Life Leisure, a leading leisure provider in the North West and one of the most decorated in the UK, manage 12 sports facilities across Stockport and a centre in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
A not for profit charitable trust, Life Leisure invest heavily in improving the facilities and the lives of people in local communities where their focus is on changing lives to improve quality of life.
Offering the most competitive fitness packages locally, gyms are equipped with the latest state of the art equipment and with over 450 classes per week there is something to suit every level of fitness.
Stockport Sports Village in Woodley, recently named ‘Health Club/Leisure Centre of the Year’ at the industry’s most prestigious awards, is home to the biggest football facility in the north west with 17 3g pitches, to a 5,000 square foot gym, 3 studios, 5 savannah tennis courts and conference and banqueting facilities.
Life Leisure work across Stockport’s priority areas providing doorstep sports opportunities for those who cannot access facilities, and also run the best Exercise Referral programme in the UK, PARiS (Physcial Activity Referral in Stockport). Life Leisure continue to develop accessible programmes for everyone to encourage people to lead healthier lives no matter what their circumstances.
Life Leisure also provide substantial support to local clubs and individuals seeking to further physical activity opportunities across the town through their ‘David Hopkins Foundation’ with grants available on an application basis.
The Big Event Series, an annual 10k and family fun is Stockport’s biggest mass participation event and welcomes runners and fun runners of all ability, taking in the best sites Stockport has to offer.