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Training Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Primarily home-based with some travel to Head Office in Fareham, United Kingdom
Company: Future Fit Training



Lifeguard
Salary: Salary on application
Location: Malvern, United Kingdom
Company: Malvern St James School



Pool/Spa Maintenance Engineer
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, UK
Company: Total Fit



General Managers
Salary: £Competitive + Significant bonus
Location: Bedford, Tottenham, Leeds and Tamworth, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group


Business Turnaround Manager
Salary: Up to £55,000 (depending on experience) + pension
Location: Newmarket, UK
Company: The Jockey Club
Apprentice Recreation Assistant
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum
Location: Workington, UK
Company: GLL
Catering Assistant Reading
Salary: Up to £8.75 per hour
Location: Berkshire, Reading, UK
Company: GLL
Swimming Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nottingham, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Swimming Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nottingham, UK
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Brand and Campaign Marketing Manager
Salary: Up to £45000 per annum
Location: Kent, England, UK
Company: Mytime Active
CRM and Insights Manager
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Location: Kent, England, UK
Company: Mytime Active
Apprentice Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Ealing, London, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Ealing, London, UK
Company: GLL
Lifeguards
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wigston, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Team Leader
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wigston, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Lifeguard / Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wigston, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Manager
Salary: £18,000 Circa
Location: Reading, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Purley, Purley, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Tadworth, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Purley, UK
Company: GLL
Level 2 Swimming Teacher & Recreational Assistant
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Location: Windsor, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Wellbeing Instructor (Community Weight Management)
Salary: £18,034 - £20,097 per annum
Location: Wigan, UK
Company: Inspiring healthy lifestyles

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Active IQ

 



in this issue

• 'Action needed' on £21bn leisure plan
• PureGym acquires London's Soho Gyms
• Travelodege launches 'budget chic' brand


Property & tenders
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings Company: GVA
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
GPs urged to refer older patients for golf lessons   GPs urged to refer older patients for golf lessons


By Tom Walker

GPs and health professionals are being urged to refer older and inactive patients for golf lessons, after a new report showed that golf builds muscle strength and "improves life satisfaction". The Golf on Referral report studied two research pilots that saw selected patients referred for a six-week .... more>>
£50m investment into UK attractions set to boost tourism sector   £50m investment into UK attractions set to boost tourism sector


By Tom Anstey

Britain’s visitor attractions are set to get a major boost, with investment into the sector topping £50m (US$70.2m, €57m) this year. In addition to significant investment across Britain’s attractions sector, the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA) also pointed at a rise in .... more>>
Tourism bodies welcome Brexit paper   Tourism bodies welcome Brexit paper "with caution"


By Tom Walker

The UK travel industry has offered a "cautious welcome" to the government’s Brexit white paper, after the document acknowledged some of the sector's key concerns – such as worries over barriers being created for people visiting the UK from EU. Following the publishing of the Brexit plans, UKinbound’s chair .... more>>

New community fund to make Scotland  
By Tom Walker

Community-based sport and physical activity projects in Scotland are in line for a cash investment thanks to a new programme aimed at changing lives and creating a more inclusive and .... more>>
TSB and Sported launch community sports programme  
By Tom Walker

Sports charity Sported has teamed up with TSB Bank to launch a community sports programme looking to nurture the "next generation of community leaders". The TSB Young Leaders programme .... more>>
Swim England to put talented youngsters in fast lane with performance centres  
By Luke Cloherty

Swim England, the national governing body for swimming in England, has announced plans to open five performance centres nationwide to nurture young talent. The body is working in .... more>>
Physical activity  
By Tom Walker

Getting university students physically active can have a dramatic effect on improving their mental wellbeing, social inclusion, and perceived academic attainment and employability. .... more>>
Plans being explored for £20m leisure centre in Bingham  
By Tom Walker

Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC) has revealed it is exploring plans to build a new leisure centre in Bingham, Nottinghamshire. In a cabinet meeting this week, the council gave the go-ahead .... more>>
SRA launches campaign to ensure every child has right to be active  
By Tom Walker

The Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA) has launched a campaign to make physical activity a "fundamental right" for all children. The #RightToBeActive campaign asks those across society, .... more>>
Portsmouth's  
By Tom Walker

Portsmouth City Council has approved plans for an inclusive and sustainable sports facility at University of Portsmouth. Designed by FaulknerBrowns Architects, the complex will include a .... more>>
Tanni Grey-Thompson turns up heat on government over £1bn  
By Tom Walker

