Great turnout for the grand opening of White Oaks Leisure Centre
Described by the Leader of the Council as a ‘historic investment’, the new centre replaces an inefficient centre of the same name built in the 1960s and creates an activity hub that meet the hugely diverse needs of modern society.
The grand opening took place on Saturday 12 February with over 4,000 people from the local community and some famous faces visiting to see the new facilities available.
In addition, there is a 100-station gym, with Technogym equipment a modern group cycling studio, two large group exercise studios and a multi-purpose sports hall for a wide range of activities and clubs.
There is also a dedicated Feel Good Suite featuring power-assisted equipment for people with limited mobility, the elderly and those managing long-term conditions.The centre offers a modern café to serve all the activity areas along with fantastic viewing areas to the pools. The whole centre is built to accommodate everyone, including those with mobility issues. The swimming areas include two ‘Pool Pods’ to aid accessibility and two lifts provide access between floors, and the centre boasts changing places toilets.
ISG has now completed over 25 projects with Alliance Leisure and many of these schemes have been delivered using the UK Leisure Framework.