There has been an increase and growth in active memberships from 1,500 before the refurbishment to over 1,900 in October 2019 – this is over 400 new customers actively participating in fitness every week.
Parkwood Leisure commenced the contract to manage Torbay Leisure Centre on 1st December 2017 for 12 years. This is one of our newer partnerships and we already have an excellent relationship with Council colleagues and members.
A large wet/dry site including 25M pool, training pool, 8 court sports hall with event seating, outdoor artificial pitch, café, soft play, squash courts and extensive fitness facilities plus a British Cycling funded 1.5km outdoor closed road cycling circuit.
Parkwood Leisure subcontracting to a community partner There is a lease and management agreement in place between Torbay Council and Parkwood Leisure, who manages this contract via a subcontracting arrangement with Lex Leisure. Lex Leisure Ltd is a Community Investment Company, with charitable objectives to deliver activities which benefit the community. This arrangement provides the Council with confidence that the partnership is financially sustainable as it is underpinned by the extensive experience and commercial expertise of Parkwood Leisure, coupled with a local, bespoke community focus through Lex Leisure.