2014 State of the UK Swimming Industry Report Contents

FOREWORD

David Minton’s insight into the last 12 months in the swimming industry.

1: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Including total number of venues with swimming pools, total number of individual swimming pool facilities, swimming pools by facility type, new openings and accessibility for public and private sectors.

PRIVATE SECTOR ANALYSIS
2: DEFINITIONS

Definition of Total Market and different market sectors - Independents, Multi-Club Operators, New Openings, Top 10 Operators, Pool Type.

3: CLUBS WITH SWIMMING POOL

Table showing number and % of clubs with swimming pool by Club Ownership (Independent, Multi-Club), New Openings, Top 10 Operators and All Clubs.

4: REGIONAL CLUBS WITH SWIMMING POOLS

Table and associated map showing number and % of clubs with swimming pool by government region (England) or by Country (Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales).

5: NEW OPENINGS & CLOSURES

Table showing number of clubs with new swimming pools opened / closed between 01/04/2013 and 31/03/2014 by Club Ownership (Independent, Multi-Club), All Clubs and length of swimming pool facility breakdown. 

5: REGIONAL NEW OPENINGS & CLOSURES

Table and associated map showing number and % of new openings / closures by government region (England) or by Country (Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales).

7: TOP 30 OPERATORS

Table showing top 30 operators ranked by number of clubs with swimming pools open 31st March 2014.

8: SWIMMING POOL DETAILS

Table and associated chart showing number and % of clubs (based on the largest pool of each facility type the club contains) by length of pool bands for Indoor Main Pool, Indoor Teaching Pool, Outdoor Pool facility types.

9: FACILITIES

Table and associated chart showing number and % of clubs with other facilities at private clubs with swimming pools (Gym, Sauna, Steam Room, Spa Pool, Studio, Sunbeds, Squash, Indoor Tennis Courts, Sports Hall).

10: AGE OF SWIMMING POOL STOCK

Table and associated chart showing number of each core pool facility type (Indoor Main Pool, Indoor Teaching Pool, Indoor Leisure Pool, Outdoor Pool) built by year from 2010 to 2013 and first quarter 2014. Grouped by decade 2000's, 1990’s, 1980’s, 1970’s and pre 1970.

PUBLIC SECTOR ANALYSIS

11: DEFINITIONS

Definition of Total Market, New Openings, Top 5 by Management Type, Pool Type.

12: SPORTS CENTRES WITH SWIMMING POOLS

Table showing number and % of public sports centre’s with swimming pool by Management Type (Top 5 Trusts, Top 5 LMC’s), New Openings, All UK Sports Centre’s.

13: REGIONAL SPORTS CENTRES WITH SWIMMING POOLS

Table and associated map showing number of public sports centre’s with swimming pool by government region (England) or by Country (Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales).

14: REGIONAL SWIMMING PAY AND PLAY FEES

Table showing average pay-and-play adult, non-member peak rate for swimming by government region (England) or by Country (Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales).

15: NEW OPENINGS & CLOSURES

Table showing number of sports centre’s with new swimming pools opened / closed between 01/04/2013 and 31/03/2014 by management type (Top 5 Trusts, Top 5 LMC’s), All Sports Centre’s and length of swimming pool facility breakdown. 

16: REGIONAL NEW OPENINGS & CLOSURES

Table and associated map showing number of new openings / closures by government region (England) or by Country (Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales).

17: TOP TRUSTS (15+ POOLS)

Table showing top leisure trusts (15+ pools) ranked by number of sports centre’s with public pools open 31/03/2014.

18: TOP LMC’S (15+ POOLS)

Table showing top leisure management contractors (15+ pools) ranked by number of sports centre’s with public pools open 31/03/2014.

19: SWIMMING POOL DETAILS

Table and associated chart showing number and % of sports centre’s (based on the largest pool the centre contains) by length of pool bands for Indoor Main Pool, Indoor Teaching Pool, Outdoor Pool facility types.

20: FACILITIES

Table and associated chart showing number and % other facilities at public sports centre’s with swimming pools (Gym, Sports Hall, Studio, Sauna, Steam Room, Squash, Sunbed, Synthetic Turf Pitch > 75m x 45m, Spa Pool, Sunbed, Running Track, Indoor Tennis).

21: AGE OF SWIMMING POOL STOCK

Table and associated chart showing number of each core pool facility type (Indoor Main Pool, Indoor Teaching Pool, Indoor Leisure Pool, Outdoor Pool) built by year from 2010 to 2013 and first quarter 2014. Grouped by decade 2000's, 1990’s, 1980’s, 1970’s and pre 1970.

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