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November 12, 2020

Newly refurbished Dromore Community Centre re-opens following £2.4m investment by Council

Dromore Community Centre has re-opened its doors to the public following an investment of over £2.4m by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council. This refurbishment project is part of Councils Leisure Transformation strategy developed to upgrade and improve leisure facilities across the borough. This significant investment has modernised the centre, creating a spacious, multi-purpose…

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November 12, 2020

Sports Bursary scheme for borough’s top-performing athletes now open for applications.

Are you an up-and-coming athlete (aged 12+) tipped to go the full distance when representing yourself, your club and the borough at regional, national or international level? If so, you can apply to Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum for financial assistance to help out with expenses encountered on your journey to reaching the upper…

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November 12, 2020

Safe training packs help stop the spread

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Kevin Savage recently paid a visit to Churchill Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) in Portadown to see for himself how Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s Sport In the Community Programme has adapted to meet the challenges presented by Covid-19. With the resumption of services prior to the most recent…

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November 07, 2020

Lord Mayor congratulates Couch to 5k graduates

PORTADOWN C25K group have graduated with flying colours following an 8-week programme facilitated by Everybody Active Coach Nick Rusk in Portadown People’s Park. Group sessions ran twice per week on a Monday and Wednesday evening with participants completing a third weekly session in their own time.  At the final session the group completed the graduation…

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November 02, 2020

New South Lake Leisure Centre safely opens in Craigavon

The new South Lake Leisure Centre opened safely to the public and in line with current public health guidelines today, Monday 2 November 2020. The expansive state-of-the-art facility is home to a brand new 50-metre, eight-lane swimming pool and 1,000m2 gym – the largest on the island of Ireland – and is now open seven…

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November 01, 2020

Get ready to feel good at South Lake Leisure Centre’s Health and Wellbeing Suite

Prior to the highly anticipated opening of South Lake Leisure Centre on 02 November, more details about the Health and Wellbeing suite within the Centre have been announced. The adult only Health and Wellbeing Suite is a bespoke space within the South Lake Leisure Centre overlooking the tranquil Craigavon Lakes, and is set to be…

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November 01, 2020

Race is on for Junior Sports Awards nominations

In recognition of the sporting accolades achieved coupled with the remarkable talent shown by young sports people across the borough during this extremely challenging year, Lord Mayor Councillor Kevin Savage is encouraging everyone to get nominating for the Junior Sports Awards 2020. The annual Junior Sports Awards celebration, which will be held virtually due to…

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November 01, 2020

Council awards contract for hospitality services at South Lake Leisure Centre

Leading local social enterprise incredABLE awarded contract to deliver hospitality services at South Lake Leisure Centre. Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has appointed leading local service provider and social enterprise incredABLE to operate the new café and a suite of hospitality services at the new state-of-the art South Lake Leisure Centre. The new…

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November 01, 2020

Council and Sports Forum keep coaches and clubs’ training on track with online workshops

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council in partnership with Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum are calling on coaches and sports clubs across the borough to further develop their knowledge and skills by availing of online training opportunities being offered as part of the Coach Education and Club Development Programme for 2020/21. In light of…

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September 30, 2020

IS IT EVER TOO LATE TO LEARN TO SWIM?

Is it too late to learn to swim? Week Four of the Public Health Agency ‘Mental Wellbeing NI 2020’ campaign focuses on the need to ‘keep learning’ as one of the Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing. This week, we are focusing on how learning to swim as an adult can bring health and wellbeing benefits…

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