Relaunched ‘Teen Gym’
Erewash Borough Council has extended its Health Club gym membership scheme to enable more young people to make use of the gym facilities at its leisure centres.
The relaunched Teen Gym membership is available now for 11-15-year-olds – previously it was just for 14-15-year-olds.
The move comes after staff completed the necessary training to permit the younger age group into the gym and is part of the council’s on-going drive to encourage more young people to take up a healthier lifestyle.
Membership is £15 a month, with no joining fee and includes an induction and their own plan. It covers the use of the gym at supervised sessions or with an adult aged 18+ who has had an induction – while it also includes swimming and group exercise classes at all sites
Councillor Mike Wallis, Erewash Borough Council’s Lead Member for Culture and Leisure, says:
“We are delighted to be able to extend our health club membership and look forward to welcoming more young people to enjoy our fitness facilities. Research published on the Sport England website shows that 11-15 is a vital age range for creating an exercise habit for life.”
The new Teen Gym Membership for 11-15 year olds is available direct from West Park Leisure Centre, Long Eaton, 0115 946 1400; Victoria Park Leisure Centre, Ilkeston, 0115 944 0400; Rutland Sports Park, Ilkeston, 0115 930 2033; and Sandiacre Friesland Sports Centre, 0115 949 0400.