Cancer Rehabilitation Exercise

Our cancer rehabilitation exercise programme aims to introduce people specifically affected by cancer - including patients and survivors - to regular physical activity benefits. 

What We're Offering

Supporting individuals with disabilities and long-term health conditions with their recovery through circuit-based exercise classes and education, the 12 week tailored programme led by a Level 4 cancer rehab instructor - funded by Active Londoners - offers: 

  • All ability-focused exercise adapted to individual needs and fitness levels
  • 45 minute weekly classes of gentle circuit-based activity involving cardiovascular and resistance exercises
  • The chance to acccess local community services post-exercise
  • 30 minutes of education sessions - which will feature healthy eating, exercise benefits, environmental and lifestyle tips (free refreshments will be included after each session)
  • Closely monitored exercise to help participants improve their health and reach set goals

Joining The Programme

Want to join the programme?

To be eligible for the programme - with sessions costing £5 including free tea and coffee - and increase your independence and self-confidence through the cancer rehabilitation exercise sessions, participants will need to:

  • Have a clinical cancer diagnosis
  • Have a stable health condition
  • Ask their GP to complete our referral form
  • Be aged 16 or above

Not suitable for the programme? 

If you feel this is programme is not suitable for you:

Referring to our one-to-one programme

Simply complete the referral form via the link above and email it to: reception@abilitybow.org, return it to us face-to-face at reception, or phone: 020 8980 7778 for an alternative format. 

So if you have: 

  • An unstable or uncontrolled mental and/or physical condition
  • A resting heart rate above 100 bpm
  • Resting blood pressure above 180/100mmHg
  • An active retinal haemorrhage

...the one-to-one programme may be a better option for you.

Find Out More

If you'd like to find out more the cancer rehab exercise programme, or view our wide range of additional exercise activities, you can: