LiveBetter Programme

With a range of activities including aqua aerobics, aerobics, gym sessions, circuit classes, swim sessions and badminton groups, there's enough choice to suit everyone.

Join us and your friends to discover how to LiveBetter and stay Active4Life!

If you require further assistance with choosing an activity please speak to a member of our customer service team or our LiveBetter coordinator.

Our comprehensive Live Better Referral Scheme is ideal for those who are recovering from injury or suffer from prolonged illness and are looking to get back into exercise to enhance their lifestyle.

Referrals must first come from your GP or Health professional, you will then need to register with the NHS.

Just call the Referral Scheme using the freephone number on your referral form.

After calling the NHS Referral Scheme, you will need to call in at your nearest centre to arrange your appointment*.

*Appointment fee is payable £4.25.

Opening Times

Monday – Friday - 6am – 10pm

Saturday & Sunday - 7am – 8pm

01843 226221

Hartsdown Leisure Centre, Margate, Hartsdown, Your Leisure, Gym, Swimming

Gavid Vickers

Indoor Leisure Manager

Our LiveBetter programme incorporates a variety of activities to assist you in leading a

Interested? Need any help? Please call our friendly reception team on 01843 226221

Discover How to LiveBetter


LiveBetter AQUA

A water based exercise classes specifically designed for people with joint and mobility problems, and for those who require a lower intensity. There are opportunities for progression within the class.

LiveBetter AERO

An aerobics based class aimed at those who require lower impact but have reasonable mobility.

LiveBetter CHAIR

A chair based exercise class intended for those who have health issues and reduced mobility. There is room for progression both within the class and onto other classes. This class is also a Phase 4 cardiac prevention and rehab class.


A circuit based class which provides safe and supported physical activity for people with different fitness levels, physical abilities and medical conditions. This class is also a Phase 4 Cardiac prevention and rehab class.

LiveBetter No Strings

Social Badminton for the over 50s. Rally around your friends to get active. Pay and play sessions are simple and straightforward, plus, we take care of the rackets and shuttlecocks.