Sports and Leisure Centres

There are a number of different sports and leisure centres in the Bournemouth and Christchurch areas. Some are members only clubs, some are local authority run in partnership with other leisure organisations. Contact each individually to ask about membership charges, facilities and classes, access for disabled and subsidised membership fees.

Littledown Leisure Centre

Bournemouth, BH7 7DX
Tel: 01202 417600

Pelhams Park Leisure Centre

Manor Farm Road
BH10 7LF
Tel: 01202 591122

Posture Awareness Classes

West Cliff Baptist Church
Poole Road
Tel: 01202 767070

Learn to manage your posture with healthy activity for your body. Classes are held every Thursday 10.30am – 11.30am for a minimum contribution of £3. The instructor is Chartered Physiotherapist, Laylane Chagas; classes are for men and women of all ages and fitness levels. For more details contact Laylane on 07904 335624.

Sir David English Sports Centre

East Way
Tel: 01202 437800

Stokewood Leisure Centre

Stokewood Road
Tel: 01202 437840

S.O.S Swim School

Adult swimming sessions, small classes throughout Bournemouth, Poole and Colehill areas.

27 Cudnell Ave
Bearcross, BH11 9BZ
Telephone: 01202 331950 or 07944 422893


National Sports Organisations

British Wheelchair Sports Foundation

Guttmann Road,
Stoke Mandeville,
Buckinghamshire, HP21 9PP

Help with training and financial aid for wheelchair sports. Also stages wheelchair sports events.
Telephone: 01296 395995

British Wheel of Yoga

25 Jermyn Street,
Lincolnshire, NG34 7RU
Telephone: 01529 306 851
Fax: 01529 303 233

EXTEND Exercise Training Ltd

Exercise training for teachers of the Extend System of gentle exercise to music for people over 60 or disabled people of any age.

For details of local Extend classes’ contact:
Ms R Griffiths
2 Place Farm,
Hertfordshire, AL4 8SB
Telephone: 01582 832760


Nordic Walking UK

Learn to Nordic Walk and turn every walk into a workout. Nordic Walking was originally used by elite cross country skiers to keep them fit during the summer months. It has now grown into a popular way for people of all ages and fitness levels to gain fitness, tone up, lose weight and improve their health. For further information contact your local Nordic
Nordic Walking Instructor
Tel: 0845 260 9339

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