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1Life South Kesteven Contract includes Bourne Leisure Centre, Deepings Leisure Centre, Grantham Meres Leisure Centre and Stamford 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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South Kesteven

Swimmers in Grantham raise more than £37,000 for local charities

The annual Rotary Club of Grantham Swim marathon event was held at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre in February, and more than 1,400 swimmers raised £37,187.

  • A record number of swimmers turned out for the three-day event at the leisure centre
  • With teams of 6 to 8 people using a lane for an hour to raise money for local charities, the Rotary Foundation and End Polio Now/Polio Plus campaigns
  • The event attracted more than 200 teams from the local community, including many from local schools and swimming club
  • Including the St John’s Day Centre team and members of the adult swimming lessons at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre


Sue Harris, Swim School Principal at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre, said:

Each year, the Rotary Club organises this fantastic event at the centre and we are so proud to support all the teams that take part. The number of people who took part and the amount of money raised was record breaking, and we congratulate everyone who took part and helped raise money for local charities.

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Olympic swimmer celebrates the athletes of the future at local festival

Over 600 young athletes from across Lincolnshire were celebrated this week as Olympic Freestyle Swimmer, Ross Davenport, joined Grantham Meres Leisure Centre at the annual Sainsbury’s School Games Winter Festival. The festival – which saw visitors from across the county celebrate young athletic talent – provided an opportunity for the local community to enjoy a […]

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British professional boxing arrives in Grantham

A night of professional boxing, ‘Mayhem at Meres’, is set to take place at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre this weekend. The event will be the first professional boxing show at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre since 1999. On the night, Callum Johnson will face off against Portsmouth fighter Joel McIntyre in a British light-heavyweight title eliminator […]

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Inspirational Stamford swimming instructor hosts swimming gala in Swaziland

An inspirational swimming instructor from Stamford Leisure Pool has just returned from Bulembu, a small village in Swaziland, Africa, after taking two weeks away from the UK to host a swimming gala and teach pre-school children how to swim. After researching a trip to Swaziland three years ago, swimming instructor, Lisa Ryan, aged 45 from […]

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