Alice’s Road to Rio


Alice Tai is a world champion swimmer preparing for the biggest competition of her life, Rio 2016 Paralympics. Here’s how a local girl who started swimming with the Seagulls Swim Club at New Milton Health and Leisure managed to make her dreams come true.

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Sauna and Steam Benefits


To celebrate the opening of Totton Health and Leisure’s new Reflection area, we have taken it upon ourselves to bring you the benefits of heat bathing and letting off some steam.

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Aqua Zumba

azYou are cordially invited to one of the healthiest pool parties you’ll ever attend.

Where: Applemore Health and Leisure / Totton Health and Leisure

When: Wednesdays at 7.20pm-8.05pm / Thursdays at 8.00pm – 9.00pm

Aqua Zumba is a low impact, high energy aquatic exercise class suitable for any fitness level, the group age ranges from 12-80+ years. Instructor Debbie uses a selection of global music such as  Asian fusions of Bangra, Belly Dancing with Raggeaton and hip hop, traditional Latin rhythms of Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue and always the latest chart toppers. Continue reading

Reasons to get serious about swimming

swimmer2We all have memories of that first ever swimming lesson, our small vulnerable feet gingerly walking across the slimy tiles of poolside, while the essence of chlorine engulfs your nostrils. Just like walking, swimming is a life skill you will never forget.  During these cold winter months going outside to exercise could be quite daunting and pushing weights and running on the spot on the running machine isn’t for everyone. So, if you’re not already, why not dig out those costumes, jump in a pool and get serious about swimming.

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