Shropshire Community Leisure Limited was formed as a company limited by guarantee and commenced the management of Whitchurch Swimming Centre, Market Drayton Swimming Pool, Oswestry Leisure Centre, Shrewsbury Sports Village and The Quarry Swimming Pools on 1 August 2012.

Brian Taylor, Chair of Shropshire Community Leisure Limited, outlines his vision and the scope of the Trust: 

Vision 

Our vision is the creation and maintenance of a first-class range of healthy leisure and recreational activities and facilities to serve all parts of the communities in the areas we serve. 

Scope 

We will work in partnership with the community and all relevant bodies including but not restricted to existing providers of relevant leisure and recreational activities, the Local and Parish Councils, County and Town Councils and potential funding partners.

Can You Help Shape the Future of Leisure in Shropshire? 

Shropshire Community Leisure Trust are Seeking New Trust Members, so if you have always wanted to have a say in the way that your sport and leisure services are provided, this is your chance. 

Do you have strategic vision, good independent judgment, and the ability to think creatively, work as a team and motivate those around you? 

If you do then you are the type of person we are looking for to help shape the future of leisure provision in Shropshire. 

Shropshire Community Leisure Trust has responsibility for running and developing some of the Council’s leisure facilities in partnership with the Trust’s operating partner Serco Leisure. 

The Trust is actively seeking people with the right skills and commitment to take on responsibility for overseeing the strategic direction of the Trust. This will involve setting policy to ensure that the aims and objectives of Shropshire Council and the Trust are achieved, also that the service provider, who has been appointed by the Trust, delivers a service that anticipates and meets the leisure needs of the communities within Shropshire. 

An interest in sport and leisure is an advantage, as is a desire to see that sporting opportunities are provided for all members of the community both now and in the future. 

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the roles and responsibilities of the position please contact Brian Taylor, Chair of Shropshire Community Leisure Trust on 07738 516923. 

An Application Form and Information Pack are both available from Brian Taylor – please email brian@tovevalley.co.uk 

Please note that this is an unpaid position, undertaken in a voluntary capacity. However, travelling expenses and subsistence will be reimbursed as appropriate. 

Completed CVs should be sent to brian@tovevalley.co.uk