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The Harpers Fitness Dorking Contract includes Dorking Sports 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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The Dorking Digital Newsroom is a simple and useful resource for you to keep track of all the latest news stories. High resolution images and complete press releases are available to download from here, and you can connect with our various social media profiles easily. Suggestions for improvements are welcome.

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Kate Burn
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Aquatic Youth Club launches in Dorking Sports Centre

Dorking Sports Centre has launched an Aquatic Youth Club starting Thursday 12th January at 4.30-5.30pm.

  • Aimed at child swimmers who are over the age of eight, each session will be fully supervised by swimming instructors and provide opportunities to try a variety of aquatic activities, such as waterpolo, lifesaving and diving
  • The classes are a standard children’s swim price of £2.15 and the centre recommends people to book a place in advance


Ceri Grimwood, Contract Manager at Dorking Sports Centre, commented:

The Aquatic Youth Club is not only a fun way for kids to build their confidence and ability in the water, but also a great opportunity to make friends across a wide social spectrum. We pride ourselves on encouraging young people to get involved in a number of activities and clubs.

He continued:
Clubs like these epitomise our aim to get the community to come together in ways that are fun, innovative and great for health and personal wellbeing.

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Dorking Sports Centre helps local children find their fins

Dorking Sports Centre and local nursery, Active Learning have teamed up to help local toddlers aged three to four years develop their swimming skills, as the Amateur Swimming Association suggests that half of children cannot swim 25 metres unaided by the time they have left primary school.

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Harvey to the rescue!

Harvey King, aged 19 from Dorking, is a personal trainer at Dorking Sports Centre and has recently been commended for an act of bravery by the Surrey Police force. Harvey has been awarded the Chief Constable’s Commendation award in recognition of his courage after witnessing an attempted theft. 

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