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Community Health Service


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

Green Prescripiton Whānau
Green Prescription Whānau 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.  To find out more about activities for older adults or find a class near you

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. 


Adult / Pakeke

How do I access this service?

Contact us


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.

Services Provided

Family / whānau

Information & support

Injury, illness or disability

  • Self management

Mother and child / Māmā and pēpi

Pregnancy and parenting

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Healthy eating


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This page was last updated at 7:17AM on March 22, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Sport Bay of Plenty.