Tag: John Charles Centre for Sport

Sprinter’s sports academy comes to South Leeds

Tim Abeyie, a former Team GB sprinter is bringing his Speed for Sport Academy to South Leeds. The academy helps young athletes, 7-16 years old, to learn all the key fundamentals on how to run in the correct way, enabling them to perform to their highest level. Tim explained: “Sprinting

Women-only swimming sessions at John Charles Centre for Sport

South Leeds has a particularly large Asian (predominantly Pakistani and Bangladeshi) community along with a highly transient population new migrants. The area also has high rates of the four largest health issues: smoking; obesity; diabetes; and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) as well as larger than average numbers of severe

Hunslet RLFC’s plans to bring social investment to South Leeds

Hunslet RLFC are working with social investment firm Advantage 42 on ambitious plans which would see £10-12 million invested at the John Charles Centre for Sport (JCCS) to refurbish facilities and support community sport in South Leeds. The club is in talks with Leeds City Council, which if successful, would

Champion welcome awaits as Leeds stages British Transplant Games

Leeds is set to roll out the red carpet for some extra-special sporting stars as it stages this year’s Westfield Health British Transplant Games this week. The eagerly-anticipated event will see hundreds of transplant recipients – young and old – competing in a wide range of sports at venues across

Middleton Councillors welcome new gym at John Charles

Councillors Paul Truswell and Sharon Burke (Labour, Middleton Park) have welcomed the opening of a new state of the art gym at Leeds City Council’s John Charles Leisure Centre, in their ward. Supported by the Councillors, Leeds City Council has made significant investment into new equipment and a wider refurbishment

John Charles gym facilities set for upgrade

£117,198.41 has been approved to refurbish the gym area and buy new gym equipment at South Leeds Stadium, within the John Charles Centre for Sport. The gym will have a new layout with new flooring, decorations and branding throughout to “improve the offer and experience for customers” according to a