Adult programmes eat healthy

Adult eat healthy programme

This programme is aimed at adults looking to lose weight and become more physically active in order to get healthier.

It covers a number of key nutrition topics and helps you understand that, how, why and when you eat, is just as important as what you eat. The course takes place for 1 hour each week and lasts for 13 weeks. The programme takes place across the borough in a number of venues including; libraries, leisure centres and community centres.

In order to join the programme you must:

  • have a BMI of 30 and above;
  • be 18 and over; and
  • be a Barking and Dagenham resident.

The programme includes:

  • Free access to a number of activities including exercise classes, the gym at the borough’s leisure centres and health walks whilst on the programme.
  • A reduced cost for a basic membership at the borough’s leisure centres.


To sign up please fill in the online form or for more information call 020 8724 8018.


The current sessions available are listed in the table below.

Day Start Date Time Venue
Tuesday Tuesday 16 January 2018 11.30am to 12.30pm Gascoigne Children’s Centre
Wednesday Wednesday 17 January 2018 9.30am to 10.30am Marks Gate Community Centre
Thursday Thursday 18 January 2018 1pm to 2pm Dagenham Library
Wednesday Wednesday 31 January 2018 2pm to 3pm Kingsley Hall
Saturday Saturday 3 February 2018 12noon to 1pm Valence Library
Friday Friday 9 February 2018 2pm to 3pm Leys Children’s Centre
Sunday Sunday 11 February 2018 11.30am to 12.30pm Barking Learning Centre
Thursday Thursday 22 February 2018 1.30pm to 2.30pm Barking Learning Centre
Wednesday Wednesday 7 March 2018 10.30am to 11.30am Sue Bramley Children’s Centre