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Christchurch City Council introduces PerfectGym platform to manage class bookings and sport memberships

Christchurch City Council introduces PerfectGym platform to manage class bookings and sport memberships
August 31, 2023

With its new website, Christchurch City Council has introduced a new, improved way for booking classes and managing membership across its recreation and sport centres.

Nigel Cox, Head of Recreation, Sports and Events, notes “our customers have asked for a way to make online payments and bookings, and now they can - anywhere and anytime they like.

“The improvements include the ability to book group fitness classes, sign up and manage memberships, and organise swimming lessons for your children.

“Members can confirm their place in group fitness classes so that when you arrive, just scan your membership card and you’re good to go.

“The new site allows us to track the demand for programmes and activities - which means we can make adjustments in real-time, to make the most of the space and resources at our facilities and provide the classes, programmes and lessons that our customers want.”

The new PerfectGym system enables customers to:

  • Access timetables and book group fitness classes on the go.
  • Book a personal programme with fitness instructors.
  • Pay for casual group fitness classes, sign up for a membership, purchase multi-visit passes, and view and change direct debit details.
  • Make Swimsmart bookings online.
  • Track their child’s progress in Swimsmart and see the skills they’re learning.

Explaining the introduction of the new system, Perfect Gym Solutions Country Manager, Matt Inglis explained "this is a perfect example of the type of digital transformation that we can deliver for local government authorities.

"The Council had a legacy on-premises and identified the need for a website to deliver a lot of information as well as undertaking a rebrand."

View Christchurch City Council’s new website

Click here to contact Perfect Gym Solutions Pty Ltd via their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory. 

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