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Belgravia Leisure announces Australasian Facility of the Year Award

Belgravia Leisure announces Australasian Facility of the Year Award
August 1, 2017

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Lawnton Aquatic Centre has been crowned Australasian Facility of the Year at the 2017 Belgravia Leisure conference.

More than 150 Belgravia Leisure managers and future leaders converged on Melbourne for the annual industry conference late last month, with Belgravia Leisure Chief Executive Nick Cox commenting “this year’s conference, themed ‘Get Connected’, is part of Belgravia Leisure’s commitment to developing and inspiring leaders within the leisure industry.”

The two-day conference featured Olympic medallist and Belgravia Leisure Swimming and Water Safety Ambassador, Brooke Hanson OAM, with her inspiring story of perseverance, dedication and in believing in personal goals and from Paul (Mr Retention) Brown, founder of the global Face2Face fitness program, who reinforced the message of making every minute count.

Cox added “the Get Connected Conference fostered community and education among the Belgravia Leisure team.”

The event included presentations and workshops covering business planning and systems, human resources, digital marketing, engaging with local communities, and access and inclusion programming.

At the conference’s gala awards dinner, Queensland’s Lawnton Aquatic Centre was awarded the coveted Facility of the Year award, from over 120 sites across Australia and New Zealand.

Belgravia Leisure’s awards night, honours facilities and their teams for outstanding performance based on Belgravia Leisure’s CLEAR values of being: Customer focused, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability and Results.

Belgravia Leisure 2017 award winners:

Facility of the Year Award - Lawnton Aquatic Centre, Queensland 

Australasian awards
Spa and Wellness CLEAR Award - Kendall O’Brien, Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa, Victoria
Swim School of the Year - Albany Creek Swim School @ Albany Creek Leisure Centre, Queensland
Health Club of the Year Award - Ascot Vale Health Club @ Ascot Vale Leisure Centre, Victoria
Innovation Award - Yarrambat Park Golf Course for ‘Yarrambat Food Trucks’, Victoria
Health and Safety Award - Palm Beach Aquatic Centre, Queensland

Regional Facility of the Year Awards
New Zealand - Franklin Pool and Leisure
NSW - Moss Vale War Memorial Pool
South Australia - Ingle Farm Recreation Centre
Queensland - Lawnton Aquatic Centre
Western Australia - Loftus Recreation Centre
Victoria/Tasmania - Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa

Image shows (from left) Belgravia Leisure’s Queensland State Manager, Dan Cullen; Centre Managers Heidi Jackson and Michael Fox, and Chief Executive, Nick Cox celebrating Lawnton Aquatic Centre’s award win.

6th July 2017 - BELGRAVIA LEISURE APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF OPERATIONS IN VICTORIA AND TASMANIA 

18th May 2017 - BELGRAVIA LEISURE WINS CONTRACT TO MANAGE 10 MORETON BAY REGIONAL COUNCIL FACILITIES 

23rd March 2017 - BUSY WEEKS OF AQUATIC CENTRE OPENINGS

24th December 2016 - BELGRAVIA LEISURE APPOINTS NEW CENTRE MANAGER AT WATERMARC BANYULE

15th November 2016 - BROOKE HANSON LAUNCHES BELGRAVIA LEISURE’S NATIONAL WATER SAFETY CAMPAIGN

11th November 2016 - BELGRAVIA LEISURE INSTALLS DEFIBRILLATION UNITS AT ALL OF ITS FACILITIES 

30th July 2015 - BELGRAVIA LEISURE TO INTRODUCE NEW ZEALAND’S FIRST SWIM AND SURVIVE PROGRAM 

10th August 2014 - PAUL BROWN AND FAMILY TO TAKE ON GLOBAL SPORTS CHALLENGE 

11th August 2013 - LEISURE BENEFITS FROM FEDERAL ELECTION FUNDING COMMITMENTS


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