Testimonials

Find out how Sandwell Leisure Trust has changed the lives and helped people enjoy more sport and physical activity.

If you would like to share your experiences then please contact us as we would love to hear from you. You can email us directly at info@slt-leisure.co.uk.
 

Sean Moore, Engagement Manager - Engage to Compete Programme - January 2015

I wanted to drop you a note to say a massive thank you to you and your team for last week. You guys really rallied round and helped on what was a key week for the project at a time when I couldn’t be hands on every day. The feedback we have been given from the schools has been fantastic.
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Hassan Ali - Customer Review - January 2015

Harry Mitchell Leisure Centre
My journey to get in shape began in 2011 at the age of 17. I had always been an overweight kid and took it upon myself to change that for good and so joined Harry Mitchell gym. At first I felt out of place but this soon changed and I felt at home with all the caring staff and approachable gym members. Almost 4 years have passed and I can...
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Terri Young - Customer Review - January 2015

Portway Lifestyle Centre
Love this place, brilliant facilities and there is a large option of classes. The trainers are all very friendly and very approachable. I have monthly personal reviews with Kev and getting good results from his programs which is keeping me motivated.
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Sue Fereday - Customer Review - December 2014

Portway Lifestyle Centre
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Want to thank all the people in the hydrotherapy pool for all the help you gave me while I was in the pool and help getting dressed. It was brilliant, thanks.
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Tee Kaur - Customer Review - December 2014

Smethwick Swimming Centre
Enjoyed working out! Friendly staff and fitness instructor. Brings back memories, used to always go swimming there as a child. Back on to it. Atmosphere is great not too busy and you can train in your comfort zone when it isn’t too crowded.
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Helen Boughton - Westcroft School Wolverhampton - December 2014

Portway Lifestyle Centre
Great event, can you pass our thanks on to the Portway team. We host and run lots of events all over the place, but we’ve never found a more welcoming and supportive venue than the Portway Lifestyle Centre. My head teacher was blown apart by the venue and I’m singing its praises.
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Mr M. Colwell - The Earls High School - November 2014

Haden Hill Leisure Centre
Firstly can a say a huge thank you with regards to setting up the student memberships. Sandwell Leisure Trust has provided students with a fantastic opportunity and they are revelling in the experience. Staff at Haden Hill have varied training with the facilities used, therefore this makes it inclusive and motivating for all students. ...
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Katie Collins - Irish World Dance Championship Qualifiers - October 2014

Portway Lifestyle Centre
Every member of staff in the centre was fantastic. I've had so many comments about how clean it was, how helpful everyone was and how the atmosphere was brilliant which is down to organisation by yourselves also. Thank you again so much for the smooth running of the whole event, it was perfect.
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Gurvinder Chohan - Swim School - October 2014

Portway Lifestyle Centre
A very big thank you to Donna (swimming instructor). My daughter has had a fear of jumping into the pool, Donna gave her extra time at the end and coached her into jumping. She has finally over come her fears with Donna's help! Thank you.
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Customer Review - Aqualite - October 2014

Portway Lifestyle Centre
I love the variety at Portway and the different routines. It's new, inviting and has everything in one place. The staff are lovely.
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Helen Marshall - Customer Review - October 2014

Tipton Leisure Centre
I visited Tipton Leisure Centre yesterday with a colleague and wanted to pass on my thanks to the team of staff. The 3 staff we met with were incredibly helpful. We were shown around the leisure centre and told about the variety of activities. I would like to thank the staff at Tipton Leisure Centre for their help and patience...
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Natalie Whitmore - Customer Review - October 2014

Portway Lifestyle Centre
Thanks to all SLT and SMBC staff for assisting with our Sandwell Shared Lives Event today. Great afternoon and well received by our guests!
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David Copewell - Customer Review - October 2014

Portway Lifestyle Centre
The gym equipment is first class.
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Luke Blackwell - Customer Review - October 2014

Portway Lifestyle Centre
I came to Portway because of friends, but I've stayed for the great equipment, atmosphere and friendly reception I get from staff and members alike.
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Glebefields Primary School - Fun Sports & Fitness Sessions - 15th September 2014

Tipton Sports Academy
I loved having the chance to go down to Tipton Sports Academy because we got the chance to do athletics, football and the awesome tennis. I had a fantastic time and so did all my friends. We loved it because it was fun and sporty, we liked the tennis and football because we got to play a big match at the end. We liked the coaches because...
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Jasmit Hanspal - Cardio Tennis - August 2014

Tipton Sports Academy
I wanted to pass my gratitude on how brilliant the cardio tennis sessions are. I have personally benefitted a lot from these sessions and have been a regular since it started back in September 2013. I have achieved a lot of personal goals relating to my fitness and weight. This has also been possible through how fun these sessions are made by...
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Abi - Grasshoppers Netball Club - Family Fun Day

Haden Hill Leisure Centre
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A big thank you to SLT for donating the sports hall at Haden Hill Leisure Centre for our Grasshoppers Family Fun Netball Tournament in aid of Breast Cancer Care. On Sunday, August 3rd Grasshoppers Netball Club hosted their second Family Fun Netball Tournament raising over £187 for Breast Cancer Care. More than 50 players took part including...
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Jane Bavin- Cardio Tennis

I take the cardio tennis class on a Tuesday and love it! Also can I say how good Andy and Liam are. They make you work, push you when you need it, but they are both very encouraging and make the class fun. An assest to your team and a big part of what makes me return every week.
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Helen Williamson - 5 Star Day Nursery - Sports Day - July 2014

'All round it was a wonderful day, and the two coaches left a positive, lasting impression on our parents and staff. The nursery manager was impressed by the professionalism and enthusiasm the two coaches had towards our children, and was very pleased with how they both took control considering they have never worked with pre-school children. We...
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'Thank you for your support during Moat Farm's Fit For Life week, yet again it has been such a success, allowing pupils such a range of opportunities that they have thoroughly enjoyed. Please pass on my thanks to Tannika and Steve, as always so professional. Kind regards.' Elizabeth Shaw - Moat Farm Junior School - July 2014.
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Norma Hyde - Chair of Special Olympics Sandwell - June 2014

Portway Lifestyle Centre
'After 12 weeks the Young Athletes Programme finished with a celebration event, held on the morning of Saturday 7th June 2014 at Portway Lifestyle Centre, Oldbury. Following the opening ceremony, the children enjoyed their sporting activities in the spirit of the YAP. The children were all presented with a Special Olympics young athlete medal at...
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Hilary Boyce - Programme Executive - The Prince's Trust, Central Region - June 2014.

'Can I just say a big thank you to you, Craig and Liam for all your hard work in yet again making our tennis project such a success. The young people really enjoyed themselves and I have attached the feedback forms I got them to complete which clearly show that. They certainly got such a lot from their experiences on the project and it gives them...
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Walsall College - Princes Trust Project - June 2014.

'The tennis project has been excellent and has given all who took part further social skills and confidence I would recomend for anyone in fture to take part', 'Tennis is awesome because you learn new skills', 'Tennis is sweet because you have learned new skills and it was worth coming to', 'Tennis is hard work but really great fun I enjoy playing...
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Shire Oak Academy - Princes Trust Project - June 2014.

'Such a fantastic opportunity to build confidence outside the usual school setting, the good facilities and the coaches have enabled the students a valuable insight into sporting achievements and teamwork', 'A most memorable day', 'I am really enjoying it I wish we could do something like this at school', 'Amazing', 'I am really enjoying myself...
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