The gyms at Harvey Hadden Sports Village and Clifton Leisure Centre have been transformed as part of a wider £1.5m investment for new equipment and are now reopened to the public.
The average lifespan for a cardio machine is five years and the costs to repair will outstrip the value of the machine, resulting in a higher repair bill. This £1.5m cash injection will make sure each centre has new kit for gym-goers to use.
The money has been set aside to support the income generated
from customers, allowing the investment to be made without the need for borrowing or impacting
on wider day-to-day council services.
Active Nottingham, which is part of Nottingham City Council, is investing the money over five years across all of its six leisure centres – Harvey Hadden, Clifton, Ken Martin, Southglade, Victoria and Djanogly.
The revamp at Clifton and Harvey Hadden features premium equipment from Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and ICG ® – suitable for all training interests and fitness levels. The new kit will also feature immersive digital experiences with new cardio consoles, a functional zone with a stretching area and environmentally friendly Green Zones with self-powered equipment so more can be done to help the environment.
Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, Cllr Pavlos Kotsonis, said: “It was great to visit the gym at Clifton Leisure Centre this week during the installation process, to see the new and improved facilities, meet the team and see their excitement for the gym to reopen. I’m confident these improvements will become a real asset to the community.
“We are refurbishing all Active Nottingham gyms across the city, to make sure wherever people live, they have the opportunity and access to high-quality fitness equipment.”
For more information on the refurbishment project, visit: www.activenottingham.com/welcome-to-your-new-gym/
Photo 1: Left to right: Cllr Pavlos Kotsonis, Ben Hattersley (Life Fitness), Andrew Miller (General Manager) and Kirsty Worthington (General Manager)
Photo 2: Left to right: Andrew Miller (General Manager) and Cllr Kotsonis.