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 […]
Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton raises money for charity
Members at Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton raised £100 for the British Heart Foundation during February, National Heart Month, by participating in a cycle challenge.
- Alun Williams, Charlotte Randor, James Myerscough and Rebecca Maltby successfully cycled 29 kilometres in 29 days to show their support for the charity
- The British Heart Foundation has gained support from thousands of people nationwide who raised money in a variety of creative ways including: red letter days, red Olympics and sweepstake events
- All the donations raised will be helping the charity continue to help prevent and cure heart disease
Jon Smith, Contract Manager at Parklands Leisure Centre, said:
The cycle challenge was a great success, and we are really proud of the members for the amount of effort they put in to raise as much money as possible.