In partnership with

Havant Borough Council

Additional Needs Activities

 Additional Needs Swimming

Havant and Waterlooville Leisure Centres' activities are all fully inclusive and we actively welcome those with additional needs. We also provide specialist classes and concessionary prices across a range of activities. 

Leisure Centre Facilities

The Leisure Centres 
Waterlooville pool and cafe are on one floor making all areas easily accessible, there is a ramp leading up to the building with a large amount of disabled parking spaces. The gym is across three floors and has a lift to allow access to all floors. The play centre is across 2 floors and has a lift for easier access to the lower floor.

Havant Leisure Centre is across 3 levels with a lift connecting all three levels, the key for the lift is available at reception. The Play Centre, sports hall and gym are all on the lower level, the swimming pool is on the second level and the cafe is on the top floor. 

Swimming Pools
Havant has a private changing place that is open for use to all those with disabilities and / or additional needs, regardless of age. The ‘deluxe’ wet room facility comes complete with electric hoists and beds and its own toilet, shower and hand basin. The surface from the changing room to the pool is flat, on the pool side there is a new pool hoist allowing easy access into the pool.

Waterlooville does not have a disabled/additional needs changing place however there is a family changing room and it does have a pool hoist allowing easy access into the pool.

Play Centre
Havant Horizon Oceans of Play is a soft play facility with easy access from the reception. There are also additional needs sessions available.

Waterlooville Horizon World Play is on the lower floor. On arrival at World of Play reception please ask for the lift key to be able to access the lower level. There is also a separate sensory room under the Italy area of the Play Centre with enough space for one person and their carer. The keys to the sensory room are available from reception. 

Gyms
Gym instructors are available to advise customers with their workouts and assist in the use of the machines. During an induction the gym instructors can show the equipment that is most suitable and meets the customer’s needs. Both gyms are wheelchair accessible.

Sports Halls
The sports halls are on the ground floor at Havant Leisure Centre allowing easy access and amenities’ including toilets on the same level.

DisabledGO
Here are our centres described by DisabledGO:

Organised Activity Sessions

Additional Needs Activities Prices 

 

 

Havant

Waterlooville

Additional Needs Activity

Information

Leisure 
Card Price   

Standard   
Price

Leisure 
Card Price  

Standard  Price

Horizon Oceans of Play

Thursdays
6pm – 7.30pm
Carers go free

£3.00

£3.00

NA

NA

Horizon World
of Play Centre

Mondays
6pm – 7.30pm
Carers go free
(excluding bank holidays)

NA

NA

£3.50

£3.50

Multi Sports Club

Tuesdays
10.30am – 11.30am.

Tuesdays (Havant Day
and Chaos only) 
1.30pm – 2.30pm.  

Carers go free

£3.00

£3.00

NA

NA

Waterlooville Swimming Pool

Mondays
10.00am – 11.00am
Carers go free
2 lanes only

NA

 

NA

£1.50

 

£1.50

 

Havant Swimming Pool

Tuesdays and Thursdays
1.30pm – 2.30pm
Carers go free

£1.50

£1.50

NA

NA

Cricket Club

Thursday’s
10.30am – 11.30am
Carers go free

£3.00

£3.00

NA

NA

Badminton Club

Thursdays
1.30pm - 2.30pm 
Carers go free

£1.50

£1.50

NA

NA

Swimming Lessons

One-to-one or two-to-one 20 min lessons with a qualified swimming instructor. in the pool with the customer. Our swim school staff will discuss your child's swimming ability and needs with you before deciding what will be the most suitable for them. Booking is required, you must have a gateway card and there is a waiting list.

Tuesdays 4pm - 7pm at Waterlooville Leisure Centre (booking required) 
Wednesdays 4pm - 7pm at Havant Leisure Centre (booking required) 

Only £25 for a block of 5 lessons. The lessons are usually £18.50 per lesson.
It only includes upto 10 lessons as we have such a high demand for limited funding.

Customers must apply for a Gateway card prior to lessons. This can be done through the Hampshire County Council Website via Short Breaks.  

For more information or to book tel. 02392 488412 or email swim.school@horizonlc.com

Concessionary Prices

We offer a range of concessionary prices for customers with additional needs these are pay as you go public sessions and not organised additional needs groups. 

Concession Prices

 

 

Havant

Waterlooville

Additional Needs Activity

Information

Leisure
Card Price    

Standard  
Price          

Leisure
Card Price 

Standard  
Price         

Swimming

One carer 
admitted free

£2.60

£3.10

£3.00

£3.50

Squash 
Concession price

Concessions only available        
during off peak times
8.30am – 4pm

£7.40
per hour

£8.00
per hour

NA

NA

Badminton/Table Tennis
Concession price

Concessions only available
during off peak times
8.30am – 4pm

£5.00
per hour

£5.50
per hour

NA

NA

Gym Induction

Booking required

£8.00

£10.50

£8.00

£10.50

Gym Session

 

£4.70

£5.70

£4.70

£5.70

Contact Us

For more information about the acitivies please contact the Leisure Centre on the details below: 

Waterlooville Leisure Centre: 023 9247 6026
Havant Leisure Centre: 023 9224 5900
Email: Info@horizonlc.com 

To find out more about working with us or  promotional material please contact the Disability and Special Needs Coordinator, Debbie Jarmaine on:

E. d.jarmaine@horizonlc.com 
T. 023 9247 6026

Partners/Links

We have strong links with the Parent Voice, Autism Hampshire and the Hampshire County Councils Short Breaks Team and a large number of our staff have received additional needs training. We are committed to do what we can to enable everyone to participate.

Click the images below for more information:

   Autism Hampshire        GatewaycardParent Voice Logo                                    NSDC Logo            Compass Card