East Riding Leisure has announced that there will be a full refurbishment of the Tone Zone at East Riding Leisure Beverley in August.
The refurbishment will mean the facility will benefit from new, state of the art equipment. It will include the replacement of all the existing cardiovascular and resistance equipment with the latest Matrix models.
The council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service, in partnership with the local England Netball Development Officer Pauline Hardy, recently celebrated the third anniversary of Walking Netball starting in the East Riding of Yorkshire with a tournament at East Riding Leisure Beverley.
Teams which are based in the East Riding leisure centres of Beverley, Haltemprice, Withernsea, Driffield and Bridlington attended the competition.
The East Riding will welcome some of the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic silver medallist and UCI Road World Championship winner Mark Cavendish, on Thursday, 3 May when Beverley hosts the start of both the men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire.
Thousands of spectators are expected to line the race route in the East Riding as the peloton races through the area, taking in a number of towns and villages including Tour de Yorkshire debutants Howden and Hornsea.
On Saturday, 14 April, from 9am, there will be a chance to visit East Riding Leisure Beverley for the 100th launch of Body Attack, followed by two further popular LES MILLS™ classes – Body Combat and Body Balance.
The event, at the Beverley Leisure Centre will be free, and open to friends, too – however, places are limited and the spaces must be booked online from Saturday, 7 April on a first come, first served basis.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has launched its Countryside Events 2018 programme that includes walks starting in Beverley.
From rambles and themed walks (including photography, navigation, bushcraft, geocaching and orienteering) to wildlife watching events; from Kids Go Wild events to workshops, conservation days and natural craft workshops – the programme includes something for everybody with an interest in the outdoors. The programme also links to the council’s Active Coast initiative this year.
Former X Factor star Chico is to lead a dance and fitness class as part of a fund-raising Zumbathon in support of people affected by dementia in the East Riding.
Chico, who rose to fame after reaching the quarter-finals of the 2005 series of talent show The X Factor, will lead an hour-long Block Fit session as part of the Zumbathon at East Riding Leisure Beverley on Saturday 12 August.
The annual Care Home Games grand final was held at East Riding Leisure Beverley last week where older residents from the East Riding battled it out for the top prize.
The event was organised by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Sport, Play and Arts Service and enabled a total of 16 teams from care homes across the East Riding to compete in the grand final of the competition which saw players ranging in age from their late 60s to 102 years old, put their Boccia soft bowls skills to the test.
Major improvements are on the way to East Riding Leisure Francis Scaife in Pocklington, with a £300,000 refurbishment of the Tone Zone gym and cycle studio, and the introduction of online booking.
The Tone Zone gym and cycle studio will be closed from Saturday 6 May. The Tone Zone will reopen on Monday 22 May, when it will incorporate a new TRX wall, which has already proved popular at East Riding Leisure Beverley and Goole.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s countryside access team has launched its Countryside Events 2017 programme.
From rambles and themed walks (including photography, navigation, geocaching and orienteering) to wildlife watching events; from Kids Go Wild events to workshops, conservation days and natural craft workshops – the programme includes something for everybody with an interest in the outdoors.
New activity sessions aimed at helping people with Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson’s Disease to get mobile and meet others living with the same long term conditions are being launched in the East Riding.
The weekly ‘Grin and Tonic’ activity sessions will start at East Riding Leisure Beverley from Wednesday 18 January, 1-2pm and at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice, from Friday 20 January, 11am-12noon.
Residents visiting registration and celebratory services, entertainment venues, adult learning centres and Bevelrey Leisure Centre that are run by East Riding of Yorkshire Council will now be able to stay connected as free Wi-Fi goes live.
The works represent an important investment by the authority and allow residents to access services and transact with the council digitally.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has scooped an award in the prestigious Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE) Network Performance Awards 2016 – East Riding Leisure Beverley has won the Best Performing Leisure Centre Award for the fifth time.
This latest success builds on the Leisure Service having been awarded the APSE Best Service team – sports, leisure and cultural – on four occasions.