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Based in the Winton/Charminster area of Bournemouth, Stokewood has a swimming pool, sauna, aerobics studio, spin studio and gym. The centre is home to local sports clubs for activities including triathlon, water polo, lifeguard training, and Dorset Choi Kwang Do. Popular for pool parties, school swimming and Bournemouth Swimming Academy activities.

100 station gym
25 yard pool
climate controlled
Fitness on Demand
free parking
free wifi
over 70 classes
parking & access
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centre opening times

Monday to Friday 6am-10pm
Saturday 8am-7pm
Sunday 8am-8pm
Bank Holidays (including Saturday & Sunday) 8am-6pm

pool opening times

view pool timetables

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functional fitness

QUAD – the new functional fitness concept to take your training to the next level


QUAD will stretch your potential with POWER, PRIMAL, PLAY and PULSE gym-based interval training classes using kettlebells, VIPR’s, sandbells, TRX, HIIT, spin bikes and rowers. Track your workouts on your smartphone, download all your data in real time and view it on our big screen, with personal trainers on hand to advise.



MYZONE is the most relevant and versatile fitness tracker on the market. Using Bluetooth, ANT+ and Analog technology to provide real time feedback on heart rate, calories, and effort, the MZ3 ensures that you get accurate feedback on all of your exercise, wherever and however you choose to train.

The MZ3’s built in memory means you can make every session count, even when your training away from your gym and smartphone.

Achieve your health and fitness goals with motivational support from friends through our MYZONE® social network, and utilize our unique MYZONE® Effort Points (MEPs) system to earn the credit you deserve and REWARD your EFFORT.

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A broad range of cardiovascular equipment, resistance training machines, free weights, audio-visual entertainment and a stretch area for specific stretching exercises and workouts.  All BH Live Active memberships include use of the gym, or you can pay-as-you-go.



personal trainer

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

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A 25-yard (approx. 23-metres) pool that combines an airy, traditional feel with modern facilities. Everyone loves this pool for lane swimming, aqua fitness, learning to swim, Wet & Wacky fun or just for splashing around.

See our swim page for school holiday timetables
Main pool length: 25yd / 23m
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learn to swim

Learn to swim with the BH Live Swimming Academy and gain a skill for life!
Our swimming lessons start from 4 years and continue through juniors to adults (14+).

Swimming Lessons

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adult swimming lessons

Learn to swim with the BH Live Swimming Academy and gain a skill for life!

There’s a range of adult lessons to suit all abilities from non-swimmers to advanced courses

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