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Sports & Leisure

Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre

Athletics Pavilion Hire As part of the refurbishments at the Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre, the Athletics Pavilion has just undergone an extension. As a result, it is now available for bookings during the daytime, evenings and weekends. The pavilion is perfect for meetings, classes and activities. The pavilion’s excellent facilities feature two large rooms capable of comfortably holding up to 30 people seated in each. There is also a kitchen where you can brew up that all important cuppa. Each room has its own changing facilities and they lead out to both the athletics track and to the Artificial Turf Pitch, both of which are also available to hire during

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the daytime and weekends. The facilities will all be available for hire from January 2012. If you are interested in finding out more about the rooms, facilities and their availability, please contact Scott Beasley on 01733 863760. You can also contact Scott by email on scott.beasley@

Monday, 9 January

Olympic Art for Peterborough

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As part of the countdown to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Peterborough’s Sports Services will unveil its new graffiti art at the Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre. Three 8’ x 16’ paintings by Dennis Gibbs, a local graffiti artist, have been commissioned to enhance the viewing gallery of the swimming pool.

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The paintings will represent sports that currently take place indoors and outdoors at the centre.

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The paintings will be unveiled on Monday, 9 January at the official launch of the Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre’s newly refurbished facilities.

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Along with the three paintings by Dennis Gibbs, there will

also be the announcement of the three winners of Vivacity’s Olympic Art Competition. The winners’ paintings will be displayed alongside the graffiti art for the public to see and enjoy. Looking forward to the recognition will be artists Elena Simpson, Galenz Galinato and Lauren Walker. It is hoped that the art work will inspire people who use the facilities and provide an important link between sport and art in the city. Official launch of the new facilities at the Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre on Monday, 9 January at 11am. For more info email Nicola.mccready@

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