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Group Sales and Operations Manager
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Soho Gyms


Apprenticeship in Fitness and Customer Services
Salary: Competitive
Location: Maidstone, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
General Manager
Salary: £40,000 pa
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Company: Treetop Adventure Golf
Centre Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: £14,075 - £15,207
Location: Peterborough, United Kingdom
Company: Vivacity
Centre Assistant
Salary: £14,075 - £15,207
Location: Peterborough, United Kingdom
Company: Vivacity
Fitness Coach - with the ability to Personal Train
Salary: Basic £15,000 - OTE £25,000
Location: Chertsey, United Kingdom
Company: The River Bourne Club
Chief Executive Officer
Salary: Circa £80-85k, plus benefits package including company car
Location: Walsall, United Kingdom
Company: The STA
Marketing Officer
Salary: Salary Negotiable
Location: Nottingham Area, United Kingdom
Company: SIS Pitches
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self employed
Location: Birmingham West, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Sales Director
Salary: c£60,000 with OTE and benefits
Location: Worcester, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: £17,500 - £18,500
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Company: Love Withington Baths
General Manager
Salary: Up to £31,000 + £8k KPI related bonus
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Company: JD Gyms
Area Leisure Manager
Salary: £38 - 40k
Location: Worcester, United Kingdom
Company: Freedom Leisure Ltd
Sales Advisor x3
Salary: £ 16,572 pa, plus commission
Location: Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Crewe, United Kingdom
Company: Everybody Sport and Recreation
Start your Personal Training Career
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Diverse Trainers
Attention Personal Trainers
Salary: £30k- £60k
Location: Nationwide Opportunities
Company: Club Training
Divisional Leads (x2)
Salary: Competitive
Location: London / Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Company: Amateur Swimming Association (ASA)
Facilities Manager (2x positions)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Loughborough, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Company: Amateur Swimming Association (ASA)
Area Manager
Salary: Circa £30k (dependent on skills and qualifications)
Location: Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
Company: Borders Sport and Leisure Trust

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in this issue

• Pure Gym pondering £500m+ IPO
• Fitness First sells founding site
• Ted Baker founder designs Hilton interiors


Property & tenders
Preliminary Market Consultation - Cobtree Manor Park Golf Course & Leisure Hub opportunity
Location: Maidstone Company: Maidstone Borough Council
Gallery Refreshment Project Manger
Location: Company: Titanic Belfast
Glasgow Sport Consultancy Opportunity
Location: Company: Glasgow Life
Prior Information Notice for Leisure Management Provider
Location: London Company: London Borough of Barnet
Tender for the provision and operation of an Observation Wheel
Location: Company: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Soft Market Test for the Management, Operation and Development of the Portway Rugby Development Centre
Location: Company: Bristol City Council
Informal Tender opportunity for experienced Operators
Location: Company: Canterbury City Council
Business Development Opportunity
Location: Company: Canterbury City Council
Dungeness Estate for sale
Location: The Dungeness Estate, Kent Company: Strutt and Parker
Outdoor adventure centre in prime location
Location: Company: Gateshead
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Haworth Tompkins take over from Gehry for Brighton & Hove leisure complex  
Haworth Tompkins take over from Gehry for Brighton & Hove leisure complex

By Kim Megson

The winners of the 2014 Stirling Prize, Haworth Tompkins, have replaced Frank Gehry on a multi-million pound project to create a moderns sports and leisure complex in Brighton & Hove, UK. Plans to renovate the city’s King Alfred site – a leisure .... more>>
London Sport wants to make UK capital the most active city in the world  
London Sport wants to make UK capital the most active city in the world

By Matthew Campelli

London Sport – the network which offers support to local sports providers – has set a target of getting 1m more Londoners active by 2020, with a focus on women, the elderly, ethnic groups and the disabled. “The vision is to make London the most .... more>>

