Monday, 17 July 2017

Community Sports Centre,Weston Road, Stafford Official Opening 10th September 2017 11 to 5pm

Community Sports Centre set to Re-Open
Beacon Sport and Fitness will be opening its doors on the 28th August 2017. The former Staffordshire University, Beaconside Leisure Centre, has undergone a full refurbishment with brand new fitness equipment being installed in the gym. The opening of the centre marks the beginning of the rebirth of the site on Beaconside.
The New Beacon Group (NBG) who own the site has taken big steps in the last 6 months to begin to realise its vision of Higher Education and an International School. The group is working with regional universities to create an inspirational offer for students and Beaconwood College the independent international school will open in September 2018 to post 16 students.
The official opening of Beacon Sport and Fitness will happen on the 10th September with 'The Beacon Show' - the event will start at 11am. The Beacon Show will showcase the best of Stafford -championing local businesses and charities Town Crier Peter Taunton will open the event at 11am.
107.3 Stafford FM Road Show will be compering the day with presenter Ian Keeley co-ordinating the day's sporting challenges, including children's races and events.
There has been a great response so far from local companies who want to be a part of 'The Beacon Show', with a Prosecco Van, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, 360 Virtual Reality Domes and Go-Karts.
Keeping with the New Beacon Group vision of globalism and creating an educational offer which combines the best of East and West, there will be a special guest performance from Chinese Martial Artists plus a Dragon Dance.
Dr Kai Liu Chief Executive of NBG said "This is such an exciting project for Stafford and the opening of Beacon Sport and Fitness marks the beginning of our plans. Since purchasing the site back in November we have had a wonderful welcome to Stafford from local leaders and businesses including Staffordshire County Council and Stafford Borough Council. We are a community focused company, so re-opening the gym will ensure and grow community engagement".
The Beacon Show aims to bring local people together for a day full of fun activities. Beacon Sport and Fitness will be open for prospective members to view the new facilities.
For more information on membership please get in touch with Beacon Sport & Fitness at or follow us on twitter and facebook @fitnessbeacon - there is still time to enter our Facebook competition to win a month's free use of the new facilities plus 5 personal training sessions with one of the team.
To promote your business at 'The Beacon Show' or to host a stand please contact Lorraine at
The Beacon show will be on Sunday 10th September 2017 form 11am - 5pm. Beacon Sport & Fitness, Weston Road, Stafford, ST18 0AA