May 31, 2011
pool's new health club to open on June 13th
The £220,000 expansion of Burnham-On-Sea's swimming pool
complex is to officially open on June 13th, it has been announced
Construction work on the new health and fitness
club at the front of Burnham Swim and Sports Academy in Berrow
Road began last year.
Mark and Sara Cox-Conklin and project manager Andy Pusill, pictured
above, told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week that the work is now
"We are delighted to be opening these super new modern facilities,"
said Mark. "They include a new physio therapy room,
plus one of the largest fitness cardio studios in Somerset featuring
over 30 classes per week."
new gym features 18 pieces of high-tech equipment. There are also
new changing rooms."
He added: "We've taken the decision not to introduce big
TVs in every corner - the focus here is on motivating people with
people and the Academy Health Club will provide members the opportunity
to reach their unique health and fitness goals under the guidance
of our expert team."
"Our primary goal is to teach, educate, motivate and support,
and with this underlying concept at our core, members will have
access to over 40 instructor-led classes scheduled at varying
times of the day within the swimming pool, spinning studio, new
cardio room and new Academy gym."
While the official opening takes place on June 13th, the new
facilities are open from Wednesday (June 1st) for visits by prospective
Those interested should call 01278 785909 to book a tour. Membership
of the new health club costs from £29.99 a month.
week marks the third anniversary since Mark and Sara took over
the pool from Sedgemoor District Council. "The
opening of the new health club marks the next stage of our journey
here - it is exciting," added Mark.
The second phase of the pool's expansion, at a later date, will
new 15 x 30ft therapy pool introduced with water heated to 90