David Lloyd Leisure

Why You'll Love Working Here


In short, our people make us who we are. On a day to day basis you will find yourself working in a state-of-the-art environment surrounded by friendly and passionate colleagues. Your work will be challenging and fast-paced but it will also be enjoyable, as working for us is about having fun. We aim to provide a happy, inviting and safe culture where our team members feel comfortable and are able to thrive.


We are delighted to be ranked in the Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies To Work For. We’re really proud to be externally recognised, as not only are we passionate about our people, ensuring that we are a great place to work is really important to us. Our people are at the heart of everything we do so we regularly ask our team members how they feel about working for us as part of our commitment to employee engagement and being a great place to work.

‘87% of staff agreed: I believe I can make a valuable contribution to the success of the organisation’
‘86% of staff agreed: My team is fun to work with’


Recognising your hard work and celebrating success are key cornerstones of being part of the team at David Lloyd Clubs and help to create a winning culture within the company. There are various ways in which we seek to do this, whether that’s through ensuring your financial and mental wellbeing, our employee benefits and discounts programme, or more individual recognition via monthly awards and even an all-expenses-paid overseas trip!

Mary explains what it takes to be a General Manager at DL Clubs

Having started as a Lifeguard 14 years ago, Mary is now in charge of David Lloyd Finchley as the club’s General Manager. Managing all the different areas the club has to offer, Mary says “you need to be super organised, juggle lots of tasks and lead from the front”.

Watch her video to find out more about what it’s like to work at David Lloyd.

Check out our fab Food & Beverage Department

John Millar, Kitchen Supervisor @ Acton Park:

Responsible for running the kitchen at David Lloyd Acton Park, John manages the ordering, stock takes and financial aspects as well as making sure that all food is cooked to a high standard. Speaking about opportunities progression, John says: “you can take any direction - you’ll still have opportunities to progress within the department and within the company”.

Watch his video to find out more about working at David Lloyd.

Become a Personal Trainer and enjoy the best the industry has to offer

Jack Claxton, Lead Personal Trainer @ Derby

Jack’s role includes one-on-one training, teaching Blaze and running Synergy classes. Speaking about what it’s like to start as a new Personal Trainer at David Lloyd, Jack says: “you get 40 gym-based hours which gives you time to learn the David Lloyd way and the David Lloyd brand. From there you’ll also get to do courses and get additional qualifications.”

Watch his video to find out more about working at David Lloyd.”

We are proud to be a Sunday Times Best Big Company!

About David Lloyd Leisure

Here at David Lloyd Clubs we encourage an environment where everyone belongs – you could almost call it a ‘second home’. With over 100 clubs covering the UK and Europe, plus a plan to double the size of the business by 2020 there’s never been a more exciting time to join us.

Across all of our clubs, we have over 180 swimming pools, 1,000 tennis
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Claimed Profile
Head Office: David Lloyd Club Support, The Hangar, Mosquito Way, Hatfield, AL10 9AX
500m to 1bn (EUR)
5,001 to 10,000
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