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Group Health and Fitness Manager
Salary: £40,000pa
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Company: Sport Aberdeen



Aquatics Development Manager
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000pa
Location: Hybrid working, Exeter, United Kingdom
Company: Water Babies



Property Manager
Salary: From £41,854pa
Location: Eltham Palace, Eltham, London, United Kingdom
Company: English Heritage



Physical Activity and Wellbeing Manager
Salary: £41,510 to £42,512 per annum - (pro rata for part time)
Location: Oxford St Aldate's Chambers / Work from home (Hybrid), United Kingdom
Company: Oxford City Council


Lifeguard
Location: Stevenage, UK
Company: Stevenage Leisure Limited
Apprentice Lifeguard
Location: Stevenage, UK
Company: Stevenage Leisure Limited
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £15.76ph
Location: Norwich, UK
Company: University of East Anglia
Swim Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nottingham, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Active Communities Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon
Company: Everyone Active
Basketball Coach/Activator
Salary: £25.00 per hour
Location: Stradbroke, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Group Exercise Instructor - Aqua
Salary: Competitive
Location: Barking, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant (NPLQ required)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bracknell, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Group Exercise Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Hornchurch, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Sports Coach/Activator
Salary: £20.00 per hour
Location: Stradbroke, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Group Exercise Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Barking, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Trainee Duty Manager
Location: Biggleswade, UK
Company: Stevenage Leisure Limited
Fitness Instructor
Location: Baldock, UK
Company: Stevenage Leisure Limited
Cafe Manager
Location: Biggleswade, UK
Company: Stevenage Leisure Limited
Fitness Motivator and Personal Trainer
Location: Romford, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant (Dry Site)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bracknell
Company: Everyone Active
Recreation Attendant
Salary: From £7.08 - £9.18
Location: Bracknell
Company: Everyone Active
Food & Beverage Supervisor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bracknell
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• Virgin gets right to wipe out rent arrears
• Fitness industry mourns passing of Jan Spaticchia
• STA offers mindfulness resources


Property & tenders
Tender: Caban at Pendine Sands
Location: Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire Company: Carmarthenshire County Council
Market Test Opportunity - Runcorn Swimming Pool
Location: Runcorn Company: Halton Borough Council
City Centre Gym and Health Club Business Sale
Location: City Centre Location - North of England Company: Walker Singleton
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
£2.2bn worth of London 2012 legacy investment in PE Premium 'has failed'   £2.2bn worth of London 2012 legacy investment in PE Premium 'has failed'


By Tom Walker

The London 2012 Olympic legacy investment designed to improve physical education at primary schools has failed, according to a study. Academics at the University of Winchester looked into the effects of £2.2bn worth of investment in primary PE since 2012, known as the Primary PE and School Sport Premium (or .... more>>
Sport England puts £5.25m on the table to tackle inequalities in partnership with UK Active   Sport England puts £5.25m on the table to tackle inequalities in partnership with UK Active


By Tom Walker

Sport England and UK Active have signed a five-year partnership agreement which will see the two organisations tackle inequalities within the sport and physical activity sector. The systems partnership, spanning seven strategic areas, includes £5.25m worth of funding over the five-year period, provided by .... more>>
More than a quarter of Americans are now health club members – a record high   More than a quarter of Americans are now health club members – a record high


By Tom Walker

More than one in five (27 per cent) Americans belonged to a health club or studio in 2021, with the total number of fitness membership reaching 66.5 million. The figure, from industry body IHRSA, represents a 3.8 per cent growth over the past two years (since 2019) and is the highest ever recorded. Liz .... more>>

Everyone Can task force aims to narrow inequalities for people with disabilities  
By Frances Marcellin

A special task force has been established to boost physical activity opportunities for people with disabilities. Part of UK Active’s inclusivity-focused Everyone Can programme, the task .... more>>
UK Active names former NHS Confederation chief, Mike Farrar, as its new chair  
By Frances Marcellin

Mike Farrar has been announced as the new chair at UK Active. His tenure will start in August 2022 when he takes over the position from Tanni Grey-Thompson, following her six-year stint .... more>>
Industry leaders write to government asking for help with soaring energy prices  
By Frances Marcellin

Key organisations from the UK’s leisure industry are lobbying the government for financial support to help operators manage the impact of rising energy prices. A newly-formed coalition .... more>>
Oliver Lee OBE announced as new CEO at Places Leisure  
By Frances Marcellin

Oliver Lee OBE will be taking the position of CEO at Places Leisure from July. He will replace Paul McPartlan, who announced in April that he would be leaving the organisation. “I feel .... more>>
Obesity causes 1.2m premature deaths a year in Europe, says World Health Organization  
By Frances Marcellin

According to The World Health Organization's recently-released research study, WHO European Regional Obesity Report 2022, a third of children and almost two-thirds of adults in Europe .... more>>
State of the Fitness Industry Report 2022 finds UK industry building back to pre-pandemic levels  
By Frances Marcellin

The Leisure Database Company (TLDB) has revealed its State of the Fitness Industry Report UK for 2022, following an audit of more than 7,000 facilities in the public, private and .... more>>
Tampon Tax funds new Big Sister programme to keep girls active through puberty  
By Frances Marcellin

