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

West Devon

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.

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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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