Weekly indoor car boot sales are returning to Peterlee Leisure Centre from Sunday 24th November and will be open to the public from 12pm until 3pm. Sellers can hire a 12-foot space at a cost of £10 and will be able to set up their stall from 10.30am. No commercial new goods or food and […]
Peterlee Leisure Centre launches free Healthy Challenge initiative
Peterlee Leisure Centre has this week launched a new Healthy Challenge course that aims to help members of the local community take a holistic approach towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. The free five-week course will take place every Wednesday in the Combat Room of the leisure centre and will feature a variety of relaxation techniques, exercises and handy health information.
- The sessions aim to be both fun and informative, and activities include smoothie making, exotic fruit tasting and a weekly weigh-in
- Participants will also receive expert advice on getting five fruit and vegetable portions a day
- They will also be offering tips on reading and understanding food labels
Malcolm Grinstead, Contract Manager for Peterlee Leisure Centre, comments:
I think this class will prove really useful to many members of the community. Everybody is aware of the importance of doing exercise and eating well, but often it is not as easy as it sounds! The Healthy Challenge will help people to understand how to make considered and sustainable lifestyle changes in a way that is fun, engaging and informative. We hope that people will take the chance to get together in the name of improved health!