Carlton Football Club Fire Up at Al Forsan International Sports Resort
The Al Forsan International Sports Resort in Abu Dhabi (of which Belgravia Leisure International is the proud Operator) played host to the Carlton Football Club recently when the Blues visited the ... [more]
Swim and Survive Active Family Fun Days welcome in summer!
Belgravia Leisure is a proud partner of the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia for the delivery of the comprehensive swimming and water safety initiative, Swim and Survive. The program seeks to... [more]
Commonwealth Games Gold for the Coast
The Gold Coast has won their bid to host the Commonwealth Games in 2018. This event promises to be the largest international sporting event to be held in Australia over the next decade. The bid win... [more]
New Business Update
Belgravia Leisure has been successful in winning the tender for the operation of the City of Greater Dandenong’s leisure facilities, namely the existing operations of Dandenong Oasis, the Spr... [more]
The Transformation of East Keilor Leisure Centre
Belgravia Leisure commenced management of the East Keilor Leisure Centre in July 2011. We are excited to be involved in the redevelopment and transformation of the facility which will motivate memb... [more]
Michael Phelps and the USA Swimming Team churn up the pool at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre
In the lead up to the recent World Championships held in Shanghai Belgravia Leisure and the Gold Coast City Council teamed up to encourage the USA Swimming Team to select the Gold Coast Aquatic Cen... [more]
Accessibility for all at TRAC – Thomastown Recreation and Aquatic Centre
Pool and facility accessibility for all is at the heart of Belgravia Leisure approach to inclusive community recreation and recently we were very pleased to receive positive feedback from one of ou... [more]
New Business Update
Belgravia Leisure has enjoyed considerable success and growth in recent years by being awarded new management contracts and by retaining existing contracts with our clients.
In recent month... [more]
The Rex Barossa Aquatic Fitness Opening
The Rex Barossa Aquatic Fitness facility was officially opened on Saturday 16th April 2011 by Mr. Brian Hurn, the Mayor of the Barossa Council. The opening of Stage 1 and 2 was eagerly awaited by t... [more]
Learn To Swim Community Initiatives
During the winter months Belgravia Leisure evaluates all Learn to Swim programs and activities to ensure that our programs are meeting community needs as we move towards summer. Two community progr... [more]
Belgravia Leisure Supports LGMA National Conference
Once again this year, Belgravia Leisure has shown its support for the Local Government Managers Association and has recently returned from its national conference. Held in Cairns this year and with... [more]
Star Staff - Sally Pizzey
Recently one of our senior swim instructors won the coveted 2011 Victorian Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Award, as presented by Aquatics & Recreation Victoria. Sally Pizzey was one of se... [more]
Belgravia Launches International Division
It is with much excitement that Belgravia Leisure is proud to announce the launch of our dedicated international leisure management division and our appointment as operator of a major new sports re... [more]
Indigenous Program a Success at Yarra Ranges
Recently the team at Healesville Outdoor Pool teamed up with Yarra Ranges Youth Services to host a community event aimed at the aboriginal youth of the region.
Centre staff provided t... [more]
Centres Bounce Back from Floods
Just over a month after being waste deep in water throughout the entire facility, Fernvale Indoor Sports Centre recently re-opened its doors to the community.
On Tuesday 11thmore]
Order of Liverpool Award
Belgravia Leisure were delighted to hear the news that long standing employee Maria Wakefield was recently awarded the Order of Liverpool for her long standing community involvement in many sportin... [more]
Lakeside Leisure Wins Royal Life Award
The ACT Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) awards were held recently and Lakeside Leisure Centre scooped the pool winning the following awards.
First up Doug Read and his team at L... [more]
Michael Klim Visits Ferny Hills Swimming Pool
The Ferny Hills & Districts Swimming Club was recently the winner of an on line competition called ready-set-drink. The prize was $1,000 donation to the club plus an afternoon swim clinic with ... [more]
Oprah's entourage visit Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa
As reported in the Ballarat Courier, Oprah fever recently hit the Spa Country with a group of her entourage visiting Hepburn Springs and Daylesford.
