
There are 2, 4 and 6 month re-assessments and
Bramley Fulfilling Lives
reviews where the physiotherapy team and
John Charles Sports centre’s adapted bikes
dietician will make further recommendations.
John Smeaton Leisure Centre disability