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Christmas Opening Hours 2013
21st December Sat 7.00-5.00
22nd December - Sun 9.00 - 5.00
23rd December - Mon 8.00 - 5.00
24th December - Tue Closed
25th December - Wed Closed
26th December - Thu Closed
27th December - Fri 10.00 - 5.00
28th December - Sat 10.00 - 4.00
29th December - Sun 10.00 - 4.00
30th December - Mon 8.00 - 3.00
31st December - Tue Closed
1st January - Wed Closed
2nd January - Thu 8.00 - 5.00
3rd January - Fri 8.00 - 5.00
4th January - Sat 7.00-5.00
5th January - Sun 9.00 - 5.00
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Tis the season to be active . . .
With our award winning lessons less than you think & spaces available, kids & adults can both learn to swim at your nearest Pool in 2013.
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Get your kids learning a sport & being active for less in 2013. Try our professional sports coaching, under 5 play sessions, crèches, holiday activities or book party.
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If you enjoy a good work out in a state of the art environment then why not try out our fitness centre at Hartham Leisure Centre. With 85 pieces of the latest equipment, Trixter bikes, a Reation Trainer, and a new fully air-conditioned group exercise studio this is a great way to boost your fitness levels. Our group exercise programme will introduce members to some of the leading classes in group exercise today including PowerPlate vibration trainers, Trixter XDream bikes, Body Attack, Body Pump, Body Balance and the NEW Zumba.
In the fitness suite we have results cards designed to offer you a different work out every time and you can also book our personal trainer to provide motivation and results driven exercise plans.
At Hartham Leisure Centre we have a fantastic newly refurbished 6 lane 33m main pool, which also incorporates a 25m swimming pool due to a moveable boom and another separate teaching pool. We also offer ASA accredited ‘Swim School’ and Aqua Aerobics or Swim Fitness.
For those requiring a more sedate form of activity we offer an outdoor bowls. We have a Outdoor six rink Bowls facility with onsite toilet facilities. You can play casually by booking at the centre or purchase a season pass which last from April to September.
The changing facilities at Hartham are newly built, state of the art and offer separate male and female changing rooms. All of our changing rooms are also equipped with lockers, which require a refundable £1 to access.
Our separate meeting room is ideal for business meetings or focused work out sessions and is complete with it’s own changing facility. Please ask at reception for further details.
We can offer our customers a variety of outdoor sports 7 days a week. We have 4 individual tennis courts, 2 adult 11-a-side grass pitches and 1 junior 7-a-side grass pitch all within our outside area. From budding professionals to enthusiastic amateurs we help cater for anyone wanting to be active. We can also offer a variety of outdoor football facilities for both training sessions and matches. Please ask at reception for further details.
We provide a variety of light snacks and refreshments for all guests at different vending machines throughout the building.
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Make new friends and enjoy a very social activity! A great way to keep fit and active at any age, male or female.
Equipment and coaching available. We play friendly mathces at weekends. We also participate in local leagues, competitions and cups.
If interested please contact Harry Wright on 01992 423423 or James Parsley on 01992 589719.
Once your children have progressed through the Everyone Active Swimming Lesson Scheme, they can look to become apart of the successful Hertford Swimming Club.
Hertford Swimming Club is a medium-sized friendly competitive swimming club with about 150 swimmers from aged 6 years and up. We have a competitive men’s water polo team (over 16’s) and an adults’ swim session.
All our staff are ASA-qualified swimming teachers and coaches.
Hertford swimming club was awarded ‘Swim 21’ Accreditation at ‘Teaching’ level in 2006 and added ‘Skill Development’ level in 2007. Swim 21 accreditation includes the generic sports ‘Club Mark’ accreditation standard.
Swim 21 accreditation is awarded by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) when a Club has proved it is well run and provides good coaching in a happy and safe environment for all its swimmers.
Youngsters’ strokes and skills are developed progressively to competition level. Our swimmers compete in ‘friendly’ local galas, county leagues, county and regional championships, and ‘open meets’ of varying levels appropriate to their age and ability. Training time per week starts with a 30min session for the beginners to a maximum of 6 sessions a week totalling 11 hours for the senior squad.
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Hertford Swimming Club - Once your children have progressed through the Everyone Active Swimming Lesson Scheme, they can look to become apart of the successful Hertford Swimming Club. Click here for more information on our What's Going On page.
Hertford Rubgy Football Club - One of the largest sports Club in Hertfordshire fielding 7 adult teams with the 1st XV playing in National League 3 South and 11 mini and youth teams at some of the best facilities available in the County.
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The centre will be supporting these athletes with their training by providing access to the centres gym and studio for the next year.
The team at Hartham will be eagerly watching their progression in competitive swimming and we will update our members every month on their development.
Here is some information on Ashley and Ben:
This was my first time that I’ve been selected to represent Hertfordshire ASA at the British County Championships Division 1, held at Ponds Forge International Pool, Sheffield where 936 swimmers were competing in 39 teams.
