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Get Active

'Get active' is an initiative at AECC University College, funded by Active Dorset’s Together Fund. These sessions include a 1-2-1 with our highly qualified sports rehabilitator followed by 3 sessions in our Integrated Rehabilitation Centre. Gain access to high quality health care advice and be supported to make positive changes to your lifestyle.

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About ‘Get Active’

Get Active is an initiative at AECC University College aimed at promoting physical activity and wellbeing for all members of our community. Thanks to funding from Active Dorset’s Together Fund, we are able to offer tailored exercise sessions to those who may have limited access to quality healthcare or exercise facilities.

If you are looking to make positive changes to your lifestyle and improve your mental and physical wellbeing, talk to your GP, or healthcare professional about our Get Active exercise sessions.

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How to Participate

To get started with ‘Get Active’, simply follow these steps:

  1. Obtain a Voucher: Speak to your GP or healthcare professional to receive a voucher for ‘Get Active’ sessions.
  2. Book Your Sessions: Once you have your voucher, you can book your initial 1-2-1 health assessment with our sports rehabilitator. This assessment will help us understand your needs and goals, allowing us to create a personalised exercise program for you.
  3. Attend Your Sessions: After your assessment, you will receive three exercise sessions in our rehabilitation centre. These sessions are accompanied by our sports rehabilitator, who will provide support and guidance as you work through your program.

To book please complete our simple form

You can speak to our team at AECC UC exercise@aecc.ac.uk | 01202 436222

*please bring your voucher to your initial assessment to be eligible.

Find out more about Active Dorset.

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Aims & Benefits of ‘Get Active’

  • Gain access to high-quality healthcare advice and support.
  • Make positive changes to your lifestyle with personalized exercise programs.
  • Utilise a fantastic array of equipment to improve your physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Increase your ability and confidence to exercise safely and effectively.

Additional Services

We have a range of specialist services to suit your needs. Whether you’re looking to try a slightly different class, want to book a 1-2-1 assessment or access any of our other services we are here to support your needs.

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Learn where you currently sit on the health spectrum and take proactive steps to improve your well-being. Our assessments help identify indications for various health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, obesity, and stress, providing valuable insights into your medium to long-term health prospects.

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General exercises to improve health and wellbeing. Be supported by our sports rehabilitator in our state of the art Rehabilitation Centre. Find out more and book a class today.

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Book a 1-2-1 assessment with our clinical team, and get an authentic, honest first assessment or second opinion on your health. Whether you have a new or recurring injury, pain that won’t subside, or complex issues that you haven’t been able to resolve before, we can help you get back to everyday health faster and in a more manageable way.

Contact Us Today!

Contact the clinic on 01202 436222

Alternatively you can contact our classes team directly via exercise@aecc.ac.uk

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