LEAN Living

LEAN (Learning Exercise And Nutrition) Living

Come and join in if you want to lose weight and get healthier. 

12 FREE –  1 hour classes.

a fun and supportive programme that will help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

The classes cover 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  is delivered at times and venues to suit everyone. so it’s easy to find one near you.

There are 12- week programmes, 6 -week programmes and a rolling programme where people can just join at any time.

Click on the video below to hear Ros’s story! and come along and meet one of our friendly team members who will support you on your journey.


In order to join the programme you must:

  • have a BMI of 25  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.
  • Access to the NHS online weight loss plan https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/start-the-nhs-weight-loss-plan/

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.

* Dates for the rolling programme The NEW rolling programme, you can join in anytime. Start dates are below for information.

** Dates for the 6 week programme.

Start Date Day Time Venue
 3 October 2019 Thursday  9.30am   to be confirmed
5 October 2019 * Saturday   10am Dagenham Library
15 October 2019 * Tuesday 9.30am   Dagenham Library
22 October 2019 Tuesday 1pm Barking Learning Centre
28 October 2019 Monday 6pm  Valence Library
30 October 2019* Wednesday  5.30pm Adult College Dagenham campus