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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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Kate Burn
Manifest Communications
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West Devon

Meadowlands Leisure Centre to offer Adult Swim Crash Courses and Life-saving Sport Sessions

Meadowlands Leisure Centre has announced that it will offer adult swim crash courses and a life-saving sport taster session. The crash course will take place on Tuesday 3rd April and Tuesday 10th April, while the life-saving sport taster session will also be hosted on Tuesday 10th April.

  • Taking place at the centre from 6pm to 7pm on both nights, the adult swim crash course aims to give adults the opportunity to develop some of the fundamental skills required for swimming while encouraging them to get involved in the Pool’s swim school programmes.
  • The life-saving sport taster session will begin at 5pm and last until 7pm. In order to take part in the session participants must be able to confidently swim 50m.
  • While the session is free for swim school members, other attendees will be asked to pay £3.


Jon Smith, Contract Manager at Meodowlands Leisure Centre, said:

This is an exciting opportunity for the local community and the courses promise to be great fun. We hope adults take full advantage of this opportunity, as the crash courses are a great way to develop water confidence and the life-saving sport session offers the chance to learn a valuable skill.


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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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