Mr Motivator says he has the solution to youth inactivity  
By Jak Phillips

Fitness instructor Mr Motivator has said he’s on a new mission to tackle youth inactivity and believes he has the perfect solution in the form of his BounceKids programme. The lycra-clad legend, who brought fitness to the masses in the 90s with his energetic workout segments on .... more>>
Sesame Street launches new venture capital arm for education and wellness startups  
By Tom Anstey

Iconic children’s programme Sesame Street is adding venture capital to its portfolio, with its not-for-profit arm the .... more>>
Dubai takes new approach to tackling obesity  
By Kath Hudson

With a recent study showing that more than 60 per cent of the adult population in Dubai is overweight, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has drawn up a behaviour change plan in an effort to .... more>>
New IHRSA Europe office is damaging to the sector, says Stalker  
By Jak Phillips

IHRSA’s decision to open an office in Brussels has come under fire from former ukactive CEO David Stalker, who believes the move is divisive for the health and fitness industry and will dilute the sector’s voice within the European Union. In a .... more>>
YOD Lab design stylish pine forest wellness complex as a relaxing getaway in Ukraine  
By Kim Megson

Architecture studio YOD have renovated and modernised a Soviet-era building in a Ukrainian pine forest to create a nature-inspired spa and leisure complex. .... more>>
Precor and Spinning set to unveil new indoor bike  
By Jak Phillips

Precor has announced that it will soon launch a new Spinner Rally bike – the first such product to emerge from its partnership with indoor cycling giant .... more>>
New BMF training academy guarantees job opportunities for armed forces personnel  
By Jak Phillips

British Military Fitness (BMF) has launched a new training academy for fitness instructors and personal trainers, with the offer of “guaranteed employment .... more>>
Life Time Fitness collaborates with David Rockwell and Thomas Balsley for luxury New York fitness club  
By Kim Megson

Health and fitness operator Life Time will open its first New York fitness club in Q1 2016 within Manhattan’s largest .... more>>
Sweaty Betty brand tie-up is the first of many, says 1Rebel founder James Balfour  
By Jak Phillips

1Rebel’s new collaboration with hip activewear brand Sweaty Betty is the catalyst for the boutique chain to work with more brands in the booming fitness lifestyle market. That’s according to 1Rebel co-founder James Balfour, who says strategic .... more>>
Dame Kelly Holmes to front new gym floor training programmes  
By Jak Phillips

Dame Kelly Holmes has been announced as the new ambassador for fitness supplier Physical Company’s new Apex gym floor training programmes. The double Olympic gold medallist will represent the high intensity group training solution and is also offering insight and advice on the programming. Apex is a series of six, 30-minute gym-floor sessions .... more>>
Frame founders target new sites outside London  
By Jak Phillips

Female-focused fitness chain Frame is looking at sites outside of London as it seeks to kickstart a significant expansion plan. The company, which launched its .... more>>
Alan Ellis leaves Matrix to launch new firm  
By Jak Phillips

Alan Ellis has left his role as strategic account manager at Matrix Fitness UK to launch a new fitness and wellbeing consultancy: Thirty Six. The sales .... more>>
The Gym Group looks to hospitality sector for dynamic fitness staff  
By Jak Phillips

The Gym Group is seeking staff from the hospitality sector to help fuel its expansion as the gym chain looks to inject extra dynamism and personality on the gym .... more>>

Features
Going local

Site assessment:
Going local


Health clubs are popping up in increasingly diverse locations – so how do you decide if a site is right for you?
Bruce McVean

People profiles:
Bruce McVean


Transport for London invites you to ‘Walk the Tube’
Life Fitness

Promotional feature:
Life Fitness


Nottingham University’s new SYNRGY-based Active Trail is proving a hit with students and staff alike
When sport meets fitness

Editor’s letter:
When sport meets fitness


The coming together of sport and fitness – encapsulated in the new DCMS strategy – marks a huge opportunity for health clubs and leisure centres to play to their strengths and tap into new funding streams, says Kate Cracknell
See the potential

