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Entire Coral Leisure Group achieves sought after Gold Standard in the Ireland Active White Flag National Quality Standard Awards for second year running.
The White Flag Scheme is the most sought after accolade in the leisure and fitness industry, and is awarded to facilities that meet the operational standards for leisure and fitness facilities as set out in the scheme. The standard is designed to encourage continuous improvement within the sector and recognises facilities for their remarkable standards in the areas of safety, hygiene, customer service and human resources. The White Flag Awards are the only industry specific award for the leisure, health and fitness sector in Ireland.
Coral Leisure is Ireland’s leading Leisure Management Company, managing nine swimming pool and leisure facilities nationwide. Coral Leisure manage public leisure centres in Arklow, Askeaton, Ballinasloe, Cobh, Killarney, Longford, Monaghan, Tuam & Wicklow.
For the second year running all nine centres in the Coral Leisure group achieved the Gold Standard White Flag. This is an amazing achievement for public leisure centres which have some of the highest user rates in the country.
Speaking at the Ireland Active Annual Conference and White Flag Awards, CEO of Ireland Active, Conn McCluskey said:
“The White Flag Awards reward excellence in the Leisure, Health and Fitness sector, and Coral Leisure have been rewarded for their standards across the group by achieving nine Gold standard awards for a second year, which is a remarkable achievement.
Minister Phelan in his address opening our Conference and Awards recommended that all Local Authority Leisure Centres achieve the Gold standard in the White Flag National Quality Awards, and Coral leisure are meeting this standard in all their facilities. We congratulate them on another year of excellence and look forward to them achieving the standard again next year.”
Siobhan Tighe, Managing Director, Coral Leisure said:
“We are extremely proud of this amazing achievement. Over 250 Coral leisure staff nationwide work tirelessly every day to ensure the highest standards of customer service, hygiene and safety in our nine centres. This effort has been recognised and rewarded by Ireland Active.”
Looking towards 2018, Coral Leisure will aim to make it a full house of Gold Awards for the third year in a row, by continuing to maintain the standards set by Ireland Active, the Department of Local Government and Coral Leisure.
David Moore, Operations Director of Coral Leisure:
“We have a holistic approach to health and fitness. We endeavour to get involved in our local communities and support them in any way we can. We provide exciting and innovative programmes which are designed to reflect a lifestyle driven approach, focusing on health, fitness, wellness, sport and education to provide for a healthier Community”
We are delighted to have maintained and been awarded Gold Standard in the 2018 Ireland Active White Flag National Quality Standard awards. The White Flag National Standard is a Leisure Centre and Hotel Leisure award encompassing Safety, Hygiene, Customer Engagement and HR Criteria.
We are delighted to confirm that our Sensory Swim will start from Friday 17th November 2017 at 4pm to 5pm. This swim is included on our timetable for every Friday from this date. We will be working with parents and carers to make this swim a success for all. You can download a copy of our 'Sensory Swim Picture Book' below to help your child prepare for their visit to our centre. Please contact us at 0404 66831 if there is anything further we can do to help with your visit to the centre.
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