New state-of-the-art gym opens its doors at Middleton Leisure Centre

A new state-of-the-art gym at a popular south Leeds leisure centre has officially opened this month. Equipment on offer at the new gym in Middleton Leisure Centre includes 70 exercise stations, a dedicated free weights area and new personal fitness programmes which includes the offer of a free body composition analysis to users. In…

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Double Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee MBE revealed as city’s first Active Travel ambassador

Leeds triathlete and double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee MBE has been named as the city’s first Active Travel ambassador. In his new role, Alistair will add his support to initiatives, projects and infrastructure projects being undertaken through the city’s Active Travel campaign, which key aim is to encourage more people to incorporate walking and…

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Leeds lifeguard scoops national lifesaving award

A member of Leeds City Council’s sport and lifestyles team has received a prestigious national lifesaving award. Following an independent assessment and appraisal by the UK’s leading provider of water safety and drowning prevention education, the IQL/Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS), Leeds lifeguard Emily Jones has been named as this year’s national IQL Lifeguard…

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