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Horizon News

See below for the latest news from Horizon Leisure Centres

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January 8, 2016

The News Gym of the Year Competition

Horizon Leisure Centres are thrilled that both Havant and Waterlooville Horizon Gyms have been nominated for this years ‘The News Gym of the Year 2016’. To win we need our loyal customers to vote for Waterlooville Gym to make us Gym of the Year 2016, the first round takes place 11th January – 24th January. The voting slips will be available and the gym receptions. At Waterlooville Leisure Centre we opened our brand new 3 storey gym, with brand new fitness equipment...

December 28, 2015

Les Mills New Music and New Moves Launch

Blow Away the Cobwebs and Start Your Workout NOW! Learn some new moves with the new sounds from LES MILLS BODY COMBAT! BODY PUMP! CXWORX! BODY BALANCE! 9.30-10.30 Body Pump 10.30-11.30 Body Combat 11.30-12.00 CXWORX 12.00-13.00 Body Balance Taught by our Les Mills Instructors. Everyone welcome from those who want to try out something new and for those who are regular participants. Free to Platinum Members and pay as you go options available for Leisure Card holders and non-...

December 23, 2015

Horizon Price Freeze

Good news for Horizon Leisure Centre customers Picture: Customers from the Fun Club at Havant Leisure Centre pleased with the news. Horizon Leisure Centres, the Charity that operates both Havant and Waterlooville Leisure Centres, has announced that admission charges to both Centres are to be frozen for 2016. Traditionally Horizon’s charges are adjusted in January each year but following a review by their Board of Trustees the decision was made not to increase general...

December 7, 2015

New Exercise Classes trends for 2016

For 2016 Horizon Leisure Centres predict the exercise classes set to be the big thing for 2016 are PiYo, Insanity and HIITS. Exercise classes continue to increase in popularity with people wanting to attend a weekly class, once or twice a week. Many people find the routine of the class, the instructor supporting and inspiring them, whilst having fun a great way to work out – not to mention the social side too. The big exercise classes for 2016 have been chosen because they provide a...

November 25, 2015

Horizon Leisure Centres Christmas Opening Times

Havant & Waterlooville Leisure Centres 23rd - December - Normal opening times 24th December – Closed 25th December – Closed 26th December – Closed 27th December – 10.00am – 4.00pm 28th December – 10.00am – 4.00pm 29th December – 10.00am – 4.00pm 30th December – 10.00am – 4.00pm 31st December – 10.00am – 4.00pm 1st January – Closed 2nd January onwards – Normal opening times Classes,...

November 12, 2015

Trustee Vacancy - Voluntary Role

Horizon Leisure Centres is a not-for-profit charitable company, which runs the two multi-activity community leisure centres in Havant and Waterlooville, attracting 1.3M visits per annum. Horizon has recently undergone an exciting period of growth providing new and improved facilities and a greater range of activities supported by improved customer and operational services. As a result, Horizon is seeking to recruit two new Trustees / Directors with relevant business skills and experience to...

October 29, 2015

Horizon Win a Car Competition

Horizon Leisure Centres are giving all of our Platinum 12/24 Members the chance to win a Brand new Hyundai i1os! The exciting competition will be running at both Havant and Waterlooville Leisure Centres which will give Horizon Platinum 12/24 Members the chance to win a brand new car. To be in with a chance of winning the car Platinum 12/24 members will need to join the most friends as possible to Horizon between Sunday 1st November and Thursday 31st January 2016! Platinum Members can refer...

October 12, 2015

Horizon Gym shortlisted for Top Industry Award 2015

Havant Leisure Centre Gym has been shortlisted for a prestigious fitness industry award having beaten off competition from gyms all over the country. The club has been shortlisted in the charitable trust gym of the year category in the National Fitness Awards, the biggest free-to-enter awards in the industry, which recognise excellence, innovation and achievement in gyms. Horizon Operations Manager, Carl Shear said ‘it’s a fantastic achievement for us to reach the final six of a...

September 17, 2015

September 2015 Les Mills Launch

From Saturday 26th to Monday 28th September we will be having our Les Mills Launch at both Havant and Waterlooville Leisure Centres. The Les Mills classes taking place at Waterlooville will be, Saturday 26th 10.00am Body Pump and 11.00am CX WORXS. On Sunday 27th there will be 10.00am Body Combat and 11.00am Body Balance. The Les Mills classes taking place at Havant will be Friday 25th 6.00pm Body Balance, Saturday 26th 10.15am Body Combat, Monday 28th 10.30am Body Pump and 8.00pm Body Pump....

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 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....

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