What we're doing to support you

  • a better u 12-week lifestyle programme

    A new 12-week programme for adults and families who want to lose weight, get fitter and be more active. These weekly sessions teach you how to make positive change that turn into good habits for life.

    Lifestyle challenge
  • Fit Black Cats 12-week programme (Sunderland Football Club)

    This programme helps football fans to make healthier lifestyle choices. You’ll meet other fans like you and get to see behind the scenes at Sunderland Football Club.

    Fit Black Cats
  • Leisure centres

    Our friendly teams can help you with your fitness journey – whatever that means to you! We’ve got something for everyone, from absolute beginners to people who want a new challenge. There are memberships available to fit all budgets.

    Leisure centres
  • Community groups

    Local community groups are a great way of getting out, meeting new people and learning new skills.

    Community groups
  • Libraries

    Libraries are at the heart of our communities at Jarrow, Hebburn, Cleadon Park and The Word. They offer lots of activities, services and information to help residents to look after themselves.


Outdoor spaces

We have lots of outdoor spaces in South Tyneside that can be used to benefit our health and wellbeing, from our award-winning beaches and coastline to our fantastic parks and outdoor leisure facilities.

Want to become a champion?

Become an 'a better u health and wellbeing champion' with us today and help others to stay up to date on the latest health and wellbeing advice.

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