Love your heart with a new Healthy Heart class at Andover Leisure Centre

A new ‘healthy hearts’ exercise programme has been launched by Andover Leisure Centre to help people suffering from high blood pressure and diabetes.  The classes, which are part of the new Valley Leisure Every Body Active scheme - that aims to get everybody exercising, no matter what their physical challenges - are also useful for people who are overweight and obese.

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Creating the next generation of super citizens

Teenagers from Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester are taking part in a national programme aimed at making them more confident and better citizens.  Across the country, the National Citizen Service (NCS) is giving 16 and 17-year-olds the chance to grow in confidence, help charities and the wider community, and experience living away from home.

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Andover Leisure Centre follows carnival yellow brick road to fitness

Dorothy, her red shoes and her friends from Oz, will be taking part in the Andover carnival on Sunday to encourage more people to follow the yellow brick road to a fitter and healthier lifestyle. The Andover Leisure Centre float will feature Dorothy (in real life, studio instructor, Lucillia Holder), the Tin Man (swim school coordinator, Tammy Dewhurst), the Lion  (Lisa Stevens from customer services) and the Scarecrow (played by lifeguard Ed Peszkowski).

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Award for Andover boy with the bravest of hearts

A young boy from Andover who has serious heart problems has won a special award for his bravery, resilience and determination. Eight-year-old Archie Cook was presented with a special Southern Water Achiever of the Year award by Olympic gold medal winner, Duncan Goodhew.

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Fitness Expo highlights local talent

Valley Leisure has evidence of tremendous talent being identified and nurtured at the Andover Leisure Centre. A key initiative for unlocking local talent in this area has been the introduction of an annual Fitness Expo that was introduced in 2013. The Expo is open to members of different age groups and this year saw 30 competitors aged from early 20’s through to their 50’s competing in the various disciplines. The event consists of a Fitness Challenge, Body Building and Power Lifting.

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Andover Leisure Centre
West Street
Andover
Hampshire
SP10 1QP
T: 01264 347100

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