New Studio & Functional Equipment to arrive in early 2019!

We are awaiting shipment of a large range of new equipment to kit out our new studio and gym at Fairwater Leisure Centre

Equipment for our new Studio will include

  • New Steps
  • New Pump Bars, Weights & Clips
  • New Dumbbells

Which we are sure will help motivate you in the new year to reach your fitness goals!

For the gym we are waiting on lots of new equipment to make our new functional area  capable of bringing your training to the next level we are waiting for:

  • New Kettlebells
  • Landmine
  • Slam balls
  • Medicine Balls
  • Power Bags

We are hoping these will be on site by 16th January 2019.

Your Brand-New Gym and Studio are Now Open

After investing more than £450,000 into Better, Fairwater Leisure Centre, in partnership with Cardiff Council, Better is pleased to announce that the brand new gym and studio are now open!

The investment included:

  • Combining the old gym and studio space to create a much larger gym
  • Equip the larger gym with brand-new Technogym equipment
  • Converting two existing squash courts into a brand new fitness class studio

We hope you enjoy your more modern and dynamic facility. 

We also look forward to re-opening the refurbished reception and entrance to the centre on Wednesday 19th December, the team are just making some finishing touches! 

Don't forget, if you're not already a member, you can get your hands on a fantastic deal which expires on 31st January...quote FAIR10 at online checkout and we'll discount £10 off your initial joining fees! 

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Refurbishment Update 4th December 2018

In partnership with Cardiff Council, refurbishment work is nearly complete at Better, Fairwater Leisure Centre, Cardiff. The refurbishment, which began in September 2018 includes:

  • Combining the current gym and studio space to create a much larger gym
  • Equipping the new larger gym with new Technogym equipment
  • Converting two existing squash courts into a brand new fitness class studio
  • A full refurbishment and redecoration of the reception area

Below is an update on the progress so far:

GYM REFURBISHMENT

To enable us to install the new Technogym equipment, we will be closing the gym on Monday 10th until Wednesday 12th December. Therefore, from Thursday 13th December, the brand new gym will be open to members.

NEW FITNESS CLASS STUDIO
Work is coming to an end in the old squash courts which will become the brand new fitness class studio. All fitness classes will remain relocated to the main hall and squash courts until the new fitness class studio opens to members on Thursday 13th December.

RECEPTION REFURBISHMENT 

Work on the reception is moving along and we hope to have the main entrance and the newly refurbished reception back open from Wednesday 19th December. Until then, we ask customers to continue to enter the building through another door only a few feet away from the current entrance. Signage will stay in place to direct customers accordingly.

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience that the building work may cause and we look forward to welcoming you back into your newly refurbished centre very soon.

Our refurbishment is almost complete...

We are excited to announce that in partnership with Cardiff Council, over £450,000 investment that has been made at Fairwater Leisure Centre is almost complete. Soon you'll find:

  • A much larger gym space fill with new Technogym equipment
  • A brand new fitness class studio
  • A fully refurbished and redecoration of the reception area

Deborah Yates, General Manager of Better Fairwater Leisure Centre has said: “We are thrilled that our refurbishment is almost complete and can’t wait to welcome both old and new faces into our much improved centre very soon. The work has created a much more modern and dynamic facility, and there really is something to suit everybody of all ages and abilities. We look forward to helping our community keep more active, more often in a leisure centre that we are very proud of.”

To help us celebrate our fantastic improvements, we are offering £20 off of your initial payment if you sign up to a Better Health and Fitness membership before 18th December 2018.

Simply quote code FAIR20 at the online checkout to benefit from the offer.  With a much improved centre and money off - there's never been a better time to join!

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Refurbishment Update 29th November 2018

New audio visual equipment is being fitted in the studio & underlay ready to go down in readiness for the new flooring.

Reception areas are progressing well and flooring has now been laid in the stairwells.

Refurbishment Update 9th November 2018

Lighting is being fitted into the brand new studio and the vinyl in the new part of the gym is being laid ready for Monday’s change over! Plus, we’re happy to see some much needed redecoration in our corridors.

Refurbishment Update 1st November 2018

Fantastic progress is happening at Fairwater Leisure Centre; The Squash Courts have now been knocked through and work is underway in installing the air conditioning units.

Zone 2, which will form part of the new gym continues throughout this week and the flooring is being laid week commencing 5th November.

There will be some slight disruption for gym users next week (week commencing 12th November) as well as a relocation of the reception desk as we begin to start refurbishing our front of our area. Keep an eye on your emails as full details will be circulated in due course.

Refurbishment Update 9th October 2018

Our refurbishment is well underway and we’ve seen some exciting developments already.

The original unused squash courts have been knocked through to create a larger space which will soon become your brand new fitness class studio.

We look forward to bringing you weekly updates, so keep coming back to check the progress!

Fairwater Refurbishment

In partnership with Cardiff Council, refurbishment work is about to begin at Better, Fairwater Leisure Centre, Cardiff. Beginning Monday 24th September 2018 and over the coming months, we will be investing more than £450,000 into the centre, to provide a more modern and dynamic facility. The investment will include:

  • Combining the current gym and studio space to create a much larger gym
  • Equip the new larger gym with brand-new Technogym equipment
  • Converting two existing squash courts into a brand new fitness class studio
  • A full refurbishment and redecoration of the reception area

NEW FITNESS CLASS STUDIO

Initially work will begin on the new fitness class studio on 24th September with 2 squash courts being closed to the public. Works to the new gym will commence on 15th October when the current fitness class studio will be closed. All fitness classes will be relocated to the main hall during this period.

GYM REFURBISHMENT

The current gym will relocate into the existing fitness class studio on 12th November up until 23rd December. The gym will be closed to customers for two days for the new equipment to be installed. Closer to the closure dates, we will be in touch with customers to confirm the exact dates of closures.

Signage will be in place to direct customers accordingly. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience that the building work may cause and hope to have your refurbished gym and studio back open by January 2019.

Dates may be subject to change and further updates on the progress of the refurbishment can be found on our web page.

Should you have any queries, please contact a member of the team at Better, Fairwater Leisure Centre on 02922 401200 or via email, fairwater@gll.org