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Major £2.4million investment announced at Antrim Forum


Antrim Forum’s Fitness Suite is set to receive its biggest make-over to date with a major £2.4million investment, Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has revealed.


Plans are now underway to completely transform the existing fitness suite into a state-of-the-art fitness hub plus two new fitness studios. The poolside village changing toilets will also be completely modernised.



The local Council has funded this multi-million pound project under its capital investment scheme and says it is "proud to offer our residents and visitors one of the best, most well equipped fitness facilities in the UK and Ireland".



Work in Fitness Suite and Studios will get underway this Autumn. MORE members can expect to walk into a state-of-the-art fitness space with the latest innovative equipment.


The space will be completely transformed and made significantly bigger. A new purpose built Group Cycle and Fitness Studio will also be part of this investment.


Work in the Village Changing areas will get underway in Winter 2022. Up to £100,000 investment has been earmarked to improve the poolside toilets.




It is anticipated the new fitness suite will open spring/early summer 2023, however this could change. Council will endeavour to keep members up to date with the key milestones of this project over the months ahead.


While work is ongoing, members will still be able to enjoy a complete work-out with all of the equipment they're used to, including a full range of CV kit, fixed strength and strength area, in a pop-up fitness located just to the right of the existing gym.



Of course members can also avail of the facilities at the other leisure centres across Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough. Additionally, plans are in place to have expanded range of classes at the Antrim Forum for those who wish to try out a new fitness class.


Any gym members will still be able to avail of the changing rooms and showering facilities in the existing changing village at the Antrim Forum.


More details of this exciting investment will he announced in the coming weeks by Antrim and Netwtownabbey Borough Council.




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