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People can give the gift of fitness this Christmas with a special membership offer now available at Dudley borough leisure centres.

The offer runs until Tuesday 31 January and enables people aged 16 and over to take out an annual membership for just £200, a saving of over £150 against a standard monthly membership.

Equivalent to just £16.67 per month it includes unlimited use of Lifestyles gyms, public swimming, fitness classes, badminton and squash (off peak) and use of the running track at The Dell Stadium. Members will also receive a personal training programme and priority online booking The Options Lifestyle membership is accepted at Crystal, Dudley and Halesowen leisure centres as well as The Dell Stadium, and is valid for 12 months.

A junior annual membership is also available for only £100, equivalent to just £8.33 per month. Young people can enjoy public swimming, badminton, Lifestyles gyms, soft play sessions and more.

Councillor Khurshid Ahmed, cabinet member responsible for leisure centres, said: “This is a fantastic deal giving members access to a wide range of activities at all three centres. The adult and junior membership can be purchased for personal use or as a gift voucher for friends or family.

“We want to encourage our residents to exercise more often and this deal is one of the many ways we’re helping them to do just that.”

For more information contact the leisure centres on 01384 812800 or visit www.dudley.gov.uk/sport Notes to editors The council is in the early stages of planning a longer term vision for leisure provision in the borough, however this will take years to come to fruition.

The council need to look at the detail of the long term proposals, which includes building two new centres, before any firm decision is made.

No immediate decision will be made on the future of the current leisure centres before there has been a thorough consultation.

For more information http://www.dudley.gov.uk/media/media-releases/november-2016/two-new-leisure-centre-plans/