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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

New Swim School term begins at Meadowlands Leisure Centre and Parklands Okehampton Leisure Centre

Meadowlands Leisure Centre and Parklands Okehampton Leisure Centre will launch a new Swim School term on Monday 23rd April, along side a new snorkelling programme that will span 16 weeks.

  • The award winning Swim School programme, which is open to children three years and up, will run Monday to Friday at 4.00pm – 5.00pm and Saturday 9.00am  – 10.30am and the snorkelling classes will be held every Monday at 4.30pm – 5.30pm
  • In order for children to take part in the snorkelling programme they must be able to swim at least 50 meters
  • New swim school members can enrol on Monday 16th April. The new swim school term will start on 23rd April 2012 and will run up until the summer holidays

Quotations:

Dave Smith, Business Manager for Meadowlands Leisure Centre, commented:

Our Swim School programme is always a huge success at both Meadowlands Leisure and Parklands Okehampton and it’s a great way to keep children in the area active whilst they learn a vital life skill. We hope the introduction of snorkelling classes will also encourage children to take part and learn something new.

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Archive

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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