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1Life West Devon Contract includes Meadowlands Leisure Pool and Okehampton Parklands 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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Kate Burn
Manifest Communications
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e. kate@manifestcomms.co.uk

West Devon

Meadowlands Leisure Pool and Parklands Leisure Centre host Meet the Manager Day to welcome new Manager

Users and members of Meadowlands Leisure Pool and Parklands Leisure Centre are being encouraged to head down to their local leisure centre to attend a Meet the Manager Day on Sunday 15th January.

  • This event is hot on the heels of the appointment of Jonathan Smith as the new Contract Manager at Meadowlands Leisure Pool in Tavistock and Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton
  • Jonathan’s role will see him oversee the management of both leisure centres, supporting staff teams and liaising with customers to ensure the continued success of the venues within the local communities
  • Joining the leisure centres from The Original Bowling Company, Jonathan was previously a Regional Support Manager, managing 12 tenpin bowling centres across the South East of England
  • He brings 16 years experience in marketing, financial performance, staff development, recruitment and business development
  • Jonathan has previous experience working in a leisure centre in Exeter
  • To mark Jonathan’s appointment the leisure centres will be holding a ‘meet the manager’ day at 10.30 – 12.00pm at Meadowlands Leisure Centre and 2.00 – 3.30pm at Parklands Leisure Pool on Sunday 15th January
  • Jonathan will be on hand throughout the day to chat to users and get feedback about the facilities


Newly appointed Contract Manager, Jonathan Smith said:

I am really excited about my new role as Contract Manager here in West Devon and I’m very much looking forward to getting to know our customer base and working with the team to offer a first class local service to the local people.  We have two fantastic local leisure centres in the heart of West Devon and I can’t wait to work with the team to encourage more people to be more active more often.

Attached Files


Dive in! Parklands Okehampton hosts inter school swimming gala

On Friday 11th July Parklands Okehampton hosted the West Devon schools swimming gala. The gala, which was attended by school children aged four to six, was presided over by members of the team who voluntarily gave up their free time to help run the event. The gala, which was hosted for its tenth year in […]

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Local leisure centre to support community biathlon event

Parklands Okehampton Leisure Centre is joining forces with Okehampton Community Recreation Association (OCRA) and the South West Pentathlon to support this year’s Okehampton Biathlon on Friday 22nd August.  To support the event, which is aimed at adult and youth competitors alike, Parklands Okehampton is providing pool marshals, lifeguards and use of its swimming pool Alongside […]

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Parklands Okehampton to aid young swimmers

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 […]

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