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St Crispin’s Leisure Centre launches squash coaching courses for local teenagers and hosts a squash social afternoon

From Wednesday 19th September St Crispin’s Leisure Centre, in Wokingham, is launching squash coaching courses, funded by Get Active Berkshire, the County Sports Partnership for Berkshire promoting the benefits of sport and physical activity. The eight-week course, for local teenagers aged 14 to 16 years old, costs only £8. The classes will take place every […]

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Local leisure centre launches Cardio Tennis

Harpenden Sports Centre has recently launched a brand new Cardio Tennis Class which incorporates both tennis skills and personal training. The class takes place on Friday afternoons from 1.00pm until 2.00pm. The Cardio Tennis class has been recognised by the Lawn Tennis Association. It is so impressed with the class, that the president, Peter Bretherton […]

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Downham Health & Leisure Centre announces £250k investment

Downham Health & Leisure Centre in Lewisham has invested £250k into a full state-of-the-art refurbishment of the gym facilities at the centre. The team at the centre has listened to its members over a number of years and has taken their feedback into account when creating the brand new gym environment. TRX equipment and programmes […]

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Local leisure centres offer free three-day passes this Easter

Carnival Pool and St Crispin’s Leisure Centre are helping the local residents of Wokingham to burn off the Easter eggs this upcoming Easter Weekend by offering free three-day passes. As Easter weekend traditionally involves chocolate treats, the leisure centres are giving people the chance to make use of the extra two days off work and […]

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Local leisure centre to hold Water Walker charity event

Worcester Swimming Pool is set to host a Water Walker event on Sunday 7th April in aid of local charity, Worcester Snoezelen, a sensory environment for people with learning difficulties. Water Walkers are inflatable ‘water-walking’ balls, the on water equivalent to ‘zorbing’. The event will run from 10.00am – 4.00pm and is strictly limited to […]

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Local lifeguards save the day

Members of Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, in Wokingham, have had their stolen mobile phones recovered thanks to a group of young lifeguards at the leisure centre who used their iPhone knowledge to track down the stolen mobile phone. Tom Dune, Laura Mortimer and Rachael Daniel are being congratulated by the centre for their fast thinking […]

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Local leisure centre to host charity badminton event

On Saturday 16th March, Riverside Leisure Centre will host a 24-hour badminton event organised by the Riverside Badminton Club to raise money for the heart unit at Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne. Karen Davison, the team coach, along with 30 players aged 13 and upwards will be taking part in the event to honour […]

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Peterlee Leisure Centre launches new swim school term

Peterlee Leisure Centre will start its new swim school term on Wednesday 2nd January 2013. The term will last sixteen weeks for both children and adults and bookings can be made from Monday 10th December. As members of the swim school, children will be entitled to unlimited free swimming, and adults will be able to […]

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Dorking Sports Centre launches new swimming pool programme

Dorking Sports Centre is launching its brand new swimming pool programme on 1st December, which has been created in response to an independent survey for the ASA and Leisure in the Community, the organisation, which works with Mole Valley Council and Leisure Connection to deliver the services to the community. The main changes to the […]

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Gym member takes on Aspire Swim Challenge

Gym member Fiona Dearden is taking part in the Aspire Swim Challenge at Parklands Okehampton Leisure Centre, which started 10th September and will finish on 2nd December. The Aspire Swim Challenge involves participants swimming 22 miles or 1416 lengths in just 12 weeks, which is the equivalent to swimming the distance of the English Channel. […]

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