Published on 16th September 2011

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leisure@cheltenham are delighted to announce a new partnership with Cheltenham Town football club (CTFC).

The leisure centre has become the club's official fitness partner, which will see the Cheltenham Town squad using the centre's facilities during the week as part of daily training routines.

Stephen Petherick, commercial manager said "We are pleased to welcome Cheltenham Town to our facilities and look forward to working with them to promote active lifestyles in Cheltenham, and encouraging participation in sports. It's great that the team will be training and engaging in activity with local people and supporting the town's premier recreation facilities".

Councillor Andrew McKinlay, cabinet member for sport and culture said: "This is great news for sports in Cheltenham. The partnership with Cheltenham Town will boost leisure@'s reputation and encourage new people to take up sports. I also hope that the use of the first class facilities at leisure@ will help Cheltenham Town in their push for promotion".

Say hello to the Cheltenham Town squad

In celebration of this new partnership, leisure@ will play host to the Cheltenham Town squad on Tuesday 20 September. Come along to leisure@cheltenham between 4.30pm and 6.00pm to meet the team who will be signing autographs.

Train alongside the team

Become a leisure@cheltenham member and exercise alongside the team!

For more information on memberships, facilities and more, call 01242 5528764 or visit the leisure@cheltenham web pages.

Exclusive leisure@cheltenham discounts will soon be available to Cheltenham Town fan members. Keep an eye on the CTFC website for more information.

For media enquiries, contact: James Clifton, web and communications support officer telephone 01242 775050, email


Leisure@cheltenham, based on Tommy Taylor’s Lane, is owned by Cheltenham Borough Council, and offers high quality facilities. The leisure centre has won numerous awards for its green credentials since re-opening, as well as being recognised for the national Sport and Leisure award as part of the 2010 Government Business Awards.

For more information about leisure@ please call 01242 528764, email the centre or visit the web pages and facebook.