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Press Release – Good Boost

December 2019 New technology opens door for less mobile swimmers Staff at Life Leisure Barrow Park are hoping to encourage more swimmers thanks to a virtual physiotherapist.   The ‘Good Boost’ programme is an AI training scheme designed to ‘coach’ people with long term health conditions such as osteoarthritis in water-based exercises. Life Leisure is [...]

January 2nd, 2020|

PRESS RELEASE – PoolPod

PRESS RELEASE 12 November 2019 Update -  The Poolpod will be fitted Thursday 12th December. Life Leisure Barrow Park ... one of 20 sites installing Poolpods to make aquatic activity more accessible Swim England has revealed the 20 sites across the UK which are receiving funding to create inclusive swimming environments for people with long-term [...]

November 13th, 2019|

New! Walking Netball

NEW! Every Wednesday! Starting 6th Nov, 12.30pm-1.15pm £2 pp or free to members Please help us spread the word by sharing with your friends and family that aren't online.  This is a fun and social session, open to all, designed by England Netball! Walking Netball is a slower version of the game; it is netball, [...]

November 1st, 2019|

Join us for a SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN…

FULLY BOOKED!! JOIN US FOR A SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN!! It's Party Time! Join us for Halloween Fun! Thursday 31st October,  5pm-6.30pm Spooky fun for your little ones with fun & adventures in our sports hall, includes bouncy castle, toys & games, all to frightfully good music! Ideal for ages 0-8! Only £3.50 per child. Fancy Dress [...]

October 14th, 2019|

Love Barrow Running Festival

NEW TO BARROW-IN-FURNESS, THIS OCTOBER THE STREETS OF BARROW WELCOMED RUNNERS OF ALL ABILITY, CHALLENGING THEMSELVES IN THE INAUGURAL ‘LOVE BARROW RUNNING FESTIVAL’ IN ASSOCIATION WITH LIFE LEISURE BARROW PARK. The festival included a chip timed 10k race, a family friendly ‘Mental Health Mile’ in association with MIND. Participants were invited to dress in fancy [...]

October 7th, 2019|

#BeWellFest

#BeWellFest ‘The Lost Art of Living’ #BeWellFest is about everything you need to have positive mental health; focusing on strategies to help improve people’s mental health with an emphasis on prevention. The Forum, Duke Street Barrow 6th Oct 19, 9am-2pm In association with the LoveBarrowRunning Festival       Physical Activity Taster sessions ; including [...]

August 7th, 2019|

#LOVEBARROWRUNFEST

NEW TO BARROW-IN-FURNESS, THIS OCTOBER THE STREETS OF BARROW WILL WELCOME RUNNERS OF ALL ABILITY, CHALLENGING THEMSELVES IN THE INAUGURAL ‘LOVE BARROW RUNNING FESTIVAL’ IN ASSOCIATION WITH LIFE LEISURE BARROW PARK. The festival will include a chip timed 10k race, a family friendly ‘Mental Health Mile’ in association with MIND and also a timed mile. [...]

May 2nd, 2019|

100,000m Ultra Marathon World Record Attempt

Would you be brave enough to attempt a 100,000m ultra marathon world record attempt? Okay so I'm 29, over Christmas I set myself the challenge to complete 14 marathons in 14 days in memory of my nanna who I lost in November. I set the challenge to raise money for St Mary's hospice who looked [...]

February 14th, 2019|

All NEW FITcamp!

FITcamp is a fantastic new fitness course. FITcamp is not simply turning up and exercising. We will teach you and more importantly coach you to help you achieve a goal, a dream, a body shape or a fitness level that until this point has seemed impossible to attain! FITCamp provides drop in sessions to suit your needs. Our fantastic FITcamp course includes: [...]

January 21st, 2019|

NEW! Kids Class Timetable

NEW! Re-Designed Kids Class Timetable Getting kids away from the games consoles and TV can be hard work! Powered by fun but focused on fitness, we’ve got more ways to get them moving... Our kids programme is built to enable young people to experience a real physical workout. Our aim is to increase awareness of [...]

January 2nd, 2019|