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Green Prescription

What a Green Prescription is

Has your doctor given you a Green Prescription?

A Green Prescription is a health professional's written advice to a patient or their family to become more physically active as part of their health management plan.

Watch this short video to see Green Prescription in action.

What a Green Prescription involves

If you are given a Green Prescription you will be referred to either Harbour Sport or Sport Auckland.

They will register you in the programme and invite you to an orientation at one of our participating Auckland Council leisure centres.

At the orientation, you'll be taken on a facility tour to explain your exercise options and what your membership gives you access to.

You will be offered one-on-one consultations so we can understand your goals, medical conditions or injuries. Our fitness professionals can design an exercise programme that will suit you.

You'll have access to nutrition sessions to ensure you get the advice and support you need to achieve your health and fitness goals. You'll also have access to other activities, including group fitness classes and low-impact outdoor adventures.

How to get involved

The best way to connect with the Green Prescription programme is to get a referral from your health professional. You can also self-refer by filling in the form on the:

The Green RX Programme is run at the following locations 

In partnership with Sport Auckland

Allan Brewster Leisure Centre

Manurewa Pool and Leisure Centre

Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa Pool and Leisure Centre

Ōtara Pool and Leisure Centre

In partnership with Harbour Sport

Birkenhead Pool and Leisure Centre

Glenfield Leisure Centre

Stanmore Bay Pool and Leisure Centre