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Healthy Lifestyle Opportunities

Here is a list of some healthy lifestyle initiatives that Sedgemoor District Council are supporting in the district.

Sedgemoor Community Health Fund 2018

The Housing, Health and Wellbeing group within Sedgemoor District Council has funding to support communities to deliver health and wellbeing projects. We are inviting communities to bid for funds through the Community Health Fund to help improve the health of our residents.


Flexercise is a countywide initiative promoting physical and mental health and wellbeing through chair based activity.

Health Walks in Sedgemoor

Health Walks are designed to attract people of all ages who want to improve their health, meet new people as well as explore their local environment. Walking groups are led by trained Volunteer Walk Leaders who have reached the standard of delivery set by the county Somerset Health Walks initiative.

Active Bridgwater

Sedgemoor District Council is supporting the Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership in delivering a series of health opportunities for East and South Bridgwater's communities.

Discovery Trails

Sedgemoor District Council funded two exciting Discovery Trails within Apex Park in Highbridge and Victoria Park in Bridgwater.

One You and NHS Health Checks

Our lifestyles can be more unhealthy than we think. One You and the accompanying 'how are you' quiz and apps are here to help you get back to a healthier you. Also find out more about free NHS Health Checks.

Outdoor Gyms

Outdoor gyms offer communities the chance to enjoy free and accessible health and fitness activities in local parks.

GP Exercise Referral Scheme

This scheme is overseen by the 'MOVE' group hosted by Public Health at Somerset County Council and encourages people living with long term illnesses or injuries to maintain and/or improve their health through a personally tailored exercise programme in an accredited leisure centre locally.

Workplace Health

Sedgemoor District Council can support workplaces in promoting good health and wellbeing amongst their staff.

Zing Somerset

Zing is a motivational tool to help you start and sustain physical activity.

Swimming in Sedgemoor

Sedgemoor District Council supports public access to swimming across the district.

Active Spaces

Active Spaces is a project encouraging communities to use their local parks to get fit, have fun and improve their wellbeing.

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