Sign up for the new Active Weight courses

FREE Weight courses and drop-ins, start again in September 2018.

Sign up today – choose it, move it, lose it…and feel great!

See the inspiring results of the latest course here.

Choose from the following venues:


  • Tai chi:  9.30-10.30am Burscough Methodist Church Hall, Orrell Lane, Burscough.  11am-12pm (£4 and booking is required)
  • Weigh-in / drop in: 12.30-1.30pm Concourse Shopping Centre (Outside Wilco), Skelmersdale


  • Active Weight course: 9.30-10.30am:  Parbold W.I., Station Road, Parbold   Walk:  10.30-11.15am
  • Active Weight course: 1.30-2.30pm Greenhill Community Hub, Beech Close, Skelmersdale   Exercise: 2.30-3.15pm


  • Active Weight course: 9.30-10.30am:  Our Ladys Catholic Church Hall, Hesketh Lane, Tarleton.  Walk: 10.30-11.30am
  • Active Weight course: 11.30am-12.30pm Emmanuel Church Hall, Derby Street, Ormskirk

Download the Self Referral form here.

For more information, please contact our Active West Lancs Office:
Tel 01695 555804 (Wed-Fri, 8am-4pm)


Active Weight success

Team Tawd Active Eco

Working in partnership with West Lancashire Borough Council Ranger Service, Active West Lancs is offering the opportunity to come along and help us shape Tawd Valley Park into the wonderful haven for people and wildlife it has the potential to be.

There will be a rolling programme of activities and tasks where you can learn new skills in a friendly social environment. Tasks vary with the seasons but will include:

  • Woodland Management (tree thinning, pruning)
  • Vegetation control (pulling/slashing/strimming)
  • Environmental improvements (river clearance, litter picking)
  • Path clearance and creation (cutting back, digging, shovelling, installing edging and steps)
  • Pond clearance and maintenance (Planting, tree removal)
  • Orchard creation (planting, pruning)
  • Hedgerow creation and maintenance (planting, pruning, laying)


When : Every Friday and first Saturday of the month (starting October 6th)

Meet: 10am at the turning circle at the end of Summer Street, Skelmersdale  WN8 6XJ


Please arrive promptly as task location will vary from meeting point. No experience or existing skills required as full instruction and guidance will be provided.

To refer onto these sessions, please complete our Self Referral form and return to Active West Lancs (address on form)


New Health Walk – Tarleton

Join the NEW Active West Lancs Health Walk on Thursdays, starting 6th September, 10.30 – 11.30am

Meet at Our Lady Help Of Christians Catholic Church, 152 Hesketh Ln, Tarleton, Preston PR4 6AS. at 10.30.

(This walk replaces the Banks walk on Thursdays, 10 -11am).

No need to book, just turn up!

New couch to 5k course in Skelmersdale

Line dancing

Line Dancing class is running at Greenhill Hub, Beech Close , Skelmersdale WN8 8DL   Cost is £3 and just turn up – no booking required!

It runs weekly – every Tuesday, 10am – 12pm.


Tai Chi

Come along to our Tai Chi class! You will be introduced to an easy and effective Tai Chi form – proven to regulate blood insulin levels, improve balance, coordination, and well-being, and alleviate stress and anxiety.

There is a new Monday session running at Emmauel Church Hall, Derby Street, Ormskirk  10 – 11am – places available and free of charge but booking is essential. Please ring 01695 555804.

Tuesday session at Burscough is continuing at Methodist Church Hall, Burscough, L40 0SG,  11am-12pm.  EAch session costs £4. Bookings direct with Heather Reade mobile:07450954900 email:


Please wear comfortable clothing and flat-soled footwear (soft trainers); bring a bottle of water for the break.


Nordic walking

Our current Nordic Walking course is running until October but we may run another course, so please let us know if you are interested!  Phone us on 01695-555804.