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Lakes Leisure to Take Full Control of Frankton Golf Centre

Monday, 11 March 2013, 10:58 am | Lakes Leisure

Lakes Leisure has announced that from the Friday the 22nd of March 2013 the company will take over full management of the Frankton Golf Centre. The Centre, which has been within Lakes Leisure’s portfolio of Council owned community facilities since ... More >>

Alpine Health & Fitness Offers New Bootcamp for Beginners

Friday, 18 January 2013, 4:37 pm | Lakes Leisure

Alpine Health & Fitness is offering a new beginner bootcamp in response to community demand for an entry level fitness programme. Rookies ‘The Bootcamp for Beginners’ is a 4 week programme designed to increase participants’ fitness, strength and ... More >>

Slide And Ride Winners Drawn

Friday, 11 January 2013, 5:29 pm | Lakes Leisure

Two Queenstown children will be riding new bikes this weekend thanks to H&J Smith Outdoor World AvantiPlus and Alpine Aqualand’s Slide & Ride promotion. Daniel Davies, 5, of Remarkables Primary School and Lachlan Dunn, 6, of Queenstown Primary, were ... More >>

Lightning Strike Closes Wanaka Pool

Wednesday, 9 January 2013, 4:49 pm | Lakes Leisure

Wanaka Pool has been temporarily closed after the facility was hit by lightning during an electrical storm this afternoon. More >>

Free Wireless Hotspots at Queenstown Events Centre

Monday, 7 January 2013, 10:10 am | Lakes Leisure

Lakes Leisure in partnership with HQWiFi are now providing public HQWiFi hotspots free of charge at the Queenstown Events Centre. Access is available throughout most indoor areas at the Queenstown Events Centre and users will receive 30 minutes of ... More >>

Alpine Health & Fitness Wins 'Club of the Year'

Monday, 26 November 2012, 3:36 pm | Lakes Leisure

Alpine Health & Fitness won the Club of the Year Award for a medium-sized gym at the annual NZ Fitness Industry Awards in Auckland on Saturday night. Alpine Health & Fitness was a finalist alongside five other gyms from Auckland, Wellington and ... More >>

Alpine Health & Fitness Finalists in Fitness Industry Awards

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 4:53 pm | Lakes Leisure

Alpine Health & Fitness have recently received notification of their being a finalist in the New Zealand Fitness Industry Awards. The Queenstown health and fitness centre is entered in the Medium Sized Club of The Year category. More >>

Recycling Given a Boost at Queenstown Events Centre

Monday, 29 October 2012, 2:41 pm | Lakes Leisure

Lakes Leisure and Wilson Contractors have teamed up to install a new water fountain in the fields that run adjacent to Joe O’Connell Drive leading into the Queenstown Events Centre. Located to provide easy access for people using fields 4, 5 and 6 ... More >>

Lakes Leisure Appoints New CEO

Friday, 26 October 2012, 4:15 pm | Lakes Leisure

Ruth Stokes has been appointed Lakes Leisure’s new CEO and will take up the position on Monday 12 November. Working previously with both Auckland and Auckland City Councils, Mrs Stokes specialises in the planning and delivery of Arts, Community Services, ... More >>

Lakes Leisure Staff Volunteer for Wakatipu Trails

Monday, 8 October 2012, 5:25 pm | Lakes Leisure

Lakes Leisure office staff donned their gloves, gumboots and spades last Thursday to help plant hundreds of native trees and tussocks on behalf of the Wakatipu Trails Trust. More >>

Lakes Leisure Survey Delivers Good News

Thursday, 20 September 2012, 1:25 pm | Lakes Leisure

Lakes Leisure recently gave all people on its database the opportunity to give the company feedback regarding its facilities and services. 388 people took the time to respond providing the company with valuable information about its customers and ... More >>

Lakes Leisure Appoints Acting CEO

Tuesday, 18 September 2012, 5:10 pm | Lakes Leisure

Angus Crawford has been appointed Lakes Leisure, Acting CEO and will take up his position from tomorrow, Wednesday 19 September. Originally from Southland, Mr Crawford is a respected business leader with a proven background in strategic leadership as ... More >>

Lakes Leisure Announces Year End Result

Friday, 7 September 2012, 6:18 pm | Lakes Leisure

7 September 2012 Lakes Leisure Announces Year End Result Lakes Leisure has reported an 8% increase in participation numbers for the year ended 30 June 2012 recording 685,635 visits to its facilities in the 2011/2012 financial year. An Operating Surplus ... More >>

Lakes Leisure Provides Olympic-Themed Sports Event

Monday, 30 July 2012, 10:56 am | Lakes Leisure

Wakatipu Kids Games, an inaugural sports programme developed for local children by Lakes Leisure, will culminate with an Olympic-themed inter-school competition this Tuesday and Wednesday at the Queenstown Events Centre. The Games aim to get kids ... More >>

Free Community Open Day at Queenstown Events Centre

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 11:10 am | Lakes Leisure

Lakes Leisure is throwing open the doors of the Queenstown Events Centre to the public this Sunday 17 June for a free Community Open Day from 10am to 3pm. Rock climbing lessons plus sports and games for the whole family will be held in the stadium from ... More >>

Alpine Health & Fitness Opens State-Of-The-Art RPM Studio

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 12:10 pm | Lakes Leisure

Alpine Health & Fitness’ purpose-built RPM Studio is set to open on Tuesday 1 May at 6.30am with a Bid for Your Bike auction. The 28 highest bidders will be rewarded with being the first people to try out this state-of-the-art facility for the extremely ... More >>

NZSki Step up Programme Proves Huge Success for Teens

Friday, 20 April 2012, 5:20 pm | Lakes Leisure

NZSki Step Up, the Wakatipu’s first fully sponsored health and fitness education programme for young, overweight teens wrapped up last night with ten local kids and their families having taken part. Lakes Leisure, in association with NZSki and a ... More >>

Element Avantiplus Bike Winners Drawn At Alpine Aqualand

Tuesday, 27 March 2012, 4:36 pm | Lakes Leisure

Element AvantiPlus and Alpine Aqualand have given away the last two of four bikes won during the Slide & Ride summer promotion. Mumtaz Khan, 27, of Frankton was the lucky winner of an AvantiPlus adult’s bike and Abbie Harrison, 10, of Alexandra, ... More >>

Lakes Leisure Announces Half Year Result

Monday, 12 March 2012, 7:47 pm | Lakes Leisure

12 March 2012 Lakes Leisure Announces Half Year Result Ending 31 December, 2011 Lakes Leisure has reported a 23% increase in participation numbers for the comparable period in 2010, recording 333,023 visits to its facilities in the six month period. ... More >>

Digital Personal Training Tool Launches with Free Demo Day

Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 11:59 am | Lakes Leisure

This Saturday 18 February Queenstown’s fitness community will have the opportunity of a free trial of PT in Your Ear, a revolutionary new digital personal training tool, at Alpine Health & Fitness. More >>