Friends of Wem Pool

Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre

Community Benefit Society No. IP32388

Registered Office: The Swimming Pool, Bowensfield, Wem, SY4 5AP

Since January 2015, the Community has run the Centre with a Board of local people. The Centre is managed by our General Manager, Karen Creagh, and a team of dedicated staff who are highly qualified to life-guard and teacher swimming lessons and lead personal training in the gym.

Board members:

Malcolm Adkins: Company Secretary: Retired University lecturer set up and successfully ran a traditional boat building Co-operative. He project-managed the restoration of the Coventry Canal basin warehouses & medieval buildings in Spon End.

Chris Mellings: Company Finance Officer: Retired Shropshire County Councillor for over 35 years. He is a Trustee of Wem Millenium Green Sports & Social Club

Edward Towers: Shropshire County Councillor and Wem Town Councillor

Ian Jamieson: A local architect who drew up plans and costings for the gym extension in 2017

Caroline Naylor: Having used the Centre for more than 30 years since, she feels extremely blessed to have this facility on her doorstep. She is a keen swimmer and has been a board member for 5 years.

John Broadhead: a long-time supporter of the Pool

Kerry Edge: Wem Town Councillor


Business Plan

To view the Wem Swimming & Lifestyle Centre Business Plan, please click here.