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Leisure centre redevelopment gets underway in Monmouthshire

A £7.4m project to refurbish and extend Monmouth Leisure Centre in South Wales has started on site. Alliance Leisure is delivering the scheme for Monmouthshire County Council under the UK Leisure Framework.
The project will future-proof the centre’s… Read more.


Former Swim England Chief Executive Adam Paker Joins Swimming Nature as CEO

ADAM Paker has joined Swimming Nature as CEO.
Adam takes the reins from Eduardo Ferre who founded Swimming Nature in 1993 and who moves into the role of product director.
Adam said: “I am excited to be joining Swimming Nature at this… Read more.


Everyone Active celebrates seven years’ swimming success

EVERYONE Active is celebrating after its commitment to swimming was recognised with a prestigious industry award.
The operator, which operates 97 swimming pools in partnership with local authorities across the country, was named Facility Operator… Read more.


Hatton Academy announces 2018 course dates

HATTON Academy has released new course dates for 2018.
As the only training provider to be accredited by REPs, CIMSPA and the British Boxing Board of Control, Hatton Academy offers a multi-level ‘boxing for fitness’ programme designed to ensure… Read more.


Everyone Active launches new partnership with the International Institute of Anti-ageing

EVERYONE Active has partnered with the International Institute of Anti-ageing, the UK’s leading distributor of scientific and research-backed healthy skincare products and treatments.
The IIAA distributes professional skincare brand Environ,… Read more.


Leisure centre expands facilities

A LEISURE centre in Weston-super-Mare has undergone a £2.15m transformation, which includes a two-storey extension featuring a state-of-the-art gym complete with new equipment.
The six month expansion project at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre was… Read more.


Speedflex expands partnership with Bannatyne Group as it opens new Mansfield studio

EQUIPMENT manufacturer and studio operator Speedflex has launched its ninth studio within Bannatyne Health Club and Spa Mansfield.
The opening marks the second Speedflex studio for The Bannatyne Group, having launched a studio at its Darlington… Read more.


Industry gears up to ‘Workout for Water'

ACTOR Hugh Jackman has been announced as an ambassador for the Les Mills and UNICEF Workout for Water campaign.
The campaign, part of the MOVE THE WORLD initiative, aims to raise money to bring a safe and sustainable water supply to East Africa,… Read more.


Independent businesses urged to enter competition

INDEPENDENT gyms and personal trainers have been invited to enter a free app development competition, with a prize worth nearly £2,000.
App development company Apps4U will develop a custom app for the winning company and provide a year’s free… Read more.


Keynote speaker announced for SIBEC EU

LEGENDARY ski jumper Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards will be the keynote speaker at SIBEC EU, which takes place later this month at the prestigious Don Carlos Leisure Resort and Spa in Marbella.
British skier Eddie, who competed at the 1988 Games… Read more.


Pre-opening offer for new gym

GYMGOERS can now benefit from an exclusive pre-opening offer to use the leisure facilities at the new Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub.
For a limited time only, operator LiveWire is offering anytime access for just £22.50 per month – an £8 monthly… Read more.


Oxygen Freejumping joins forces with The OCR Girks

OXYGEN Freejumping has created the first junior ambassador programme within Obstacle Course Racing by joining forces with The OCR Girls.
The OCR Girls are a junior female team made up of three athletes already making their mark in the senior OCR… Read more.


SIV venues to host charity challenge

CHAIRMAN of the Sheffield City Trust group David Grey is taking on a special fundraising challenge, which will see him tackle 60 sports over six days in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.
David, 60, will try his hand at a huge range of sports at… Read more.