Archway residents get active as Leisure Centre celebrates £2m investment
January 28, 2016
Archway Leisure Centre was officially re-launched on Tuesday 26 January following a £2m investment that has extended the gym, installed new equipment and refreshed the pool hall.
Leading leisure charitable social enterprise GLL took over the 15 year contract for managing Islington Council’s eight leisure facilities in April 2014 when a £10m investment in accessible leisure was also confirmed.
GLL staff will ‘go the extra mile’ for Sport Relief
January 14, 2016
The UK’s leading leisure charitable social enterprise GLL will use its biggest ever call to action to mobilise its 10,000 staff to help customers walk, run, swim and cycle themselves proud making over three million customer visits while raising an unprecedented £500,000 for Sport Relief. The money raised for Sport Relief will help to transform lives right here at home in the UK and in the world’s poorest communities.
GLL Makes a Big Splash at Swim Awards
December 04, 2015
GLL, the UK’s largest public pool provider, has won big at the Amateur Swimming Association National Swimming Awards 2015.
The awards – in four separate categories – further cement the charitable social enterprise’s reputation for investing in community sport to make life better.
International Day of People with a Disability - GLL celebrates Disabled Fitness Professionals
December 02, 2015
GLL - the UK’s leading leisure charitable social enterprise - is celebrating becoming the largest provider of disability fitness trainer placements in the UK.
The news comes as GLL marks the International Day of People with a Disability, Thursday 3 December.
GLL named Health and Fitness Partner for Sport Relief 2016
November 19, 2015
GLL, the UK’s leading leisure charitable social enterprise, has been chosen as official health and fitness partner’ for Sport Relief 2016 and will raise £500,000 for good causes, helping Britain walk, run, swim and cycle its way to fundraising glory.
GLL attend Northern Ireland's Social Enterprise Awards 2015
October 23, 2015
GLL in Belfast were proud to be part of the third annual Social Enterprise Northern Ireland Conference and Awards event. The event focused on sourcing products and services from local social enterprises and recognised the outstanding work that is happening on a daily basis throughout the province.
Finchley Lido Lifesavers honoured at the Prestigious SADS UK National Lifesaver Defibrillator Awards, held at the Royal College of Nursing
October 20, 2015
The annual National Lifesaver Defibrillator Awards hosted by the national cardiac charity SADS UK honours people in the community who’ve saved lives. Dr Christian Jessen, the presenter of Channel 4’s BAFTA-winning Embarrassing Bodies was delighted to present Lifesaver Awards to Osam Layeth and Chloe O’Grady, Lifeguards at Finchley Lido.
£11 million Tadworth Leisure & Community Centre opens on Monday 5 October
October 19, 2015
The £11 million new Tadworth Leisure & Community Centre will open its doors to the public for the first time at 6.45am on Monday 5 October 2015, providing fantastic, modern leisure and community facilities for the local community.
The new state-of-the-art facility features a 25 metre, six-lane swimming pool, a teaching pool, fitness gym with 60 exercise stations, a four-court multi-use sports hall, an exercise and dance studio, four five-a-side football pitches, space for community activities, a café, a crèche and wet and dry changing rooms.
GLL Swimming Success Recognised with ASA Nominations
September 21, 2015
Leading leisure operator and charitable Social Enterprise GLL has been shorted listed in three categories for the prestigious 2015 Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) Swimming Awards.
SOCIAL SATURDAY LAUNCHES INTO ACTION AT THE BETTER EXTREME SKATE PARK IN BARKING
September 04, 2015
Social Saturday, the nationwide celebration of social enterprise was launched in dramatic style at GLL’s Better Extreme Skate Park in Barking earlier today.