Research:
See the potential


Exercise may enhance the plasticity of the adult brain, making it more flexible and open to new ideas and ways of learning, according to new research from the University of Pisa, Italy


Interview – Jonathan Fisher:

The Group CEO of Holmes Place talks to Kate Cracknell about the launch of its new gym-only Evo concept, the importance of brand identity, and plans to return to the UK
Fitness IPOs

Talking point:
Fitness IPOs


UK low-cost operator The Gym Group recently completed a successful IPO, and Pure Gym is also considering a flotation. What might be the impact and learnings for the rest of the sector? Niamh Madigan reports
Breaking the cycle

Indoor cycling:
Breaking the cycle


It’s time to get creative to make your indoor cycling studio stand out. Kate Cracknell takes a look around the world for inspiration, from the US to Australia, Asia to the UK
Supplier showcase

Project Profiles:
Supplier showcase


We take a look at the latest projects from Matrix Fitness, Craftsman Quality Lockers and MYZONE
Can your staff sell?

Membership sales:
Can your staff sell?


Only 60 per cent of people coming into a gym to make enquiries are asked for their contact details. Mystery shopper specialist Proinsight shares the findings of its latest research into sales performance across the fitness sector
1Life

Promotional feature :
1Life


The NK Social Strollers project demonstrates how 1Life is able to collaborate with local partners to promote wellbeing


Events calendar:

Get the first glimpse of the latest product launches – make sure you have your tickets for IHRSA and FIBO 2016!
Product news
Myzone launches sports bra that tracks your fitness

Myzone launches sports bra that tracks your fitness

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Myzone has launched a sports bra with built in training technology.
 
Ridgeway Furniture creates bespoke products for clubs

Ridgeway Furniture creates bespoke products for clubs

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Ridgeway Furniture has supplied bespoke modern changing room and reception products at two London health clubs.
 
Fitness First clubs in the Middle East choose Ojmar

Fitness First clubs in the Middle East choose Ojmar

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Ojmar’s OCS Locker lock has been installed in changing rooms at two Fitness First locations in Dubai in the Middle East.
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High Quality World Class Nutritional Supplements to Optimise Your Health.

