David Lloyd Edinburgh Shawfair Announces August Opening



David Lloyd Clubs will open its eagerly awaited Edinburgh Shawfair club this August.


There has been a significant amount of local interest in joining the new club, with many people living in the area signing up find out how becoming a member at David Lloyd Clubs can help them live a healthier lifestyle.


In further good news for the local area, the arrival of David Lloyd Edinburgh Shawfair will create exciting job opportunities and play a key role in the city’s leisure industry.


For those members who have already taken advantage of the early joining offer and secured their membership at the brand new club, the wait is almost over.


Michael Lindores, the new General Manager, has arranged to get the members together even sooner by arranging a local running club activity meeting twice a week.  Michael says “I am delighted to be able to get the new members together so that I can meet them and they can meet each other.  Community is a big part of what makes David Lloyd Clubs special so these introductions will pave the way for some friendships in the future.”



The centrepiece of David Lloyd Edinburgh Shawfair will be the 100+ station gym, which will house David Lloyd Clubs’ cutting-edge gym concept with an unrivalled array of best-in-class equipment. There will be four bespoke designed studios which will offer high-octane High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) classes, such as Blaze, to group cycling in Cyclone and mind and body classes such as SPIRIT.


A 20m indoor and a 25m outdoor heated swimming pool will offer a range of activities, including aqua aerobics, family swim times and quiet adult swim sessions. The new club will also feature three outdoor paddle courts plus four tennis courts inside an aerodome.


For families with children, private swimming lessons and tennis coaching will be available, and children can take part in daily activities and holiday clubs that offer fun and active solutions for parents trying to keep the little ones entertained. Sessions will take place in a dedicated DL Kids area and will be synchronised with the adult group exercise programme to give parents and guardians an opportunity to focus on their own fitness with the peace of mind that their children are being cared for.


For those looking for a luxurious wellness experience, the impressive indoor spa and spa garden facilities will include a Himalayan salt sauna, rainforest experience shower, hydrotherapy pool, heated beds to create a sanctuary of relaxation to recharge, revive and rejuvenate.


There will also be a Clubroom at the heart of the club, which will be carefully zoned to meet member needs, including a dining area with freshly cooked meals and a business area to catch up with work in peaceful surroundings. Families will love the dedicated family area with eating areas and an indoor playframe. An outdoor patio area will offer a space for outdoor dining and socialising on warmer days and evenings, with playground facilities for the children


The club will have a 250-space carpark and is well-connected to Edinburgh and surrounding towns in Midlothian and East Lothian by nearby bus, rail and cycle links.


The specific date in August for the opening of David Lloyd Edinburgh Shawfair will be announced shortly and those interested in membership are encouraged to keep an eye on the club website.


To secure membership at David Lloyd Edinburgh Shawfair and join today on the introductory offer, visit www.davidlloyd.co.uk/edinburghshawfair


Councillor Stephen Curran said:


"The opening of the new David Lloyd club is great news for jobs and growth in my ward and across the local area.


"The investment it brings is also very welcome and I'm looking forward to visiting when it opens in August.


"From start to finish, I've been impressed by David Lloyd Clubs’s commitment to supporting the local community as the Edinburgh Shawfair club has taken shape."


Michael Lindores, David Lloyd Edinburgh Shawfair General Manager, said:


“The countdown has begun to our August opening, and we couldn’t be more excited.


“There has been so much positive engagement and interest in our club so far and it’s not long now until we can welcome our members to enjoy our state of the art facilities and world-class customer service.


“David Lloyd Clubs has a well-established and deserved reputation as the go-to leisure destination in Edinburgh and our new Shawfair club will give many more people the chance to experience this first-hand.”


Michelle Chambers-Cran, Regional Manager at David Lloyd Leisure, said:


“We are thrilled to announce that we will be welcoming new members to David Lloyd Edinburgh Shawfair this August.”


“Everyone involved in delivering this project has been working really hard to bring our vison to life and it’s super exciting to see it all coming together.


“David Lloyd Edinburgh Shawfair will be so much more than ‘just a gym’ – it will be a true complete leisure destination and we can’t wait to welcome our new members through our doors in August.”





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About David Lloyd Clubs


About David Lloyd Leisure Group: 


David Lloyd Leisure helps members to live life better with a focus on physical and mental well-being and a sense of belonging. 


We are Europe’s largest health and fitness group operating 130 clubs - 101 clubs in the UK and a further 29 clubs across mainland Europe, comprising three brands David Lloyd Clubs, Harbour Clubs, and Meridian Spa and Fitness in Germany. 


We continually innovate to offer the best products and services for families and individuals in welcoming surroundings including state-of-the-art gyms, heated indoor and outdoor pools, top-class racquet facilities, well-equipped group exercise studios, luxurious spas, kids club facilities, and crèches. Our Clubrooms offer a place to spend time with friends and family or enjoy a bite to eat, our clubs also feature large and inviting spaces to work, relax and socialise. 


Our 740,000 members and over 10,000 team members make a positive impact on the communities and environment in which we operate. We have an expert health and fitness team of over 2000 and more than 680 tennis professionals work with us. David Lloyd Clubs’ racquet facilities are unparalleled with over 1080 tennis courts as well as over 400 badminton and squash courts.



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