Shoreline Leisure Greystones have recently been awarded the Gold Standard for outstanding leisure facility by Active Irelnad at the annual White Flag Awards for 2020. This follows on from the centre previously winning the country’s Overall Best Leisure Centre Award in 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2019. Amazingly by winning the award for a 4th time the club has become the only club in Ireland to occupy the top spot on four occasions.
The White Flag National Standard is a Leisure Centre & Hotel Leisure award encompassing safety, hygiene, maintenance & environment and customer care.
Criteria for awarding a White Flag
Facilities that can apply for the award must meet certain criteria in relation to:
- Facility exterior and grounds
- Facility interior
- Environmental management
- Education and information
- Water quality and treatment.
The standards of the facilities in the areas of safety, hygiene, maintenance, environment and customer service are examined.