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November 19, 2021

Get Involved: The Daily Mile Santa Run School Competition

The Daily Mile Network (NI) in partnership with Daily Mile Foundation are hosting A Daily Mile Santa Run day in schools and early years settings across social media, to get children in Northern Ireland active together at the same time on Friday 3 December 2021. The virtual mass participation event will see local schools from early years to…

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November 19, 2021

Search is on for the Borough’s Senior Sports Stars

It’s exciting times for the Borough’s sporting elite with nominations now being accepted for the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council Senior Sports Awards 2022 sponsored by new Headline Sponsor, Ulster Carpets. Despite a disruptive eighteen months there has been much to celebrate as our sports clubs have continued their incredible work despite the…

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October 30, 2021

NEW EXTENDED OPENING HOURS FOR ORCHARD LEISURE CENTRE AND BANBRIDGE LEISURE CENTRE

We are pleased to announce opening hours will be extended for both Orchard Leisure Centre and Banbridge Leisure Centre from Monday 1st November. Both centres will have earlier opening times as detailed below for gym and swim sessions: Orchard Leisure Centre Fitness Suite / Gym Opening Times   Monday: 6am - 9.30pm Tuesday: 6am -…

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October 20, 2021

Get learning with Craigavon Golf & Ski’s new autumn and winter ski programme

Skiing and snowboarding lessons are fun and exciting, with the bonus of building muscle and fitness at the same time! Craigavon Golf & Ski Centre are running a series of courses over the autumn/winter period, catering for learners at different stages in their ski journey, whether you are looking for continuous training, a refresher session, or…

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October 20, 2021

Council Launches Sports Bursaries

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum is delighted to announce their Sports Bursary Scheme. in association with Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, is now open for applications. Now in its fourth year, these awards are designed to support and facilitate the development of aspiring performers who reside in the Borough and have the…

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October 18, 2021

GET GLAMPING AT GOSFORD!

Access and inclusion programme delivers significant investment to improve and enhance accessible council facilities A further investment for Gosford Forest Park has seen the recent installation of three accessible glamping pods to the popular outdoor facility. The Access and Inclusion programme funded by the Department for Communities has improved accessibility and enhanced a range of…

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October 15, 2021

Enjoy a ‘spooktacular’ Halloween with getactiveabc!

Things are about to get spooky this Halloween with getactiveabc’s frighteningly good line-up of ghoulish games and eerie events! From the spooktacular fireworks display at Craigavon Lakes to fang-tastic multi-sports camps, there is something for everyone to enjoy as darkness falls this Halloween! Spooktacular Halloween Multi-Sports Camps – Monday 25 – Friday 29 October 2021…

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October 12, 2021

Leisure Service Update

Throughout the pandemic the Leisure Services team at Council has prioritised the health and safety of customers, ensuring that everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience when using or visiting all leisure and recreational facilities.  This focus will remain the same as the transition into the final stages of the relaxation of restrictions takes place,…

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October 06, 2021

Poolpod makes a splash with users at Banbridge Leisure Centre

Banbridge Leisure Centre are making waves for swimmers thanks to their revolutionary Poolpod facility, a pioneering platform lift system transforming access to swimming pools for people with disabilities and restricted mobility. Supplied by Disability Sport NI and funded by the Department for Communities, the Poolpod facility was first introduced to Banbridge Leisure Centre in February…

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September 29, 2021

FREE ACTIVITY SESSIONS ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2021

World Mental Health Day 2021 will take place on Sunday 10th October September and we are offering a daylong programme of FREE taster activity sessions at South Lake Leisure Centre & Watersports, putting the importance of mental health at the heart of our activity programming and raising awareness of the empowering influence of exercise in our…

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