Mayor Peter Davis joined in with the celebration by cutting the
ribbon at the opening of Fitness Flex health and fitness suite
recently. He was accompanied by B P L `s Chief Executive Tim Wilson
to launch its first Leisure facility in Doncaster.
Fitness Flex is an 11,000 square ft facility containing over 100
brand new state-of-the-art fitness stations, many with individual
Digital TV stations and MP3 connections. The air conditioned
fitness suite has the latest in cardiovascular and resistance
equipment, luxury changing facilities and disabled access. The
studios, having windows looking out onto the Cathedral, host a
number of group exercise classes for people to enjoy.
Fitness Flex has already brought a number of jobs to the
Doncaster area with around 20 people offered positions with the
Leisure Operator, BPL. Peter Davies was invited to cut the ribbon
for the opening and was presented with a plaque that will be
showcased near the reception desk at Fitness Flex. Mr Davies was
then shown around the venue to see the facilities and even sampled
some of the equipment.
"BPL has succeeded in creating a wonderful leisure facility for
the Doncaster public. I was extremely pleased with all the
facilities and the standard and variety of equipment was equally
"The team at Fitness Flex and BPL have obviously worked hard to
get the health and fitness suite looking like it does and I truly
hope the investment pays off" said Peter Davies.
Although new into the Doncaster centre area, BPL has 12 years
experience in the leisure and fitness industry employing around 800
staff. BPL has an impressive portfolio packed full of leisure
facilities including the Barnsley Metrodome Leisure Complex.
BPL operates leisure centres within Worksop, Retford and
Bircotes. Their portfolio also reaches out to several golf clubs in
South Yorkshire and North Nottingham as well as managing the Town
halls in both Retford and Worksop.
To learn more about Fitness Flex and its memberships visit
Barnsley Premier Leisure is a registered charity and the aim of
the organisation is to provide access to good quality, affordable
leisure and fitness facilities within the Barnsley area. Its
mission statement is Working together to enrich lives
through enjoyable sport and leisure choices for all.