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Horizon News

See below for the latest news from Horizon Leisure Centres

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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 sales@horizonlc.com...

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...

November 24, 2014

Christmas Opening Times 2014

Monday 22nd December - Normal timesTuesday 23rd December - Normal timesWednesday 24th December - Christmas Eve - ClosedThursday 25th December - Christmas Day - ClosedFriday 26th December - Boxing Day - ClosedSaturday 27th December - 7.30am - 4pmSunday 28th December - 7.30am - 4pmMonday 29th December - 6.30am - 4pmTuesday 30th December - 6.30am - 4pm Wednesday 31st December - 6.30am - 4pm Thursday 1st January - ClosedFriday 2nd January - Normal times (back to the gym!) The group exercise...

November 10, 2014

2015 NPLQ Dates Released

Horizon Leisure Centres have released National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) training dates for 2015. The NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the United Kingdom and Ireland and is a required skill to work as a lifeguard and opens many job opportunities in the leisure industry. Sunday 15th – Friday 20th FebruarySunday 12th – Friday 17th AprilSunday 26th – Friday 31st JulySunday 25th – Friday 30th October To make a booking please contact...

October 24, 2014

Health Checks for Horizon Members

Horizon Leisure Centres have teamed up with Tesco Pharmacy in Havant to offer its members FREE health advice and a mini-health check. The complimentary service is being provided by fully qualified pharmacists and trained pharmacy staff who will give advice on how to improve general health and wellbeing through improving diet and giving up smoking as well as undertaking on the spot checks such as blood pressure and BMI (body mass index).Should customers wish to undertake a far more...

October 22, 2014

Havant Leisure Centre Swimming Pool Closed Due To Essential Maintenance

Horizon Leisure Centres are continually looking to develop and improve the facilities at both Havant and Waterlooville Leisure Centres. In July we opened a fantastic new gym, indoor cycling and exercise class studios at Havant and construction is underway to extend the facilities at Waterlooville with a new gym, indoor play centre and café set to open in summer 2015. As part of our continuous building’s development and improvement plan the Swimming Pool at Havant Leisure Centre...

October 10, 2014

Horizon Leisure Centres aim to increase active lifestyles in the Community

Horizon Leisure Centres have teamed up with Sportivate to offer a new programme to encourage the local community to be more active. The scheme supported by Sport England will offer residents of Leigh Park aged 16 - 25 an opportunity to join the new gym at Havant Leisure Centre for free for 6 weeks to kick start a healthier lifestyle.Horizon Operations Manager, Carl Shear commented ‘Sport England, via their Sportivate funding stream, have given Havant Leisure Centre the chance to provide...

October 9, 2014

Horizon Gym Member Wins New Car

Since the new gym opened at Havant Leisure Centre in July, operators Horizon Leisure Centres have been running a membership referral competition to win a new Suzuki Alto SZ acquired from local Havant garage Seward Suzuki, part of the Seward Group. Horizon is pleased to announce that the winner is Connie Llewellyn, an 18 year-old from Lovedean, who managed to refer the most number of friends and family to join the new gym by the closing date of 30th September.Horizon Chief Executive, Howard...

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