Free open weekend to preview BH Live Active, Queen’s Park

Ahead of the centre’s official opening on Monday 10 July 2023, residents and BH Live Active customers are invited to come along to a special preview of the new look facilities BH Live Active, Queen’s Park.

Registered charity BH Live is hosting a free-to-attend preview weekend at BH Live Active Queen’s Park on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July 2023.

Between 8am–2pm on each day, there are taster classes in refreshed fitness studios including Les Mills’ BodyBalance, Combat and Attack. Tours to showcase the new facilities include a look around a new Technogym Group Cycle Studio, gym, refreshed fitness studios, wellbeing areas, and outdoor seating area. The café will be selling hot and cold drinks and snacks.

The preview weekend is completely free to attend. Places on the taster classes will be available to book on the BH Live Active app and online from 10am on Monday 3 July 2023.

From Monday 10 July 2023, residents and customers will be able to use the centre’s gym, group cycle studio and attend daily exercise classes on a pay as you go basis, or as part of a BH Live Active multisite membership.

BH Live Active membership also includes access to gyms, swimming pools, spa facilities and exercise classes at Littledown, Pelhams, Stokewood, Sir David English Sports Centre and BH Live Active, Corfe Mullen (facilities vary at each centre).

Since BH Live announced the opening plans for Queen’s Park, the charity has been recruiting a team and carrying out improvements.

The centre’s group cycle studio has been fitted with brand new Technogym bikes for instructor-led and virtual classes. The group exercise studio has been refreshed and upgraded with Les Mills SMART TECH equipment. A new group exercise timetable with daily classes such as Les Mills BodyPump, Sprint, RPM and BodyAttack has also been created. Wellness classes include yoga, Pilates, and Les Mills BodyBalance.

New features at the centre include secure customer access with tap-in gates, plus free customer parking for up to 2.5 hours per visit. The whole centre has been decorated and refreshed throughout. Its Terrace café offers free customer WiFi, and sells hot and cold drinks including juices, protein snacks, plus a grab-and-go menu. The bar will open for live sports events and matches.

Sam Roberts, BH Live Active Queen’s Park centre manager said,

“The team has worked incredibly hard to get the centre ready and we are really pleased to be able to open BH Live Active Queen’s Park a little earlier than planned for this special preview open weekend. We know there will be lots of people who are interested to take a look around and check out the new and improved facilities – and we can’t wait.”

The main class timetable for activities at BH Live Active Queen’s Park will be online and on the BH Live Active app, from 10am on Monday 3 July 2023.

The crèche, pool and spa at Queen’s Park remain closed however alternative swimming and spa facilities are available at nearby centres.

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And for the chance to win one of four 12-month BH Live Active multisite memberships listen to Wave 105 from 3-6 July 2023 for competition details – T&Cs apply.


Notes to Editors:

About BH Live Active, Queen’s Park

Based in the Queen’s Park area of Bournemouth, the centre has a split-level gym, exercise and group cycle studios with a comprehensive programme of daily exercise classes.

The centre also has a Terrace Café and Bar with customer WiFi, hot and cold drinks including juices, protein snacks, plus a grab-and-go menu.

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Taster class timetable at BH Live Active Queen’s Park

Saturday 8 July 2023

  • Sprint 8:10-8:40 – Nicci & Jade
  • BodyAttack 8:10-8:40 – Matt and Marie
  • Ashtanga Yoga Taster 8:45-9:30am – Zoe
  • Spin 8:50-9:30 – Kelly
  • BodyPump 8:45-9:30am – Marie
  • GRIT Athletic 9:35-10:05am – Nicci, Jade & Matt
  • Vinyasa Yoga Taster 9:40-10:10 – Amy
  • BodyCombat 10:10-10:55 – Marie, Kelly and Neale
  • Restore Yoga Taster 10:15-10:45 – Amy
  • BodyBalance 100 11:00-12:00 – Marie, Kelly, Nicci

Sunday 9 July 2023

  • Sprint 8:15-8:45 – Mina
  • Yoga Taster 9:00-9:45 Lesley W
  • Les Mills Core 9:00-9:30 – Mina and Emma W
  • Spin 9:45-10:30 – Lou & Andy
  • Ashtanga Yoga Taster 9:50-10:35 Lisa
  • BodyJam 9:35-10:35 – Kelly & Magda
  • BodyPump 10:40-11:25 – Kelly & Emma W
  • Pilates Taster 10:40-11:10 – Gail

Times, instructors and classes are subject to change

About BH Live

BH Live is a leading operator of leisure and event venues; a registered charity and social enterprise that designs and builds engaging experiences to inspire people and enrich lives.

Our social objectives are to:

  • Encourage more people to take part in physical activity– by providing leisure facilities to encourage active communities and improve health and wellbeing.
  • Attract bigger entertainment audiences– with a diverse range of cultural and artistic events that appeal to a wide variety of tastes.
  • Deliver economic benefit– by hosting major conferences, exhibitions and events that benefit the local, regional and international economy.

As a social enterprise, we are at the heart of the UK’s growing social economy, improving communities, health and wellbeing.

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LinkedIn and Twitter @BHLIVE_UK
Facebook @SocialEnterpriseBHLive