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Please be aware that Legs, Bums and Tums will not be running until Monday 4 September.


Please note that the swimming pool will be closed from Monday 28 August to Friday 15 September.

The pool will be undergoing essential investment to improve the facility and promote better energy efficiency. The rest of the centre will remain open as usual. We remind all users that our sister sites Mountbatten, Eastney and Pyramids will be available for swimming during this period. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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more active, more you

Set in Portsmouth’s busy university district, Charter offers a superb choice of swimming, gym and sports facilities. It’s also one of few places where you can get box-fit and duck, weave and spar under the careful guidance of our expert instructors.

20 station gym
20m pool
free parking
free wifi
outdoor games area
sports hall

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centre opening times

Monday to Friday 5pm-10pm
Saturday and Sunday 8am-6pm
Bank Holidays CLOSED

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We run a range classes, led by our friendly instructors for people of all ages, abilities and lifestyles. From Aqua Fit to Circuits, all classes are included in your membership. Or you can just book and pay-as-you-go.

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20 stations to improve fitness, strength and flexibility. Cardio and resistance training, free weights and plenty of hands-on advice from our personal trainers. All BH Live Active memberships include use of the gym, or you can pay-as-you-go.

BH Live Active Mountbatten - Box Jump

personal trainer

Need a bit of a push and incentive to work harder? Looking for a great, fun workout to help you lose weight, tone and shape up, get back on your feet, or look your best on the big day? Our health and wellbeing professionals know just how to help you make it happen.

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The 20m swimming pool caters for every swimmer. The pools is perfect for lane swimming, aqua fitness, learning to swim or just for splashing around.

Main pool length: 20m

half term timetables

crash course swimming lessons

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