Recreation and Entertainment (Holon) Ltd.
The company was founded in 1962 and is one of the leading companies in leisure, sports and municipal cultural services. The company manages and operates a variety of educational, cultural, vacation, entertainment, leisure and sport services for the residents of Holon and the surrounding area. The company is the under full ownership of the Holon Municipality and has been a profitable company continuously in recent years and all its profits are allocated for reinvestment for the benefit of the residents. The company constitutes a principal establishment in the positioning strategy of the town which aspires to provide its residents with equal, developed and diverse communal services for each person.
My means of the considerable knowhow gained by the company both in the business field and in the municipal field, the company serves as a broker between various business entities and the Holon Municipality in commercial projects, such as opening a chain of coffee shops in the town, thus allowing the interdisciplinary ability of the company to bridge between the various perceptions of these fields and to establish projects that comply with both business and municipal criteria. Export of the success model of Recreation and Entertainment (Holon) Ltd has led to interest from other municipalities and local councils that have wish to establish similar entities in their jurisdictions. The company’s managers hold frequent site inspections and lectures for representatives from other towns in Israel who come to learn from the success of the Holon model.
The company constitutes an operational arm for implementation of the Holon Municipality’s decisions and policies on matters of:
- Management of sports, recreation and entertainment centres in the fields of health, leisure and sport – the company manages and operates a range of cultural, social, recreational and sports services designed for the residents of Holon and all the Israeli population.
- Educational and cultural events – the company has been profitable continuously in recent years and all the profits are directed for allocation of resources for reinvestment for the wellbeing of the residents.
- Construction and operation of business centres
- Maintenance and operation of commercial centres, restaurants and coffee shops
- Recreation and entertainment (performances and festivals) – the company constitutes a principal establishment in the positioning strategy of Holon, which aspires to provide its residents with developed communal services.
The company’s vision
Recreation and Entertainment (Holon) Ltd is an operational arm of the Holon Municipality, which operates for the wellbeing of all the town’s residents. Its objective is to be a leading company in all the fields of its activity in operating recreational, sports, cultural, entertainment, leisure services, health promotion, events and festivals of the highest standard.
We as a company act to intensify our customers’ experience and cultivate their loyalty, while placing the emphasis on safety, reliability and quality of the service. The company uses innovation and corporate initiative in the establishment and operation of the promotion of recreation, entertainment and leisure, ensuring financial criteria with success indices and clear targets. The company combines built in follow up and control processes during its work in the various fields of activity. The company ensures contribution to the community and maintenance of a green environment; awards a feeling of belonging, pride and excellence for its employees and provides options for personal development, promotion and growth.
Recreation and Entertainment (Holon) Ltd is an operational arm of the Holon Municipality which is managed with full financial independence and pays its debts from its total revenues.
The company operates for the wellbeing of the residents and its objective is to improve the quality of life in Holon.
The company operates several centres in the town including leisure, recreation, sport, culture, entertainment facilities; promotion of health, events and festivals at the highest of standards.
One of the centres operated by the company is one of the most beautiful parks in Israel, the Peres Park and its complex that provides a solution for a variety of activities for all ages.
Amongst others the company develops and promotes various and diverse projects throughout the town.
The company is acting to intensify the experience of its customers and to nurture their loyalty while placing the emphasis on safety, reliability, accessibility and quality of service.
The company espouses innovation, corporate initiative, development and operation for promotion of recreation and entertainment, sport and leisure.
The company integrates built in control and follow up processes and ensures a contribution to the community and preservation of a green environment.
The company intensifies social responsibility as a company value and awards a feeling of belonging and pride and provides possibilities for personal development, existence and growth.
I hope that you utilize and also enjoy the diverse services that the company offers for the benefit of the residents.
Shimshon Hen, CEO
Our Success Story
Years of history
A chain of sports and fitness clubs providing services to 15,000 subscribers from Holon and the surrounding area. In addition to the chain’s services, the subscribers enjoy a variety of unique benefits, performances, cultural and entertainment events, from a perception that the chain enriches cultural and social life. The chain has three brands with differing positioning.
Within the framework of the company, Go On operates a chain of sports and recreation centres, which include Yamit Water Park, Briza and Nofshonit, which have thousands of subscribers who are residents of Holon and the surrounding area.
The chain provides its many subscribers with country club services, including innovative gyms, swimming pools of all sizes and types and for all ages, including covered and heated swimming pools during the winter months, a wide variety of courses for children and adults, a pampering Spa (at Yamit and Nofshonit) and more, and that is not all: subscribers to the chain also enjoy a variety of discounts and benefits, performances, plays and entertainment events. All this from a perspective that the club enriches the cultural and social life of all those who are subscribers. The chain has three country clubs, whereby each of them has different positioning:
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Therapeutic sport
- Emotional therapy
- A variety of after school classes for children such as: swimming for preschoolers, a unique football class, nonsense rhymes and stories (linguistic groups designed for those waiting for and graduates of speech therapy).