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  RSG opens flagship John Reed in Berlin, as its builds out its 'world city' portfolio
With the launch of its 49th John Reed, RSG Group is looking for more opportunities for its high-end brand in the US and Europe. Cosmopolitan cities are on the hit list, with sites already up and running in Budapest, Prague, Venice, Zurich, Istanbul, Paris, Los Angeles and Vienna. RSG is extremely selective .... more
  PureGym's new results set it up for accelerating growth
PureGym saw revenues rise by 15 per cent in 2023, with the company announcing plans to develop 200 new clubs in the next three to four years. Memberships were up 11 per cent across the group and by 16 per cent in the UK compared with 2022, with more than 100 million visits during the year and more than two .... more
  Deloitte says European health club market hit an all-time high for revenues in 2023
Following three disrupted lockdown years, the European fitness market bounced back in 2023, according to Deloitte and EuropeActive’s hot off the press European Health & Fitness Market Report 2024. The recovery is reflected in all key European market indicators: revenues were up 14 per cent; memberships .... more
  Mytime Active calls a halt to dumping 432,000 pairs of plastic overshoes into landfill each year
Charitable trust, Mytime Active, has removed all single-use plastic overshoes from its swimming pools and leisure centres, as part of ongoing sustainability efforts. Across the trust’s six swimming pools in the Borough of Bromley, this will save 432,000 pairs of plastic overshoes from going into landfill every .... more
  Workers' Educational Association and CLUK team up to launch Carbon Literacy Course
Community Leisure UK is helping the drive to Net Zero with the launch of a bespoke carbon literacy course. Offered in partnership with the Workers' Educational Association, the course runs over two half days and is delivered via virtual meetings. It's open to anyone working in the UK's charitable sport, leisure .... more
  Circadian Trust invests in wellness to support its NHS partnerships
Operator Circadian Trust has launched a five-year growth drive designed to support health and wellbeing across South Gloucestershire, UK. The initiative will see a £2.4m investment in its five Active Lifestyle Centres. CEO, Mark Crutchley, says the organisation is committed to ensuring South Gloucestershire .... more
  Treningshelse Holding snaps up another Norwegian fitness chain as it sets its sight on market leadership
Norwegian health club operator, Treningshelse Holding, which owns the Aktiv365 and Family Sports Club fitness chains, has acquired fellow Norwegian operator, Aktiv Trening. The purchase of 19 Aktiv Trening clubs brings the number of sites in its portfolio to 72, with around 100,000 members. Treningshelse Holding has ambitious to become Norway’s leading .... more
  Missed FIBO? Catch up with the HCM roundup
The HCM team were busy at the recent FIBO Global Fitness event in Cologne, Germany, distributing a special FIBO edition of HCM in support of the event as its global media partner. FIBO 2024 boasted over 1,000 exhibitors and is expected to have welcome 120,000 visitors – a post-pandemic record. The .... more
  Xplor kicks off international expansion for its Mariana Tek software with 1Rebel deal
Atlanta-based boutique fitness software company, Xplor Mariana Tek, has kicked off a push for international expansion. Shannon Tracey, VP of sales and marketing, says the company is eyeing the UK and Australasia as targets for the next 12 months. Boutique gym brand, 1Rebel, which has studios in London and the .... more
  Andy King launches The Conveners podcast to champion the pivot to wellbeing
The fitness sector’s pivot to active wellbeing is being discussed in a new weekly podcast, called The Conveners, and hosted by chair of GM Active and director of Miova, Andy King with industry veteran, John Oxley, as a guest presenter. As leisure, health and social care converge, the duo will invite guests to .... more
  Everyone Active launches Everyone Golf – plans to link health and fitness and sport portfolios
Everyone Active has launched a golfing brand, Everyone Golf, after new contract wins made it the UK’s second-largest golf operator in the UK, with ten courses. Unveiled this week, the new brand includes a refreshed look and feel across the sites, a website for booking, which has live updates and fly-through .... more
  Planet Fitness reveals Colleen Keating as its next CEO
Planet Fitness has a new CEO – Colleen Keating. She will take up the position on 10 June. The announcement follows a search which began with the ousting of former CEO, Chris Rondeau on 16 September last year. Shareholder, Craig Benson, has been covering the role in the interim and will remain on the board. .... more
  UK Active Awards for excellence open for nominations
UK Active has announced details of its annual health and fitness industry awards ceremony, which will take place in Birmingham on the evening of Thursday 3 October at the International Convention Centre. The trade body has created 16 award categories for 2024, including new additions, with the Outstanding .... more
  Hospitality veteran Belinda Steward takes the helm at Places Leisure
Social enterprise, Places Leisure, which is part of the Places for People Group, has appointed Belinda Steward as MD. Steward was previously MD at Derwent FM, which is also part of Places for People (PFP). Before joining PFP she held a number of leadership roles, including for hospitality brands such as .... more
  Basic-Fit trials corporate wellness drive across its Spanish clubs
Basic-Fit has signed up to trial Wellhub across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access to subscribers and enabling them to use all 152 of its Spanish clubs. This includes the 42 McFit and five Holmes Place locations it acquired recently from RSG Group. The move is a change of tack for Basic-Fit, .... more
Jobs in this issue
Fitness Motivator and Personal Trainer
Market Rasen
Everyone Active
Recreation Assistant (Dry Site)
Market Rasen
Everyone Active
Party Leader
Gainsborough
Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator and Personal Trainer
Gainsborough
Everyone Active
Cleaning Assistant
Gainsborough
Everyone Active
Duty Manager
Gainsborough
Everyone Active
Duty Manager
Kirkwall, UK
The Pickaquoy Centre
Team Leader (Harrow School Fitness Club)
Harrow on the Hill, Harrow, UK
Harrow School
Centre Manager (Leisure)
Exeter, UK
Exeter City Council
Director of Operations
Luton, UK
Active Luton
Fitness Motivator
Lutterworth
Everyone Active
Recreation Assistant/Lifeguard (NPLQ required)
Lutterworth
Everyone Active
Membership Manager
Coventry, UK
University of Warwick
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Nationwide
Everyone Active
Recreation Assistant
Wigston
Everyone Active
Swim Teacher
Shipston-on-Stour
Everyone Active
Swim Teacher
Shipston-on-Stour
Everyone Active
Food & Beverage Assistant
Winchester
Everyone Active
Chief Executive Officer, Mount Batten Centre
Plymouth, UK
Mount Batten Group
Swimming Teacher
Rickmansworth, UK
Everyone Active
Swimming Teacher
Watford, UK
Everyone Active




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