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Hertsmere's ten year leisure deal marked by free activities
The new ten year deal between Hertsmere Leisure and Hertsmere Borough Council was marked at Bushey Grove Leisure Centre where the doors have been opened for free for members of the public.
Visitors took part in a number of free activities at the centre including arts and crafts workshops, face painting, a Zumba, Kick Aerobics and Yoga masterclass in aid of the centre’s chosen charity for the year, Help for Heroes, inflatable fun sessions, plus a WaterWalkerz and Waterpeddlerz session.
There was also the chance to take part in a free junior street dance class and members of Beaumonts gym were able to bring a friend for free over the weekend.
The Centre is one of five that Hertsmere Leisure has managed on behalf of the borough council for the past ten years.
From 1 February 2012 that partnership will continue for a further ten years after Hertsmere Leisure won the contract to continue to manage the council’s £30 million leisure property portfolio.
Centre manager Paul Toomey said: "We wanted to celebrate our new partnership with the borough council by giving something back to the local community who have supported us over the last ten years. "
Mayor of Hertsmere, Councillor Peter Knell, who attended, said: "I was delighted to be involved with the open event at Bushey Grove Leisure Centre.
"Hertsmere Leisure has taken over the council’s £30m leisure property portfolio for the next 10 years and from what I have seen today, our residents are able to access some of the best leisure facilities in this country.
"The open event marks a new phase in the continued partnership between Hertsmere Leisure and the council to promote healthy, thriving communities and improving the health and wellbeing of our residents, allowing sport and cultural opportunities for everyone."