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1Life Durham Contract includes Peterlee Leisure Centre and Seaham Leisure Centre. 1Life caters for every gym-goer with a variety of membership packages and payment options to suit all lifestyles and budgets. Operating across 70 centres in the UK, 1Life has invested over £2.6 million into its facilities to deliver the latest gym equipment, fitness classes, personal assessments and training, for more than 50,000 members.

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Durham

Peterlee Leisure Centre launches free Healthy Challenge initiative

Peterlee Leisure Centre has this week launched a new Healthy Challenge course that aims to help members of the local community take a holistic approach towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. The free five-week course will take place every Wednesday in the Combat Room of the leisure centre and will feature a variety of relaxation techniques, exercises and handy health information.

  • The sessions aim to be both fun and informative, and activities include smoothie making, exotic fruit tasting and a weekly weigh-in.
  • Participants will also receive expert advice on getting five fruit and vegetable portions a day and reading and understanding food labels
  • If you would like to get involved in the free Healthy Challenge please get in contact with Claire Madison on 0191 518 8810.
  • For more information about Peterlee Leisure Centre please visit: http://www.harpersfitness.co.uk/gyms/peterlee-leisure-centre/.

Quotations

Malcolm Grinstead, Contract Manager for Peterlee Leisure Centre, comments:

“I think this class will prove really useful to many members of the community. Everybody is aware of the importance of doing exercise and eating well, but often it is not as easy as it sounds! The Healthy Challenge will help people to understand how to make considered and sustainable lifestyle changes in a way that is fun, engaging and informative. We hope that people will take the chance to get together in the name of improved health!”

Archive

Leisure in the Community donates £7,740 to community fitness initiatives

Leisure in the Community (LiTC), the not-for-profit organisation that manages two leisure facilities in the Easington area on behalf of Durham County Council, has joined forces with Sporting Chance and donated £7,740 to support children from the local community in developing their confidence and health through sport. The donation will fund Sporting Chance, a new […]

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Local leisure centre attracts the Mayor’s attention!

Seaham Leisure Centre has received a letter of thanks from the Mayor and Consort of Seaham, after attending this year’s Civic Ball at the centre. The event, which took place in April, attracted over 170 attendees from every district in the local area The Ball was so successful that the centre received a letter of […]

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