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David Lloyd - how much?

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BIWI Thu 24-Jan-13 08:25:58

Not mine, sadly. I wrote to them about the price increases, and even went in to see the membership team, but they didn't offer anything. So off I go at the end of this month ...

narmada Wed 23-Jan-13 23:47:42

I think a lot of these clubs are negotiable on price. At least when I was looking around a few that is the impression I got.

BigStickBIWI Tue 08-Jan-13 20:26:21

Exactly the same with me. I'd been a member for over 20 years. You'd think they might want me to stay, but no ...

senua Tue 08-Jan-13 18:44:26

DL is too expensive.
I let DS join because most of his mates joined, so it was his social life. Luckily they have mostly given up their memberships so DS volunteered to give up his too (for somewhere cheaper) and I didn't argue too much.
I was surprised that DL accepted the resignation so easily - no attempt at trying to lure him back.

nellyjelly Tue 08-Jan-13 18:35:24

Thanks. Very helpful. Think it is a bit expensive for me though.

vincenta Tue 08-Jan-13 14:35:41

We have David Lloyds (Hampton) in 5 minute walk distance from our home. We visited it today and asked about family membership!
There is standard(12 month contract)now there is promotion 12 month for price of 10
Flexible(when you can cancel after first 3 trial if it suits your lifestyle)
Prices for me, hubby and for our son who is 3,5
Standart, all time 103.25£ pp child 13.50£ =220£ per month
off peak weekdays and wwekends after 2pm- 79.75£P per per- 173£
flexible 123.90 £pp +16.20£ child = 264£
prices are so high that i'm not sure that we will join,however with 12 for 10 promotion, off peak it works out 145£ per month
there is lot of classes like aqya, zumba, bokwa,yoga etc.
for kids 3-4 years mini soccer, imagine (don't know what's thatsmile
mini dance, mini active, let's create family splash everything is included in price and there is so lovely soft play area.
p.s. for kids 5-13 years price per month is 37£
hope it helps!

TalkinPeace2 Mon 07-Jan-13 22:28:40

we pay 190 a month - me, DH and two teenagers
the kids use the pool, do the teen classes and DS gets subsidised tennis. DH and I swim and I do a shed load of Yoga

Moominsarehippos Sun 06-Jan-13 18:58:14

We will only use weekends and for tennis/swimming. We've no free courts near us (bah) and DS is rather good at it.

nellyjelly Sun 06-Jan-13 18:20:44

Yes I too went to DL for a series of baby swim classes and was blown away by the facilities. My usual gym is OK but not a pAtch on DL.

Strictly1 Sun 06-Jan-13 17:02:00

For two adults and one child (who costs very little due to his age) it is about£1500 for the year. We use a lot of the kids clubs, events and classes so I do feel we get our money's worth but you need to use it a lot to make it worth whie.

laalala Sun 06-Jan-13 16:51:51

I made the mistake of going to one of those gyms and falling in love with it. I've now realised there's no way I can afford it and the back up gym seems even shittier in comparison now. sad

bluebiscuit Sun 06-Jan-13 16:46:51

Think each club is different rates.

nellyjelly Sun 06-Jan-13 16:42:10

Thanks. Sounds it might be a bit expensive. I have 2 DC of 2 and 6. It is just that their facilities are great. I will try ringing. I can't believe they do 't do a flat rate. Not much transparency there!

Moominsarehippos Sun 06-Jan-13 14:37:13

Ask for special deals. They dont advertise fees as they work them out individually. Anyone know about The Harbour (Nottinh Hill)?

BigStickBIWI Sun 06-Jan-13 14:35:18

No idea re family membership but I was do pissed off by recent price rises that I have resigned my membership and joined Virgin Active. £61 a month for me. DL wanted £92.75!

mermaidbutmytailfelloff Sun 06-Jan-13 14:34:18

I paid about £170 for me, dh and ds including tennis

nellyjelly Sun 06-Jan-13 14:27:16

Any idea of how much a family membership would be? Their website gives no info.

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