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  • Paralympian and supported athlete Louise Hunt cuts the ribbon at opening of new GLL centre

    The new £1.7m extension to the gym at White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre was officially opened today by Vale of White Horse District Council and the council’s leisure provider GLL. The White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre now features a substantial 290sqm extension to the gym, newly refurbished changing rooms, the latest Technogym ‘Excite’…

  • Kirsten Wells feeling confident ahead of SYC women’s Ultimate Frisbee trials

    Kirsten Wells is an Ultimate Frisbee player supported by the GLL Sport Foundation. She has sent us an update of how training and competition is going. I’m Kirsten, I’m 26 years old and I live in Hackney. My main sport is Ultimate Frisbee and I have been playing for 5 and a half years. Last…

  • Joe Howells wins under-15 singles and doubles competitions at Badminton Wales Deeside Open

    Joel Howells, a young county badminton player won both the under-15 singles and doubles competitions at the Badminton Wales Deeside Open tournament. Joel is supported by the Halo Sport Foundation in partnership with the GLL Sport Foundation. Joe Howells, aged 12, beat two higher-graded players from Cheshire in the semi-final and final to win the singles…

  • GLL BACKS ATHLETE FUNDING TO TOKYO 2020 – APPLICATIONS OPEN

    Charitable Social Enterprise GLL has positively backed supporting the next generation of athletes with the announcement it will invest over £5million into athletes across the UK through its athlete support programme the GLL Sport Foundation within the Tokyo cycle. GLL is the UKs largest leisure operator and leading Social Enterprise operating across a network of…

  • GLL BACKS ATHLETE FUNDING TO TOKYO

    On the day when UK Sport announced it will invest significant funding to Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic sports for the Tokyo 2020 cycle, Charitable Social Enterprise GLL has positively backed the focus on supporting the next generation of athletes with the announcement it will invest over £5million into athletes across the UK through its athlete…

  • GLL Sport Foundation partners with Newcastle’s Osborne Clinic

    The GLL Sport Foundation are delighted to partner with our first northern physiotherapy clinic. The Osborne Clinic is based in Newcastle with the aim to support athletes in the surrounding area and to continue to grow the programme in the northern region.  The Osborne Clinic is one of the largest and long-established independent physiotherapy practices…

  • London Titans Overview of 2015-16 Season

    Once again this year has brought much success to the GLL and Aspire London Titans and we are deeply grateful and appreciative of the imperative ongoing support that our sponsors provide us with to ensure that we can continue to flourish as a club, promote the sport of wheelchair basketball and establish GLL and Aspire…

  • ‘Be Inspired’ Open Days at GLL Centres a success

    GLL have teamed up with I Am Team GB and ITV for their Open Days running on the 27th August. Post Olympics, these Open Days aim to inspire the community to come and take part in free taster sessions and to become more active in the long term. Many GLL centres offered a pre Olympic…

  • GLL Sport Foundation ‘Road to Rio’ Sponsor Event at the BT Tower a great success

    Charitable social enterprise GLL has announced a £1.2 million athlete fund to support over 2000 athletes across the UK in 2016/17. The VIP event was held at the prestigious BT Tower in London on Tuesday 3rd May with guest of honour GSF Patron Sally Gunnell. Sally was joined by senior figures in sport, programme sponsors…

  • GLL BACKS UK SPORTING TALENT TO RIO AND BEYOND

    More than 2000 talented young athletes from across the UK will benefit from a £1,200,000 fund – thanks to charitable social enterprise GLL.  The athletes will be supported through the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) the largest independent athlete talent programme in the UK, in partnership with SportsAid, Mary Peters Trust, local councils and public organisations.…