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New exciting developments for leisure centres

Developments and refurbishment work are well underway at the new Dudley Leisure Centre, recently named 'Duncan Edwards Leisure Centre' in honour of the borough's most famous sporting son. Work is also progressing well at Crystal Leisure Centre and Halesowen Leisure Centre.

Duncan Edwards Leisure Centre

The construction of the new Dudley Leisure Centre, recently named 'Duncan Edwards Leisure Centre' continues at pace and is on track to open early next year. The new £18.2 million facility will include a 25 metre, eight-lane swimming pool and a teaching pool with spectator provision. There will be a four-court sports hall suitable for indoor football, badminton and more.

The investment will also include a 100-station gym and fitness suite, two group exercise studios for a wide range of exercise classes and an immersive cycle studio.

For families with younger children there will be a soft play area with catering facilities and a party room, and a café open to all users of the centre. And for those who want to relax after their workout session there’s set to be a sauna.

There will also be power-assisted gym equipment for specialist support which may be particularly beneficial for those recovering from injury, older customers and those living with long-term health conditions.

Crystal Leisure Centre

Work continues at pace on improvements at Crystal Leisure Centre in Stourbridge to demolish the existing changing rooms  and improvements to the swimming pools at the Bell Street site. They will be replaced by more modern village style changing facilities, with work expected to be completed by mid-July this year.

Halesowen Leisure Centre

Work is now underway on an eagerly awaited multi-million revamp of Halesowen Leisure Centre. Contractors have moved in at the Pool Road site and the work – which includes improvements to the gym and a new children’s play area is expected to take around 12 months. It will also get a new look entrance and café.

Fencing has gone up outside Halesowen Leisure Centre. Benches and lockers have been removed in early work to revamp the changing rooms. There will be major changes to the swimming pool to cater for learner and advanced swimmers, while the plans also include new ‘village style’ changing rooms and a poolside viewing area. The pool has been covered over in preparation for the start of work.