Sport BOP works in our community to get more people, more active, more often by providing information and support across the sport, recreation and health sectors.
Our programmes include:
Green Prescription Programme
Green Prescription is a six-month healthy lifestyle programme for adults. It is designed to support, inform, empower and provide community connections to nurture a healthy lifestyle. Green Prescription focuses on supporting behavioural change by establishing sustainable physical activity and nutritional habits. Read more
Green Prescription Maternal
Green Prescription Maternal is a six month lifestyle programme to support mums during pregnancy and/or post birth. Read more
Active Families is a free programme to support, encourage, and motivate families to make healthier lifestyle choices by increasing their levels of physical activity and changing their eating habits. Duration of the programme is up to 12 months depending on the needs of the individual and their family. The programme is for children aged between 4 ½ and 18 years old. Read more
Keep on your Feet - Strength and Balance classes
Sport Bay of Plenty is part of an exciting new project which is looking at creating access to approved community group strength and balance classes across the Western and Eastern Bay of Plenty for older adults. This is part of the nationwide 'Live Stronger for Longer' initiative to reduce falls and fractures and support older people. Find a class or read more about at home activities
Sport BOP also supports people to get more active in the region through activities and information. Read more about Play in the Bay, outdoor activities, city on its feet, activities at home and water safety information on our website.
How do I access this service?
Your doctor, practice nurse, health professional or midwife can make referrals to our programmes.
Individuals can self-refer to Keep on your Feet. See our website for class information.
Child / Tamariki
Family / whānau
Information & support
Injury, illness or disability
- Self management
Mother and child / Māmā and pēpi
Older adult / Kaumātua
Pregnancy and parenting
Wellness / healthy lifestyle
- Exercise and activity
- Healthy eating
Youth / Rangatahi
Bay of Plenty, Lakes
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This page was last updated at 9:41AM on December 3, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Sport Bay of Plenty.