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.

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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

Meadowlands Leisure Pool and Parklands Leisure Centre host Meet the Manager Day to welcome new Manager

Users and members of Meadowlands Leisure Pool and Parklands Leisure Centre are being encouraged to head down to their local leisure centre to attend a Meet the Manager Day on Sunday 15th January.

  • This event is hot on the heels of the appointment of Jonathan Smith as the new Contract Manager at Meadowlands Leisure Pool in Tavistock and Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton
  • Jonathan’s role will see him oversee the management of both leisure centres, supporting staff teams and liaising with customers to ensure the continued success of the venues within the local communities
  • Joining the leisure centres from The Original Bowling Company, Jonathan was previously a Regional Support Manager, managing 12 tenpin bowling centres across the South East of England
  • He brings 16 years experience in marketing, financial performance, staff development, recruitment and business development
  • Jonathan has previous experience working in a leisure centre in Exeter
  • To mark Jonathan’s appointment the leisure centres will be holding a ‘meet the manager’ day at 10.30 – 12.00pm at Meadowlands Leisure Centre and 2.00 – 3.30pm at Parklands Leisure Pool on Sunday 15th January
  • Jonathan will be on hand throughout the day to chat to users and get feedback about the facilities


Newly appointed Contract Manager, Jonathan Smith said:

I am really excited about my new role as Contract Manager here in West Devon and I’m very much looking forward to getting to know our customer base and working with the team to offer a first class local service to the local people.  We have two fantastic local leisure centres in the heart of West Devon and I can’t wait to work with the team to encourage more people to be more active more often.

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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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