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ALTIS FORMS UK-BASED PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LAUNCH OF ALTIS ABERDEEN
Phoenix, Arizona - March 25, 2016 - ALTIS today announced its latest expansion, with the launch of ALTIS Aberdeen - Scotland.
In conjunction with five established Aberdeen-based partners, the inception of ALTIS Aberdeen heralds a significant step for the Phoenix-based company, as it expands its provision into Europe. With sites already in the USA, Canada and China – the latest UK based partnership serves to underpin the huge growth ALTIS has achieved in the past three years.
Based at Aberdeen Sports Village; a premier sport facility unrivalled in terms of sporting provision in Scotland, ALTIS Aberdeen will be host to an array of world class sporting facilities - including an indoor 135m six-lane running straight, and full indoor Track & Field provision. In addition, the center will serve as a hub for continuing professional development, delivering education programs to both Coaches and Therapists.
“Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) is delighted with the announcement of the ALTIS Aberdeen partnership,” said Duncan Sinclair, CEO of Aberdeen Sports Village. “ALTIS have an international standing in the Athletics community and our City should be very proud that we have secured this endorsement. Being associated with an international Athletics brand that has a reputation for delivering success is a huge boost for ASV, as well as our athletics partners: Hydrasun and Aberdeen.”
ALTIS Aberdeen will be facilitated through strategic partnerships with Aberdeen Sports Village, The University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon’s University, SPEAR Physiotherapy, and Aberdeen Amateur Athletics Club.
“The partnership with ALTIS heralds a new and exciting future for athletics in Aberdeen. The opportunity for the club to work with the world renowned team from ALTIS will be the catalyst to help us all move to the next level,” said Mark Davidson, President of Aberdeen Amateur Athletics Club. “Everyone here is looking forward to seeing the positive impact to the local community that this partnership will undoubtedly bring.”
“This project is a strong step forward in the advancement of the ALTIS mission to create a self-reliant global community for high performance at all levels of Track and Field” explained ALTIS CEO, John Godina: “We are excited to be working with our partners in Aberdeen to enhance sport and education for athletes, coaches and therapists. Nothing could sync with our mission better than this partnership, both in terms of the people driving it, and the vision they have for our sport."
This latest expansion into Europe signifies an ongoing commitment by ALTIS to serve the growth and professionally-driven development of Track & Field. The breakthrough partnership will advance ALTIS' mission to deliver unified global services spearheaded by a network of world-leading staff, and underpinned by a steadfast mission to support the growth of the sport.
As part of swimfree@asv, a programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund's Young Start programme, pupils aged 16 and over attending any of Aberdeen City Council's secondary schools or who have left school but are not in education, employment or training can apply to take part in the programme and receive free industry training in swim teaching, lifeguarding and first aid.
Following the recent essential mainteance work, we are pleased to advise customers that the 25m pool will re-open at 6.30am on Tuesday 1st December. This also means that the 50m pool will now return to the standard schedule of long course and short course sessions.
Please check the online timetable for information on the sessions available. Please accept our apologies again for the inconvenience.
Information last updated 30/11/15 @ 11.15am