Westminster Lodge leisure centre in St Albans has been shortlisted for the South Region Gym of the Year award.

The Everyone Active facility in Holywell Hill has been nominated for the National Fitness Awards' honour, the winner of which will be revealed during a ceremony on Friday, November 24.

Westminster Lodge will soon be visited by a member of the awards team who will compile a report.


This report will be passed to a judging panel, which will decide the winner.

The nomination marks the second award that Westminster Lodge has been shortlisted for in recent weeks.

The leisure centre is also being considered for the UK Active Awards 'Regional Club/Centre of the Year – South' category.

Centre manager Lesley Garner said: “We are thrilled to be in the running for a National Fitness Award, which comes hot on the heels of being shortlisted for a UK Active award in August.


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"These are two of the leading national awards in the fitness and leisure industry and so reaching the finals for both really does reflect the hard work and passion that our incredible team at Westminster Lodge has put in over the past year. 

"It also comes a few months after investing £1m in the centre to create state-of-the-art facilities for our members and visitors.”