Leisure facilities

Halo Leisure operates a number of leisure centres throughout Bridgend County Borough, providing activities and groups suitable for people of all ages.

Free Swim Initiative for over 60’s

As part of the Welsh Government’s Free Swim Initiative (FSI), over 60s can swim for free in any public sessions. Additionally, beginners can access free swimming lessons. Activities are available across the county borough at various locations. Please contact your nearest Halo Leisure Centre for further information www.haloleisure.org.uk

Bridgend Life Centre facilities

If you’re looking for an alternative to conventional gym workouts and exercises, Bridgend Life Centre has facilities to suit people of all abilities.

Toning Suite

Enjoy a whole body workout without arduous effort in the Toning Suite. In relaxing spa-like surroundings, a 30 minute circuit offers a workout which exercises all the main muscle groups, but with power assisted equipment, so you work with the machines instead of against them.

You’ll get a stress free exercise session with this relaxing, low impact way to keep active. The equipment offers a form of exercise for everybody, irrespective of age, mobility, weight or fitness level and is suitable for people who are getting back into exercise after periods of inactivity, including those with health issues.

Some of the benefits of using the Toning Suite are:

Aqua Fitness classes and Hydrogym

Aqua Fitness classes offer accessible sessions carried out in the pool. The water supports your joints as you work, making the exercises lower impact than workouts in the fitness studio.

The Hydrogym has exercise machines placed within the water which will help strengthen and tone muscles without the high impact stress on muscles and joints. Halo offers free access to the Hydrogym for over 60’s during public sessions.

Local centres

Below you can find a list of Halo Leisure Centres in Bridgend County Borough and their contact details.

Bridgend Life Centre, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF41 4AH • 01656 678890

Garw Valley Life Centre, Old Station Yard, Pontycymmer, CF32 8ES • 01656 678881

Maesteg Swimming Pool, Alfred Street, Maesteg, CF34 9YW • 01656 678882

Maesteg Sport Centre, Old Forge Site, Nant-y-crynwydd, CF34 9EB • 01656 678844

Ogmore Valley Life Centre, Aber Rd, Ogmore Vale, CF32 7AJ • 01656 678845

Pencoed Swimming Pool, Felindre Road, Pencoed, CF35 5PB • 01656 678883

Pyle Swimming Pool, Marshfield Avenue, Pyle, CF33 6RP • 01656 678884

Ynysawdre Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre, Heol yr ysgol, Tondu, CF32 9ET • 01656 678895

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