Backstage at 1escape Health Club – November 2017

1escape is delighted to have been awarded the Gold standard in the White Flag Award for the third year in a row.

Ireland Active Conference and White Flag Awards Dinner, Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone 11/11/2016
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The White Flag sets out best practice industry standards and is run by, Ireland Active. The audit process ensures that we closely follow all criteria set out which means that you can rest assured knowing that your club is maintained to the highest standard along with employing REPS registered fitness professionals.

October’s internal training schedule included; Spinal Board training for our fitness team as well as Brooklyn Boxfit, Aqua and Hydrorider refreshers. We are committed to continuously up-skilling our team to ensure that you get the best experience on each visit.

Pink Week saw us open our doors to the friends of members for a €10 fee with all proceeds going to Breast Cancer Ireland. We have raised €465 with your donations which are still coming in so a big THANK YOU to all of those involved. Badges and bracelets are still available at reception. In addition, Iconic Health Clubs will be donating a further €500 on top of your donations and we look forward to presenting them with the cheque.

This month we will be contributing to the Movember campaign which raises awareness and funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. If you want to support us all you need to do is take a #gymselfie and share your #MoPho on our Facebook or Instagram using the #MovemberMoPho. For every Movember photo shared we will donate €2 to the campaign.

Our schedule of maintenance for the month included emergency lighting repairs, a full replacement of our Jacuzzi grating as well as boiler and air handling units repair .We monitor all areas of the club however if there is anything you feel we may have overlooked please let me know at