North Wales regional athletics centre opens
Leisure Opportunities
Job search
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
Forestry Commission
£33,139 – £36,060
Brandon, Suffolk, UK
star job
West Lancashire Borough Council
£41,846 - £44,697 pa
West Lancashire District, UK
star job
Total Fit
Competitive
London, UK
truGym
Competitive salary including OTE opportunity
Chatham, UK
Myerscough College
£20,657 - £29,880
Preston, UK

North Wales regional athletics centre opens

Job opportunities
Right Directions
£45,000 - £50,000
location: United Kingdom
Future Fit Training
Competitive Salary & Benefits
location: Fareham, UK
more jobs

The North Wales Indoor Athletics Centre at Deeside College has been officially opened by former hurdler, Colin Jackson.

Deeside College, in Connah’s Quay, submitted its application to site the regional centre in 2001, but planning difficulties resulted in lengthy delays.

Chair of the Sports Council for Wales (SCW), Philip Carling also attended the opening event and urged the local community to take advantage of the new facilities which include; a six-lane 60m running straight; jumping area; pole vault; throwing cages and new changing rooms.

The project also included the refurbishment of the existing sports hall, with new equipment and spike-resistant floor added.

SCW invested £1.5m of Lottery money in the centre through SportLot, with the college funding a further £500,000.

Phil Banning, director of coaching and performance at the Athletics Association of Wales, said that the centre would act as a centre of excellence for coach education.

Sue Sayer, chair of the North Wales Athletics Board added: “This is a first rate facility for the local community and is a huge asset for developing athletics in the area.”

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
The North Wales Indoor Athletics Centre at Deeside College has been officially opened by former hurdler, Colin Jackson.
SAR
160205-nwalessport.jpg
employer of choice
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery... More
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure