EuropeActive launched new certification scheme for fitness clubs

EuropeActive has successfully launched in cooperation with the Netherlands National Standards Organisation (NEN) a new club certification scheme known as This 5-stage scheme is the culmination of many technical experts working under the European Standards Organisation CEN direction to develop standards for clubs covering operations, management, customer service, supervision and fitness trainer qualifications.

New European Standards in the pipeline

EuropeActive has systematically supported the development of European standards for fitness clubs through the central body called CEN (European Committee for Standardisation) for a number of years. Part 1 of what are called EN 17229 were completed in 2019 and cover the management, operations and safety requirements and Part 2 will be published in the middle of 2021.