The government "needs to show more leadership" and work with the physical activity sector if it wants to save the National Health Service (NHS). That was the message from former Paralympic .... more>>
£28m Moberly Sports Centre opens in North London  
By Tom Walker

The Moberly Sports Centre in London – which includes the first newly-built public swimming pool in Westminster in almost 40 years – has opened its doors. Built by Willmott Dixon and managed .... more>>
Sport England invests £1.3m into fitness for long-term patients  
By Luke Cloherty

Millions of people with long-term health conditions will be targeted via a £1.3m investment project launched by Sport England to encourage them to become more physically active. Working in .... more>>
Manchester makes a Beeline for bikes – aims to create UK’s largest cycling network  
By Tom Walker

Officials in Manchester have revealed plans to create a city-wide cycling and walking network made up of more than 1,000 miles of routes – including 75 miles of Dutch-style segregated bike .... more>>
Millions of people with long-term health conditions to get physically active  
By Tom Walker

Sport England has partnered with a group of health charities from The Richmond Group to create a series of projects that could improve the health of millions of people with long-term health .... more>>
Opening date set for University of Warwick's new Wellness Hub  
By Tom Walker

University of Warwick will open a multi-million sport and wellness hub in early 2019. The new Sport and Wellness Hub is part of a £49m investment into the site, which will house a wide .... more>>

Features
Wasted opportunity

Hospitality:
Wasted opportunity


Restaurants take innovative approaches to solve the problem of food surplus
James White

People profile:
James White


Thermal spa researcher and consultant on leading major overhaul of Maruia Hot Springs in New Zealand
Joe Taylor

People profile:
Joe Taylor


The founder of Wave Project uses surfing to get through to troubled kids
Play to the crowd

Sports:
Play to the crowd


When public sector budgets are tight, crowdfunding is an attractive option
Rule breakers

Disruption:
Rule breakers


Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations
Lak Mitchell

People profile:
Lak Mitchell


Lak Mitchell on driving the Boomtown Festival for eight successful years
Nature’s bounty

Last word:
Nature’s bounty


FairWild is setting standards in the harvesting of wild ingredients
Cruise control

Talking Point:
Cruise control


The cruise industry is expanding, but concerns are growing about pollution
Space age

Green space:
Space age


With land at a premium, the definition of public parks and green space is evolving
Jason Torrance

People profile:
Jason Torrance


Sustrans director Jason Torrance talks about the relationship between active transport and sport
Product news
Batfast launches cricket simulator to make training more accessible

Batfast launches cricket simulator to make training more accessible

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Batfast, a UK-based sports simulation company, has created an innovative cricket simulator that is designed to increase entry-level participation in the sport.
 
FilmMyMatch offers streaming services to boost grassroots revenue

FilmMyMatch offers streaming services to boost grassroots revenue

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Specialist sports filming company FilmMyMatch is helping to raise awareness and boost revenue for grassroot sports.
 
Technogym whips Brazilian and Russian teams into shape for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Technogym whips Brazilian and Russian teams into shape for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Technogym has been named as the official supplier of training equipment for both the Brazilian and Russian National Teams at this year's World Cup,
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Crown Sports Lockers

We design, manufacture and install bespoke timber furniture, including lockers, vanities, bench seating, treatment rooms, washrooms, cubicles, bedroom furniture and reception desks.

Crown Sports Lockers has designed, crafted and fitted bespoke timber furniture for spas, hotels and the sport and leisure sectors since 1993.
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29-31 Jul 2018

Cosmoprof North America Las Vegas

Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, United States



14-16 Aug 2018

Australasian Gaming Expo - AGE 2018

International Convention Centre Sydney, Sydney, Australia



27 Aug 2018

Micklegate Run Soap Box Challenge 2018

Micklegate, York, United Kingdom



28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018

World Leisure Congress 2018

tbc, Sao Paulo, Brazil



01 Sep 2018

International Wellness Conclave 2018

tbc, Delhi, India



06-09 Sep 2018

CIDESCO World Congress & Exhibition

tbc, Stockholm, Sweden



10-11 Sep 2018

Cosmoprof India

Sahara Star Hotel, Mumbai, India



12-12 Sep 2018

ukactive National Summit

Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster, United Kingdom



22-23 Sep 2018

World Wellness Weekend

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23-27 Sep 2018

EAS (Euro Attractions Show) 2018

RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, Germany



24-26 Sep 2018

ISPA Conference and Expo 2018

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, United States



24-27 Sep 2018

SIBEC North America

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, United States



29-30 Sep 2018

SFN Expo

SEC Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom



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