GLL began operating the Portsmouth Fitness First gym under our 'Better' brand on 31st March 2017.

GLL is a charitable social enterprise, managing public leisure facilities in many areas of the UK. As a not for profit, we re-invest all surpluses generated back into the service under our Four Pillars: Better Service, Better Communities, Better People and Better Business.

Better Gym Portsmouth is part of a 17 strong national Better Gym network.

The affordable gym will now be run in a way that prioritises social value over profit - with an emphasis on increasing participation and accessibility to boost health and wellbeing.

Staff at Better Gym Portsmouth will reach out to engage the local community through wider access, targeting younger, older and less traditional gym users.

The centre's manager Mark Tennant said:

"Better Gym brings a fresh name to Portsmouth and customers are definitely going to notice a difference with more investment in facilities and concessionary offers to help people of all backgrounds, ages and communities get more active, more active, more often."