Space Inflaters is the second community site being run in North Dorset by The Gillingham Community and Leisure Trust. Expanding its ability to deliver activities for the children and youth of both the town and whole Blackmore Vale area.
The site took delivery of its huge Space Themed inflatables in July 2022 and opened its doors shortly after, catering for a wide variety of ages of children, from new-born right through to teenagers.
Being a sister site to the successful Riversmeet Leisure Centre, also set in the heart of North Dorset, ensures that the charity is able to serve its local community across a wide range of ages.
The Gillingham Community and Leisure Trust is part of the Three Rivers Partnership and is working in partnership with Thrive Services CIC to deliver services throughout North Dorset and the Surrounding areas.
GCLT is a charity which is run by Trustees and works in partnership with Thrive Services CIC who provide executive management solutions to the charity. Key members of the team here at Space Inflators include:
Jake Parry – Centre Manager
Jacob Keast – Arena Manager
Holly Hunt – Café Manager
The site on Brickfields has been known for a number of years as Legends, a nightclub which attracted revellers from across the whole of North Dorset. Dextra Group have owned the Legends building for a number of years and have been instrumental in ensuring that the Space Inflaters project comes to fruition.