DRIFFIELD LEISURE CENTRE TONE ZONE £190,000 REFURBISHMENT
Work will start later this month on a £190,000 refurbishment of Driffield Leisure Centre’s Tone Zone fitness suite, which will then include the latest Matrix exercise equipment.
The Tone Zone fitness suite will close from Monday, 18 March and reopen on Saturday, 30 March. Swimming facilities at the centre will be unaffected and extra exercise classes are being programmed.
During the closure period, gym members can access facilities at any East Riding Leisure Centre, with the nearest centres at Bridlington, Pocklington, Hornsea and Beverley.
Councillor Richard Burton, cabinet portfolio holder for civic wellbeing and culture at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: “The start of this work is excellent news and represents a significant investment by the council in improving our services to the people of Driffield.
“The new equipment, redecoration and carpeting highlight our commitment to provide high-quality sports and leisure facilities that meet the aspirations of local communities and encourage residents to be more active, more often, supporting the Government Change 4 Life agenda and the council’s responsibility for public health.”
The new Tone Zone will include treadmills, cross trainers, cycles and weight training equipment as well as new free weights, benches and stretching area.
The new equipment will also include integrated televisions, which will give a wide choice in channels, are iPod compatible and have their own personal fans. An additional feature of the new equipment will give customers a choice of locations they can run or cycle through, from the streets of Hollywood to tracks around the Grand Canyon.
During the refurbishment, the centre will be provide additional exercise classes, including body balance, body combat, body pump, indoor cycling and kettlercise classes as well as the more traditional aerobic classes.
The opening of the new Tone Zone on Saturday, 30 March forms part of a weekend of events, including competitions and membership offers, and coincides with the centre’s launch of the new release of the Les Mills Body Balance, Body Combat and Body Pump classes which feature new routines to new music.
For more information on the new Tone Zone, exercise class programme or opening weekend, contact the leisure centre on (01377) 257480 or visit www.driffieldleisurecentre.co.uk
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