New Ladywood leisure centre up and running


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In Summary

General | 9th August 2019
Ladywood's £8.5 million state-of-the-art leisure centre in Ladywood, located between Icknield Port Road and Ladywood Middleway, has opened its doors to the public

In Detail

Ladywood Leisure Centre will be operated by Birmingham Community Leisure Trust (BCLT). The new facility is the last of four new builds funded by Birmingham City Council and Sport England as part the 15-year BCLT contract signed in 2015. Ladywood joins the other new sites, Erdington, Northfield and Stechford leisure centres, plus five other facilities currently operated by BCLT around the city.

Cllr Paulette Hamilton, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care at Birmingham City Council, said:"I’m certain the people of Ladywood and surrounding areas will really make the most of this fantastic new leisure centre and, as we count down to the 2022 Commonwealth Games, this state-of-the-art facility shows our continued commitment to first-class grassroots sporting facilities in Birmingham."

Ladywood leisure centre will boast a 130-station gym, offering a full range of cardio and resistance equipment and giving customers the variety they’ll need to stay motivated and on track to hit their fitness goals. An extensive suite of workout classes will also be on offer, including holistic sessions like Yoga, aqua classes in the pool, plus a many favourites from the world-renowned LES MILLS™ range, including BODYPUMP and BODYCOMBAT. There will also be high intensity classes for people in a rush to get ripped.

he building work for Ladywood leisure centre and the three other BCLT new builds was carried out by global construction firm ISG. As with the other BCLT new builds, Ladywood leisure centre has been designed to minimise life-cycle costs and support BCC’s push towards more sustainable facilities, demonstrating the council’s commitment to modernising its leisure infrastructure, while providing outstanding community leisure facilities, and driving increasing levels of participation.