After a short training session at Hitchin on Saturday, we travelled to our overnight stay at Chesterfield. We were allocated our rooms after arriving at the hotel, unpacked and went straight down for a team meeting where we had to introduce ourselves to the other team members. I was very nervous as Hertfordshire have some very talented swimmers in the team- three of these have already competed at the European Championships representing GB! Even though the majority of swimmers were from either Hatfield or Watford, they made me feel part of the team and I soon got to know them. After a three course dinner, we retired to our rooms to get some rest as we had an early start! With the whole team staying on one floor, this obviously didn’t happen but it was all part of the fun and as they say, what goes on tour stays on tour!
After a big breakfast and an early start, we left for Sheffield and arrived in good time and were allocated our seating in the stands. After a short warm-up, we returned for a team talk and face painting before the racing started. The noise the spectators made was truly immense! My first event was the 50 backstroke in the medley relay and going down to the start with my team mates, my stomach was churning- we’d been told that the difference from 1st place to a DQ was 20 points so starts and takeovers were vital! Swimming in lane five, I knocked over a second and a half off my PB to set a new club record (lead off legs in a printable results competition count in our rules which was good) finishing 14th out of 20 in division 1.
My individual 100 backstroke was three heats from the end and I was ranked 18 as the best swimmers in the country were here. Swimming in lane 7 I got a good start, going out in just over my PB. I touched home in 15th place in a new club record of 1:01.20, knocking a second off my PB.
Hertfordshire finished 9th overall and I was very proud to be part of the team. We travelled home on the coach which took nearly five hours but it was great having met new friends from different clubs. I have to admit when getting in the car I had a teary eye as it was that special to me! For me it was a once in a life time event and I am struggling to describe how good it really was!
My next challenge is to try and achieve a National Qualifying time but this year, the backstroke is one of the few times to be speeded up so it’s a big ask. These times can only be achieved in 50m pools which is hard when you don’t train in them as there so different from a 25m pool. In a 100 back race, you get two less turns in a 50m (long Course) so it’s slower. I’ve still got work to do in the pool at the same time concentrating on my GCSE’s. My next 50m competition is at Luton in November so I’ll see where I’m at then!
Thankyou to Steve and Debi my coaches and Everyone Active for their continued support in gym.
What a summer it has been, lots of lying in the sun, relaxing with no work and of course getting as much time as I could in the gym. I have really enjoyed my opportunity and have loved being able to go to the gym at times that suit me. Since the fantastic induction, which gave me some great ideas and plans for my time in the gym, I have been trying lots of new things, as well as doing my old favourites. I have been able to look more at working on my core muscles as well my general strength and cardiovascular fitness. I have been able to do this using the TRX machines as during the induction our trainer went through many different exercises that I can do myself. Also the staff have been very helpful and approachable going through exercises again and recommending others, as I needed some more to complete during my circuits. They were particularly helpful suggesting and going through many ways to help me improve my core fitness and also improve my general muscular endurance.
Another good thing I have found about having an Everyone Active sponsorship is that it means that I can use every Everyone Active gym. As I haven’t been able to do as much swimming as I would of liked to because I was competing in sailing events it meant that on my travels over the summer, I could check for a local gym and keep my fitness up. This has really helped when I have got properly back into training as I haven’t suffered as much as I would have if hadn’t been able to go to the gym, it also helped me lose some of my pent up energy which I’m sure my parents loved!
What I have also loved is having a training buddy. Its great as we both push each other to go harder as we are slightly competitive, meaning when we are on the running machines or on the bikes we both want to go further then each other! Also it makes it even more enjoyable as we have a laugh when doing core circuits and when were on the power plates.
I am really looking forward to next season and to start competing again to see how my extra work at the gym is going to pay off. Hopefully this year I’ll get three winter regional qualifying times and working in the gym will help me do this.
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Your Role . . . As the General Manager of the club, I support the management team and ensure all colleagues have everything they need to carry out there responsibilities. I ensure The Everyone Active brand visions and company business plan objectives are fulfilled. I work closely with East Herts Council to ensure the local Government plans are achieved.
How long have you worked in the Leisure Industry for? . . . 12 years
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . The passion for improving the lifestyle and wellbeing of the local community. My job involves meeting a lot of people in the community and working with local charities, that's what I enjoy! Our colleagues make such a difference to so many peoples lives in Hertford.
Anything else you would like to add? . . . Everyone Active, Hartham Leisure Centre has become the number one place to achieve activity, health and general wellbeing goals. The £1.6m investment offers the very best, state of the art facilities and equipment to the community of Hertford and surrounding areas and its a real pleasure to work at the club.
Your role? . . . An innovative new role established in 2011 to drive and deliver world class customer service at the club. I work closely with the Head of Departments and Duty Manager team to ensure all aspects of the club run smoothly. Customer service has been the heart of the business plan and as a result customer satisfaction levels have dramatically increased. Hartham were ranked as one of the top 7 clubs in the United Kingdom in 2011 by making it to the final of the FIA FLAME Awards which shows just how far we have come!
How long have you worked in the industry? . . . 6 years
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . Everyone Active adopt a completely different way of thinking about activity. By not limiting our members to exercising souly in the gym, we are able to reach a far wider range of people and with knowledgeable and helpful colleagues we have the ability to help change their lives. This enables greater flexibility for me in my job and ensures no two days are ever the same.
