The future of Sport and Fitness education and training in Lancashire is being transformed with the launch of a brand new £6.5 million development at Burnley College.

Evolution Spa & Performance Centre is the new industry-leading, cutting-edge facility at Fitness Evolution – the award-winning on-site gym and fitness centre at Burnley College.

It sees Students, Trainers and the community given access to the very latest in Sport and Fitness technology, including:

  • Cryotherapy suite (reaching minus 90 degrees)
  • Environmental chamber (controlling humidity, altitude, temperature and oxygen levels)
  • Hydrotherapy suite (including Jacuzzi, plunge pool, sauna and steam room)
  • High performance gym
  • Treatment centre
  • Dance studio

The new facilities will be used by the College’s Elite Athletes, as well as visiting professional athletes and sports teams, as well as students on Sport and Fitness courses who will have access to the very latest, cutting-edge facilities and equipment.

The facilities received a seal of approval from MP for Burnley Antony Higginbotham ahead of the grand opening to the public.

Fitness Evolution Manager Ashley Alderson says the expansion puts Burnley College learners way out in the lead when it comes to a career in the Sport and Fitness industry and offers unrivalled facilities for athletes competing at the very top of their sport:

“We are so proud to be able to offer the very latest, industry-leading facilities to our Learners and athletes here at Burnley College.

“To complement the significant knowledge and passion of all our dedicated Tutors, Trainers and Coaches with the most up-to-date, cutting-edge equipment available is amazing.

“This outstanding development really sets Burnley College’s sports centre and gym facilities head and shoulders above the rest and supports our mission to be recognised as a national centre of sports and fitness excellence.”

Burnley College Sixth Form Centre offers A Level and Vocational choices for pupils interested in studying Physical Education, Sport and Fitness courses after GCSEs, as well as Adult Learning courses, professional development courses for those in the sport and fitness industry and degree-level programmes at Burnley College University Courses. Apply now to start your studies this autumn – visit burnley.ac.uk to find out more, email c.admissions@burnley.ac.uk or call 01282 733373.

The new facilities are also open to the community, through membership packages, as well as to sports teams and athletes keen to gain a competitive edge through individualised training programmes. For more information, contact the Fitness Evolution team on 01282 7333180.

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