Online Sparkhill Consultation

Further to last week’s consultation events, there is now an online survey on facilities at Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre. You can take the online survey here.

It’s very disappointing that the public seem to have no say in who should manage the facility, especially as this will have an impact on one of the most important assets that local leisure services have: the staff.  I spoke with a local council leisure employee only yesterday who doesn’t know whether or not they’ll be in a job in two months time.  If the Council are serious about providing high quality health and fitness facilities they need to put such concerns at the heart of the plans.  This narrow-minded approach certainly doesn’t bode well for developing other leisure sites around the city…

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