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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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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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