About 20 people were bussed to Daylesfor... [more]
Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre Opens
The Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre was opened to the Community on Saturday 11th December. The community has been eagerly anticipating the opening of the Aquatic Centre as it has been closed for 1... [more]
TRAC (Re)-Opens to the Public
On Thursday September 23rd, the all-new TRAC (Thomastown Recreation and Aquatic Centre) re-opened its doors to the public.more]
Games Success for our Gold Coast Swimmers – 4 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze
As previously reported Belgravia Leisure was excited about the prospects of the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre (GCAC) squad members Brenton Rickard, Leiston Pickett and Nick Ffrost at the Commonwealth G... [more]
Barossa and Annette Kellerman nearing completion
Only a few short weeks now until two very exciting projects commence operations. Barossa Aquatic and Fitness Centre (Barossa Council) and the Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre (Marrickville Council)... [more]
Summer 2010 – 2011 Kicks Off
The Belgravia Leisure summer season is warming up and will soon be at full pace. Across the network we now manage 23 outdoor seasonal pools so Spring is a very busy time recruiting staff, commissio... [more]
New Development Update
Belgravia Leisure is currently involved in the development and commissioning of three new leisure venues across three states. In South Australia construction is continuing with the new Barossa Aqua... [more]
Belgravia Support OxFam Trailwalker Challenge and Swim 4 Autism Event
Belgravia Staff practice what they preach. Monbulk Aquatic Centre and The Yarra Centre (both in the Yarra Ranges Shire, Victoria) have some champions in their midst. Les Hedger and Leslie Grimmes h... [more]
Belgravia Leisure Supports LGMA National Conference
Belgravia Leisure recently returned from the Local Government Managers Association National Conference held in Adelaide. With the theme of Regeneration: New Beginnings the conference bought togethe... [more]
Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa Wins Major Tourism Award
Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa, nestled in the Mineral Springs Reserve near picturesque Hepburn Springs and Daylesford in Victoria, has recently been awarded the prestigious ‘Best Destination Spa’ at The Aus... [more]
Penny's Carnival Held at Whittlesea
February saw the first anniversary of the tragic Black Saturday bushfires that devastated huge areas of Victoria. Belgravia Leisure and in particular the team at Whittlesea Swim Centre were hit partic... [more]
Major Projects Full Steam Ahead at Whitlam
Major refurbishment works at the Whitlam Leisure Centre are now in full gear as a result of funding from the Federal Government stimulus funding gained by Council in 2009. Staged to minimise the impac... [more]
New Centres Come on Board!
February saw Belgravia Leisure conclude its management contract at the George Alder Tennis Centre in Ipswich, QLD. We wish Council and the Centre all the best in the future.
At the same time we are d... [more]
Year in Review - The Year Ahead
What a year it has been at Belgravia Leisure. As we move into 2010 we consider it worthwhile to profile 2009 and highlight what has been a year of stellar growth and achievement.
In 2009 Belgravia ... [more]
Watch Around Water Program
In recent months Melton Waves Leisure Centre and Wyndham Leisure and Events Centre have introduced the Watch Around Water initiative. Belgravia Leisure centre managers identified a need for parents /... [more]
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
As part of our on-going support of the communities in which we manage venues Belgravia Leisure has conducted numerous activities to recognise Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
On Thursday the 29th of Oc... [more]
Big Splash a Huge Success
On Sunday December 6th, 21 Belgravia Leisure managed aquatic centres across Australia participated in the Royal Lifesaving Society Big Splash Swimathon. Raising funds to assist reduce child drownings,... [more]
Belgravia Leisure gets on board the Royal Life Big Splash Program
Belgravia Leisure is delighted to announce it has agreed to become an industry partner in this summer’s Royal Lifesaving Society’s Big Splash Swimathon initiative.
The Big Splash Swimathon will be ... [more]
New Community Fitness Programs
As part of our complete management solution Belgravia Leisure is always looking for new initiatives and partnerships that add value to the leisure centres we manage and attract a broad spectrum of the... [more]
Albany Creek Health Club Opens to the Community
After 18 months of planning, negotiations and development the health club extensions and centre improvements are now open to the public. Officially opened last Friday by Cr Mike Charlton, the $3millio... [more]
Diversity in Leisure
Belgravia Leisure prides itself on having the widest possible perspective of what constitutes “Leisure Activities”. We apply this approach to attracting and conducting events and activities to the cen... [more]
“Boss Lift” to the Solomon Islands
Belgravia Leisure proudly supports several staff around our centres that are also Defence Reservists. As an employer of a Reservist member currently serving as part of Operation ANODE, centre manager ... [more]
Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa One Year on…
The first year of business for the Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa has been challenging, with a number of unexpected factors influencing local and regional business alike, and yet the whole team has a great s... [more]
Behind the Scenes - Preparing for the Year Ahead
Spend any amount of time behind the scenes at a Belgravia Leisure managed venue and you will very quickly identify the role that planning and preparation plays in delivering superior service and resul... [more]
Trent Grimsey – No Super Suit Required
Continuing on from the success of the Beijing Olympics for the Albany Creek squad, Trent Grimsey, the latest of the high profile swimmers from this elite group of swimmers returned home from the World... [more]
Belgravia Leisure Wins Verve - Sparta Employer of the Year Award
Verve is the Industry Training Advisory Body (ITAB) for the culture and recreation sectors and the Sparta awards are the opportunity to shine the light on achievers, including students, trainees, empl... [more]
Belgravia Leisure breaks the
In the February edition of Belgravia Informa we were anticipating a busy period in centre management acquisition given the number of tender responses being worked on at the time.
