2015 State of the UK SWIMMING Report Contents

FOREWORD

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

1: REPORT HIGHLIGHTS

Infographic showing total number of centres, pools, new openings, closures and % of the UK population that live within 2 miles of a swimming pool for public and private sectors.

Graph showing number of centres between 2010 - 2015 for public and private sectors.

% of the UK population that live within 2 miles of a swimming pool.

PRIVATE SECTOR ANALYSIS

2: DEFINITIONS

Definition of total market, independents, multi-club operators, new openings, closures, top 10 / 30 operators and pool type.

3: UK PRIVATE CLUBS

Number of clubs, openings, closures, pools, average pool size, moveable floors and diving boards.

Table showing number of clubs by region in England and by Country for the rest of the UK.

Graph showing % of clubs with the following other facilities: gym, studio, squash courts, sports hall, indoor tennis, sauna, steam room, sunbed, spa pool and golf.

% of the UK population that live within 2 miles of a private health club with swimming pool.

Graphs showing % of clubs with a main pool, teaching pool and outdoor pool.

Graphs showing the age of the private swimming pool stock.

4: TOP 30 OPERATORS TABLE

Table showing the top 30 operators by number of clubs open on the 31st March 2015.

5: OPENINGS vs CLOSURES

Number of clubs.

Graph showing openings between 2011 - 2015 and closures between 2013 - 2015.

6: INDEPENDENT vs MULTI-CLUB

Number of clubs.

7: TOP 10 PRIVATE OPERATORS

Number of clubs.

Table showing the top 10 operators by number of clubs open on the 31st March 2015.

PUBLIC SECTOR ANALYSIS

8: DEFINITIONS

Definition of total market, new openings, closures, top 10 operators, average swim pay and play fee and pool type.

9: UK PUBLIC GYMS

Number of centres, openings, closures, pools, average pool size, average swim pay and play fee, moveable floors and diving boards.

Table showing number of centres by region in England and by Country for the rest of the UK.

Graph showing % of centres with the following other facilities: gym, studio, squash courts, sports hall, indoor tennis, sauna, steam room, sunbed, spa pool and golf.

% of the UK population that live within 2 miles of a public sports centre with swimming pool.

Graphs showing % of centres with a main pool, teaching pool and outdoor pool.

Graphs showing the age of the public swimming pool stock.

10: TOP 10 PUBLIC OPERATORS

Number of centres.

Table showing the top 10 operators by number of centres open on the 31st March 2015 and average swim pay and play fee.

Graph showing the top 10 operators by number of centres and average swim pay and play fee.

11: OPENINGS vs CLOSURES

Number of centres.

Graph showing openings between 2011 - 2015 and closures between 2013 - 2015.

12: METHODOLOGY

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