FOI Request - Development of Sport and Leisure

Request 101002661264

1: Does your Council have or had any involvement in the development of a mixed use sport and leisure development?
If the answer to Q1 is yes please can you provide:

2: Who is/are the lead officer/s and can you provide their contact details.

3: Please can you provide  the names of the development/s.

4: Please can you provide links to relevant Committee reports or documents that would provide information on scope, organisations involved, funding model and governance.

Response 18-01-2021

Much of the requested information is published on the Council's website and is therefore exempt under section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 'information otherwise accessible'. In order to be helpful we have provided answers to your questions below. 

1: Yes there are 11 sport and leisure facilities operating in Moray.  They all have mixed offerings of facility areas including swimming pools, games/sports halls, gyms, fitness rooms, weights rooms, exercise rooms, grass pitches and synthetic turf pitches.  We have one facility with an indoor climbing wall.  1 of the 11 facilities is actually ran by an Arms Length External Organisation and they operate an ice rink within their facility.
Within the last 5yrs the new additions to our portfolio of facilities include a synthetic turf pitch, climbing wall and a sports block with a fitness room and games/sports hall (which was actually part of a new school build).

2: Sport and Leisure Manager (manages the facilities and operations) - Ken Brown 

Service Manager (manages the Sport and Leisure service) - Kim Paterson


3: Keith Sports and Community Centre
Buckie Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre
Lossiemouth Sports and Community Centre
Forres Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre
Speyside Sports and Community Centre
Forres House Community Centre
Elgin Community Centre
Elgin High Sports Block
Milnes Fitness Suite
Moray Leisure Centre - operated by an arms length external organisation 

Shand Fitness Centre - owned by NHS Grampian, we assist with operations of facility

4: Please see leisure report which is number 9 on this agenda. Please find a leisure report completed in 2014 in regards to our leisure facilities attached here.

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