David Lloyd Leisure Recruits for New Farnham Health, Sport and Fitness Facility

By David Lloyd Leisure, PRNE
Monday, June 20, 2011

LONDON, June 21, 2011 -

More Than 60 Jobs up for

DAVID Lloyd Leisure, the health, fitness and leisure group of
clubs, is now recruiting for its new facility in Farnham, which is
due to open early December.

There are between 60 and 70 jobs on offer at the £12m complex,
which is being built next to the new Farnham Rugby Club site in
Monkton Lane.

Vacancies include a junior management team - including a lead
coach and club support manager - href="www.davidlloyd.co.uk/">gym instructors and
personal trainers, front of house, food and beverage and spa teams,
and cleaning staff.

Farnham general manager Linden Henson says: “We have already
recruited our senior management team and are now looking to fill a
further 60 to 70 posts.

“I would urge potential candidates to keep an eye out for
opportunities, which will appear on our website careers portal at
I’m particularly keen to recruit from the surrounding area because
it’s very important to us that we are a key part of the local

The new 6,000-plus sqm club will feature the largest spa of any
David Lloyd Leisure club, a plethora of sporting and fitness
facilities, and a DL Kids dedicated area for children and

The 1,200 sqm Amida Spa will comprise six treatment rooms, three
indoor saunas, two steam rooms, a salt room, footbaths, heated
benches, an ice experience, and plunge and relax pools. Outdoor
facilities include a spa, hydrotherapy pool and two saunas.

With eight outdoor href="www.davidlloyd.co.uk/home/activities/racquets">tennis
courts, the Farnham club will provide some of the best tennis
facilities in the region. The Tennis All Stars programme,
accredited by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), will be available
to children aged 3-11, while adults at all levels will be offered
instruction by a dedicated team of LTA-qualified coaches.

The multi-purpose sports hall, housing three badminton courts,
will enhance the racquets offering along with two squash courts. An
onsite physiotherapist and osteopathy clinic will add to the
comprehensive facilities and services, ensuring that every sporting
need is met.

Furthermore, the complex will boast a 25m indoor swimming pool
and separate children’s pool. DLL’s Swim All Stars quality swimming
programme - endorsed by the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) and
undertaken by ASA-qualified coaches - will be available for all
abilities, from absolute beginners to rising stars.

Children and families will be catered for with the new 500 sqm
DL Kids facility onsite, featuring family lounge areas in which to
relax, and a wide range of activity and holiday programmes on

Another key attraction will be the 1,400 sqm gymnasium,
providing the latest href="www.davidlloyd.co.uk/">fitness products such as
assisted resistance and cardiovascular equipment, free weights and
Power Plates. There will be two exercise studios, hosting a variety
of classes, and a specially designated room for the popular class,

Members and families will be able to relax and socialise in a DL
Cafébar, offering an enticing menu of delicious, healthy and
nutritionally-balanced meals for those who have worked up an

About David Lloyd Leisure Group

The David Lloyd Leisure Group operates 79 clubs in the UK and a
further 10 clubs across Europe.

David Lloyd Leisure has over 450,000 members and employs 6,000
people. This includes an expert health and fitness team of over 750
and more than 350 tennis professionals.

Across all clubs, David Lloyd Leisure has over 150 swimming
pools (of which half are indoor) and offers over 10,000 exercise
classes per week. Every week 20,000 children learn to swim at David
Lloyd Leisure and 14,000 learn to play tennis.

Its racquets facilities are unparalleled with 700 href="www.davidlloyd.co.uk/home/activities/racquets">tennis
courts as well as 180 badminton courts and 140 squash courts.
Additional facilities include health and beauty spas, club lounges
with free internet access, crèches, nurseries and specialist sports

Note to Editors

General manager Linden Henson is available for interviews.
Contact the DLL press office on href="mailto:press@davidlloyd.co.uk">press@davidlloyd.co.uk or
tel +44(0)1707-289833 to arrange. Artist’s impressions of the new
club and a photo of Linden Henson are also available.

For further information about this press release, contact the
DLL press office on href="mailto:press@davidlloyd.co.uk">press@davidlloyd.co.uk or


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