MOVE A MILE
Make a Splash
Mill House Leisure Centre offers a range of aquatic opportunities including Swim Fit, Adult Learn to Swim, Aqua Jog, Water Mobility or just take a swim in the swimming pool. Why not take to the water and Move A Mile? Swimming 64 lengths of the 25m pool or 80 lengths of the 20m pool in Mill House Leisure Centre is the equivalent of one mile.
Did You Know?
Did you know that even a gentle swim can burn over 200kcal in half an hour and a fast front crawl can burn as many calories as an 8mph run?
Water is about 800 times denser than air, so you can work harder, and burn more calories, in a pool than out of it.
At least one in six people in Britain suffer from depression at any one time - rhythmic and aerobic forms of exercise such as swimming can improve psychological well being.
Swimming can support up to 90% of the body’s weight in the water, meaning that those with disabilities, injuries or illnesses such as arthritis can take part in a comfortable and safe environment. It also means you gain a full body workout.