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  • Chiltern GSF Athlete Adel Zakrzewski Wins Silver at National Open Water Festival

    The National Open Water Festival 2017 was held at Rother Valley Country Park on Monday 31st July 2017 Young open water stars took to the water in allocated age groups. The Championships are the country’s flagship open water age group event attracting the future stars of open water swimming. There were 27 swimmers in the girl’s…

  • Charlie Follett secures superb silver in Switzerland

    Charlie Follett claimed the first international medal of her career with a superb silver at the Swiss Women International in Bern today. The results continued Pentathlon GB’s remarkable recent success at the competition, making it our 7th medal in the last 5 years at the event. British teammates Georgia Pipes and Zoe Davison also performed…

  • 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…

  • Lorraine Ayres set to swim the channel next year for charity with the help of GSF

    Lorraine Ayres from Somerset is currently in training to swim the English Channel at the end of June/early July 2017. She has set out on this challenge to raise money for charity (CRY) following the death of her friend in these recent months and also as a personal challenge to prove to herself that everything is…

  • US Open Junior Event gives Emily more experience on the circuit

    September kicked off with Emily’s first appearance at the US Open Junior event at Flushing Meadows, New York. The objective this year was all about experience – getting a feel for the event (a massive contrast in size, scale and ambience to both the French Open and Wimbledon) and learning to handle crowds, noise and…

  • GSF Athletes fantastic addition to I Am Team GB Open Days

    The nation’s biggest sports day took part on Saturday 27th August across 2,500 venues throughout the UK, with 29 being held at Better Centres. GLL linked with Join In, ITV, The National Lottery and the British Olympic Association to become a key supporter to the National campaign ‘I am Team GB’ focussed on getting 300,000 UK participants taking part…

  • ‘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…

  • Team GB Synchronised Swimmers Critchley & Randall finish strongly at French Open

    The British Synchronised Swimming Team are continuing their preparation for the Olympic qualifier and the LEN European Aquatics Championships by competing at the French Open last weekend. The team included GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes Emma Critchley and Hannah Randall who played a vital part in securing a bronze medal and a fourth place. Hannah Randall,…