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South West school children celebrate National Fitness Day thanks to 1610

Date: 20th Sep 2017

Category: Health & Fitness

School children from across the West Country will be able to join in with National Fitness Day (Wednesday 27 September) ......

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1610 gives a helping hand to Roli’s 250 mile charity cycle ride for Armed Forces charity

Date: 4th Aug 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

A 69 year old man from Appledore in North Devon who is taking on a 250 mile sponsored cycle ride ......

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Two 1610 Holsworthy Pool staff are nominated for national awards

Date: 18th May 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

1610 staff at Holsworthy Pool are celebrating after two of their activity leaders have been nominated for two prestigious national ......

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How 1610 has inspired a Bideford woman to overcome serious illness to take on a Half Ironman

Date: 10th May 2017

Category: Sports

A North Devon woman who has overcome a serious illness is to take on the gruelling challenge of a Half ......

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Unique Swim Buddy initiative launched at 1610 pools across the South West

Date: 3rd May 2017

Category: Sports

A unique swimming initiative is being launched at seven 1610 swimming pools across the South West to encourage more people ......

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South West communities make more than 6 million moves for a better world with 1610

Date: 13th Apr 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

From “Superhero” school children, to the residents of care homes, communities across the South West came together with 1610 last ......

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Ten million moves! 1610 challenges South West communities to get moving to beat obesity

Date: 7th Mar 2017

Category: 1610 Trust

19 1610 leisure centres in Somerset, Devon and Dorset will be taking part in the Technogym Lets Move for a ......

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Hestercombe Woodland Wander on March 5 kicks off 2017 1610 Race Series

Date: 27th Feb 2017

Category: Sports

Get a Spring in your step with the inspiring beauty of Somerset’s stunning Hestercombe Woodland near Taunton which provides the ......

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1610 race series sees record rise in numbers of athletes taking part in 2016

Date: 5th Oct 2016

Category: Sports

Whether it is the Olympic effect or more people just want to lose weight and get fit but the 1610 ......

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1610 celebrates National Fitness Day with a carnival of creative fitness events across the South West

Date: 2nd Sep 2016

Category: Health & Fitness

From Rio to Hawaii…the South West’s largest leisure provider 1610 has taken inspiration from around the world to inspire communities ......

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Adam’s aspires to a Channel swim without leaving Holsworthy

Date: 27th Aug 2016

Category: Health & Fitness

Adam Peaty may have inspired the nation with his incredible world record beating Gold medal in the 100 metres breaststroke ......

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Brownlee Brothers and Benson inspire Dorset’s Dorchester Dash Triathletes

Date: 17th Aug 2016

Category: Health & Fitness

The Dorchester ‘Dash’ Triathlon begins almost a week after the Olympics closing ceremony in Rio and the feel good factor ......

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1610 teams up with Finding Dory to help South West children get active this summer

Date: 28th Jul 2016

Category: Families

Children across the South West are being encouraged to take part in the Finding Dory interactive swim sessions at three ......

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Holsworthy swimming initiative that changes lives for the better

Date: 13th Jul 2016

Category: Sports

With rising levels of child and adult obesity in the UK, Holsworthy Leisure Centre in North Devon has been fighting ......

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1610 stirs up £10,000 for Wooden Spoon fundraising pot

Date: 22nd Jun 2016

Category: 1610 Trust

Disadvantaged and disabled children from the South West will soon be enjoying the exciting challenge of Kayaking thanks to a ......

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Summer fun is for free at Torrington Pool in July!

Date: 22nd Jun 2016

Category: Families

Getting the family fit for summer will be all part of the fun at a free Activity Day at Torrington ......

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Dorchester Sports Centre makes the moves to be one of the UK’s most active in global fitness campaign

Date: 25th Mar 2016

Category: Health & Fitness

1610 leisure centres in the South West have proved that they are some of the most active in the UK ......

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Why an apprenticeship with 1610 can be a pathway to the top

Date: 10th Mar 2016

Category: Workout Learning

As National Apprenticeship Week gets underway (March14-18) young people in the South West are being urged to take up higher ......

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1610 calls on South West Communities to help make a million moves in global fitness challenge

Date: 26th Feb 2016

Category: Health & Fitness

Schools in the South West could benefit from new gym equipment if 1610 succeeds at new global fitness challenge...

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Torrington Trawler sponsored swim launches at Torrington Pool January 31

Date: 19th Jan 2016

Category: Sports

Torrington Pool is calling on all kind hearted swimmers to take part in the first ever “ Torrington Trawler” sponsored ......