Discover our activities and services
Hi, we’re Better. And whether you’re looking to get fitter and healthier, help your child learn to swim, visit a library, enjoy a little indulgence or get some family support, we’re here to help.
You’ll find loads of ways to get fit in our leisure centres. From fun, inclusive classes for all ages and levels of ability to some of the latest fitness equipment, there’s something to get everybody’s heart pumping. And if you’ve ever got any questions, our professional fitness instructors will be on hand to answer them – and check in with you every six weeks for refresher sessions.
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Health, Fitness & Sport
If health and fitness is what you’re into we’ve got gyms, swimming, fitness classes and even luxurious spas – but without the luxury price tag! And when it comes to sport there’s football, badminton, squash, tennis, athletics and gymnastics to name but a few. In fact whatever it takes to get your heart racing that bit faster you’ll find it at Better.
Lessons & Courses
In fact it is our commitment to providing valuable life skills and all round development that has seen us become the UK’s largest provider of swimming lessons as well as offering lessons and courses in pretty much everything from football to cooking. And wherever possible we work closely with National Governing Bodies such as the Amature Swimming Association, England Athletics and The FA so that the guidance you get is the best there is.
Learning & Development
We don’t just exercise the body we also exercise the mind. Our libraries form a vital part of the communities they serve. Offering shelves filled with fantastic reading material plus crucial learning and development opportunities like IT skills, online reference tools and English classes.
Fun for all the family
There are also activities that the whole family can enjoy together like arts and crafts, reading groups, film clubs, swimming and ice-skating. Each one designed to inspire, to motivate, to inform and to put a smile on the faces of everyone who takes part.
Support & Advice
What’s more there’s a range of practical services we provide that can make a real difference like developing employability skills, health services and parenting support.