Take a sneak peak inside The Gym in Barrow soon to open
TAKE a sneak peek inside a new 24-hour gym set to open its doors in a matter of days.
The Gym Group is opening its doors at the former site of Maplin, at Cornerhouse Retail Park, Hindpool Road in Barrow.
The gym, which is currently being refurbished, will open to the public on Monday, December 20.
The new, near 10 000 square foot facility offers over 100 pieces of high spec kit, including plate-loaded strength equipment, a huge free weights area, Olympic lifting platforms, functional training spaces and lots of cardio machines.
And team members have shared a sneak peek inside what the new state-of-the-art facility looks like ahead of its opening next week.
The equipment is all set up and ready for gym-goers to put to use.
At the reins will be general manager Chris Gleaves, and assistant manager Dailon Hernandez.
Chris and assistant manager Dailon both come with a wealth of experience within the industry and knowledge to deliver a friendly community environment for all to enjoy as members start and work towards there individual fitness goals.
Mr Gleaves said: “The Gym Group breaks down barriers to fitness for the people of the area with a cracking introductory membership offer of £10 a month for the first six months and no joining fee.
“With many people who have already signed up ahead of opening day, this is a much-needed new service for the local community.
“Whether you’re into HIIT or circuits, treadmills or free weights, your workouts can work out better with The Gym Group.”
The Gym will also offer a range of unlimited free gym classes that cater for all, as well as free parking for all members.
The facility has brought new employment opportunities for the area, with over ten regular members of staff across personal training, management, and cleaning.
The Gym is one of the fasting growing gym chains in the UK, with over 190 sites nationwide.