18 Jan 2018 World leisure: news, training & property
 
 
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Commercial Director
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Location: Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Company: University College School



Pool Lifeguard
Salary: £8.70 p.h. + great benefits
Location: Woburn Forest, Millbrook, Bedford, MK45 2HZ
Company: Center Parcs



Head of Partnership Development/ Pennaeth Datblygu
Salary: £42,112 - £49,224, Cyflog - £42,112 - £49,224
Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom
Company: Sport Wales



Assistant Hydrotherapy Pool Manager
Salary: £26,865 to £28,440 pa
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Jack Tizard School


Health and Fitness Manager
Salary: £28,011 - £30,867
Location: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Company: Chelmsford City Council
Dryside Manager
Salary: £24,606 - £27,126
Location: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Company: Chelmsford City Council
Swimming Teacher
Salary: £13.54 per hour
Location: Southam, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Pool Manager
Salary: £28,011 - £30,867
Location: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Company: Chelmsford City Council
Health and Fitness Supervisor
Salary: £18,146 - £20,359 per annum
Location: Essex, United Kingdom
Company: University of Essex
Fitness Manager
Salary: Circa £18,000 per annum
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Casual Fitness Motivator
Salary: Competitive
Location: Elephant and Castle, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Elephant and Castle, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Duty Manager
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Location: Exeter, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: £17,000 - £17,400 per annum
Location: Kidlington, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Personal trainers
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal trainers
Salary: Self Employed
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal trainers
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Romford, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal trainers
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal trainers
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Soho, London, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active

Training directory

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Ten Education


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in this issue

• English clubs dominate football index
• Fiit to disrupt with £2.4m seed funding
• Mandarin Oriental plans Mayfair hotel


Property & tenders
Tender for the provision and operation of an Observation Wheel on the Council’s Recreation Ground in Stratford upon Avon
Location: Company: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
East Cambridgeshire District Council is seeking expressions of interest for Mepal Outdoor Centre.
Location: Company: East Cambridgeshire District Council
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
Major UK Visitor Attraction for sale
Location: Company: GVA
Opportunity To Develop and Operate Outdoor Leisure Facilities at Castle Park
Location: Company: Colchester Borough Council
A Historic Opportunity - Hastings Castle
Location: Hastings Company: GVA
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Fitness app Sweatcoin receives US$5.7m backing  
Fitness app Sweatcoin receives US$5.7m backing

By Deven Pamben

A fitness app that rewards people who are physically active has secured financial backing of US$5.7m (£4.1m, €4.7m) to help boost its presence globally. Sweatcoin has received “seed funding” from Silicon Valley and European investors to help grow its next-generation health and fitness app, which uses a .... more>>
Revealed: Opening date for Scotland's first design museum, created by Kengo Kuma  
Revealed: Opening date for Scotland's first design museum, created by Kengo Kuma

By Kim Megson

V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018, it has been revealed. New images of the Kengo Kuma-designed building have been released to coincide with the announcement, as have details of the museum’s inaugural exhibitions. Standing at the centre of the .... more>>

Anticipation mounts for Drake's Toronto restaurant and sports bar  
By Kim Megson

Canadian rapper, producer, actor and entrepreneur Drake is turning his attention to the restaurant business. The rapper, singer and songwriter is opening a high-end restaurant and sports .... more>>
Norwegian brewery partners with COBE to create Stavanger waterfront attraction  
By Kim Megson

Danish architects COBE and Norwegian beer maker Lervig have unveiled plans for a major waterfront visitor centre and brewery in Stavanger, Norway. Located on a former industrial pier, the .... more>>
London’s Agua Spas launch ‘Little White Book’ for customer aftercare  
By Tom Walker

Hospitality group sbe has developed an online service to help its London-based spa brand Aqua Spa focus on customer aftercare. Launching at the end of January, the ‘Little White Book’ is .... more>>
Designs revealed for new aquatics centre on an artificial quay in Copenhagen’s harbour  
By Kim Megson

Stunning designs have been revealed for Copenhagen's new Water Culture Centre, which will feature outdoor and indoor pools, waterfalls, harbour baths and sports facilities. The .... more>>
Planet Fitness to enter Mexico exercise market  
By Deven Pamben

Planet Fitness will continue to grow its brand internationally by entering the Mexican fitness market this year. Due to open this spring in Santa Catarina, Monterrey, the new gym will be .... more>>
David Lloyd Leisure continues European growth with first French club  
By Deven Pamben

