Parklands Okehampton is hosting nine swimming lessons for pupils in Year 7 from Okehampton College who are unable to swim 25 metres. The lessons hope to raise awareness of the fact that half of all school children cannot swim. The programme of lessons is being offered in conjunction with Okehampton Community Recreation Association (OCRA), and […]
Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton offers £1 Easter swimming
Getting into the spirit of the season, Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton is offering members of the local community the opportunity to go swimming for just £1 over the Easter weekend.
- With the swimming offer available from Good Friday to Easter Monday, the centre is also hosting activities for children on Easter Sunday – including face painting classes and an Easter egg treasure hunt.
Jon Smith, Contract Manager at Parklands Okehampton Leisure Centre, said:
This is an exciting opportunity for the local community. We feel that it is really important to get the local community active, and we hope that the £1 swimming offer is a great way to make the most of the Easter weekend. Similarly, we hope that the extra Easter activities at Parklands will help keep the kids entertained! The Easter egg hunt promises to be great fun and I’m sure both children and adults alike will thoroughly enjoy themselves.