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.