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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

Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton to host action-packed open day

Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton is hosting an open day on Sunday 25th March between 10.30am and 4.00pm; the day will involve a number of sports activities and games for all family members.

  • The open weekend has been set up to encourage local communities to get active and to come and road test the great facilities, which are on the doorstep to local residents
  • Activities on offer in the Sports Hall include: Badminton matches at 10.30am – 12.00pm: Football penalty shoot out at 12.00pm – 1.00pm: Basketball hoops at 1.00pm – 2.00pm: Family circuit training at 2.00pm – 3.00pm: 5-a-side football tournament 4.00pm – 5.00pm
  • Free health checks are also available, they will measure blood pressure, BMI, fat percentage and perform a lung flow test, together with a brief plan on how to get healthier
  • Free access to the gym and a variety of aerobics sessions in the studio will also be available


Jon Smith, Contract Manager at Parklands Leisure Centre said:

We have some really great facilities Parklands, Okehampton and we hope that by offering these taster sessions, local residents will be keen to take part in the numerous activities and classes on a regular basis. We’ll also be offering free health checks throughout the day so do come along and find out more.

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Meadowlands Leisure Pool welcomes new General Manager

Meadowlands Leisure Pool in West Devon has welcomed Lauren Parker to the team as its new General Manager as part of the centre’s ongoing dedication to providing the best services to the local community. Lauren, who has a degree in Sports Science and Management, previously ran her own voluntary GP Back Referral Service. She will […]

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Local leisure centre offers free classes to get community active!

To mark National Fitness Day on Friday 26th September, Parklands Okehampton Leisure Centre is offering free sessions to local residents in the hope of getting the wider community more active To kick-start the day’s events the centre will be running an early morning circuits class from 7-8am with all ages and abilities welcome For those […]

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