Oxygen Freejumping buys Air Space Trampoline | Leisure Opportunities
Leaderboard
Leisure Opportunities

Leisure Opportunities

Job Search
see all jobs
Job opportunities
The Dungeons
Competitive
San Francisco, CA, United States
Stevenage Leisure Limited
Competitive
Oakham, United Kingdom
activeNewham
£40k
London Borough of Newham, United Kingdom
Jubilee Hall Trust
£21,000 - £23,000
London, United Kingdom
Becky Adlington's Swim Stars
Up to 19k-23k plus PRP
Midlands, United Kingdom

Oxygen Freejumping buys Air Space Trampoline

Job opportunities
Hull Culture and Leisure
30,785 - £33,437
location: Hull, United Kingdom
City University of London
£22,214 - £24,285 per annum
location: London, United Kingdom
Stevenage Leisure Limited
Competitive
location: Oakham, United Kingdom
more jobs

Trampoline park operator Oxygen Freejumping has acquired Air Space Trampoline in a multi-million pound cash deal, bringing its total number of sites to 10.

The purchase is in line with Oxygen Freejumping’s strategy of reaching 20 parks by the end of 2018, and is its first acquisition of a brand in the UK trampoline market, consolidating the sector that has grown from zero to more than 150 sites in the last three years.

Air Space Trampoline, a subsidiary of Go Ape, operates three parks in East Kilbride, Stevenage and Wolverhampton. The parks are in high footfall leisure and retail destinations - areas in which Oxygen Freejumping does not operate.

Oxygen Freejumping was founded in 2014 by Fred Turok, founder of LA Fitness, and David Stalker, former chief executive of ukactive and managing director of Harpers Fitness Clubs.

Stalker, Oxygen Freejumping chief executive, said: “We are delighted to have acquired these three sites and to consolidate our number one position in the UK market. The parks are highly cash generative, conveniently located in high footfall areas and run by highly experienced management teams with a focus on delivering a safe and high quality experience to our customers.

“With UK obesity rates at an all-time high, we are driven by the urgent need to get people moving. Fun, inspiring physical activities in childhood are proven to lead to healthy, happy and active lifestyles in adulthood. Trampolining offers an accessible solution for tackling the childhood inactivity pandemic. Over 1.5 million people have been active at Oxygen alone over the last 18 months and we are committed to providing a wide range of new and fun activities to get the country jumping.”

Funding for the acquisition was provided by NM Capital, a London based private investment company.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Trampoline park operator Oxygen Freejumping has acquired Air Space Trampoline in a multi- million pound cash deal, bringing its total number of sites to 10.
HAF
Oxygen Freejumping chief executive, David Stalker
More

News

Construction is underway on two new live music venues and a leisure-filled “urban gallery” in central London, designed by British architects Orms. The St Giles ... Read more
The UK attracted a record number of overseas visitors during June – thanks largely to the collapse in the value of the pound since the ... Read more
Gym and health club operators need to engage with their members and focus on customer service to help them retain numbers. In the latest issue ... Read more
European low-cost gym chain Basic-Fit is on target to open 100 clubs this year after it reported revenue growth of 26 per cent in the ... Read more
Culture and tech projects in the North of England will soon be able to bid for a slice from a £15m (US$19.3m, €16.5m) funding pie, ... Read more
Fitness franchise énergie Group has opened thé Yard - a new signature training concept that will be rolled out at its énergie and Fit4less clubs ... Read more
Spirit Fitness UK
Spirit Fitness UK
Swiss artist Felice Varini and the Chilean architecture practice Pezo von Ellrichshausen have been commissioned to design an ambitious temporary outdoor structure in the historic ... Read more
Tech startup Neurable has taken virtual reality to the next level, creating computer interfaces for the brain to allow users to control the technology using ... Read more
The historic Grayshott Spa in Surrey has been acquired by Austria-based health and medical resort specialists the Lanserhof Group. The family-run Lanserhof, which owns spas ... Read more
A curatorial development fund worth £500,000 (US$645,000, €550,000) has been created to help already established curators of museums and galleries in the UK learn new ... Read more
The All England Club is pushing forward with its plans to cover the No. 1 Court at Wimbledon. The new, retractable roof will form part ... Read more
One of the biggest misconceptions made in the physical activity sector is that retired people cannot train hard. Writing in the latest issue of Health ... Read more
Active IQ
Active IQ
One of the UK's biggest destination spas, the Lifehouse Spa and Hotel in the village of Thorpe le Soken, Essex, has had expansion plans scuppered ... Read more
Table Tennis England’s public funding has been reinstated after the national governing body finally agreed to a package of reforms compliant with the government’s Code ... Read more
An increasing number of local authority-owned leisure centres are being upgraded with spa facilities, as operators embrace the emerging trend to provide members with wellness. ... Read more
1 - 15 of 36,649