Accessibility - Horizon Waterlooville

Welcome to Horizon Leisure Centre in Waterlooville – your gateway to health, fitness, and wellbeing!

Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast, a beginner on your wellness journey, or seeking therapeutic support, we’ve got you covered. Discover our exceptional facilities, services, and programs to cater to your needs.

Opening and Quiet Times

We are here for you when you need us. Our doors are open from Monday to Friday, welcoming you from 6 am until 10:30 pm. On weekends, we embrace leisure with our extended hours from 7:30 am to 9:30 pm. We stay committed to your wellbeing even on bank holidays, inviting you from 6 am to 7 pm.

If you ever wonder about our operating hours, you have multiple options. Consult our website, follow us on social media, or contact our friendly staff via phone – all designed to provide you with the most up-to-date information.

To experience tranquillity and avoid crowds, consider visiting during our quieter periods, typically, weekdays between 11 am and 3 pm afternoons over the weekend. Please keep in mind that occasional events may bring increased foot traffic.

Your Journey Begins: Getting Here

As you embark on your Horizon Leisure Centre journey, the main entrance is accessed via a ramp or access steps with handrails. Entering the building, you will be greeted via our main entrance, with accessible ramp access leading you to gin at the main entrance, where our warm staff will guide you through the centre, including a tour of our expansive Gym.

Are you travelling by car? Our free car park for centre users offers convenience and accessibility. You’ll also find dedicated disabled parking bays right at the front entrance.

For those relying on public transport, rejoice! Buses 39 and 7 have routes that pass near Horizon Leisure Centre Waterlooville.

Lockers, Cafe, and First Aid

Keeping your belongings secure is essential for a worry-free workout. Our lockers utilize standard padlocks. Feel free to bring your own or acquire one from our Reception for £3.80.

Refreshments and relaxation await at our café, offering a delightful selection of hot and cold beverages and delectable snacks. While the café is typically serene, please note that groups and parties occasionally liven things up.

Safety comes first at Horizon. Our operations team is fully trained in first aid, including defibrillator use. A defibrillator is stationed behind Reception, while alarm points throughout the building allow prompt first aid response if required.

Empowering Your Health: Exercise on Referral Scheme

Our innovative “Health Referral” programme is designed to ignite your movement journey. This 12-week scheme, accessible through a GP or health professional referral, is tailored to your needs and goals. Upon referral submission, our team will reach out to guide you through an initial assessment.

Discover the benefits of this scheme with two options: £20 per month through direct debit, granting full centre access, or pay-as-you-go at £3.50 per session for Gym and swimming. Benefit from at least three appointments, including a gym induction, a six-week review, and a 12-week assessment.

Post-scheme, continue your journey at a discounted rate or join our monthly Direct Debit membership.

Support and Accessibility

Your support network is welcome at Horizon. Carers and friends can accompany you and are welcome to participate, too (fees apply for equipment use).

Your success matters to us. Our staff are dedicated to supporting you, from entrance assistance to 1-on-1 gym sessions. Please find us at the main entrance on your first visit, or reach out via phone, email, or in person whenever you need guidance.

We’re proud to be fully wheelchair-accessible. Accessible toilets, a passenger lift to access various building floors, and adaptable gym equipment ensure that you can cater to your needs. Our poolside facilities, with hoist access, ensure all can use the facilities.

Diverse Classes and Poolside Comfort

Discover diverse classes, from low-impact to high-energy, catering to all abilities. Start with chair-based exercises and low-impact circuits, progressing over time to unlock your full potential.

Enjoy the swimming pool with confidence. Bring your buoyancy aids for added comfort, and utilise our changing rooms equipped for privacy and ease. Male and female changing rooms, as well as accessible options, ensure everyone’s convenience.

Your journey to wellness begins here at Horizon Leisure Centre. Experience our facilities, embrace support, and embark on a path to well-being. We’re here to guide you every step of the way.

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