At USN we pride ourselves in being a trusted sports supplement brand with a passion to offer superior products to cater for all sporting or fitness goals.
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TOP STORIES
Haworth Tompkins take over from Gehry for Brighton & Hove leisure complex
BY Kim Megson
The winners of the 2014 Stirling Prize, Haworth Tompkins, have replaced Frank Gehry on a multi-million pound project to create a moderns sports and leisure complex in Brighton & Hove, UK.
London Sport wants to make UK capital the most active city in the world
BY Matthew Campelli
London Sport – the network which offers support to local sports providers – has set a target of getting 1m more Londoners active by 2020, with a focus on women, the elderly, ethnic groups and the disabled.
Mr Motivator says he has the solution to youth inactivity
BY Jak Phillips
Fitness instructor Mr Motivator has said he’s on a new mission to tackle youth inactivity and believes he has the perfect solution in the form of his BounceKids programme.
Sesame Street launches new venture capital arm for education and wellness startups
BY Tom Anstey
Iconic children’s programme Sesame Street is adding venture capital to its portfolio, with its not-for-profit arm the Sesame Workshop, partnering with Collaborative Fund to create the all-new Sesame Venture.
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FEATURES
CV training – trampolining: Spring in the step
Following the lead of the US and Australia, trampolining parks are springing up all over the UK and Europe. So what’s all the fuss about, and how do these centres sit alongside other fitness operations?
Q&A with Jay Baer: IHRSA update
Ahead of his keynote speech at this year’s IHRSA convention, marketing strategist and bestselling author Jay Baer tells Julie King why ‘help’ is much better than ‘hype’ when it comes to selling your services
Internet middlemen: Friend or foe?
In the second part of our internet middlemen series, Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson of ClubIntel ask whether ClassPass delivers on its brand promises
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SUPPLIER NEWS
Millennial 20/20 Summit to shine light on future of commerce
The Millennial 20/20 Summit is taking place on 13-14 April at Victoria House in London.
Elevate:Tackling physical activity
Elevate is the UK’s first trade event bringing together academia, healthcare, government, the physical activity sector and performance experts to turn the tide on inactivity.
+ More products
LATEST JOBS
Group Sales and Operations Manager
Soho Gyms
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Job location: London, United Kingdom
General Managers
The Gym Group
Salary: up to £37,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job location: London Aldgate
Personal Trainers
The Gym Group
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Job location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Apprenticeship in Fitness and Customer Services
énergie group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Maidstone, United Kingdom
General Manager
Treetop Adventure Golf
Salary: £40,000 pa
Job location: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Centre Assistant (Lifeguard)
Vivacity
Salary: £14,075 - £15,207
Job location: Peterborough, United Kingdom
Centre Assistant
Vivacity
Salary: £14,075 - £15,207
Job location: Peterborough, United Kingdom
Fitness Coach - with the ability to Personal Train
The River Bourne Club
Salary: Basic £15,000 - OTE £25,000
Job location: Chertsey, United Kingdom
Chief Executive Officer
The STA
Salary: Circa £80-85k, plus benefits package including company car
Job location: Walsall, United Kingdom
Marketing Officer
SIS Pitches
Salary: Salary Negotiable
Job location: Nottingham Area, United Kingdom
Personal Trainer
Pure Gym Limited
Salary: Self employed
Job location: Birmingham West, United Kingdom
Sales Director
Parkwood Leisure
Salary: c£60,000 with OTE and benefits
Job location: Worcester, United Kingdom
Duty Manager
Love Withington Baths
Salary: £17,500 - £18,500
Job location: Manchester, United Kingdom
General Manager
JD Gyms
Salary: Up to £31,000 + £8k KPI related bonus
Job location: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Area Leisure Manager
Freedom Leisure Ltd
Salary: £38 - 40k
Job location: Worcester, United Kingdom
Sales Advisor x3
Everybody Sport and Recreation
Salary: £ 16,572 pa, plus commission
Job location: Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Crewe, United Kingdom
Start your Personal Training Career
Diverse Trainers
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Attention Personal Trainers
Club Training
Salary: £30k- £60k
Job location: Nationwide Opportunities
Divisional Leads (x2)
Amateur Swimming Association (ASA)
Salary: Competitive
Job location: London / Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Facilities Manager (2x positions)
Amateur Swimming Association (ASA)
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Loughborough, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Area Manager
Borders Sport and Leisure Trust
Salary: Circa £30k (dependent on skills and qualifications)
Job location: Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
Exercise Tutor
Age UK Oxfordshire
Salary: £25 p/h
Job location: Across Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Personal Trainer
énergie group
Salary: Self Employed
Job location: Thornliebank, United Kingdom
Customer Motivator
Move GB
Salary: £14,000 - £16,000 dependent on experience
Job location: Bath, United Kingdom
Regional Activity Scout
Move GB
Salary: £22,000 basic salary, £32,000 OTE
Job location: London, South East, United Kingdom
Sports Coach / Fitness Class Instructor
Ipswich Borough Council
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Fitness Instructor
SnowDome Fitness
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Assistant Operations Manager (Health and Fitness)
University of Leeds
Salary: University Grade 6 (£25,769 - £30,738 p.a.)
Job location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Swimming Teacher
Everyone Active
Salary: £16.00 per hour + annual leave entitlement
Job location: Harrow, United Kingdom
Fitness and Leisure Manager
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Essex
eforea Spa and Health Club Manager
Hilton Bournemouth
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Fitness Manager
Everyone Active
Salary: circa £18K
Job location: Southam Leisure Centre, United Kingdom
Crew Member / Fitness Instructor
énergie group
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Wembley, United Kingdom
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