Gym City coming to Riverlights

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EKV Design has been appointed by Derby Riverlights to develop an interior design concept for its new flagship Gym City.

The gym will contain a range of cardio, resistance and free weights equipment. It will also host a Combat Zone, with a full size octagon cage, boxing ring and matted areas for training. There will also be a Cave Man Zone with alternative cross training, a Women’s Only Zone, and a Dance Zone compromising of a dance studio which will also host regular pole fitness classes.

Jonathan Naden, EKV’s managing director, said: “We were extremely pleased to be invited to work on this scheme, which will be located within a key area of the city next to the river”.

Mark Holmes, asset manager at Moorfield, who own Derby Riverlights Group, said: “We are delighted to welcome Gym City to Derby Riverlights and as one of only three city based gyms this is a fantastic addition to the vibrant leisure destination that we are creating in the heart of the city centre”.