Health Club Management - Glasgow Warriors to train at new Scotstoun Stadium...
27 Jan 2015 Health Club Management: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
BLOG
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

20 Apr 2009

Glasgow Warriors to train at new Scotstoun Stadium
BY Luke Tuchscherer

The £17.6m redevelopment of Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow is expected to be completed this autumn, and the facility will now be host to the city’s only professional rugby team.

It will become the training ground of the Glasgow Warriors rugby team as a result of a partnership between Scottish Rugby, Glasgow City Council and Sport Glasgow.

The Warriors will have access to a grass training pitch, a 3G all-weather training pitch, a strength and conditioning suite, a 100m indoor running track, a physiotherapy suite, changing rooms, a player lounge and a meeting/video analysis room.

Sean Lineen, the Warriors’ head coach, said: “Our proposed moved to Scotstoun in 2010 will provide the club with a home for its players, coaches and staff in a location where they have all the facilities they require. We will, however, continue to play our home matches at Firhill.

“We are club on the up and to have direct access to both grass pitches and an all-weather surface here in addition to all strength, conditioning and medical facilities is a major boost to our future ambitions. We have world class players and we will soon have the facilities to match.”

The stadium will also boast new grandstands, indoor athletics training facilities and a new fitness suite, while the existing 400m track will be renovated and the café, foyer and reception areas extended.

Scottish Rugby’s director of communications and public affairs, Dominic McKay, added: “Scottish Rugby has shown that it is fully committed to rugby in Glasgow and we look forward to working alongside Culture and Sport Glasgow and Glasgow City Council to help the region fully embrace the Warriors and the sport of rugby throughout the wider community.”


Connect with
Health Club Management
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Study spotlights heightened dangers of elevated cholesterol
Study spotlights heightened dangers of elevated cholesterol   27 Jan 2015

Slightly high cholesterol in a person’s 30s and 40s could lead to an exponential risk of heart disease in later life, according to .... more>>
1Rebel launches first boutique in City of London
1Rebel launches first boutique in City of London   27 Jan 2015

After much anticipation and a raft of headlines, the first 1Rebel microgym has launched in the City of London. The company, .... more>>
Les Mills announces 2015 global fitness tour with Reebok
Les Mills announces 2015 global fitness tour with Reebok   26 Jan 2015

Reebok and Les Mills are teaming up to stage a series of one-day festivals that will see mass-participation group workouts take .... more>>
Crowdfunding campaign for swimming pool in London’s Thames
Crowdfunding campaign for swimming pool in London’s Thames   26 Jan 2015

Launching next month, an online crowdfunding campaign is looking for £10m (US$15m, €13.3m) to make outdoor swimming in London’s .... more>>
Lifestyle Fitness founder Carl Gripenstedt dies, aged 59
Lifestyle Fitness founder Carl Gripenstedt dies, aged 59   26 Jan 2015

Moving tributes have been paid to Lifestyle Fitness chair and founder Baron Carl Gripenstedt, who has died suddenly one month shy of his 60th birthday. Regularly referred to as a ‘legend’ of the health club industry, the Swede started .... more>>
Company profile


YMCA Fitness Industry Training

Established in 1984, YMCAfit is the UK's most experienced fitness training provider.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Goodwood completes ‘glorious’ refurb

Goodwood completes ‘glorious’ refurb

Goodwood Health Club has completed an asset refresh of changing areas for its 2,200 members, under the first phase of a three-to-four year site refurbishment, partnered by Craftsman Lockers. More>>




in this issue

• We want to be the Audi A4 of gyms: Cosslett
• Xercise4Less targets 100 gyms
• Luxury art hotel plans for Edinburgh school



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Glasgow Quay, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Casual Lifeguard
Salary: Very competitive rates of pay
Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Company: Stonyhurst College
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Warrington Central, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




26-27 Jan 2015

Facilities Management Forum

Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted, United Kingdom



Health Club Management magazine 2015 issue 1
Health Club Management
2015 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Weight management & obesity: Team effort
Dr Rachel Pryke of the Royal College of General Practitioners talks to Kate Cracknell about a co-operative approach to combating the obesity epidemic More>>
  Promotional feature: Les Mills
Les Mills rocks out final Group Fitness Experience (GFX) event in Liverpool More>>


Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 11

Health Club Management
2014 issue 11

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Promotional feature: Les Mills
90 per cent of exercisers say they prefer to work out in a group. Is your studio timetable up to scratch? More>>
  Interview - Dr John Morgan:
Kate Cracknell talks to the GP who hit the headlines for recommending walking to his patients, and finds out why he thinks more GPs should be following suit More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd