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Fitness Fanatics

With an estimated 2.5 million Brits working out in water every week, it is no wonder that aquatic fitness is creating big waves in the leisure sector. Technological advancements combined with the heightened awareness of the benefits of exercising in water, has led to a growing demand for aquatic fitness and its associated products. The […]

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Double Olympic champion, Rebecca Adlington offi cially opened
the new Hart Leisure Centre in April.

New Centre Opens In Hampshire

More than 5,000 people turned out to join double Olympic champion, Rebecca Adlington, and local Rio golden girl, Alex Danson, to help Hart District Council and Everyone Active open the doors to the new Hart Leisure Centre in Hampshire. Hart District Council has invested more than £23million in the new centre, which boasts top-of-the-range equipment […]

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Everyone Active has been named Westminster City Council’s Sports and Leisure services partner for the next ten years.

Westminster Appoints Leisure Operator

Sport and Leisure Management (SLM) has taken over the running of Westminster City Council’s eight sports and leisure centres. The company, which is known to consumers as Everyone Active, will manage Jubilee, Little Venice, Marshall Street, Paddington Recreation Ground, Porchester Centre, Queen Mother and Seymour Sports Centres. It will also take over the management of […]

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The centre’s team of 75 employees is headed up by manager Chris Yearley and swim manager Kathryn Halle.

Road To Success

Veteran swimmer Rosemary Caruana was presented with the Senior Award at the ASA Aquatic Awards last November. At the age of 77 and having struggled with a fear of water throughout her life, she was inspired by watching her grandson progressing in the Learn to Swim scheme. Rosemary learnt to swim at Hartham Leisure Centre […]

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The Castle Centre is one of eight leisure venues in Southwark that will be managed by Everyone Active from June.

It’s All Change For Southwark Leisure

Everyone Active has partnered with Southwark Council to manage its eight leisure centres for the next seven years. From June, Everyone Active will run Camberwell Leisure Centre, Dulwich Leisure Centre, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Sports Facility, Peckham Pulse Healthy Living Centre, Southwark Athletics Centre, Seven Islands Leisure Centre and Surrey Docks Watersports Centre, as well as […]

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Heightened awareness of the benefits of exercising in water has led to a growing demand for aquatic fitness. Pic: Endless Pools.

Crest Of A Wave

With an estimated 2.5 million Brits working out in water every week, swimming and aquatic fitness is creating bigger waves than ever in the leisure market. Innovative technological developments, combined with the heightened awareness of the huge benefits of exercising in water, has led to a growing demand for aquatic fitness and its associated products. […]

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School Swimming

Olympians Celebrate Swim School Milestone

Sports Minister, Tracey Crouch joined a host of Olympic athletes to celebrate 125 years of school swimming lessons last month. The event was held at sports and leisure operator Everyone Active’s Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre, in St Albans, in partnership with Becky Adlington’s SwimStars and the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA). The event also coincided with […]

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Supply And Demand

More than half of the swim schools that took part in a recent survey by the Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA) admitted that the increase in demand for lessons compared with pool time availability was a concern. A further 58 per cent said a limited number of pools also gave them cause for concern. With demand […]

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Sink Or Swim

Three years after the London 2012 Games promised to ‘inspire a generation’, grassroots sports participation has taken a nose dive. While swimming remains a popular sport with 2.5million people taking to the pool each week, Sport England revealed that 144,200 fewer people have been swimming once a week for at least 30 minutes in the […]

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2015

Boom But Beware Bust

The pool and spa sectors breathed a collective sigh of relief as a combination of warmer and drier weather, together with an improved economic outlook, boosted consumer confidence and corresponding pool and spa sales. Portable hot tubs were the biggest winners of 2014 with across the board reports of sales increases around 20% plus. So […]

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