You can find services to support your physical health and fitness in the MindWell Directory:

Services and wellbeing programmes

  • Active Leeds (leisure centres) – Active Leeds supports people in Leeds to become active through low cost access to leisure centres and a timetable of community sports and activities including football, swimming and zumba groups.
  • City Connect – City Connect provides help with getting started with cycling and walking, free adult cycling training and route planners.
  • Fit Minds with Leeds United Foundation – Fit Minds from Leeds United Foundation is a free, 12 week course focusing on mental health and wellbeing
  • LS-TEN – LS-TEN offers an engagement and wellbeing programme to promote physical activity, positive engagement and making positive choices. 
  • One You Leeds – One You Leeds is a free local health service which support Leeds residents to start and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Try Club with Leeds Rhinos Foundation – Try Club is run by Leeds Rhinos Foundation for men aged 18 and over who want to eat better, do more exercise and lose weight.

Exercise groups

  • Active Leeds (groups and classes) – Active Leeds supports people in Leeds to become active through low cost access to leisure centres and a timetable of community sports and activities including football, swimming and zumba groups.
  • Climb Alongside Mental Health (C/A/M) – Climb Alongside Mental Health (C/A/M) promotes the positive effects of rock climbing to help with mental health.
  • Hamara Men’s Walking Group – Hamara runs an exercise and walking group for men aged 55 and over who live in the LS11 area.
  • Happy Feet Walking Group – Happy Feet Walking Group runs wellbeing walks for people in West Leeds, including Hyde Park, Headingley, Burley, Bramley, Armley, Hawksworth and Kirkstall.
  • Leeds Girls Can – Leeds Girls Can celebrates active women in Leeds.
  • Leeds Ramblers – Leeds Ramblers brings people together for fresh air, exercise and the sheer enjoyment of walking in the countryside with good company.
  • Mental Health Mates Leeds – Mental Health Mates Leeds is a friendly peer support community group which meets monthly to walk, talk and share with others, without fear of judgement.
  • Ping Pong 4U – Ping Pong 4U offers Ping Pong activities for individuals of all ages and abilities, schools, charities and organisations.
  • Recovery Runners – Recovery Runners is a running group for anyone who is interested in running to recover from life changing events or addictive behaviours.
  • #runandtalk – runandtalk is a social running group for anyone who wants to improve their mental wellbeing through running.
  • Run Talk Run – Run Talk Run aims to make both running and mental health support less intimidating and more accessible.
  • Seacroft Wheelers (cycling club) – Seacroft Wheelers is a friendly cycling club based in the east of Leeds which welcomes all riders from raw beginners to competitive racers.
  • Wheels 4 Fun – Wheels 4 Fun is a community disability cycling group.
  • Walk and Talk (Women’s Walking Group) – Walk and Talk (Women’s walking group) can help you rediscover the beauty of being outside, feel healthier and connect with other women.
  • Yorkshire Sport Foundation – Yorkshire Sport Foundation uses physical activity and sports to bring people together and tackle inequality.
  • Your Space Leeds Women’s Walking Group – Your Space Leeds Women’s Walking Group in the LS8 area offers the opportunity to connect with nature, meet other women in the area and take some well-deserved time-out for yourself.

Community wellbeing activities

  • Asha Neighbourhood Project – Asha Neighbourhood Project aims to improve the lives of all women and children living in South Leeds providing a healthier, happier and more productive life.
  • Barca-Leeds Better Together Project (West Leeds) – Barca-Leeds Better Together project run several community groups for adults in West Leeds including walking, arts and craft sessions, yoga and cooking groups.
  • Better Together (South Leeds) – Better Together is a healthy communities, healthy lives project across inner South Leeds, including physical activity sessions such as Tai Chi, walk and talk and men or women only exercise groups.
  • Feel Good Factor (Chapeltown and Harehills) – Feel Good Factor (FGF) is a charity based in Chapeltown which provides a range of community health and wellbeing groups and activities for people living in Chapeltown and Harehills.
  • Guiseley Community Foundation – Guiseley Community Foundation run free men’s football and chat sessions in Nethermoor Park.
  • Hamara Healthy Living Centre (Beeston) – Hamara Healthy Living Centre is an ethnic minority organisation that runs a wide range of groups and activities for different age groups.
  • Health for All (East Leeds) – East Leeds Health for All Project is a Healthy Living Service in the heart of Burmantofts in Lincoln Green. Check out their latest activities.
  • Mentally Healthy Leeds (East and West Leeds) – Mentally Healthy Leeds run groups and activities which aim to bring people together to build confidence, friendships and reduce social isolation.
  • New Wortley Centre – New Wortley Community Centre works to provide services and support to the people of New Wortley including a range of groups in person and online, in partnership with Live Well Leeds.
  • Shantona Leeds (LS8) – Shantona Leeds offer a range of support services focused on empowering women and strengthening families.
  • Space2 (Gipton) – Space2, based in Gipton, Leeds, run several groups and activities with a focus on health and wellbeing.
  • The Conversation Volunteers (TCV) Hollybush (Kirkstall) – Hollybush TCV is a community volunteering charity which offers a wide range of conservation activities, courses and opportunities for volunteering. Hollybush TCV Conservation Centre is based in Kirkstall, Leeds.
  • WISH (Morley) – W.I.S.H (Women In Silence Heard) is a support group for women to discuss their troubles and gain the help they need through peer to peer support.
  • Your Space Leeds (Holbeck) – Your Space Leeds offers social groups, walking groups, workshops and healthy living activities in Holbeck.
  • Zest (East and across city) – Zest offers support and opportunity to people living in disadvantaged areas of Leeds to promote happy and healthy lifestyles.