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.
 

James Walker - Customer at Tipton Leisure Centre - May 2014.

Tipton Leisure Centre
'Many thanks for your email and I am extremely grateful of a swift response. I know it is a difficult situation as I know it is easy to please everyone. I certainly have no issue with the centre or life guards in fact I would go as far as saying it's the best Centre I have been to. Many thanks.'
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Vicky Fogg, RSA Academy - May 2014.

'We just wanted to say a huge thank you to Garry Tomlinson (one of dance instructors) for today the students really enjoyed it! It is something that we would definitely do again in the future so can you thank him again from myself, Lauren and the students. Many Thanks.'
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Hayley Fisher - Partnership Development Manager - Oldbury Academy - May 2014.

Positive feedback regarding the Sandwell School Games mini tennis competition that ran on Thurs 8 May 2014. SLT Tennis Coaches Craig Unitt, Andy Griffin and Lee Marks worked along with a team of tennis leaders from the ACE Academy, trained by SLT Coach Kieran Beattie. Also St Pauls, Tipton, Primary won the event against 10 other Sandwell Primary...
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Thank you, kind regards - Jayne Piller - Black Country Club Links Officer - May 2014.

Portway Lifestyle Centre
'We are writing to thank you for your contribution to the launch of the Black Country satellite club programme at Portway Lifestyle Centre today. Comments regarding all of the practical sessions were very positive, particularly appreciating the space and time available. You will appreciate that the launch of the Black Country satellite club...
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Katherine Crutchley - Wood Green Academy - May 2014.

'I'm so pleased with our results this season to win the indoors and the outdoors, Sandwell Schools Athletics, is a huge achievement for the children, Wood Green Academy and I'm really pleased personally. Could you pass on thanks all your squad of girls especially Ann, Megan, Jodie and Tannika, from Wood Green Academy. They have been there at all...
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Ross Alexander - Basketball Development Officer, Birmingham Sports and Education Foundation - April 2014.

'Just wanted so thanks for your and your coaches efforts this term at Springfield. The feedback we have had from the school has been excellent. Also the session will continue through until the end of the school year.'
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Robert Picken - Sandwell Council, Improvement and Efficiency - May 2014.

'I just wanted to express my thanks to you and your colleagues for providing such excellent facilities for the meeting I had at Portway Lifestyle Centre yesterday. The day went very well and your contribution towards this was very much appreciated. Many thanks.'
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Rebecca Smith - Teaching Assistant & Prince's Trust Advisor - Shire Oak Academy - April 2014.

I just wanted to say a massive thank you to yourself, Craig and Andy for yesterday’s session, myself and Nikki thoroughly enjoyed it and the pupils did too! Considering you do not deliver classroom lessons it really was informative and fun for all and we appreciate you having to come to us. We look forward to starting the tennis next week. Kind...
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Jenny Webley - Work Related Learning Co-ordinator - ACE Academy - April 2014.

Just a quick e-mail to say thank you again for coming to ACE & doing the careers talk yesterday. I was really pleased with the number of students that attended & I have also had some really positive feedback from them. Thanks again and I look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Jake Bishop - Glebefields School - April 2014.

'Just wanted to say about last term, it was really really great. Kids loved it, loads of fun, good variety with lots of different activities etc. As usual ran and organised by great coaches and staff too. Thank you loads for sorting all that for us!!'
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Hilary Boyce - Programme Executive - The Prince's Trust Central Region - April 2014.

'Just heard from Becky at Shire Oak to say how much the young people enjoyed the their first tennis lesson. Becky said Craig and Andy were “brilliant” and they can’t wait for next week. Kind regards.'
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Madeline Glover - Customer at Portway Lifestyle Centre April 2014.

Portway Lifestyle Centre
'I wanted to express my thanks for the excellent service I receive when I use your centres, specifically portway. I find all the reception staff really helpful. In particular, the gentleman who always seem ps to be on reception! I'm it sure of his name, but I think he is the duty manager. He is excellent at building rapour with customers, and...
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Nigel Bentley - School Games Organiser, The Coseley School - April 2014.