Since then we have... [more]
Pro Tennis Circuit comes to Ipswich
Belgravia Leisure managed George Alder Tennis Centre played host to the Ipswich International Pro Circuit tournament during May. Players from all over the world competed for rankings points on the wor... [more]
Centre Developments, Refurbishments and Extensions
The major works program across the Belgravia Leisure network continues to gather pace with several new programs commencing in New South Wales and Queensland.
Marrickville Council has announced that... [more]
Community Outreach at Belmont Oasis
Belgravia Leisure prides itself on giving back to the communities in which we operate. Our main aim in doing so is to utilise the facilities we manage to deliver a benefit to the community beyond the ... [more]
Disability Day at BNASC
Recently over 300 people with disabilities enjoyed the International Day of People with Disability at the Bundoora Netball and Sports Centre (BNASC)
This programme was funded by Whittlesea Council,... [more]
Our Very Own
We don’t often do this but the following is an excerpt of recent correspondence from Coburg Leisure Centre Manager, Drew Hildebrandt to CEO Adrian Johnston
“Just had a late night patron contact the... [more]
New Business Update
Last edition of Belgravia Informa we were delighted to announce the new contracts of George Alder Tennis Centre and Bathurst Aquatic Centre. Operations have commenced at GATC and we commence operation... [more]
Governor General Visits the Whittlesea Swim Centre to Show Support to the Bushfire survivors
On Sunday 15th February, in the heart land of the Bushfire relief the Governor General along with the City of Whittlesea Mayor made a visit to the Whittlesea Swim Centre (a Belgravia Leisure managed f... [more]
Graduate Program Kicks Off
Over recent years Belgravia Leisure has been fortunate to attract highly skilled, motivated, and experienced managers due to our industry reputation and our sustained growth. The Belgravia Leisure Gra... [more]
New Business Update
Year 2009 has gotten off to a cracking start for Belgravia Leisure with two exciting new contracts to announce.
Belgravia Leisure commenced operation of the George Alder Tennis Centre on January 10... [more]
Step Back in Time at Hepburn Pavilion
The Hepburn Pavilion Café is in the heart of Australia’s Spa Country, Hepburn Springs and located around 60 minutes from Melbourne in Central Victoria. Named after the Pavilion Spring, which was the ... [more]
Caring for the Environment
In recent years Belgravia Leisure, in conjunction with our client Council’s across Australia, has identified a variety of strategies to reduce Centre carbon footprints and improve water use efficiency... [more]
Belgravia Leisure Leads the way with Floorball
Belgravia Leisure facilities Springers Leisure Centre in Melbourne and Loftus Recreation Centre in Perth are both quickly developing a reputation amongst the Floorball fraternity as iconic venues for ... [more]
Major Refurbishments at our ACT Sites
Lakeside Leisure Centre and Canberra Olympic Pool have re-opened following major refurbishments to these important aquatic venues.
Works at Canberra Olympic Pool included replacement of the landma... [more]
Melton Waves wins at Business Awards
The Belgravia Leisure team at Melton Waves Leisure Centre were very pleased to accept two awards at the Melton – Moorabool Leader Business Achiever Awards recently.
One was for the Best Small Busi... [more]
Open Day at Baulkham Hills Waves
Waves Fitness and Aquatic Centre at Baulkham Hills, was honored to host Olympian, Libby Trickett, at its recent summer season open day Saturday 13th September. Libby appeared at the open day courtesy ... [more]
Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa Open for Business
The Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa has finally opened to the public on Monday 15th September and has been very busy since. The first day of public access was preceded by the official opening ceremony which t... [more]
Melton Waves Food Bank
Melton Waves Leisure Centre had a great night launching their new Maximum Results Personal Training programme with guest speakers the legendary Tommy Hafey and ex Bulldogs player Doug Hawkins as MC. O... [more]
New Business Update
The Belgravia Leisure portfolio of managed venues continues to grow in South East Queensland. Commencing late last month we have partnered with Somerset Regional Council to operate;
Kilcoy Aquatic Ce... [more]
Congratulations to all of "our" atheletes who performed so well over the course of the Beijing Games. Their efforts and exploits were followed with interest back at the Belgravia managed centres.
Let the Games Begin….
The commencement of the Olympic Games is always an exciting time at Belgravia Leisure managed centres. Many venues conduct activities and competitions themed around the Olympics and in particular the ... [more]
Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa Update
With only a few weeks to go to official opening its full steam ahead at Hepburn Springs. Building handover has taken place this week and final fit is underway.
The Bathhouse senior management team ... [more]
New Contracts in Sydney and Brisbane
Since our last update Belgravia Leisure has been successful in securing three new management contracts.