David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has announced plans for further expansion into Europe after exchanging contracts for its first health club in France. The group will invest £5m (US$6.9m, €5.7m) .... more>>
Jean-Guy de Gabriac collaborates with Four Seasons spa staff on new treatment  
By Jane Kitchen

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills has introduced a signature massage created in collaboration with six top therapists and consultant Jean-Guy de Gabriac. The .... more>>
Bayeux Tapestry coming to Britain for first time in 950 years  
By Tom Anstey

The Bayeux Tapestry is set to be loaned to a British museum for the first time in nearly a millennium. The artwork, which is nine centuries old and depicts the Norman conquest of England .... more>>
Business management course launched for Irish spa industry  
By Tom Walker

Spa Business School has joined forces with spa consultant Peigin Crowley to provide a business management programme designed specifically for the Irish spa market. The partnership has .... more>>
Chelsea's £1bn stadium plan overcomes family injunction threat  
By Rob Gibson

The £1bn ($1.38bn, €1.12bn) project to rebuild Chelsea Football Club’s Stamford Bridge stadium has overcome its final hurdle, after a motion was passed preventing a local family from .... more>>
Starwood plans St Regis Hong Kong launch for 2019  
By Tom Walker

Hotel and resort operator Starwood is set to open and operate a hotel under its St Regis luxury brand in the heart of Hong Kong. Scheduled for a 2019 launch, the 129-bedroom hotel will be .... more>>
Birdsong, trees, sky: study suggests exposure to nature important for those at risk of poor mental health  
By Jane Kitchen

A team of academic researchers, landscape architects and artists have come together to look at how nature in cities affects mental wellbeing. Researchers at King's College London, .... more>>
Perkins+Will create science hub to anchor Suzhou culture district  
By Tom Anstey

A science museum in Suzhou, China, is to act as the centrepiece of a new cultural district in the city, with the design celebrating nature while highlighting the role of industrial .... more>>

Features
Nick Gray

People profile:
Nick Gray


Nick Gray tells the story of his guided tour company, Museum Hack, (for people who don't like museums)
Beyond demographics

Visitor profiles:
Beyond demographics


Gerri Morris, of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, on defining cultural consumers
James White

People profile:
James White


Thermal spa researcher and consultant on leading major overhaul of Maruia Hot Springs in New Zealand
Winds of change

Social good:
Winds of change


Learn about the Change Foundation and the opportunities it creates
Making a big play

Adult play:
Making a big play


LM reports on the emerging trend of adults playing like kids
Lak Mitchell

People profile:
Lak Mitchell


Lak Mitchell on driving the Boomtown Festival for eight successful years
Bright Hart Lane

Community:
Bright Hart Lane


Grant Cornwell on the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation’s community work
Tony Butler

Interview:
Tony Butler


Derby Museums Trust executive director delivers social justice in museums
Joe Taylor

People profile:
Joe Taylor


The founder of Wave Project uses surfing to get through to troubled kids
Future of leisure

New opening:
Future of leisure


Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres?
Product news
Digital Projection installed in Mail Rail experience at London's Postal Museum

Digital Projection installed in Mail Rail experience at London's Postal Museum

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Integration firm DJ Willrich (DJW) has installed several of Digital Projection's E-Vision 8500 projectors at the Mail Rail experience at The Postal Museum in London.
 
Because they can-can: Mack Rides partners with Moulin Rouge for new CanCan coaster

Because they can-can: Mack Rides partners with Moulin Rouge for new CanCan coaster

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Mack Rides has announced a new collaboration with the Moulin Rouge, that will see the Eurosat coaster at Europa-Park, transformed into the iconic Paris theatre.
 
World's highest Ferris wheel to sit atop RM2.2bn FA Porsche building

World's highest Ferris wheel to sit atop RM2.2bn FA Porsche building

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

A Ferris wheel in Malaysia will become the world’s highest when it opens as part of the under-construction 78-storey M101 Skywheel in Kuala Lumpur.
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A touch of Elan

Elan Spa at Mallory Court Hotel is the first standalone facility of its kind in the eight-strong Eden Hotel Collection - and its flagship property.
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16-18 Jan 2018

Visitor Attraction Expo

ExCel London Exhibition Centre, London, United Kingdom



17-18 Jan 2018

Museum Connections

Porte de Versailles, Paris, France



23-25 Jan 2018

BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME)

Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom



27-29 Jan 2018

International Salon and Spa Expo

Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, United States



30 Jan - 01 Feb 2018

Spatex 2018

Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom



05 Feb 2018

SAPCA Annual Conference and Dinner 2018

Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, United Kingdom



05 Feb 2018

(Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) TIDE conference

Hotel Okura, Amsterdam, Netherlands




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