Gym wins bronze as membership rockets
12:01pm Saturday 19th October 2013 in News
STRATFORD Park Leisure Centre walked away with a bronze award at this year’s Health Club Awards.
The awards, which attracted over 500 entries from leisure centres across the UK, are judged by the clubs’ own members and Everyone Active, which runs the leisure centre for Stroud District Council, walked away with fifteen regional awards and a national award for Best Large Gym Chain.
Cllr June Cordwell, chairman of Stroud District Council’s community services committee, said that sine the company took over the centre gym attendance has risen from around 720 attendees a month to over 5,300.
She added that those attending group exercise programmes each month had also shot up from 390 to over 3,100.
“The company and its staff have done a great job and fully deserve the recognition they have achieved,” she said.
General manager of Stratford Park Leisure Centre, Dan Coleman, said: “We are delighted to have received this award as it is recognition from our members that we are offering the type of service that they want. We will continue to listen to them and hope that next year we will be bringing home the gold award.”
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