A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to help girls embrace activity during puberty and reduce the rising numbers who turn away from exercise at .... more>>
Berlin cools its famous pools to make political statement on Russian gas  
By Tom Walker

Those looking to have a dip in Berlin's famous heated outdoor pools this summer will be in for a chilly surprise. Water temperatures at the German capital’s 16 gas-heated lidos – or .... more>>
Final report from UK Active shows health clubs beating COVID  
By Frances Marcellin

UK Active has released its final report on COVID-19 cases among health club, leisure centre and swimming pool customers. The report, called Safe and Essential, covers the last .... more>>
4Global reveals growth plans following IPO, hires Kerstin Obenauer to drive global expansion  
By Liz Terry

Sports data analysis and consultancy firm 4Global has appointed Kerstin Obenauer as chief customer officer as part of a new growth strategy. The company, which holds substantial public .... more>>
Prehab4Cancer programme cuts treatment time for cancer patients  
By Liz Terry

A new cancer prehabilitation programme is achieving groundbreaking results by bringing the health and fitness and activity sectors together with medics. Prehab4Cancer (P4C), a partnership .... more>>
Nuffield Health partners with Access Sport to tackle health inequalities  
By Tom Walker

Nuffield Health will use the power of sport to tackle the stark health inequalities across Greater Manchester. The healthcare charity has partnered with Access Sport for a ground-breaking .... more>>
UK Active advises the sector on how to help Ukraine  
By Tom Walker

Health and fitness operators, wellness brands and other industry organisations wanting to help the aid efforts in Ukraine have been given a list of charities they can support financially. .... more>>

Features
Sharing the love

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Sharing the love


Famous restaurants are popping up in unexpected places. We found out more
Maria Sharapova

People profile:
Maria Sharapova


Maria Sharapova – who's spent her life training on the pro tennis circuit – is bringing this experience to her fitness facility designs
Matt Dwyer

People profile:
Matt Dwyer


Matt Dwyer is driving change behind the scenes at the ECB with his 'growth mentality'
Stefano Boeri

People profile:
Stefano Boeri


Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
The show must go on

Arts & Culture:
The show must go on


When austerity hits hard, UK theatres adapt and get creative
High flyers

Tourism:
High flyers


How bmi and Projekt Spielberg are growing British tourism to Graz
Alliance Leisure

Promotional feature:
Alliance Leisure


The future of leisure in times of austerity
Right to roam

Tourism:
Right to roam


Sweden is inviting everyone to come and stay – and indulge in a spot of wild camping. Jenny Kaiser from VisitSweden talks about the initiative
Spice of life

Social good:
Spice of life


Oomph! founder Ben Allen is bringing variety to residential homes
Ivo Gormley

Social good:
Ivo Gormley


GoodGym founder Ivo Gormley fights back against loneliness in society
Product news
Twelve holes on the 19th

Twelve holes on the 19th

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Check out the men's changing room at Leamington & County Golf Club - plus a host of other sites across the country - and you'll find a feature found only in locker rooms made and fitted by one particular supplier.
 
Vycel: providing gyms with powerful virus protection

Vycel: providing gyms with powerful virus protection

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Anytime Fitness has partnered with Vycel to create a safe and disinfected environment – giving everyone peace of mind when training.
 
Councils target leisure centre investment to drive decarbonisation

Councils target leisure centre investment to drive decarbonisation

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

As global leaders meet for the COP26 climate summit, local authorities across England are partnering with leisure development specialist, Alliance Leisure, to slash leisure portfolio carbon emissions to achieve local and national net zero targets.
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Company profile
Gympass

Gympass is a corporate wellbeing platform that ignites and fuels every journey to feel good.

Gympass is a corporate wellbeing platform that ignites and fuels every journey to feel good.
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Fitness industry to gather at Sibec Europe-UK in Portugal this September

Questex’s iconic event Sibec Europe-UK – known as Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry – will take place from 27-30 September at the Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, in Portugal.
  Fitness industry to gather at Sibec Europe-UK in Portugal this September

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Active Uprising 2022

The ICC, Birmingham, Birmingham , United Kingdom



03-04 Sep 2022

HEALING SUMMIT 2022 - The Healing of Everything

Pine Cliff Resort, Portugal



12-13 Sep 2022

2022 Salt Therapy Association Conference

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States



12-14 Sep 2022

Spa Life Ireland

Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort , Ballymena, Ireland



20-23 Sep 2022

SPATEC Europe

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Quarteira, Portugal



25-26 Sep 2022

Vagaro iconic.22 User Conference

Bespoke, San Francisco, United States



26-28 Sep 2022

SpaFest 2022

Gwel an Mor, United Kingdom



27-29 Sep 2022

International Congress on Thermal Tourism

Ourense, Ourense, Spain



29-30 Sep 2022

Termatalia: 20th International Fair of Thermal Tourism, Health and Welfare

Expourense, Ourense, Spain



02-03 Oct 2022

Olympia Beauty

Olympia Exhibition Centre, London, United Kingdom



09-10 Oct 2022

IECSC Florida

Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach , United States



23-26 Oct 2022

GSN Planet Buyers Conference - Green Spa Network

Wild Dunes Resort, Charleston, United States



25-28 Oct 2022

Interbad

Messe Stuttgart, Germany



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