On the 9 October Honorary President of The FA, The Duke of Cambridge officially opened St. George's Park on 9 October.
Spire Healthcare was part of the recent celebrations to launch St. George’s Park, The Football Association’s (FA) new National Football Centre and Jodie Williamson, Health Adviser for Bupa Wellness at Spire Cheshire Hospital was one of the lucky ones who were invited along to the grand opening.
The Royal party spent several hours at the centre, where they were given demonstrations of the state of the art equipment and toured the new home for the 24 representative England teams. Jodie spent the morning in the rehab gym, demonstrating varoius piecs of equipment and spent time talking to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Jodie said "The Duke and Duchess asked questions about the facility and also talked about their own experience of exercise. They were both really easy to talk to and were impressed with what the facility has to offer. It was a fantastic day and if anyone gets the chance to go and look round the facility it will not disappoint"
The centre is home to Perform at St George’s Park, Spire’s flagship centre for sports and exercise medicine, performance science, injury rehabilitation and strength and conditioning.
Perform, part of Spire Healthcare, has six sites across the UK. The centre at St. George’s Park is designed for elite athletes but accessible to anyone, including corporate groups, individuals, schools and sports teams. Whether it’s helping people achieve and maintain optimal performance, rehabilitate from injury, improving overall levels of health and fitness, or encouraging behavioural change in the workplace, the team at Perform can create a personalised programme to suit the needs of any visitor.
For more information visit www.spireperform.com