Swimming for Weight Loss

Lose weight with our innovative 12 week swim programme provided by our partners at gloji.

Combine all the benefits of swimming with a digital weight loss platform that will help you make gradual changes to improve your nutrition, movement, mind, alcohol & sleep.

What you get


  • 12 x 30 minute swimming sessions led by a qualified swimming coach.
  • Low impact exercise keeps the heart rate up while taking some of the impact stress off the body. Participants will build endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness.
  • Weekly group sessions focus on breathing and exhalation, arm recovery styles and hand entry; stroke mechanics and body position and kick technique.

Weight Loss

Login each week to access our flexible digital weight loss programme including:

  • 12 weeks of interactive videos.
  • 100’s of online articles and healthy, delicious recipes.
  • Use of our online gym.
  • Bonus digital goodies including a recipe book and journal.
  • Live online events and Q&A sessions.

Please note that participants need to be able to currently swim at least 25 meters.

Find your nearest programme

DATE: Starting on Tuesday 7thMay

TIME:  1pm - 2:00pm

LOCATION: Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre

DATE: Starting on Wednesday 8th May

TIME:  1:00pm - 2:00pm

LOCATION: Wantage Leisure Centre


DATE: Starting on Thursday 23rdMay

TIME:  12:30pm-1:30pm

LOCATION: Windrush Leisure Centre

DATE: Starting on Friday 7th June

TIME:  2:30pm-3:00pm

LOCATION: Iffley Road Sports Centre



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Inclusion Criteria

Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion/exclusion Criteria


  • Must be able to swim over 25 metres
  • Oxfordshire resident, working in Oxfordshire, studying in Oxfordshire or registered to an Oxfordshire GP surgery
  • You must be over the age of 18
  • BMI greater than 28 OR greater than 27.5 with a comorbidity OR greater 27.5 if you are from a Black, Asian and Minority (BAME) community OR greater than 23 if you are from a BAME community and have a comorbidity
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  • You must not have accessed a free service via Achieve Oxfordshire in the last 12 months
  • You must not have been a paying member of Slimming World or WW in the last 3 months

Unfortunately, we are unable to support you via one of our services if any of the following health statuses apply to you:

  • Complex diabetes*
  • Known eating disorder - Other mental health conditions will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Currently pregnant

*Click here to view our full list of eligibility criteria


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