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Think pink for Hospiscare

Posted by on May 9th 2022 in News

Think pink for Hospiscare
LED Community Leisure are proud supporters of Hospiscare and have so far raised £842 this year thanks to the amazing suppot of our customers and teams. During the week commencing June 6th  Hospiscare are asking you to "Think pink for Hospiscare". On Friday 10th June we want everyone across LED to come into our centres wearing a dash of pink or as much as you ...

International Learn to Swim Week 2022

Posted by on May 4th 2022 in News

International Learn to Swim Week 2022
We encourage all LED customers to join us in celebrating International Learn to Swim week – whether you book in for your first swimming lesson, give Aquafit a try, challenge yourself to complete a set distance in the pool or simply come down for a paddle with some friends. We will be ready to welcome you and answer any swimming related questions you might have! #LoveWaterSafely ...

LED Community Leisure selected as operator of Sherford Leisure Centre

Posted by on April 6th 2022 in News

LED Community Leisure selected as operator of Sherford Leisure Centre
Construction work is due to start this year on a multi-million pound leisure centre with a swimming pool, sports hall and outdoor pitches at Plymouth’s new town. Plans are progressing for the facility at the £1bn Sherford development which will include an indoor 25-metre, four-lane heated swimming pool, sports hall, soft-play area, gym, fitness studio, café, changing faciliti...

Exmouth Leisure Centre Strength & Conditioning Area Expansion

Posted by on February 15th 2022 in News

Exmouth Leisure Centre Strength & Conditioning Area Expansion
Exmouth Leisure Centre are delighted to announce that we are expanding our Strength & Conditioning Area! We know from your feedback that many customers think our current Strength & Conditioning area is too small and can often get crowded at peak times. This has been further highlighted as we added a smith machine and Olympic bench to this area over the last year.   We are d...

Sidmouth Swimming Pool changing rooms get a welcomed refresh

Posted by on February 11th 2022 in News

Sidmouth Swimming Pool changing rooms get a welcomed refresh
LED Community Leisure are delighted to announce that our changing rooms at Sidmouth Swimming Pool are getting a makeover! We know from feedback that many customers love our swimming pool, our inspiring aqua instructors and our friendly front of house teams but often feel the experience is let down by our changing rooms. Thanks to the financial support of East Devon District Council our chang...

RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Course Honiton

Posted by on January 6th 2022 in LED Events, News

RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Course Honiton
National Pool Lifeguard Course Have you thought about a career in the leisure industry or are you looking to earn some money on the side of your education? We are looking for lifeguards to join our friendly team at LED Community Leisure. We are running an RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Course at Honiton Leisure Centre! No qualifications required; training will be provided&nbs...

Member Testimonial: Helen's Story

Posted by on October 4th 2021 in News

Member Testimonial: Helen's Story
I joined LED's Exmouth Leisure Centre about 8 year's ago, overweight and lacking in confidence.  Toby was very supportive and set up a gym programme for us at Exmouth Tennis & Fitness Centre. It wasn't long before we decided to try studio cycling classes. I thought I wouldn't like it but 8 year's on I am a self-confessed spin addict! I loved the instr...

#3 Lessons for Olympic Weightlifting Beginners

Posted by on August 4th 2021 in News

#3 Lessons for Olympic Weightlifting Beginners
#3 Lessons for Olympic Weightlifting Beginners Today marks the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the return of athletes from countries you have never even heard of lifting obscene weights over their heads wearing lycra suits and heeled shoes to your television screens. I recently started my Olympic weightlifting journey. I have really enjoyed the process of learning something new and ch...

Top #3 benefits of group exercise

Posted by on July 30th 2021 in News

Top #3 benefits of group exercise
Top 3 benefits of group exercise For many LED members group exercise classes provide an exciting and effective way to stay fit, healthy and have fun! Here at LED Community Leisure, we offer a variety of classes suitable for all ages and abilities. These include mind & body classes such as yoga and Pilates, high intensity classes like Body Pump TM and studio cycling and even dance classes...

Top 3 benefits of swimming

Posted by on July 23rd 2021 in News

Top 3 benefits of swimming
Top 3 Benefits of Swimming In this blog I will be covering the top 3 benefits of swimming and how it can be beneficial to improving your health and well-being. Swimming is just one of the many different activities available across LED and offers a fun and effective workout to Aqua members. Benefit 1: Healthy Hearts & Lungs Swimming works the entire body and is great for a healthy he...