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Next Generation to open latest fitness, sports and lifestyle club in the ACT

Next Generation to open latest fitness, sports and lifestyle club in the ACT
July 28, 2014

The redevelopment of tennis facilities at The National Sports Club, Lyneham by Next Generation Clubs in partnership with Tennis ACT will soon offer Canberrans a unique fitness, sports and lifestyle facility.

The construction and redevelopment of The National Sports Club to create Next Generation Canberra is well underway, with the first stage of the project completed via the demolition of the existing Riggall Place building.

The state-of-the-art collection of wellness facilities, scheduled to open over the next 12 months, this is just the beginning. The development will provide a public access tennis facility alongside a multi-faceted health, leisure and lifestyle club, and the $27 million project includes specific funding from the ACT Government and Tennis ACT to provide world-class tennis facilities. While the overall project is due to be completed by mid-2015, the tennis complex will be operational in January 2015.

Construction of the new club by well-established Canberra Builder Manteena – with designs by Turco and Associates Architects – will generate 100 direct construction jobs.

Next Generation Clubs currently owns and operates a number of clubs throughout Australia and New Zealand with a proven track record of working with community-based sporting organisations to deliver state-of-the-art facilities.

The club will bring to Canberra much more than just a place to work out - it provides a new way to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. The superb facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, relaxation areas, squash courts, cafe, bar, bistro and lounge, plus a 1500 metre2 gym andexercise studios, alongside the tennis facility.

Next Generation Clubs Director of Marketing and Product Andrew Savage explains “we‘re delighted that construction is now underway and through our partnership with Tennis ACT and Tennis Australia, our unique brand of world-class facilities will soon be available to the Canberra community.”

Tennis ACT Chief Executive Ross Triffit adds “The National Sports Club held many memories and hosted great events over the years.

“We’re excited that the overall re-development of the site will create a new sporting destination for Canberrans.”

Next Generation Canberra is due to open mid-2015.

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