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Project Weightloss

new programmes commencing January 2016

 keep an eye here for state dates and venues!


Project Weightloss (PWL) is a 12 Week exercise intervention programme targeted at overweight and inactive individuals. Sessions are run twice a week in your local Project Weightloss Centre (see below for list of these), comprising of a wide range of exercise activities. A substantial logbook is used alongside the practical sessions as a motivational tool, reference and record of activity and progress.  The primary aim of the programme is to provide an opportunity for inactive and sedentary people to experience exercise, appropiate to their ability and needs.

PROJECT WEIGHTLOSS GOAL: 'To achieve a measureable change to the participants fitness, health & well-being' .


Project Weightloss ran as a pilot initially back in September 2011 in Leisureworld Bishopstown and was supported by Cork Sports Partnership. Over 200 participants have since took part in the programme and it was and still is a huge success.  Late in 2012 with the support of the Health Promotion Department HSE South and Leisureworld, a two day training course was devised to train up interested and qualified instructors to deliver Project Weightloss so it would be available in other communities in Cork. To date 3 Project Weightloss Leader trainings have taken place, and resulted in a number of new centres now coming on board to roll out Project Weighloss to other communities in Cork. See list of centres below with details of start dates. Please click on the individual centre of your choice to find out further information.

2016 Schedule


Skibbereen Sports Centre 12th January 2016 Tuesdays & Thursdays 8-9pm
Macroom Community Leisure Centre TBC  
FitFactor Midleton TBC  
Leisureworld Bishopstown 25th January 2016 Mondays & Wednesdays 7-8pm
Leisureworld Churchfield 26th January 2016 Tuesdays & Thursdays 8-9pm
Hi B Fitness Mallow 12th January 2016 Tuesdsays & Fridays 8pm-9pm
Actons Health & Fitness Club  14th April 2016 Tuesdays 8pm & Thursdays 6pm



Application Process

If you are interested in taking part in the Project Weightloss Programme you will need to fill out an application form in full, as honestly as possible with appropiate time and consideration given to the questions.  As places on the programme will be limited the application process ensures a greater accuracy in the selection and screening of prospective participants, and those that are ready to make the change! You can pick up an application from your local Project Weightloss Centre or you can download it here by clicking on the link below.

On successful completion of the application form and if selected you will be invited on to the Project Weightloss Programme.  The cost of the programme is €150 and there are easy pay options available.




More Information

Please click on the links below to find out more information




Launch of Project Weightloss for Cork



Launch of Project Weightloss
Launch of Project Weightloss
L-R- pictured at the launch of Project Weightloss were Claire Hurley Cork Sports Partnership, Mark McManus Leisureworld, Eithne Hammond Cork Sports Partnership and Shirley O Shea Health Promotion Deptartment-HSE South.
Launch of Project Weightloss
Launch of Project Weightloss
L-R; Mark McManus,Leisureworld, Eithne Hammond, Cork Sports Partnership, Shirle O Shea, Health Promotion Department HSE South and Claire Hurley, Cork Sports Parntership at the launch of Project Weightloss for Cork.


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