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Get Active

We should all be doing regular physical activity

Regular physical activity prevents many medical conditions and can be used to treat many chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. It can also improve surgical outcomes, improving survival rates and recovery time from surgery. It can also been good for your wellbeing.

Read the Blog from local GP, Dr Chris Rufford about getting active.

How Are You Suffolk?

ActivLives works across Ipswich and Suffolk to deliver initiatives that help motivate, support and inspire people living in areas of deprivation, make positive changes to their lifestyle and improve their own health and well-being and employability.

ActivAgeing is a programme to improve the health and wellbeing of people who live in and around Ipswich with a specific focus on activities for older adults.

ActivGardens brings people together in an active and healthy way, creating change to improve the vitality of communities and the people who live in them.

Useful links

Active Suffolk
Dedicated to increasing the number of people taking part in sport and physical activity

Active Wellbeing Service

Keep Moving Suffolk
Find advice and help to help you keep moving during the pandemic

Suffolk: Most Active County
Find events and community activities near you

One Life Suffolk: Support to Stop Smoking, Lose Weight, Get Active
A range of services are available to help you get more active.

Great East Run
Half marathon in Ipswich every autumn

Inspire Suffolk
Education and Sports Charity

Help for Heroes
National military charity formed to support injured solders with a network of rehab centres across the UK including one in Colchester.  They provide Sports Recovery, Psychological Support, Health and Wellbeing, Career Recovery and Welfare support to individuals and their families. Any former, current serving or reservists can self-refer to them for support and use of their excellent facilities.

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