Sign up for Andover families free healthy lifestyle programme

Parents from Andover with young children can sign up for a free healthy lifestyle programme which benefits both them and their child. The MEND programme (which stands for Mind, Exercise, Nutrition…Do It) is set to be held at Andover Leisure Centre from Tuesday 23 September 2014.

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Swimathon raises money for Katie Piper Foundation and other charities

Hundreds of pound have been raised for local charities thanks to a Swimathon organised by Anton Rotary Club in partnership with Andover Leisure Centre. The swimmers’ efforts brought in just under £900, which was shared between eight different charities with a local connection.

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NCS students walk into the dragon’s den

Young people taking part in a national course to help them learn new skills felt the heat when they had to pitch their fundraising ideas in Andover’s very own version of The Dragon’s Den.

The 16 and 17-year-olds on the National Citizen Service (NCS) had to face a daunting panel, which included North West Hampshire MP and former cabinet minister, Sir George Young and Valley Leisure chief executive, Kevin Paterson.

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Young carers become swimming stars

Children who spend a lot of their time looking after other people have been the sole and total centre of attention at a special course at Andover Leisure Centre.  The 15 youngsters - all of whom are Andover Young Carers - have been taking part in a scheme to help improve their swimming skills.  At the start of the free six-week course, some of the youngsters had little water confidence and didn’t swim well. But others were total non-swimmers.

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

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