Additional Needs Sessions

Havant and Waterlooville have a range of activities that are fully inclusive and actively welcome people with additional needs to our leisure centres.

We also provide specialist sessions and concessionary prices across a range of activities.

About Our Additional Needs Sessions

We will do all we can to help you enjoy your visit.

You can always let us know you intend to come, and we can set up pool hoists etc. in advance, pay once you have settled in to avoid the stress of waiting, OR just give us a call last minute to say you didn’t make it.

We’re here to make your life easier and we look forward to welcoming you to Horizon Leisure Centres!

Leisure Centre Facilities

Waterlooville Leisure Centre pool and café are on one floor making all areas easily accessible, there is a ramp leading up to the building with a large amount of disabled parking spaces. The gym is across three floors and has a lift to allow access to all floors.

Havant Leisure Centre is across 3 levels with a lift connecting all three levels, the key for the lift is available from reception. The play centre, sports hall and gym are all on the lower level, the swimming pool and pop up café are on the second level.

Swimming Pools

Havant has a private changing place that is open for use to all those with disabilities and / or additional needs, regardless of age. The wet room facility comes complete with electric hoists and beds and its own toilet, shower and hand basin. The surface from the changing room to the pool is flat, on the pool side there is a pool hoist allowing easy access into the pool.

Waterlooville does not have a disabled/additional needs changing place however there is a family changing room and it does have a pool hoist allowing easy access into the pool.

Swimming Lessons

One-to-one or two-to-one 20 min lessons with a qualified swimming instructor in the pool with the customer are available. Our swim school staff will discuss your child’s swimming ability and needs with you before deciding what will be the most suitable for them. Booking is required.


Gym instructors are available to advise customers with their workouts and assist in the use of the machines. During an induction the gym instructors can show the equipment that is most suitable and meets the customer’s needs. Both gyms are wheelchair accessible.

Sports Halls

The sports halls are on the ground floor at Havant Leisure Centre allowing easy access and amenities’ including toilets on the same level.

Play Centre

Horizon Oceans of Play at Havant is a soft play facility with easy access from the reception.

Contact Us

For more information about the activities please contact the Leisure Centre on the details below:

Horizon’s Disability & Special Needs Coordinator

To find out more please contactour Disability and Special Needs Coordinator, on

Additional Needs Prices at Havant Leisure Centre

Activity Info Price
Swimming One carer admitted free £2.10
Squash (concession price) Concessions only available during off peak times
Badminton/Table Tennis (concession price) Concessions only available during off peak times
Gym Induction Booking Required £12.50
Gym Session £6.70

Additional Needs Sessions Prices at Havant Leisure Centre

Activity Info Standard Price
Multi Sports Club Tuesdays
12:30pm – 13:30pm
Swimming Wednesdays
11:15am – 12:30pm
Badminton Club Thursdays
13:30pm – 14:30pm

Free entry for carer on all activities.

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Family Bootcamp Sessions

Check out our Family Bootcamp sessions running in Havant Park and Waterlooville Recreational Ground.

Clubs at Horizon Leisure Centre

Working in partnership with Havant Borough Council and numerous 3rd party clubs to offer our customers and members more!

The Crèche

Our Crèche provides a safe and fun environment for your children aged up to 6 years. Leave the kids in the crèche while you enjoy our gym or pool.

Leisure Centre Hire

Organisations and individuals can hire our facilities for sporting events, weekly sports groups, award ceremonies, private events and much more.

NPLQ Course

Become qualified to work in any UK swimming pool as a Lifeguard during our one-week National Pool Lifeguard Course.

Over 50s Sports Club

Join our Over 50s Sports Club for an opportunity to take part in multiple activities for a great value fixed price.

Inclusive Sports

These friendly and informal sports sessions are run in partnership with Get up and Go and Activ8 Minds.

Customer Forum

Be a part of Horizon’s Customer Forums and help shape the future of your Leisure Centres.

The Café

Havant and Waterlooville cafés serve a range of hot and cold drinks and light refreshments.