Broxtowe Borough Council Press Release 18/07/2019 – New investment and community activities at Bramcote Leisure Centre are keeping it fabulous at 50+, with more visitors than ever before.
The centre, which is now 53 years old, remains a vibrant hub of the community and investment in its health and fitness facilities is now attracting more and more people to become regular users with almost 200,000 visitors in the last three months alone.
Recent investment and activities has included:
Launched the world renowned Les Mills Virtual fitness classes to accompany the existing varied programme of over 100 fitness classes each week
Creation of a fourth fitness studio
New spa area with Sauna, Steam and Aromatherapy Room, as well as a spa pool
MyWellness interactive Technogym fitness equipment which allows customers to create bespoke training plans and track progress remotely through the interactive App.
2,300 young people took part in water safety skills training to mark Drowning Prevention Week last month
In partnership with Swim England, Bramcote Swimming Club and Swim School has created opportunities for talented young swimmers to develop their swimming into the competitive arena – over the last six months 22 young people have completed the Talent ID scheme.
Training for volunteers who want to improve their skills which may see them undertake a career in leisure
Bramcote Leisure Centre has also remained committed to supporting young people to live healthier lifestyles and learn important skills like swimming. The swim school is the largest is the largest single site swim school in the East Midlands, providing swimming lessons to more than 2,300 people each week, alongside a packed programme of fun summer holiday sessions, free swimming for juniors in the summer holidays and for those with disabilities.
“Bramcote Leisure Centre is such an important part of the local community and it’s absolutely fantastic to see that its still thriving after all these years. Forward thinking and embracing the changing way that people like to keep active have been vital in its success, all whilst maintaining its focus of helping local people live active, healthy lives” said Councillor Ian Tyler, Chair of the Leisure and Health Committee.
For more information about Bramcote Leisure Centre or any of the Broxtowe’s other Leisure Centre’s, please visit www.lleisure.co.uk