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Extreme Trampoline Park Making Fine Progress At The Link
Work on a state-of-the-art trampoline park over at the Link Centre is coming along nicely, as 'Better' prepare to bring bountiful bounces to Swindon.
Under their 'Better' brand, GLL are soon to be unveiling their latest project at the Link Centre, with the Extreme trampoline park looking to replicate its Dagenham counterpart.
The trampoline park will incorporate a series of interconnected safety padded trampolines, which can be used by up to 100 people at any one time.
Huge foam pits, battle beams and a viewing area looking out over the trampolines will also be included in the park, which is on course to be competed in the first week of February.
Freestyle coaching sessions will also take place in the park, along with corporate events where people can come along and play dodgeball or basketball on the nets.
The project is part of a £2 million investment in the centre and will also include additional facilities such as a fully refurbished cafe and birthday party rooms.
The concept of a trampoline park is a relatively new creation around the UK, and Swindon's very own will be accessible to all sectors of the community - offering sports training, group events and childrens' party bookings.
Partnership manager for Better, Paul Shearman, expressed his delight at the prospect of the Extreme trampoline park soon being open to the general public.
"The trampoline park will be one of the very first of its kind to launch in the UK. It will be open to everyone regardless of fitness levels, age of experience, with fully trained coaches on hand to provide expert help and advice," said Shearman.
"We've had to have a big rethink about how the Link Centre works to make it sustainable for the future, but still accessible to all sections of the community - which is reflected by our pricing structure," he added.
Jamie Ross, Better's national Extreme manager, echoed Shearman's excitement surrounding the grand opening of the park.
"We've just opened one up in Dagenham and it's been fantastic. This is a way that people of all ages can keep fit whilst at the same time have fun," said Ross.
"It's so multi-purpose as well and the benefits are huge. There will be special toddler sessions and safety is obviously paramount in everything we do.
"Every person that comes in for an hourly session will have to watch a three minute safety video and we will have staff on hand at all times to make sure people are making the most of it," he added.