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Free under fives swimming launches at Pyramids, Portsmouth

January 21, 2016

Free under fives swimming launches at Pyramids To promote water confidence and encourage more families to participate in physical activity together, we have introduced free swimming sessions for children under five years old at Pyramids, the region’s largest leisure and entertainment complex in Portsmouth. “Family swimming is one of the most popular activities at Pyramids and […]

BH Live acquire Fitness First Bournemouth

January 15, 2016

BH Live acquire Fitness First Bournemouth BH Live, the South Coast’s leading operator of leisure and event venues, has agreed a long term lease to operate a former Fitness First club as part of its health and wellbeing expansion strategy across the south of England. BH Live will now operate the centre under the new […]

New name to inspire more people to get active

December 29, 2015

New name to inspire more people to get active Established in 2010 as a charitable trust and social enterprise, BH Live is the South Coast’s leading leisure and event operator with venues, attractions and leisure centres across Bournemouth and Portsmouth. As a social enterprise, getting more people active is one of our key social objectives. […]

Getting more active in the New Year

December 22, 2015

Getting more active in the New Year Following on from a successful application to Sporta earlier this year, we will be launching a new regular and free walking event in Kinson on Sunday 24 January 2016 at Turbary Park Common. This is an exciting new project which we have initiated in partnership with Great Run Local, Sport […]

Representing England in the Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships

October 29, 2015

Laura Shea works at Stokewood Leisure Centre as a Health & Fitness Advisor and Personal Trainer – with specialities being Health Referral, Exercise and Disability, Obesity and Diabetes, Sports Specific Conditioning and Powerlifting She has been selected to represent England in the forthcoming Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships taking place in Vancouver Canada 30th November – 6th […]

£50,000 funding from Sport England

October 6, 2015

£50,000 funding from Sport England Bournemouth School Charitable Trust in conjunction with BH Live has secured a lottery award from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities fund to enable it to provide a sports development training and seminar suite for local sports clubs and associations. Since 2011 Inspired Facilities has been helping breathe new life into tired […]

Green initiative to cut carbon footprint

October 6, 2015

Green initiative to cut carbon footprint Littledown, one the UK’s largest public leisure facilities will soon be running greener and leaner, thanks to a new energy-saving system and facilities management partnership. Littledown is one of 43 sites managed by social enterprise BH Live, a leading operator of leisure and event venues in the south of […]

AFC Bournemouth players get a first look at premier league facilities

August 14, 2015

AFC Bournemouth players visit premier league facilities Premier League AFC Bournemouth defender Steve Cook and midfielder Dan Gosling joined the celebration of the £1.7 million investment programme that has transformed Bournemouth’s bid to get even more people off the couch and taking part in gym, swimming, fitness and sport. Funded by Bournemouth Borough Council and […]

Stokewood Leisure Centre celebrates 85 anniversary

July 10, 2015

Stokewood Leisure Centre is marking its 85th birthday with 85p swimming sessions over the weekend of Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July 2015. The centre is a bustling community hub with over 260,000 visits each year. Its learn to swim programme is one of the busiest in the region with more than 600 people learning […]

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