HCM 2021 Review

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Alliance Leisure www.allianceleisure.co.uk Key contact

Sarah Watts Chief Executive

Local authorities are operating under tough conditions, but there are still opportunities to invest in the future of sports and leisure

Eve Rodwell Davies

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We work with forwardthinking local authorities to deliver modern, imaginative and environmentally-friendly multiactivity centres that break the mould of the traditional leisure centre. We have a pipeline of projects lined up for 2022, funded by the Towns Fund scheme, which plays a key role in the government’s levelling-up agenda. Environmental sustainability is a priority for all our projects and we’ve helped five local authorities to source grants from the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme to drive decarbonisation and energy efficiency measures. As a result, we’re introducing air-source heat pumps, along with other energyefficient technologies in 10 leisure centres to help local authorities to meet their net-zero targets. At the end of 2021 we launched the Active Families report with ukactive, which looks at the critical

Our top innovations include the new Schwinn X and Z bikes, which we’re very proud of. For classes that live in the metrics, focus on the numbers, and are filled with competition, the Z bike is an ideal match. The Z bike allows for riders to climb through four zones determined by rider effort, allowing for riders of all fitness levels to feel accomplished at the end of a ride. For classes that promote a ‘head’s up’ experience, a technology-free zone, and are set to the beat of the latest playlist, the X Bike is the best fit. After another rollercoaster year, we’re hoping to be able to get out and see as many of our customers as possible in 2022. We’re also planning to be at FIBO 2022 where we can showcase our new products such as the X & Z bikes and our new Throwdown Rigs and FXD Bench One of our standout club installs has to be Everlast Fitness

Sarah Watts

role of the family in a child’s physical activity journey and the importance of developing accessible family-focused facilities that inspire habits and values likely to carry into adulthood. Our marketing and training brand, TA6, works with leisure operators across the UK to provide marketing and customer experience services to drive revenue streams, improve the health and wellbeing of local communities and invest in staff development.

Core Health & Fitness www.corehandf.com Key contact

Eve Rodwell Davies EMEA Marketing Manager

in Denton – we supported the team with the opening of the flagship gym in November 2021. The club is a stunning hybrid of boutique group training and traditional gym floor. The architecture and design of the club is simply breathtaking and we’ve complemented the place with mat black cardio from Star Trac, our HIIT StairMaster line and Nautilus strength lines. As well as our new Throwdown Rigs. If you’re in the Manchester area it’s well worth a visit. Thanks to all of our customers for partnering with us. We wish everyone in the industry a healthy and happy 2022.

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