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Our Centres are Clean, Safe & Ready To Welcome You Back. Read on for reopening dates and what activities are available when...

Weather permitting of course but it's looking good as we're set to reopen our English centres on the 12th April - you can expect some fun outdoor classes socially distanced of course at some of our Halo Centres…

Happy Easter Everyone!

Great news. Leisure centres in Wales are to reopen next month (May 2021)

The recent Welsh Government 'Roadmap out of Lockdown' announcement gives us some provisional dates to work towards in terms of reopening...

Halo Leisure is excited to be opening their doors to their leisure centres soon to the thousands of people who’ve missed the workouts, wind downs and each other during the latest lockdown across Bridgend County. They’re also celebrating what’s been going on behind closed doors by welcoming seventy-nine year-old Carol Hopkin as the 100th participant in their award-winning Feel Good for Life programme this month, kitting her out with a free iPad (and training her to use it) so she can combat the loneliness of lockdown by staying active and connecting with new and old friends online. 

“I was feeling really isolated,” says Carol, 79. “I’d usually visit Ogmore Leisure Centre weekly for exercise sessions, but at home found myself doing very little." 

The covers are now off the our outdoor pool at the Severn Centre! It's always a good day in Highley when the cover comes off the outdoor pool and people stream in for their first dip in the 25 meter outdoor heated pool. 

Find out more about swim times, prices and more here

We are pleased that our Halo facilities in Herefordshire have received a helping hand to get back up and running following a series of centre closures due to Covid-19 lockdowns, thanks to a new grant scheme. The National Leisure Recovery Fund from Sport England supports publicly owned leisure facilities through the coronavirus crisis.

Herefordshire Council has received £460k to allocate to Halo Leisure to help secure the future of these important community venues in Hereford, Bromyard, Kington, Ledbury, Leominster, Kington and Ross.

We are loving the British Heart Foundation’s healthy Easter ideas (on their website at bhf.org.uk, search Easter). They’re not being party poopers when it comes to the chocolate eggs, just asking us to go easy and have some healthy fun over that special weekend with gift ideas (daffodils, a lovely card, an egg painting courtesy of the kids) instead of chocolates, egg hunts using painted hard-boiled varieties to replace sweet ones, and some fun and games and exercise with an Easter walk.

Did you know that humans might have been skipping for over 400 years? Historians point to medieval paintings of the 16th century where children were jumping rope on old European streets, although they also suggest skipping might have first originated in ancient China. Wherever it started, it spread through Europe and – thanks to early Dutch settlers – arrived in America (which explains the popular double rope jumping game Double Dutch).

We’re counting down to our reopening in our English Centres. On 12th April you’ll be able to enjoy our gyms, pools and racket courts, and then in May we’ll be relaunching our indoor group exercise programme (keep enjoying the Halo@Home Live Streamed classes  with your favourite halo instructors while you wait for the in centre classes to restart!).