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Horizon News

See below for the latest news from Horizon Leisure Centres

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June 3, 2009

Thinking of becoming a lifeguard?

Six great reasons for you to gain a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. 1) You can achieve great job satisfaction from knowing you are performing a public service. Lifeguards are equipped to deal with almost any water emergency so your role protecting the welfare and safety of pool users is very important. 2) It will help you to develop your fitness. Not only do you need a good level of fitness to qualify, but if you gain employment as a lifeguard you'll also be encouraged to...

May 27, 2009

Koi Carp South Hants Open Show

Havant Leisure Centre was proud to provide the venue for the South's largest Koi Carp meet over the May bank holiday.  The sports hall was packed with pools containing various varieties of the fish and many different stalls promoting the hobby of Koi keeping. This is the first time this annual event has been held at Havant leisure Centre and we were happy to see a good attendance of Carp enthusiasts.   

May 15, 2009

Fundraising Sponsored Swim

In support of 'Action for Brain Injury Week' Mark Chapman swam over a mile at Havant Leisure Centre to promote awareness and raise funds for the charity 'Headway'. Mark, 40 from Stubbington near Fareham chose the date to complete his sponsored swim to coincide with 'Action for brain injury week' . This year the campaign which runs from May 11 th - 17 th 2009 choose to focus on the importance of ' Wearing a cycle helmet' . Through raising awareness of this issue the...

April 2, 2009

Leisure Management NVQ for staff

Duty managers and supervisors at Havant and Waterlooville Leisure Centres are among the first learners in the UK to start an advanced apprenticeship leading to a new qualification from Central YMCA Qualifications (CYQ), the UK's leading health and fitness awarding body. Designed specifically for managers working in health and fitness, the qualification is delivered in the workplace and will develop their skills in team leadership, customer service and resource management. The...

March 31, 2009

Government Initiative to Provide Free Swimming

Horizon Leisure Centres and Havant Borough Council support the Government initiative to provide free swimming to the Under 16's and Over 60's for a 2-year period from 1 April 2009. However, the funding made available by the Government to support free swimming at Havant and Waterlooville Leisure Centres for these 2 age groups is significantly less than the income currently received. As a result of the Council being unable to fund the shortfall there will be no free swimming for these age...

March 17, 2009

Bounce Parties at Havant Leisure Centre

If you would like to try something new for your children's birthday party this year, why not have a BOUNCE party at Havant Leisure Centre. For more information contact Customer Services.

February 19, 2009

Energy Efficient Sports Centres

Horizon Leisure Centres works in partnership with Havant Borough Council. A good example of how this partnership works can be seen in the replacement of the lighting system in the small sports hall at Havant Leisure Centre. The new lights, paid for by the council, have replaced the old system with a new intelligent system. The lights each have motion sensors that will dim the lighting level if they detect no movement after eight minutes in the sports hall. If there is still no movement a...

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