At Impulse Leisure are not only committed to creating active & healthy communities but we are here to help improve the physical and mental wellbeing of the entire Thurrock community.


Whilst the coronavirus has played a big part in acknowledging the importance of physical activity, it has also taught us to take time to take care of our general wellbeing. From nutrition advice, mental health tips to health referrals schemes we at Impulse are here to support your physical and mental wellbeing 365* days a year.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Every Friday at 10 am

Blackshots Leisure Centre cafe


Have you been affected by Cancer? We are here to offer support to everyone affected by Cancer, whether you have cancer yourself, or know of someone who does. We offer a warm, friendly environment for everyone to come and have a chat, discuss any issues, and get support from other patients and families affected by Cancer. On the last Friday of every month we will be hosting talks/information sessions, bringing various professionals from NHS, Macmillan, and local authorities into our centre to answer any questions or offer advice. No need to book, just pop along for a chat.




About our Health Referral Schemes?

Did you know?... The CEO of the NHS, Simon Stevens has said ‘physical activity is a miracle cure, no other medication or drug prevents and cures more conditions’.

Our NHS is the heart of our country and we want to help any way possible by reducing the strain on their heroic services. That is why we are proud to offer an extensive Health Referral programme to help prevent, maintain and cure illness, injury and mental health conditions. All our health referral programmes are designed to improve the quality of life for those on our schemes.

Our schemes include:

  • Covid-19 Recovery
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Emotional Wellbeing
  • COPD
  • Hypertension
  • Parkinsons
  • Low Level Back Pain
  • Obesity
  • Cardiac/Cardiac Rehab
  • Stroke

Click here to find out more.







Mental Health & Wellbeing

Good mental health is essential to living a happy and healthy life.  At Impulse Leisure we know it is important to balance your mental & physical health and wellbeing and that is why we have populated some information from mentalhealth.org.uk to help with this.

Why not start improving your mental health & wellbeing today. Click here to view our 6 top tips on balancing your mental health.

Nutrition & How to stay healthy

Here at Impulse Leisure we know it's important to eat a healthy, balanced diet and it is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you look and feel your best.

This means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions, and consuming the right amount of food and drink to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.


If you’re stuck on how to being your nutrition journey why not check out our Healthy Recipes and view our 8 top tips to healthy eating and weight loss.




Kids Health

Keeping fit, healthy & active!

Keeping young children entertained and physically fit can sometimes be challenging but we have come up with some under 5 activities for you and your child to enjoy. Click here to find out more.

We LOVE Change4Life’s platform packed full of fun activates, healthy and easy recipes, fun food facts for learning and mental wellbeing activities and advice. This platform has been designed by health professionals at the NHS with emphasis on children’s health & wellbeing! Take a look at their website here.