LEAN Living

LEAN (Learning Exercise And Nutrition) Living

This programme is aimed at adults looking to lose weight and move more 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.

Start Date Day Time Venue
Saturday 6 October 2018  Saturday  12pm   Valence Library
 Thursday 11 October 2018 Thursday   1.30pm  Barking Learning Centre
Thursday 29 November 2018 Thursday 1pm to 2pm Dagenham Library
Sunday 2 December 2018 Sunday 11.30am to 12.30pm  Barking Learning Centre
Friday 5 December 2018 Friday 2pm to 3pm  Park Centre