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Pool Manager
Salary: £21,000 - £26,000 per annum
Location: Somerset, UK
Company: Brean Splash



General Managers
Salary: £Competitive + bonus + optional PT income
Location: Nationwide
Company: The Gym Group



Membership Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Coventry, UK
Company: Coventry Sports Foundation



Leisure Contract Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Stevenage, UK
Company: Stevenage Leisure Limited


Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Exeter, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Swimming Instructor
Salary: £13 - £15 per hour
Location: Bolton, United Kingdom
Company: Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Regional Coordinator
Salary: £19,000 - £23,000 a year
Location: Chester, United Kingdom
Company: Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Regional Coordinator
Salary: £19,000 - £23,000 a year
Location: Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Company: Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Personal Trainer Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Swimming Instructor
Location: Kettering, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Recreation Assistant
Location: Kettering, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Host - Front Of House
Salary: 7.50 per hour + £5 per sale*
Location: London, UK
Company: énergie group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) - Lower Clapton
Salary: Up to £9.75 an hour
Location: Lower Clapton, London, UK
Company: GLL
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Llantwit Major, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Leisure Assistant / Lifeguard Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Leisure Assistant Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Front of House Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Instructor Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Activity Leader Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Lifeguard Trainee
Salary: Pending Successful Course Completion
Location: Suffolk, UK
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Watersports Instructor
Salary: £8.70 per hour
Location: Wiltshire, UK
Company: Center Parcs Ltd
Front of House Receptionist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ware, Hertfordshire, UK
Company: Everyone Active

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• Franchise deals heat up fitness market
• JD Gyms acquires Ben Dunne Gyms UK
• Pullman launches new sleep programme


Property & tenders
Exploring interest from specialist organisations in the operation, management and development of Belfast Zoo
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland Company: Belfast Zoo
Provision and operation of a Public Cycle Hire Scheme
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon Company: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Major UK Visitor Attraction for sale
Location: Company: GVA
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
New operator announced for Stoke Mandeville Stadium   New operator announced for Stoke Mandeville Stadium


By Tom Walker

More Leisure Community Trust and its managing agent Serco Leisure have been awarded a 10-year contract to operate Stoke Mandeville Stadium. The pair will take over the management of the venue on 3 April 2018 on behalf of WheelPower, the national charity for wheelchair sport, which owns the stadium. Serco .... more>>
Sport England launches ‘intense’ £100m pilot to get poorer communities active   Sport England launches ‘intense’ £100m pilot to get poorer communities active


By Rob Gibson

Twelve areas across England will take part in a groundbreaking pilot to reach physically inactive communities. The public body Sport England will allocate £100m in National Lottery funding over four years in an effort to transform the way sport and activity is offered – rallying local organisations and using what .... more>>
National survey to explore effects of loneliness on human health   National survey to explore effects of loneliness on human health


By Tom Walker

The British public is being invited to take part in a national loneliness survey, launched in partnership between three universities, BBC Radio 4 and the Wellcome Collection. Called The Loneliness Experiment, the online survey will explore the nation’s attitudes and personal experiences on loneliness. .... more>>

Sport Wales looks to ‘diversify community sport’ with new appointment  
By Tom Walker

Sport Wales has created a new role – head of partnership development – to lead a new approach to ensure community sport becomes “more diverse, enjoyable and accessible”. The creation of .... more>>
Physical activity sector helps shape new guidance on swimming pool safety  
By Tom Walker

A new guide document on swimming pool safety – which all UK pool operators will have to adhere to – has been unveiled during the CIMSPA Conference in Kenilworth, Warwickshire this week. .... more>>
ukactive consultation looking to shape policy on children’s physical activity  
By Tom Walker

A consultation launched earlier today by not-for-profit health body ukactive will look to shape future policy for children’s sport and physical activity in the UK. The consultation will .... more>>
£32.8m Maidenhead leisure centre given green light  
By Tom Walker

A futuristic leisure centre, featuring an indoor street and winter garden running through the spine of the building, has been approved by councillors in Maidenhead, Berkshire. Designed by .... more>>
Cardiff Council reveals preferred location for new £110m indoor arena  
By Tom Walker

Atlantic Wharf in Cardiff has been selected as the preferred site for a new 15,000-seat indoor arena. The planned £110m venue – which would be capable of hosting sports, cultural, and .... more>>
Work begins on £10m Ingleby Barwick Leisure Centre  
By Tom Walker

Construction work has officially begun on the new £10m Ingleby Barwick Leisure Centre in Stockton-on-Tees. Designed by Ellis Williams Architects as a modern “leisure hub”, the centre .... more>>
New £250,000 funding pot aiming to get people on low incomes more active  
By Tom Walker

