Residents join Crawley K2 in celebration of £300k upgrade

K2 Crawley hosted a free open day following a recent �300,000 upgrade of the gym. Mayor Chris Cheshire with Graham Rowe (Partnership Services Manager), Nyssa Jackson (Area Manager Freedom Leisure), Cllr Chris Mullis (Potrfolio Holder For Wellbeing), Matt Hunt (Operstions Director Freedom Leisure). Pic Steve Robards   SR1601855 SUS-160116-125021001
K2 Crawley hosted a free open day following a recent �300,000 upgrade of the gym. Mayor Chris Cheshire with Graham Rowe (Partnership Services Manager), Nyssa Jackson (Area Manager Freedom Leisure), Cllr Chris Mullis (Potrfolio Holder For Wellbeing), Matt Hunt (Operstions Director Freedom Leisure). Pic Steve Robards SR1601855 SUS-160116-125021001
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Crawley K2 was a hive of activity on Saturday (January 16) as the leisure centre held an open day to mark the completion of a £300,000 upgrade of the gym there.

K2 Crawley, which is operated by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Crawley Borough Council, held a free ‘fitness fiesta’ giving residents a chance to come and try out the new facilities.

K2 Crawley hosted a free open day following a recent �300,000 upgrade of the gym. Cllr Chris Mullis (Potrfolio Holder For Wellbeing) and Graham Rowe (Partnership Services Manager),  Pic Steve Robards   SR1601855 SUS-160116-125113001

K2 Crawley hosted a free open day following a recent �300,000 upgrade of the gym. Cllr Chris Mullis (Potrfolio Holder For Wellbeing) and Graham Rowe (Partnership Services Manager), Pic Steve Robards SR1601855 SUS-160116-125113001

The refurbishment of K2 Crawley’s gym included a comprehensive upgrade of the cardiovascular equipment to the latest, interactive Technogym UNITY™ machines.

There are now more than 100 stations in the gym, which also received extra benches in the free weight area.

Cabinet member for wellbeing Chris Mullins, who officially opened the facilities, said: “This is a really exciting development for K2 Crawley and extends the offer for leisure centre users.

“The equipment was already popular and well received at Saturday’s open day.”

K2 Crawley hosted a free open day following a recent �300,000 upgrade of the gym. Pic Steve Robards   SR1601907 SUS-160116-124920001

K2 Crawley hosted a free open day following a recent �300,000 upgrade of the gym. Pic Steve Robards SR1601907 SUS-160116-124920001

Andrea Bianchi, managing director of Technogym, added: “K2 Crawley Leisure Centre is a fantastic facility that promotes and provides a healthy lifestyle to so many people in the community.

“We are proud to support them by providing our equipment and technology, and helping to promote health and wellness to their members.”

Crawley mayor Chris Cheshire was able to try out the centre’s upgraded the disability offering, which now boasts seven new pieces of easy-use inclusive fitness equipment.