New gym creates jobs for the area

Mark McKin and Eddie Sykes outside the new gym
Mark McKin and Eddie Sykes outside the new gym

A new gym has opened in the Pocklington area, which has created seven new jobs.

Fitness Connection 1079, based on Allerthorpe Business Park, off the A1079, opened its doors for the first time last Saturday. The fitness centre could create more new jobs and employ up to 15 people in the future.

Owned and run by Mark McKin and Eddie Sykes, the gym has a full range of cardiovascular equipment, a wide range of strength machines, full power rack and platform for deadlifting and strength training and much more. It also has a studio available for fitness classes and for one-to-one personal training.

Mark said: “Our aim is to offer a professional first class service with affordable prices and to create a community atmosphere.”

The gym also provides disabled access and disabled facilities.