Just to say Thanks again for organising the tennis leaders course yesterday. Also to say thanks to Craig and Kieran for delivering the course. The kids really enjoyed it and got a lot out of it too. I feel very confident that after the way that they ran their own little competition, they will be competent to help us run the level 2 comp in May.'
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Ross Alexander - Basketball Development Officer, Birmingham Sports and Education Foundation - April 2014.

'Just wanted to say thanks for your and your coaches efforts this term at Springfield. The feedback we have had from the school has been excellent. Also the session will continue through until the end of the school year.'
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Norma Hyde - Chair of Sandwell Special Olympics programme - April 2014.

'Dear Special Olympics Supporters, just to let you know the fantastic news that the Sandwell Basketball Team played their first Basketball Competition on Sunday 6th April at Nechells Birmingham organised by Special Olympics Redditch & Sutton Coldfield. They played 3 matches in the morning and were in the finals in the afternoon, which they won! ...
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Peter Jenkins - Old Swinford Hospital School, Stourbridge - April 2014.

'My colleague Anthony Green was massively impressed by the Indoor Athletics Finals as were the 6 boys. One of them is a very good athlete and he obviously enjoyed himself. The other 5 have already been badgering me about the outdoor season, and so have their friends so it has had a really positive impact. I always organise a few fixtures for them...
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Richard Joyner - Tournament Director of the LTA Aegon Pro-Series Tipton - March 2014.

Tipton Sports Academy
‘Thank you all very much for a great week here at Tipton, the reception everyone has received has been first class. Everyone here at Tipton Sports Academy and Sandwell Leisure Trust, have been so friendly, and helpful, which together with the excellent turn out for today’s final has led to a really good week here in the West Midlands.’
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Linda Lloyd - Sandwell Parents for Disabled Children.

'I thought that I would let you know that the our parents have been so impressed and felt so inspired by Marion, who has been offering fitness sessions at our Adaptive Sports on a Tuesday Evening, that they have asked if they can club together to pay for her time if SPDC cannot afford to do so. In the face of such enthusiasm what choice do we have...
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Van Willerton - Tennis Operations Manager, Midlands - Feb 2014.

'Hi all, this story sends a tingle down my spine! Just Youth Voice 21 article or tennis ace Elise Dennis. It plays great testimony to building a community indoor tennis centre in Tipton, which really is serving Sandwell residents so well. It gives those who would not ordinarily have the opportunity to play tennis a chance to ‘be the best that they...
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Cathy - Customer at Langley Swimming Centre - Jan 2014.

Langley Swimming Centre
'We have been bringing clients from Headway West Midlands (a charity for people with brain injuries) for 6 weeks to aqua fit, swimming and the toning studio. The staff at Langley have gone out of their way to help and support us and our clients. Our clients are already benefiting. One has increased his mobility and better balance. Another has...
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Jake - Glebefields Primary, Tipton - Aug 2013.

'Just wanted to say thanks again for this week! All 3 classes really enjoyed it. Both teachers today came up to me to tell me how good it was and how much they and kids enjoyed it. Please pass on our thanks to rest of team.'
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Donna Behan - Head of Girls PE, The ACE Academy - July 2013.

'Just wanted to say 'Thanks' for the tennis coaching that your coaches have provided over this half term - our kids have enjoyed it and our staff have got some great ideas to use in their lessons also.'
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Keely Fowler, Community Tennis Project Manager Birmingham - July 2013.

'Hi Liam, Craig and Emily, just wanted to say thanks very much for your help at the Mela 2013 in Smethwick at the weekend, whether it was hitting balls, blowing up balloons or packing promo bags with leaflets! It was mightily hot and hope you have not got sunburn! Sportng Equals have collected 700 names and contact details and will send the ones...
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Jake Bishop, Glebefields Primary. The Tennis Team delivered 6 weeks of coaching to year 1 and 2 pupils and talent ID - July 2013.

'We are all really impressed with Craig and Kieran! They have done a great job, kids like them, activities are lots of fun and appropriate! Hats off.'
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