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See below for the latest news from Horizon Leisure Centres

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September 4, 2015

The Mayors Visit Waterlooville Leisure Centre

On Friday 4th September Horizon was part of the exciting Civic Day in which 10 mayors from other local authorities visited Waterlooville Leisure Centre. The Civic Day is an annual event where the Mayor showcases what is great about their community to other mayors from local authorities. We were delighted to have the Mayors come to Waterlooville Leisure Centre after being asked by Leah Turner, Mayor of Havant in August. Mayors from other boroughs got the chance to see what has been...

June 29, 2015

Horizon Swim School Gala Success

Horizon Leisure Centre held its third successful annual swimming gala at Waterlooville Leisure Centre on Saturday 27th June 2015. There were 8 teams with over 150 participants from Horizon Swim School Level 4 and above taking part in the Gala. Participants competed in several swimming races including front crawl, back crawl, relays and fun events. The atmosphere was incredible with 100’s of parents, grandparents brothers and sisters in the poolside viewing area cheering on the...

June 23, 2015

Swim Gala Details on Saturday 27th June 15

3rd Annual Horizon Swim School Gala 27th June 2015 11.30 to 4pm WATERLOOVILLE LEISURE CENTRE Dear Parent/Guardian Just over a week until the Horizon Swim School Gala at Waterlooville and we are getting excited! We have had a record number of entries Please remember to bring a drink, spare T shirt and extra towel (all named). A returnable deposit of £2.50 is required for a padlock if you need a locker Team coloured hats will be provided when you sign in please return these to...

June 15, 2015

New Waterlooville state-of-the-art gym NOW open

Horizon Leisure Centres opened its new three-storey gym and 50-capacity studio today at Waterlooville Leisure Centre. The gym is part of the long awaited two-phase extension plan that will increase and improve the range of leisure facilities available to the community which is set to transform the Waterlooville Leisure Centre originally built in 1991. Howard Broad, Chief Executive of Horizon Leisure Centres said ‘Having opened a hugely successful new gym at Havant Leisure Centre last...

April 27, 2015

Waterlooville Gym Closure & Move

In preparation for the new gym opening at Waterlooville this summer, the gym will close this weekend from Thursday 30th April and re-open on Monday 4th May. This is to enable the existing gym to temporarily move into the new play centre while the new gym area is completed. The move will mean less disruption for members when the 3 storey gym opens later in the summer. In addition the sauna, steam room and dry changing rooms will also be closed on Friday 1st May. Members can still use the...

April 21, 2015

New Children's Activities Programme

The new programme for children's activities has now started. 9 & 10 week courses start this week and are as popular as ever. Courses for gymnastics are available Monday - Saturday with trampolining courses on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Adventure Play, Gym Tots and Pre-school Bounce for under 4 year olds are available each week to give children of all ages the opportunities to get active. To view the new timetable click here To book onto the gymnastic and trampolining...

March 27, 2015

Preview of the new Play Centre at WLC

Get a sneak preview of what the new Play Centre will look like at Waterlooville Leisure Centre when it opens in the summer.

March 27, 2015

Gym of the Year Award for Havant

The new Gym at Havant Leisure Centre has been voted Gym of the Year 2015 by its members in a local poll run by The News. The gym run by Horizon LC opened in July last year and was also a finalist at the National Fitness Awards Gym of Year 2014. Chief Executive Howard Broad said ‘This is a fantastic achievement for Horizon Leisure Centres and we are delighted to have won the News' prestigious award of Gym of the Year 2015, particularly as it's our members that have voted for it - it's...

March 20, 2015

Easter 2015 Opening Times

Thursday 2nd April NormalFriday 3rd April 10.00am – 4.00pmSaturday 4th April NormalSunday 5th April 7.30am – 4.00pmMonday 6th April 10.00am – 4.00pmTuesday 7th April Normal The group exercise class timetable will be suspended on Friday 3rd April and Monday 6th April. Classes will still be on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th April. Swimming lessons with the Horizon Swim School will be suspended on Friday 3rd April and Monday 6th April...

