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K Leisure and its facilities at Naas, Athy & Newbridge received the ILAM National White Flag Award recently. To receive the White Flags, the three facilities in Athy, Naas & Newbridge were independently audited during 2015. K Leisure Naas & Athy have also been awarded the Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA) ABLE Business Excellence Award.

The White Flag Award is the only comprehensive Quality Award for Leisure Facilities in Ireland. The White Flag Award is a quality award with key criteria classified under a number of headings including facility interior, exterior & grounds, staff training & qualifications, disability access & provision, swimming pool hygiene, operations, environmental management, water quality & treatment & education information. Each leisure facility must have safe & easy access, qualified & trained staff, good health & safety procedures and follow the industry codes of practice. These are all imperative for the White Flag Award.

Selection of Awards and Achievements

  • White Flag Award Naas & Athy: 2009-2016
  • White Flag Award Newbridge Sports Centre: 2002-2016
  • NISO Safety Award Naas & Athy: 2011, 2012, Winner of Leisure Centre Category 2013 and 2014
  • Excellence through Accessibility Award from NDA Naas & Athy: 2009
  • White Flag Disability Award Naas & Athy: 2009-2016
  • Accessible Website Award: 2011