START your New Year off with a spring in your step at the Fitsteps® for All Bodies master class.
IMPULSE Leisure has presented a cheque for £1,700 to Macmillan Cancer Support after the success of its first coffee morning. The money will help support those living with cancer.
THE deputy mayor of Thurrock has praised the progress made by Impulse Leisure over the past twelve months.
A LOVELY afternoon tea at the Civic Hall in Grays.
THE next phase of the refurbishment of family leisure centre Belhus Park is underway to provide state-of-the-art facilities for local people.
THE Civic Hall are giving up their foyer for FREE and Wendy Barnard and Impulse staff are donating their time to make this a success and to hopefully make it a well-known annual event.
SUMMER is in full swing at Impulse Leisure with a wide range of activities available for kids in its summer holiday timetable. Fun splash, junior gym, street dance and urban rebounding are just some of the sessions on offer at Impulse’s three local centres in Thurrock, and this summer the team will also be hosting two events at Lakeside Shopping Centre.
THIS week is National Transplant Week 7-11 July, and 62-year-old Pat is hoping her 50-mile walk will raise awareness of organ donation, and the importance of being on the Organ Donor Register. Pat, who is a member of Impulse Leisure Belhus Park Golf & Country Club in South Ockendon, will be walking with her friend and fellow member Samantha Tuck.
FANCY making a real splash this summer? At Blackshots Leisure Centre in Grays, Thurrock you can take the plunge by getting involved in British Gas SwimBritain 2014. Sign up for a SwimBritain passport and you’ll even get some of your swim sessions for free.
IMPULSE Leisure has signed up to a two-year partnership with the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) in a bid to get more local people into swimming, to help improve their overall health and fitness. As well as improving levels of participation in general swimming and swim tuition, one of the objectives of the Partnership Provider Programme (PPP) is to increase the amount of schools utilising Impulse Leisure’s pools to aide in their achievement of Key Stage 2 criteria. This aims to ensure all primary school children can swim 25 metres before going on to secondary school.
SWIMMERS at Impulse Leisure Blackshots, in Grays, Essex, will become some of the first in the UK to try the new Swimfit Activate+ group sessions, developed by swimming experts at the ASA.
AFTER witnessing the world’s greatest sporting event right here on our doorstep, swimmers in Essex can now witness a world leading workout programme at Impulse Leisure, Blackshots. Inspired by the structure of a gym programme, Swimfit is a fun and effective way to get fit and tone up by following motivating sessions delivered by qualified instructors on poolside.
DUE to popular demand, world-renowned comedian Jimmy Carr has added a new date to the Civic Hall in Grays with Work in Progress, the preview show for his next tour. Carr, whose stand-up shows have been seen by more than 1.5 million people, has performed preview shows at the Civic Hall before and is keen to road test his new show in front of a Grays audience.
Hundreds of local people have already signed up to run one, three, or six miles, but there’s still time to bag a place, don that headband and enter the fun and games! The race starts at 10.30am, with registration opening at 9.30am.
STROKE survivors and carers from The Stroke Club are undertaking a charity cycle challenge. To be held on ‘fixed’ bikes at Blackshots Leisure Centre in Grays on Saturday 22nd February, the participants aim to cycle an ambitious 100km between them – no mean feat as most have varying degrees of disability following their stroke.
THERE ARE a host of half-term activities at Impulse Leisure in Thurrock. Go to their website for full details . Impulse Leisure have centres at Corringham, Blackshots and Belhus.
A NEW YEAR, a new you! Get down to Impulse Leisure on Saturday for free sessions for members so that they can have a taste of what is on offer for the early part of the year.
CALLING all swimmers in Thurrock… will you be taking the plunge at Impulse Leisure Blackshots Pool on Sunday 23rd March 2014? Why not take on the challenge and enter the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Swimathon.
The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Swimathon is the UK’s biggest fundraising swimming event, which sees thousands of people jumping into pools around the country. From Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd March 2014, The Swimathon will be taking place in more than 600 pools across the UK including – for the very first time – the Aquatics Centre in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
HIGH Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) sessions are the latest fitness trend –short, fast and scientifically proven to provide better results than longer, more traditional exercise classes. Solomon launched two new 30-minute classes from the Les Mills GRIT SERIES at Impulse Leisure – Blackshots last month. The classes will run at Belhus Park and Corrigham Leisure Centres.
ON SUNDAY November 3rd a nine-hole forward tee golf open will take place at Belhus Golf Open. The event includes 50 warm-up balls in Golf Driving Range, nine-holes of golf from the new forward tees.
IMPULSE Leisure thought you might like to take advantage of our October offer at Belhus Park Golf Course. Enjoying playing golf at the weekend at mid week prices!
THEY have an exciting new 9-hole golf event at Belhus Park on their new Forward Tees which enable beginners and juniors to improve their game. There is a great event for all abilities on September 22nd.
THE CIVIC HALL at Blackshots has a very special visitor coming in October half term week (Thursday 31st October) FIREMAN SAM in his LIVE SHOW Pontypandy Rocks! There are 2 performances at 1pm & 3.30pm. Tickets are on sale now from the box office 0845-3005264 or you can also book & pay at Blackshots Leisure Centre Reception.
FREE Super Saturday Sessions will be taking place at all the Impulse Leisure centres in Thurrock this Saturday (7th September). The centres at Blackshots, Corringham and Belhus Park are inviting people to come along and try their new HIT (High Intensity Training) sessions and the launch of their new LES MILLS BODY PUMP and LES MILLS GRIT fitness sessions.
THE Three Belles are a 1940s Vocal Trio who met at University and began putting on 1940s nights and performing many classic hits such as In The Mood and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy at venues across the country. They dress in 1940s WREN costumes and always have victory rolls and red lipstick. They have performed at many prestigious venues such as The Savoy and The Royal Albert hall as well as many festivals including The Isle of Wight Festival!