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Health and wellbeing

Resources to help you improve your health and wellbeing during the cost of living crisis.


Wellbeing Matters Service

A Single Point of Access for Health and Wellbeing Services in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Move More, Eat Well

Move More, Eat Well brings together partnerships across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan to support and enable residents to move more and to eat well.

National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS)

NERS is helping to make physical activity a new way of life for people who suffer from health problems in the Vale of Glamorgan.



Find information and advice on health conditions, symptoms, healthy living, medicines and how to get help.


Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.


Samaritans works to make sure there's always someone there for anyone who needs someone.

Dewis Cymru

Dewis Cymru helps people access local support services in Wales and find the information and advice they need to improve their well-being.


SportWales are the national organisation responsible for developing and promoting sport and physical activity in Wales.


Free swimming sessions in the Vale of Glamorgan

Many of our residents are entitled to free swimming sessions at Legacy Leisure centres in the Vale of Glamorgan. This is a dedicated time slot for you to use the swimming pool in, not a swimming lesson.


  • People over the age of 60

    Legacy Leisure Centres offer free swimming sessions for people over the age of 60. You can book these sessions online. You will need to register for the 'Aquatically Active Scheme' at reception to redeem your free session. People over the age of 60 can also swim during any other session for £1.

    Barry Leisure Centre - Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12.15 - 1pm

    Penarth Leisure Centre - Tuesday and Thursday from 12.30 - 1.30pm

    Llantwit Major Leisure Centre - Tuesdays from 2 - 3pm

  • Veterans
    Veterans can swim for free anytime at Barry Leisure centre. Please provide proof of your MOD ID at reception to redeem your free swim.