Summer fun with Impulse Leisure

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.

Impulse Leisure sign key partnership to boost swimming numbers

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.

UK first swimfit session offers the swim of a champion at Impulse Leisure

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.

Jimmy Carr set to return to Civic Hall

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.

Impulse Leisure rallies swimmers for 2014 swimathon

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.

Stacey Solomon joins forces with Impulse Leisure!

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.

Fireman Sam is coming to the Civic Hall

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 at Impulse Leisure

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 to put you in the mood at the Civic Hall

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!