Adult Everybody Exercise Referral

What is the Adult Everybody Exercise Referral Programme?

The Exercise Referral programme provides a range of physical activity schemes for people who are recovering from illness or have been diagnosed with various long term health conditions.

Programme Format

The programme runs for 12 weeks. You will have an initial face to face consultation on week 1 with our Specialist Health Advisor, with two other appointments held on week 6 and 12. We will also telephone you on week 4 and 9 to check in and ensure you are progressing on the programme.

What do you receive?

The cost of the programme includes all appointments with your Specialist Health Advisor, unlimited access to most of our centres across Cheshire East and usage of the Gym, Swimming, Group Exercise Classes,  our Ramblers Wellbeing Walks, Walking Sports, Sport and Social and Rehabilitation exercise classes if required. There is something for everyone and of all abilities!

How much will it cost and how do you Self-Refer?

The cost of the programme is £31.25 for 12 weeks, you can self-refer by completing the contact form below.

Please be aware this programme is only available at Nantwich, Crewe, Congleton and Macclesfield. There could be a minimum wait of up to 6 weeks to get on to the programme in certain areas.

Am I Eligible?

We work with a range of partners who refer people to our dedicated team of Specialist Health Instructors. You can self-refer to the programme, depending on your condition, and we will ask for proof of condition where necessary. Our Specialist Health Advisors will work with you to help manage your health condition/s through the design of a tailored exercise programme and eligibility includes:


Eligibility Criteria

  • 18 years and over
  • A non-Everybody Health and Leisure Member
  • Motivated and wanting to be physically active
  • Your medical condition is clinically stable
  • You have not accessed the Adult Exercise Referral programme in the past two years
  • You participate in less than 30 minutes of moderate physical activity per week, and you have one or more of the eligible medical conditions listed below:

Eligible medical conditions for self-referral:

  • Diabetes (medicated)
  • Chronic Lower Back Pain (longer than 3 months)
  • Osteoarthritis (knee and/or hip)
  • Aged 67 years plus with poor balance or mobility
  • Osteoporosis
  • Hypertension (medicated)

The following medical conditions are also eligible via health referral only, a referral from a health professional will be required to access the programme under the following conditions and referred via our Refer-all portal:

  • Heart Disease
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Cancer
  • Long COVID (referrals only accepted via Long Covid Hub)
  • BMI 40 plus
  • Knee and Hip Replacement (Post 6 weeks)
  • Mental Health Condition (Anxiety, Stress, Depression)

More information

If you would like further information, please contact our Everybody Healthy team:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01270 685589

If you would like to refer yourself on to the programme please click here.

Everybody Membership Terms & Conditions- Everybody Healthy Programme Terms

Hear from our members

“Just been for my 1st introduction workout. Was not as scary as I thought! I actually really enjoyed it!! ☺️ 1st ever time in a gym and thanks to Gavin who was absolutely amazing for showing me what to do, the nerves soon left. He made me feel comfortable and ensured I knew what I was doing. I highly recommend Gavin to anyone who is nervous about joining a gym. He definitely doesn’t make you feel judged or anxious. Thank you Gavin”

“He really did make me wish I’d gone years ago. Fantastic young man.”

– Sarah –

Stephen, who has completed one of our specialist exercise programmes, had a heart attack and wanted to strengthen his heart and muscles but wanted to be monitored to ensure he was doing it correctly. He shares: “There was a good variety of exercises and it was also nice to meet people in similar situations as there was advice available not only from Kevin but advice from others about any aches and pains we were experiencing.