About us


Y.G.D Recreation & Sport Ltd. Active from 2004 and is specializing in the design, construction and operation of Country Clubs, Sports Centers and Spas.

From 2006 until 2013, Y.G.D was the concessionaire operating Savyon Country Club and, partnership with Africa Israel Investments Ltd., cooperated this country club, which is considered the most exclusive club in Israel. At Savyon Country Club, which covers an area of ​​about 10 acres (40 dunams), are 2 swimming pools (for summer and winter) , kiddies pool, tennis courts, soccer field, basketball court, volleyball court, lawn bowling, an upgraded gym, studios, amusement park for children, new wardrobes (including wet / dry saunas) and an up-to-date spinning room.


In 2008 the company won the tender to operate the sports center in Ariel, which is considered one of the most beautiful and modern facilities in Israel.

In the center an Olympic swimming pool, hot tub, kiddies pool, tennis courts, wet and dry saunas, spinning room, studios, and a large gym.

The sports center is operated by the most advanced systems and stretched across approximately 3.5 acres (14 dunams).

In 2009 the company signed collaboration with Ariel University Center of Samaria (Ariel University) and set up a branch in the university center with a decorated and young gym concealing one of the best gym equipment in the world and is used by students of the college.

As of today there are 10,000 members and 14,000 students at the Ariel Sports Complex.

Yossi Benyamin-Barnea, Company manager, has been active in the field of ​​sports clubs and swimming pools since 1996.

During his work in the past Benyamin-Barnea specialized in maintaining and operating gyms and swimming pools, including hiring, managing budgets and finance. He provided staff training, professional development classes, personal training to members, etc.

Benyamin-Barnea established the gym at Sportan Hod Hasharon, served as a consultant in establishing gyms for IDF's Intelligence Branch and was Operations Manager of Savyon Country Club for the past 8 years.

In 2011 he opened the gates of the sports club Savyonei Ramat Aviv project, located in the heart of Tel Aviv and serves hundreds of residents of 10 residential buildings with a pool, gym and so on.

Currently the Executive Director of Ariel Sports and Fitness Center of the University Center of Samaria (Ariel College).

Michal Benjamin-Barnea, CEO, operated since 1989 as an event producer. Among her clients: local authorities and municipalities, high-tech companies, shopping malls, government offices, etc. Benyamin-Barnea  ran Savyon Country Club in practice for about 8 years.

Currently serves as a consultant to municipalities and local authorities characterizing projects for construction of sports centers, starting from planning to execution.

The company's flagship project is the sports complex in Ariel, which is considered the club with the largest extent of activity in Israel.

Today, starting one of the luxuries 5DLX and biggest 4000 sqm. sport complex for adults only includes 850 sqm. Gym, Studios, Indoor cycling, half-olympic swimming pool, Hamam, Sunna, with wellness/spa center  specialized in Dead Sea products includes Dead sea pool, Hydra beds atc.

 The company is now one of the leaders in sports clubs due to the knowledge and experience accumulated over the years and due to the company's existing financing capabilities.