March 10, 2015

Exercise Referral Scheme a Success at Horizon Gym

Horizon Leisure Centres’ Exercise Referral Scheme is seeing some fantastic results. The scheme which started in September 2014 and is in partnership with Havant Borough Council, The Macmillan Centre and Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust has 45 members signed up to improve their health and lifestyle.Horizon Gym Manager said ‘Since we set up the referral scheme, we have managed to build relationships with many local GP surgeries, the Physiotherapy Centre at Queen Alexandra Hospital...

March 6, 2015

Preview of new gym at WLC

Get a sneak preview of what the new gym will look like at Waterlooville Leisure Centre when it opens in the summer.

March 2, 2015

First images of new gym extension

The first computer generated images of the new gym extension at Waterlooville Leisure Centre are now available following confirmation of equipment supplier. The equipment in the new 3 storey gym will be provided by Life Fitness who supplied the kit for the gym at Havant Leisure Centre which opened last summer. This will enable Horizon to establish continuity across both gyms at Havant and Waterlooville and make it easier for members to use both sites. It is important for Horizon Leisure...

February 23, 2015

Keeping Active at 90

For some people age doesn’t stop you being active. Laurie Davis was 90 last October and plays short tennis every week with the Fun Club at Havant Leisure Centre and has been a regular participant for over 25 years. The sports club for over 50s which use the facilities on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings for table tennis, badminton, short tennis, swimming, gym and group exercise classes is a fantastic way to remain fit and healthy as well as maintaining a healthy social life....

February 18, 2015

Waterlooville Leisure Centre Closure Update

Due to essential electrical work for the exciting new extension opening this summer, the Gym will be closed from Wednesday 25th - Friday 27th February. The Leisure Centre will also close early for one evening at 7.00pm on Thursday 26th February.Members will still be able to use the facilities at Havant Leisure Centre.We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank customers for their cooperation.

February 13, 2015

Waterlooville Gym Closure

To help us prepare for the exciting new extension opening this summer, the Gym will be closed on Thursday 26th & Friday 27th February. Members will still be able to use the Gym at Havant Leisure Centre which opened last Summer and was short-listed for 'Gym of the Year 2014' at the National Fitness Awards. This is an exciting time for Horizon Leisure Centres as the opening of another fantastic gym facility draws nearer. Further information about the layout and equipment will be available...

January 12, 2015

Waterlooville Extension Update January 2015

Developments at Waterlooville Leisure Centre are in full flow for opening the new gym, indoor play centre and cafe this summer. The three storey gym, which will also have a studio for group fitness classes, will support over 100 work stations for cardio and weight resistance training. The specification will be as good as quality seen at Havant's new gym which opened last summer and was short listed for 'Gym of the Year 2014' at the National Fitness Awards. The indoor play centre will...

December 19, 2014

New Mend Scheme for 2015

Horizon Leisure Centres have a new Mend scheme starting in 2015. The free 10 week prgramme starts on 2nd February and is aimed to help you and your Family to become fitter, healthier and happier whilst having fun and getting the chance to meet other local families who all have the same aim as you do. You and your family will get the oppertunity to learn from the Mend Leaders how you can eat more healthy and become more active in an open, supportive environment. Your children will also have...

December 16, 2014

Happy Christmas and a FIT and HEALTHY New Year

Message from Howard Broad, Chief Executive On behalf of the Trustees and Team Horizon I would like to thank all our valued customers for their support and custom over 2014 and wish you all a very happy and enjoyable Christmas. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to continue your exercise regime in 2015. We have been working very hard recently to improve and extend the facilities at both our Centres to increase the value of our service and improve the customer experience. We...

December 15, 2014

Christmas gifts available from Horizon

This year there are a range of gifts available from Horizon to give someone this Christmas. "The best gift you can give to anyone to improve their health and well-being" From £26.95 pcm get access to: Use of the gym at both centers Swimming at both centres Full range of group exercise classes For more info contact the Sales team Havant Leisure Centre Membership Team - 023 9248 8416 Waterlooville Leisure Centre Membership Team - 023 9224 5921 E-mail

December 5, 2014

National recognition for new gym at Havant

The Gym was shortlisted in the ‘Best New Gym’ category at this year’s prestigious National Fitness Awards. The awards ceremony took place in Leicester on Friday 28th November and the Gym was judged as one of the runners up. This is a fantastic achievement for Horizon and an acknowledgement that the investment made in creating such a much-improved community facility has been recognised in a national competition and has put Havant (and Horizon) on the fitness map! Horizon is...

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