Hodson Bay Hotel won the prestigious Parent’s Choice award for most family friendly leisure centre in an awards ceremony held in the Burlington Hotel on Thursday evening. The parents of Ireland nominated Health and Leisure at Hodson Bay, which was then successful in achieving a place on the shortlist, which included the Ferrycarrig Hotel, Portmarnock Leisure Centre, Waterpoint and Westwood. Tanya Flynn, Sales and Marketing Manager at Hodson Bay Hotel was delighted when it was announced that she would be bringing home the award during the black tie ceremony. Health and Leisure at Hodson Bay includes a 20 metre deck level swimming pool with hydrotherapy features, a raised hydrotherapy pool and a separate children’s pool, all looking out on the stunning views of Lough Ree and the surrounding countryside. The gym is a state of the art facility and both members and guests can avail of the many fitness classes, which are organised on a daily basis. Staff members at the leisure centre are highly trained in health and fitness and are on hand to offer advice and support. Tanya commented, ‘We are delighted to receive such positive feedback and recognition from the public, the fact that it is based on customer opinion makes this award all the more meaningful.’ For membership enquiries please call (090) 64 42010.