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Healthy lifestyle programme for 4-16 year olds

Fit4it is a FREE fun and active healthy lifestyle programme. The programme is aimed at providing children with the opportunity to learn about health and nutrition whilst gaining confidence through making new friends and taking part in different sports and team building activities.

Fit4it is open to those between the ages of 4-16 with a higher than average BMI.

What is BMI? 
BMI is short for body mass index. The BMI is a way for seeing if your weight is appropriate for your height.

The calculation used is as follows:
Weight (in kg) / Height2 (in cm) = BMI (Body Mass Index)

(BMI for children is calculated differently to adults.)

You can calculate BMI on the official NHS Choices BMI Healthy Weight Calculator here.

Fit4it programmes

As well as providing children with the opportunity to make new friends and take part in fun and exciting activities, our friendly team and group of coaches will provide them with the tools to maintain a healthy weight at home.

Fit4it has been designed in conjunction with Norfolk County Council’s Public Health and run in association with Children & Young People’s Health Services Norfolk (Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust) and Inspire International. A referral form can be downloaded here.

More details on our Fit4it programmes can be found below:

Course duration: 8-weeks

Each weekly session will consist of 60 minute – fun multi-skills session and parent workshop.

The programme will conclude with a Certificate presentation at Carrow Park (Norwich City FC).

Course duration: 10-weeks

Each session will consist of:

  • 45 minutes – fun and interactive Health Workshop
  • 45 minutes – Physical activity session

Our group of coaches will deliver a range of different sporting activities through the programme including:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Table Tennis
  • Handball
  • Dodgeball
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Multi-Skills

The programme will conclude with a celebration evening at Norwich City FC.

Camps take place during school holidays and include an activity day at an outdoor activity centre.

The Fit4it Camps programme includes:

  • Four-day activity programme at either a Norwich or Great Yarmouth venue
  • Final day at an outdoor activity centre
  • Interactive health workshops
  • Adventure activities such as abseiling, climbing and low ropes.
  • Range of sports including football, netball, dodgeball & much more
  • Celebration Evening at Norwich City Football Club.

The programme is aimed at the following:

  • Participants aged 10-16 years old
  • Participants who may need advice to maintain a healthy weight
  • Participants who need support with their self-confidence
  • Participants who have a desire to learn about nutrition and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle

As places on the programme are limited, participants must fulfil these requirements to secure a place. If you are unsure about the requirements please contact us.

How to join

To book your child onto the Fit4it programme, click the Apply Now button below.

For more information on the Fit4it programme, please contact the Health Development Manager or Health Team on 01603 761122 or by email.


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