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Bournemouth prepares for celebratory Bay Run

February 15, 2017

Bournemouth is warming up to celebrate the 35th year of the Bournemouth Bay Run on Sunday 2 April 2017. The Bournemouth Tourism Events team, who also organise the award-winning Bournemouth Air Festival and the annual events in Bournemouth, is currently putting the final event plans into place. With a nod to the 80’s this year […]

New fitness lifestyle show to launch in Bournemouth

February 13, 2017

A new national fitness lifestyle event FitLiving UK, the fitness show by the beach, will hit Bournemouth beach and Bournemouth International Centre this September. The inaugural fitness weekender on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September will showcase fitness at its absolute best, with over 50 classes to try, first class speakers and a fitness expo. […]

New partnership heralds a better future for Portsmouth

February 1, 2017

BH Live has pledged to help make Portsmouth a better city for everyone as it takes over the management of six new centres. Today [1 February] marks the start of a new partnership between Portsmouth City Council and BH Live to manage Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth Gymnastics Centre, Portsmouth Tennis Centre, Eastney Swimming Pool, Wimbledon […]

Stokewood project reaches key milestone

January 19, 2017

A partnership project to improve the public health and wellbeing facilities at Stokewood Leisure Centre in Bournemouth has reached a key milestone and is on track to complete later this year. Stokewood is managed by BH Live in partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council. BH Live is the south coast’s leading operator of leisure and event […]

Getting Portsmouth’s community more active

January 4, 2017

As part of its commitment to create a more active city, BH Live has revealed its plans to launch a low cost multi-site membership and concessions across seven of Portsmouth’s leisure and sports centres. BH Live is the south coast’s leading operator of leisure and event venues. It is also a charitable trust and social […]

Plans to enhance Mountbatten Leisure Centre unveiled

December 21, 2016

Initial plans to significantly enhance Portsmouth’s flagship leisure centre have been unveiled. BH Live is set to begin a new contract, in partnership with Portsmouth City Council, to operate Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth Gymnastics Centre, Portsmouth Tennis Centre, Eastney Swimming Pool, Wimbledon Park Sports Centre and Charter Community Sports Centre, from February 2017. Mountbatten Leisure […]

Public swimming facilities win Alice’s gold seal of approval

December 7, 2016

Public swimming facilities win Alice’s gold seal of approval Paralympian swimmer and double Rio 2016 medallist Alice Tai (17) was at the newly opened BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen in East Dorset last week to check out the pool and hear more about how BH Live is enabling more people of all ages and abilities […]

Scooping top fitness industry award

December 7, 2016

Scooping top fitness industry award Littledown, one of the region’s busiest leisure centres, has been crowned Local Authority/Leisure Trust Gym of the Year at the 2016 National Fitness Awards. The centre is managed by social enterprise BH Live in partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council. More than 1.1 million visits into the centre are made each […]

Portsmouth leisure facilities set for investment and improvement

November 8, 2016

Portsmouth’s leisure facilities are set for more than £1million investment and improvements after Portsmouth City Council awarded BH Live a 10-year contract to manage six venues in the city. Management of Mountbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth Gymnastics Centre, Portsmouth Tennis Centre, Eastney Swimming Pool, Wimbledon Park Sports Centre and Charter Community Sports Centre will transfer to […]

Families are getting more active despite a national decline

October 28, 2016

Despite a growing trend of inactivity in families and young people, BH Live has seen an increase in activity participation thanks to structured sessions across its leisure centres. Six leisure facilities in the region are operated by BH Live in partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council, Bournemouth Schools Charitable Trust and Portsmouth City Council. In addition, […]

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