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£7.5m Erdington Leisure Centre opens to the public

Erdington Leisure Centre in Birmingham will open to the public today (4 September) as part of Birmingham City Council’s (BCC) £40m investment programme in the city’s ageing leisure centre stock.

The new £7.5m centre features a 25m swimming pool, teaching pool and a health club with a 70-station gym floor and group exercise space. The centre has been designed to offer a wide range of fitness classes.

Erdington is the first of four new complexes to be completed as part of the £40m BCC investment.

Two other, existing centres in Stechford and Northfield will be replaced by new facilities, while one entirely new centre will be built in Icknield Port Loop in Edgbaston.

All centres will be managed by Birmingham Community Leisure Trust (BCLT) on behalf of the council – with the Erdington centre being operated in partnership with Serco Leisure.

Designed by Calderpeel Architects and built by ISG Construction, the Erdington site took just 12 months to complete.

BCLT Chair, Brian Taylor, said: “The transformation of this Erdington site since we stood here last summer is truly impressive.

“I‘m very proud to hand over such a high quality, purpose built facility to our community and I invite everyone, whatever their age and whatever sport they enjoy, to take the opportunity to come and use this brilliant new centre.”

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Erdington Leisure Centre in Birmingham will open to the public today (4 September) as part of Birmingham City Council’s (BCC) £40m investment programme in the city’s ageing leisure centre stock.
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Features
Interview
We talk to the key people in the fitness franchise group’s management team
Features
Retention
Member retention is often a challenge, with operators typically losing 50 per cent of their membership annually. But a close look at the habits of clubs with impressive retention rates suggests that how you communicate with members significantly impacts their loyalty
Features
Research
A new study has shown that combining yoga with aerobic exercise is twice as effective at reducing heart disease risk factors in patients than either done alone
Features
Research
A new study by researchers at the British Psychological Society suggests that personality type can impact the effectiveness of a person’s exercise regime as it influences their preferred workout style, frequency and location
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Industry trends
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IHRSA update
The newest research on US health club consumers paints an encouraging picture of the market. IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh outlines the opportunities identified and how they outweigh the potential challenges
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Consumer trends
Aged 21 years or younger, Generation Z are the next customers and employees of health clubs worldwide. Tom Walker asks generational researcher Denise Villa, PhD, how this tech-savvy and social media-driven generation will affect the industry
Features
Nutrition
Today’s fitness consumers are more knowledgeable than ever before, often demanding nutritional offerings that are personalised to their health goals. Laura Swain from innovation research company Stylus, examines how in-gym nutrition is responding to this need
Features
ukactive update
ukactive CEO Steven Ward discusses the need for a collaborative approach to solving issues in the sector
Features
Research
Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, have found that regular exercise can significantly reduce the risk of glaucoma – a leading cause of blindness
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Buyer Insight
What factors influence decisions made by the industry’s top buyers? Tom Walker speaks to the head of procurement at David Lloyd Leisure about how the company keeps its offer fresh
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People
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People profile
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Company profiles
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Directory
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Software
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Trade associations
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Retail solutions
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Spa software
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Featured suppliers
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Featured suppliers
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Property & Tenders
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