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MOTIVATE

The Motivate team is part of BwD Council’s Healthy Lifestyles Team.  

They have a weekly timetable of activity sessions for adults with a learning difficulty / disability.  

  • Their sessions aim to help people lead an active lifestyle and improve their health and well-being.  
  • Sessions include archery, cycling, dancing, football, gym, gardening, swimming, team games and walking.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Matt Leaver
Contact Position
Motivate Project Officer
Telephone
07837921649
E-mail
Matthew.Leaver@blackburn.gov.uk
Website
link to re:fresh motivate
Notes

The Wellbeing Service can be contacted on 01254 682037.

Where to go

Name
Please see the flyer in the 'Downloads' box for details of where is session is held.
Notes

Sessions are held at a variety of local sports centres etc though the Motivate team can be found at 

Leisure, Health and Wellbeing
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
3rd Floor, Blackburn Central Library
Town Hall Street
Blackburn
BB2 1AH 

Other Details

Costs

Details
All Motivate sessions for adults (16+) cost just £1! Just bring your beeZ (BwD leisure card) when you attend. Support staff and carers will also need a beeZ card although they can attend free of charge. The Tuesday evening Family Swim session at Darwen Leisure Centre caters for children and young people from toddlers to adults of 19 years. The charge for this session is 50p for anyone under 16 and £1 for those swimmers 16-19 years old.

Availability

Referral required
No
This service is part of the Local Offer

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Parents & carers
19-25 years
16-19 years
Needs Level
High
Low
Medium
SEN Provision Type
Targeted
Specialist
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