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Driving value through Sports Development and Leisure services

Driving value through Sports Development and Leisure services

Thursday 26th April 2018

Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre


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APSE is delighted to announce this unique opportunity to consider the changing role of Leisure services in underpinning Council revenue streams, partnering in the delivery of Public Health Services and maximising participation across socio-economic and demographic groups.

Hosted by St Albans City & District Council at their award-winning flagship leisure facility Westminster Lodge, the day will include case studies of high performing leisure facilities and explore approaches to maximising profitability, delivering new build leisure centres and maximising participation. 

Speakers include Sharon Wheeler, Strategy and Planning Manager, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council who will explore opportunities arising from developing a volunteer cohort to support leisure and cultural services and  Neil Russell, Leisure and Sports Development Manager, Stockton -on-Tees Borough Council to share the Council’s success supporting adults with learning disabilities in to sporting activities and Sam Crowe, Assistant Director of Public Health, Bournemouth Borough Council exploring the role of coaching services in engaging residents in physical activity.

The day will also include a tour of St Albans City & District Council’s 3 newly constructed leisure facilities and the opportunity to use the gym, spa and pool before and after the seminar. 

Packed full of ideas and forward-thinking initiatives, we look forward to welcoming you to this fantastic facility to explore with like-minded colleagues the changing face of local authority leisure.



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Event Details

Seminar Title: Driving Value through Sports Development and Leisure Services  

Seminar Date: Thursday 26th April 2018

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What's included: The delegate fee covers attendance, delegates' documentation, lunch and light refreshments. Please note that hotel accommodation is not included. A list of recommended hotels in the area is available on request.

APSE Members Delegate Fee:               £175 + VAT
APSE Non-Members Delegate Fee:       £259 + VAT
Commercial Organisations:                    £375 + VAT

Cancellation and refund policy

Reservation is a contract. Substitution of delegates is acceptable any time in writing by email to adminsouthern@apse.org.uk or fax to 0161 772 1811. Cancellations must be made in writing at least 10 working days before the event and will incur a 20% administration fee. No refunds can be given for cancellations received less than 10 working days before the event or for non-attendance. In the unlikely event of cancellation by the organisers, liability will be restricted to the refund of fees paid. The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the programme, speakers or venue should this become necessary.

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Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit local government body working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.




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