New community gym opening in Blacon

13 September 2019

A new community gym is opening its doors at Blacon Adventure Playground.

The gym is being operated by Rage Fitness Company, which already offers a variety of health and fitness classes from its base at the Kipling Road venue.

Featuring a wide variety of state-of-the-art equipment, including one of the largest functional fitness tracks in the UK, the gym welcomes people of all ages and abilities, with support and training on offer from Rage’s team of expert instructors.

The gym is opening on Monday 23 September, with residents invited to attend an official launch party starting at 1pm where they can find out more and enjoy music from a live DJ.

Blacon Adventure Playground is owned by local social enterprise Avenue Services, which has been working with Rage to develop its business and expand the range of services it offers to residents in Blacon.

Craig Brown, CEO of Rage Fitness Company, said: “We’re thrilled to be opening our new gym, which will offer the latest fitness equipment in a friendly and welcoming environment right at the heart of the Blacon community.

“We look forward to welcoming residents to our launch party and working with them to help achieve their health and fitness goals.”

Chris Leicester, neighbourhood partnerships manager at Avenue Services, added: “The new gym is a fantastic addition to the facilities on offer at Blacon Adventure Playground and something that will offer considerable benefits to the whole community.

“Rage provides a valuable and accessible service for residents in Blacon and we’re delighted to be supporting them with their work.”

For more information about the new gym and the full range of services Rage offers in Blacon, visit

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