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1Life West Devon Contract includes Meadowlands Leisure Pool and Okehampton Parklands Leisure Centre. 1Life 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 1Life 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 Pool and Parklands Leisure Centre host Meet the Manager Day to welcome new Manager

Users and members of Meadowlands Leisure Pool and Parklands Leisure Centre are being encouraged to head down to their local leisure centre to attend a Meet the Manager Day on Sunday 15th January.

  • This event is hot on the heels of the appointment of Jonathan Smith as the new Contract Manager at Meadowlands Leisure Pool in Tavistock and Parklands Leisure Centre in Okehampton
  • Jonathan’s role will see him oversee the management of both leisure centres, supporting staff teams and liaising with customers to ensure the continued success of the venues within the local communities
  • Joining the leisure centres from The Original Bowling Company, Jonathan was previously a Regional Support Manager, managing 12 tenpin bowling centres across the South East of England
  • He brings 16 years experience in marketing, financial performance, staff development, recruitment and business development
  • Jonathan has previous experience working in a leisure centre in Exeter
  • To mark Jonathan’s appointment the leisure centres will be holding a ‘meet the manager’ day at 10.30 – 12.00pm at Meadowlands Leisure Centre and 2.00 – 3.30pm at Parklands Leisure Pool on Sunday 15th January
  • Jonathan will be on hand throughout the day to chat to users and get feedback about the facilities


Newly appointed Contract Manager, Jonathan Smith said:

I am really excited about my new role as Contract Manager here in West Devon and I’m very much looking forward to getting to know our customer base and working with the team to offer a first class local service to the local people.  We have two fantastic local leisure centres in the heart of West Devon and I can’t wait to work with the team to encourage more people to be more active more often.

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Local ladies swim 5k to raise money for charity!

Three ladies from Tavistock organised a 5km swim at Meadowlands Leisure Pool last month, which raised more than £3,700 for the local charity Abbi’s Helping Hands. Meadowlands Leisure Pool donated a lane to the cause so that Lisa Piper, Vikki Smith and Jessica Barns, were able to swim their sponsored 5km, which they completed in […]

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Meadowlands Leisure Pool gains top Quality Award

Meadowlands Leisure Pool has been awarded an assessment mark of ‘Good’ following a two-day quality evaluation carried out in February. The QUEST quality assessment was carried out by Right Directions and Leisure-net Solutions and is the industry kite mark for measuring quality within sports and leisure centres. The quality assessment covers all aspects of operating […]

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