West Devon

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About West Devon

The Harpers Fitness West Devon Contract includes Meadowlands Leisure Pool and Okehampton Parklands Leisure Centre. Harpers Fitness 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 Harpers 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.

About The Digital Newsroom

The West Devon Digital Newsroom is a simple and useful resource for you to keep track of all the latest news stories. High resolution images and complete press releases are available to download from here, and you can connect with our various social media profiles easily. Suggestions for improvements are welcome.

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Kate Burn
Manifest Communications
t. +44 (0)1132 429 174
e. kate@manifestcomms.co.uk

West Devon

Parklands Okehampton Leisure Centre launches adult swimming lessons to mark final countdown to the Olympics

To mark 100 days to the Olympics Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton is launching a new series of adult swimming lessons every Thursday from 18th April at 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

  • Surprising 1 in 5 adults in the UK can’t swim and a further 1 in 5 are either weak or unconfident swimmers
  • The swimming lessons aim to give adults the opportunity to develop some of the fundamental skills required for swimming and there is also an opportunity for participants to gain some much-needed confidence in the water

Quotations:

Jon Smith, Contract Manager at Parklands Okehampton Leisure Centre, said:

This is an exciting opportunity for the local community. We feel that it is really important for adults to feel confident in the water and be active, and initiatives like this one are brilliant in terms of helping to achieve that aim and what better time of year than 100 days until the Olympics!

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West Devon leisure centres donate £10,000 to community fitness initiatives

Meadowlands Tavistock and Parklands Okehampton have joined forces with Okehampton Community Recreation Association (OCRA) to help local communities get fit and active and has donated £10,000 to support a variety of local community initiatives.  OCRA offer a range of community sport, health and activity projects across the West Devon region The money has been donated […]

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Learn 2 Swim at Meadowlands and Parklands this Spring!

Meadowlands Tavistock and Parklands Okehampton have announced the introduction of a new swim school management system: Learn2. Learn2 provides parents and guardians with the opportunity to use an online system to track the progress of their child’s swimming lessons. The system has been introduced at a time when both centres have announced record numbers of […]

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They cod have done no better! School children display Floating Fish

Meadowlands Leisure Centre is displaying a series of Floating Fish art works, which are the result of collaboration between Tavistock Area Learning Community (TALC) and Tavistock College Laura Hopes teacher and art specialist from Lifton Primary school teamed up with head teacher, Melanie Cripps, to host a workshop providing children aged 9 to 11 from […]

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