In Sydney, Belgravia Leisure has won the management contract for the Bernie Mullane Sports Co... [more]
World Youth Day at Whitlam Leisure Centre
Last month Sydney hosted pilgrims from across the world attending the World Youth Day (WYD) celebrations. While famous Sydney landmarks and venues were shown around the world hosting various major eve... [more]
Belgravia Leisure enters Day Spa / Tourism Market
In breaking and very exciting news, we are proud to announce that Belgravia Leisure has just been appointed manager of the Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa at Hepburn Springs, Victoria.
In making the ann... [more]
Biggest Morning Tea at our Centres
May 22nd saw Belgravia Leisure Centres across Australia join with our Bayswater Head Office to support the Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea event. Fund raising activities were conducted in each stat... [more]
Community Award for ‘Creating a Sporting Chance Program’
In the April edition of Belgravia Informa we highlighted the ‘Creating a Sporting Chance’ disabled cricket program implemented at the Bundoora Netball and Sports Centre (RMIT University).
At the ... [more]
Behind the Scenes @ Belgravia Leisure – Corporate Services
In the April edition of Belgravia Informa we gave an insight into the IT and Telecommunications support provided to all Belgravia Leisure managed venues. In this installment we would like to give read... [more]
Behind the Scenes @ Belgravia Leisure - IT Support
A major component of Belgravia Leisure’s management solution is to provide centralised “back office” support to the venues we manage. A key component of this support is in Information Technology and T... [more]
Pilot Cricket Program a Real Hit
Belgravia Leisure, in conjunction with Cricket Victoria and RMIT University has recently implemented the “Creating a Sporting Chance” disabled cricket program at the Bundoora Netball and Sports Centre... [more]
Royal Visitor(s) to ABC Pool
Royalty came to the Andrew “Boy” Charlton (ABC) Pool in Sydney recently in two very different forms.
The first was the visit by the Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship that docked at Garden Island across ... [more]
Belgravia @ LGMA Conference
March saw Belgravia Leisure attend the Local Government Managers Association (LGMA) State Conference in Fremantle. Three days were spent meeting and working with local government delegates from all ov... [more]
The Road to Beijing starts at Valley Pool
Valley Pool in Brisbane has leapt into the Olympic year with the hosting of the Oceania Olympic Waterpolo Qualifying Tournament. Fresh from a major refurbishment, Valley Pool was presented at its best... [more]
Lean Teens Goes to School
In our first edition of Belgravia Informa last August we introduced readers to the Lean Teens initiative being conducted at Belgravia Leisure managed centres across Australia.
Lean Teens was develo... [more]
Special Programs for Community Groups
Belgravia Leisure in conjunction with Vic Health, The Smith Family and Lifesaving Victoria, conducted a Learn to Swim program for 70 Burmese refugees who have recently settled in the Hoppers Crossing ... [more]
Belgravia Leisure Wins Major University Contracts
As briefly mentioned in the October edition of the Belgravia Informa newsletter, Belgravia Leisure has recently been appointed to deliver recreation services and manage sports facilities at the KD Ste... [more]
Summer in Full Swing Across the Country
It’s only the first official week of summer but Belgravia Leisure managed centres across Australia have been in full “Summer Mode” for the past two months.
Queensland venues of Pine Rives have rec... [more]
Facility Development Update
Loftus Recreation Centre – The redevelopment of Loftus Recreation Centre continues at pace. The major new sports court building is almost complete and the internal works are underway. While patrons an... [more]
Golf Week 2007 an outstanding success!
There was something for everyone during Belgravia Leisure's Golf Week 2007. All golf venues under management organised a week of golfing activities and special events to raise awareness of the sport a... [more]
Belgravia Leisure Golf Week 2007
Belgravia Leisure's commitment to providing a broad range of golf activities is demonstrated through its innovative annual Golf Week program, set for the week of the 15th to 21st of October.
An ex... [more]
“Swim for Life Muslim Aquatic Recreation Program” at Whitlam Leisure Centre
As a community facility situated in the heart of South Western Sydney, The Whitlam Leisure Centre will deliver, in partnership with the Royal Life Saving Society, the “Swim for Life Muslim Aquatic Rec... [more]
Springers Leisure Centre wins Leisure Facility Management Award
The team at Springers Leisure Centre has recently been Highly Commended by Parks and Leisure Australia for their Leisure Facility Management. Nominated by the City of Greater Dandenong and up against... [more]
Lean Teens Program strikes a chord
Over recent years there has been increasing concern about the incidence of childhood obesity in our community. As managers of over 50 health and fitness facilities across Australia Belgravia Leisure h... [more]
Loftus Centre Redevelopment full steam ahead
Having been selected by the Town of Vincent to manage the Loftus Recreation Centre in late 2006, Belgravia Leisure has recently commenced an extensive redevelopment program. In partnership with Counci... [more]
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