On the 12th March, Parklands Leisure Centre and Meadowlands Pool will be showing their support for No Smoking Day, by encouraging the local community to swap smoking for exercise. Both leisure centres will be offering a free health check and a three-day pass to help members of the community give up smoking and exercise more […]
Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton to host action-packed open day
Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton is hosting an open day on Sunday 25th March between 10.30am and 4.00pm; the day will involve a number of sports activities and games for all family members.
- The open weekend has been set up to encourage local communities to get active and to come and road test the great facilities, which are on the doorstep to local residents
- Activities on offer in the Sports Hall include: Badminton matches at 10.30am – 12.00pm: Football penalty shoot out at 12.00pm – 1.00pm: Basketball hoops at 1.00pm – 2.00pm: Family circuit training at 2.00pm – 3.00pm: 5-a-side football tournament 4.00pm – 5.00pm
- Free health checks are also available, they will measure blood pressure, BMI, fat percentage and perform a lung flow test, together with a brief plan on how to get healthier
- Free access to the gym and a variety of aerobics sessions in the studio will also be available
Jon Smith, Contract Manager at Parklands Leisure Centre said:
We have some really great facilities Parklands, Okehampton and we hope that by offering these taster sessions, local residents will be keen to take part in the numerous activities and classes on a regular basis. We’ll also be offering free health checks throughout the day so do come along and find out more.