COMMERCIAL POOL MARKET REVIEW PART TWO Leisure operators are reporting growth in swimming numbers and pool usage across the board… Latest figures have confirmed that the supply of public swimming facilities is no longer keeping pace with demand. According to the 2018 State of the UK Swimming Industry Report, pool numbers have generally remained static […]

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Return on investment

Return On Investment

Active Centres operate five leisure centres and two dual-use sports centres across South Gloucestershire. Since 2005 they have worked with Circadian Trust, the charitable company working in partnership with the local authority, to improve the health, cultural and social wellbeing of the local community. Any profit made is reinvested back into local facilities and services, […]

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Making Waves

With swimming participation figures up and a marked increase in the number of people visiting its leisure centres, Everybody Sport & Recreation is making waves in its goal of changing lives through healthy recreation. The charitable trust operates 15 leisure centres and is responsible for delivering leisure services in partnership with Cheshire East Council. In […]

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Olympic diver Tom Daley opens the Tom Daley Diving academy at the Manchester Aquatic Centre. Photo credit: ANDREW BAKER

GLL/Better Hand out to Press otherwise ©  Andrew Baker.

Diving Star Opens Manchester Academy

Young local divers and school children trying diving for the first time got the chance to learn from the best when Team GB Olympic ‘Dive Star’ Tom Daley officially opened the Tom Daley Diving Academy at Manchester Aquatic Centre last month. The venue is home for a host of elite athletes, many of who are […]

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Fusion Lifestyle Chief Executive Peter Kay says people are walking
up to historic leisure centres as a valuable community asset.

Fusion Lifestyle Saves Historic Baths

FUSION Lifestyle is to open its first operation in the North of England as it takes over the running of the historic Newcastle City Hall, Pools and Turkish Baths complex. The Grade II listed complex, built in 1928, was shut in 2013 and a campaign group ‘Reopen Newcastle Turkish Baths and Pool’ established. Fusion will […]

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Boost For Mendip

Leisure facilities across Mendip are in line for a multi-million pound cash injection as sport and leisure management charity Fusion Lifestyle takes over responsibility for operating five of Mendip council’s facilities. Fusion Lifestyle, which manage almost 90 leisure and fitness sites across the UK, will be investing millions of pounds over the term of its […]

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Taking Control

A typical six-lane, 25 metre indoor swimming pool will lose the equivalent of a bath full of water in evaporation every two hours. That is the same as an average village pond every week or the entire water content of ten, 25m school swimming pools every year. Just like boiling a kettle, the energy consumption […]

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The industry is gearing up for an unmissable night of celebrations at the UK Pool & Spa Awards presentation and hth Bash at the new World Resort
venue at the NEC.

Simply The Best

The UK Pool & Spa Awards are back! Returning for their seventh contest, the independent awards set out to showcase the very best of the companies involved in the provision of water leisure in Great Britain – regardless of organisation affiliation. Even more good news is that changes to the competition ensure even more companies […]

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Chase Leisure

Fresh Perspectives

Following a multi-million pound refurbishment programme two years ago, Chase Leisure Centre in Staffordshire has established itself as one of the most contemporary leisure centres in the country. The facility welcomes over 400,000 each year and boasts three swimming pools, a sauna, a fitness and group exercise studio, modernised village changing area and an eight […]

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Total Swimming

Quick Fix Solutions For Pool Closures

A growing number of local authorities across the country are benefiting from the installation of temporary pools as a quick fix solution to short-term pool closures. Bury Council in Lancashire is the latest local authority to partner with temporary pool specialists Total Swimming, after its existing swimming facility at the Radcliffe Pool and Fitness Centre […]

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