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1Life St Albans Contract includes Batchwood Golf & Tennis Centre, 1Life Leisure Centre, 1Life Swimming Pool, London Colney Adventure World and Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre. 1Life caters for every gym-goer with a variety of membership packages and payment options to suit all lifestyles and budgets. Operating across 70 centres in the UK 1Life has invested over £2.6 million into its facilities to deliver the latest gym equipment, fitness classes, personal assessments and training, for more than 50,000 members.

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St Albans

1Life in St Albans is announced as a finalist in the ukactive and Matrix National Flame Awards 2014

St Albans Sport & Health Development Team has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s ukactive and Matrix Flame Awards, the most highly coveted national accolade of the health and fitness sector. The Awards recognise programmes and organisations that have demonstrated exceptional standards across their area of work.  

  • St Albans Sport & Health Development Team, which aims to increase the awareness of the importance of a healthy lifestyle to the children and their families, has been shortlisted for the Shaping the Future Generation and Go Outdoors awards, among other leading operators suppliers, operators, educational institutes, health practitioners and corporate organisations from across the UK for offering a leading standard in the provision of sport and leisure
  • The rigorous but highly rewarding awards entry process, is the most conclusive awards assessment in the industry
  • Alongside being nominated for the prestigious Operator Of The Year Award, 1Life has also been shortlisted for the Go Green Award and the Shaping the Future Generation Award for its swim school programme


Alex Bedford, contract manager at the leisure centres managed by 1Life in St Albans District said:

We’re thrilled to be shortlisted in the Flame awards – this is a culmination of all the hardwork of our colleagues. We are looking forward to the awards event in July and have our fingers firmly crossed.

Councillor Annie Brewster, Portfolio Holder for Sports, Leisure and Heritage at St Albans City and District Council, said:

I congratulate everyone in the St Albans Sport & Health Development Team for being shortlisted in these prestigious awards. They do a fantastic job helping to raise awareness of the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle and taking part in sports activities at our numerous Council-owned leisure facilities.

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