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We are so proud to have Jodie on our reception team at Bridgend Life Centre, a walking, talking example of what young people can achieve when given the chance - and the amazing places sport can take you when you give it a go. Jodie was introduced to the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust after she left school, an organisation that aims to support young people who’ve had more than their fair share of life’s challenges thrown in their path.

Our brilliant lessons with the charity Level Water offer children who have a physical disability one to one tuition, and boy has eight year old Thomas Williams shown us why this works. Thomas lost his hearing when he was two years old and his mum, Emma, applied to Level Water when he wasn’t progressing in mainstream swimming classes. And now?

Would you like your child to benefit from swimming lessons taught in Welsh? We host a Sunday morning session (catering for Ducklings level 1 and 2) At Bridgend Life Centre (10.30-11am) and Monday afternoon sessions from 4pm in Maesteg (for Ducklings level 1 & 2 and Stages 1 & 2).

...and are delighted to add into the Halo membership benefit mix a free veterinary consultation with the new Vets4Pets, the practice now happily installed for the health of Herefordshire’s pets at Pets at Home in Hereford in the Brook Retail Park on Commercial Road.

Easy to think it’s children who we need to teach, but tens of thousands of adults in the UK can’t swim. We’re changing that, one lovely swimmer at a time.

Here’s what Shirley had to say after her course at our centre in Ross.

Our group swimming programme is working fabulously, but we know some of our pupils would prefer and benefit from a little 1 to 1. That’s why our pools in Herefordshire are all able to offer these special swim sessions to children and adults who find a group lesson too much, need a little bit more personal attention, or who simply want to accelerate their progress in advance of a big event.

Would you like your child to benefit from swimming lessons taught through the medium of the Welsh language? If your answer is yes then we have places at the following pools:

Bridgend Life Centre 

Sunday 10.30 - 11am (Ducklings level 1 & 2)

Maesteg Swimming Pool

Monday 4 - 6pm (Ducklings level 1 & 2 & Stages 1 & 2)

Each session lasts 30 minutes. 


We’ve just celebrated the launch of the new world class hockey pitch at Halo’s Bridge Street Sports Centre in Leominster. We’re hoping this fab new pitch - created with the help of £248,000 National Lottery Funding  - will be a catalyst for attracting and training new players across Herefordshire and Shropshire, and bringing back those who haven’t picked up their sticks for some years.

Straight back at you! Halo is sending a note of huge thanks to their preferred office supplies supplier Complete BusinessSolutions after Mark Benbow, the company’s Business Development Manager (pictured here left) donated a chunk of Halo’s annual office supply spend back to the Halo Sports Foundation.

The Halo Sport Foundation exists to help local talented athletes across the county who need financial support to compete in regional, national and international events.

We’re super proud to be a recognised supporter of Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign, this month being promoted in the breaks of TV’s Coronation Street. It’s shouting out to all women and girls – millions of them – who want to help us shake off misconceptions about exercise (it’s not like school PE, it’s not about being a size 10, it’s not competitive...) and to come together to get fit, make friends, and enjoy the freedom that comes with being healthy.