Anything else you would like to add? . . . "Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it."
Your role? . . . Everything to do with getting fit at Hartham comes through me! Whether that is exercising in the gym, in classes, juniors or even the use of Everyone Active Online to help you get fit at home. I manage a team of 7 Fitness Motivators and Personal Trainers to ensure that we deliver a service that has your goals as a priority, if there is something you want to achieve we can help get you there.
How long have you worked in the industry? . . . 7 years
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . As a brand we try to provide the best facilities we can offer the local community, if there isnâ€™t something right we react, if there is something new, we replace our current equipment. Therefore keeping us as the leading Leisure operator in the industry for the last 4 years.
Anything else you would like to add? . . . The reason this centre is unique compared to other centres, both in the company and outside, is the people. The colleagues at Hartham have one sole purpose, to help the health of the community. It is my job to ensure this is being delivered for as wide a range of people as possible.
Your role? . . . My role as Membership Manager is to ensure my team treat all new and current members alike and offer the best deals possible. I also thrive in ensuring all our customers are happy with our product and receive a friendly and informative tour of the club and in depth details.
How long have you worked in the industry? . . . I have worked for the company since November 2012. I came from LA Fitness and have worked in the industry since 2001.
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . I like the relaxed atmosphere within everyone active and having the flexibility to push my team to achieve more than they thought possible. I also enjoy being able to take my team on a well deserved 'well done' lunches to reward hard work.
Anything Else you would like to add? . . . I began my leisure career as a part time fitness instructor and progressed onto Personal Training, Sports massage and General Management. I have always been keen on horse riding and have competed to a high level. I was also National and County champion with my netball team (back in the day!), so really enjoy the leisure scene.
Your role? . . . As Swimming Lesson Manager I am responsible for over 1000 people on our Swimming Lesson Scheme and over 1100 school children ranging from as little as 5 months to adults of all different abilities.
How long have you worked in the industry? . . . 20 years
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . I enjoy working for Everyone Active because I really believe in their vision and I understand what they are trying to achieve. Have you done your 30 minutes of activity today?
Anything else you would like to add? . . . I love seeing children progress through the Swimming Lesson Scheme stages and the glow on their little faces when they learn something new!
Your role? . . . As Front of House Manager I manage the reception team and our retail department. At Hartham we are fortunate enough to have some exceptional individuals who are not only knowledgeable but are able to deliver an outstanding level of customer service every single day.
How long have you worked in the industry? . . . 5 years
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . Our main focus at Hartham this year has been on customer service. Everyone Active have been brilliant in supporting us and given us ample training to ensure we remain at the very peak of our performance.
Your role? . . . As the Group Exercise Co-ordinator for Hartham my main role is to ensure our members receive an enjoyable and effective workout whilst in our studio. I work closely with our Fitness Manager to ensure we are constantly coming up with new ideas and different ways to help our members enjoy 30 minutes of exercise 5 times a week.
How long have you worked in the leisure industry? . . . 2 years
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . The members we have at Hartham are great and seem to have a real passion for all different types of classes.
Your role? . . . As one of three Duty Managers i am responsible for the operations of the building when im on shift. I also work as the Maintenance Manager for the site which keeps me occupied with maintenance checks, building checks, cleanliness monitoring, legionella monitoring, balanced water tests and QUEST support to name just a few.
How long have you worked in the industry? . . . 12 years
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . Everyone Active have excellent colleagues, fantastic facilities and at great prices!
Your role? . . . As one of three Duty Managers I am responsible for the operations of the building when im on shift. I am The Health and Safety site co-ordinator ensuring the entire building is safe for our customers and colleagues at all times.
How long have you worked in the industry? . . . 11 years
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . One of the main reasons I enjoy working for Everyone Active is the fantastic team we have here at Hartham. Every single colleague works hard and is committed to providing our customers with a hassle free and enjoyable experience.
Your role . . . As one of three shift leaders my role is to support the Duty Manager whilst on shift. I work closely with our maintenance manager to provide our customers with fully functional equipment and in turn a hassle free experience. When called upon I am able to act up as a Duty Manager and have gained valuable experience in doing so.
How long have you worked in the industry . . . On and off for 10 years
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . The colleagues that we have at the centre make working for Hartham an absolute pleasure. From the ladies at reception and the team on poolside to the managers out the back; we all strive to achieve the same goal and we have shown we have the ability to compete with the very best centres in the UK.
Your role? . . . As one of three shift leaders my role is to support the Duty Manager whilst on shift. I am highly trained in pool plant room operations and work closely with our on site Health and Safety Manager to provide our customers with a safe environment to enjoy their activity.
What do you enjoy about working for Everyone Active? . . . I enjoy the strong team ethic built in to Everyone Active and i think this is always obvious when you walk into one of our sites.
Anything else you would like to add? . . . To show that we don't just 'talk the talk' SLM also have a football team that play Sunday league football. Its a great way to stay in shape and also provides us with a good opportunity to build team spirit even on those cold winter mornings!