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 raises money for charity
Members at Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton raised £100 for the British Heart Foundation during February, National Heart Month, by participating in a cycle challenge.
- Alun Williams, Charlotte Randor, James Myerscough and Rebecca Maltby successfully cycled 29 kilometres in 29 days to show their support for the charity
- The British Heart Foundation has gained support from thousands of people nationwide who raised money in a variety of creative ways including: red letter days, red Olympics and sweepstake events
- All the donations raised will be helping the charity continue to help prevent and cure heart disease
Jon Smith, Contract Manager at Parklands Leisure Centre, said:
The cycle challenge was a great success, and we are really proud of the members for the amount of effort they put in to raise as much money as possible.