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Salt Ayre Leisure Centre

Doris Henderson Way


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Alliance Leisure and Les Mills, in partnership with ukactive, would like to invite you to attend a networking and educational event at the new Salt Ayre Leisure Centre in Lancaster.

Having undergone a £5m transformation, Salt Ayre has been identified by ukactive and APSE as a beacon example of public sector leisure investment and is the perfect location to meet with colleagues in the leisure industry to discuss a range of relevant topics.

Key highlights will include presentations from ukactive's research team, Les Mills and Alliance Leisure around how best to deliver sustainable leisure provision with innovation at its core, including thoughts on income generation, digital marketing and the impact of leisure developments on the local community.

Join us after the event for evening drinks and dinner (please see below)

This event is aimed at senior level executives and managers with a limit of two places per organisation.


Throughout the day there will be the opportunity to experience the latest in studio design including THE TRIP. This immersive studio group cycling experience is a fully immersive workout that combines a multi-peak cycling workout with a journey through digitally-created worlds. With its cinema-scale screen and sound system THE TRIP takes motivation and energy output to the next level.

After the seminar programme concludes you are invited to join us for a relaxing spa experience or a more exhilarating leap of faith from the Gravity Tower. It will then be time to unwind and relax for drinks and evening dinner.


9:30am: Arrival Tea and Coffee

10.00am: UKactive Research and Development Case Study

11:15am: Studio Design Insights and Les Mills Research

12:15pm: Lunch, Tours and the opportunity to ride THE TRIP

2:00pm: Professor Andy Miah – Communications & Future Media

3:00pm: UK Leisure Framework and Strategic Facility Investment

3:30pm: Success and Insights – Delivering Successful Facility Support

4:30pm: Stay and Play – The TRIP/Spa Experience/Gravity Tower

6:45pm: Evening Drinks Reception



Dr Steven Mann,
Research Director, ukactive

Professor Andy Miah,
Chair in Science Communication and Future Media, University of Salford

James Foley,
Commercial Director, Alliance Leisure

Paul Woodford,
Director of Marketing and Partnerships, Alliance Leisure

John Leaver,
Head of Alliance Digital, Alliance Leisure

Natalie Prescott,
Head of Product Sales, Les Mills

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