Sport England has announced new funding for community groups which help people on low incomes become more physically active. A total of 26 projects have been given up to £10,000 each, .... more>>
100 new female coaches for London as part of FA’s target to ‘double participation’ by 2020  
By Tom Walker

London is set to benefit from an additional 100 qualified, female football coaches, as part of a strategy to encourage more women and girls to take up the sport. The new coaches will be .... more>>
Floating ice rink brings Raiders back to Romford at new £28m leisure centre  
By Rob Gibson

A ‘floating’ ice rink has opened in Romford as part of a new £28m leisure centre built to improve sports and fitness facilities in the area. Sapphire Ice & Leisure, operated by Everyone .... more>>
Sports and physical activity sector to play “important role” post-Brexit  
By Tom Walker

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is driving for the sports and physical activity sector to have an important role in the government’s Industrial Strategy post-Brexit, .... more>>
'If we could start again…' Grainger and Grant reimagine sport funding system  
By Rob Gibson

Two leading authorities from the world of sport have had their say on the state of play in the UK, by suggesting a rethink of the funding system, from grassroots to elite level. Chair of UK .... more>>
Government’s sport report overlooks cuts to Healthy Pupil programme  
By Rob Gibson

A progress report on the government’s Sporting Future strategy has been overshadowed by the omission of more than £300m in cuts to a programme for boosting pupil’s health. While .... more>>
Crouch reports ‘good progress’ on government’s Sporting Future strategy  
By Rob Gibson

Sports minister Tracey Crouch has described the government’s strategy for sport as making “good progress” since its introduction in December 2015. Crouch published the second annual .... more>>

Features
Failing the elderly

Editor’s letter:
Failing the elderly


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
High ideals

Regeneration:
High ideals


In Utah, a bunch of hip entrepreneurs is creating a crowdfunded ski resort
Beyond demographics

Visitor profiles:
Beyond demographics


Gerri Morris, of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, on defining cultural consumers
Wasted opportunity

Hospitality:
Wasted opportunity


Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
Winds of change

Social good:
Winds of change


Learn about the Change Foundation and the opportunities it creates
Ireland’s wild side

Tourism:
Ireland’s wild side


The Wild Atlantic Way is helping tourists discover a whole new side of Ireland
Making a big play

Adult play:
Making a big play


LM reports on the emerging trend of adults playing like kids
Nick Gray

People profile:
Nick Gray


Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)
Taking the waters

Thermal Spa:
Taking the waters


Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
Dr William Bird

People profile:
Dr William Bird


The outdoor exercise pioneer on the FLAME Award-winning Beat the Street
Product news
NBA partners with Nike for 'performance evolving' uniforms

NBA partners with Nike for 'performance evolving' uniforms

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Nike has debuted the Nike Vapor basketball uniform, an innovative new uniform designed for the NBA.
 
Interactive training wall to 'revitalise' game play says WallJam founder

Interactive training wall to 'revitalise' game play says WallJam founder

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Crowd-funded company Walljam has launched an interactive training wall, designed to get people from all age groups and abilities engaging in sport.
 
Xsens launch motion capture suit for accurate performance analysis

Xsens launch motion capture suit for accurate performance analysis

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Dutch tech developer Xsens has developed the MVN Suit, a self-contained motion capture suit designed to enable motion capture in any environment, including extreme situations.
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Rephouse Europa Ltd

Neoflex® Fitness Flooring is a premium quality rubber floor suitable for cardio and strength areas, High Impact Tiles for free-weight areas, freestyle and group exercise areas, as well as agility & functional zones with in-laid rubber markings.

Rephouse is a leading manufacturer of high performance fitness flooring systems. With its state-of-the-art production technology, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certifications, and more than 32 years of hands on experience in production and installation worldwide, Rephouse can ensure a premium-quality rubber fitness flooring product tailor-made for any facility.
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25-26 Feb 2018

Professional Beauty London

ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom



25-26 Feb 2018

World Spa & Wellness Convention London

ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom



25-26 Feb 2018

Fitness Industry Live

ExCel London, London, United Kingdom



01-02 Mar 2018

British Association for Sustainable Sport (BASIS) Conference

BBC MediaCityUK, Salford, United Kingdom



05-06 Mar 2018

Healing Summit

Hotel de Rome, Berlin, Germany



05-07 Mar 2018

International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF)

Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany



05-09 Mar 2018

National Apprenticeship Week 2018

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06 Mar 2018

Women in Wellness Leadership Conference

Convene, New York, United States



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