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I’m A Celebrity star Fleur East to showcase K2 Crawley at this Saturdays FREE family Open Day

World silver medalist diver, Matty Lee will also be there to help coach a diving session.

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I’m A Celebrity star and world silver medallist diver on hand at the K2 Crawley for the free family Open Day on 16th March.

Singer and songwriter, Fleur East, will be at the K2 Crawley from 10:30am to meet and greet the public and help showcase the centre’s fantastic facilities.

Fleur East, X Factor 2014 runner-up, said:

“I’m really excited to have been invited to the Open Day at the K2 Crawley. I can’t wait to see everyone and share my experiences of fitness and what it means to me.”

World silver medallist and Tom Daley’s diving partner, Matty Lee, will be helping the Everyone Active team coach a diving session.

Matty Lee, European silver medallist, said:

“I’m really looking forward to coaching the young divers in Crawley and meeting the local community. Sport has meant so much to me and my family and I hope I can inspire another young diver because diving can lead to fantastic opportunities.”

Throughout the day, the local community are invited to take part in a range of exciting activities that are taking place throughout the centre including trampolining, table tennis and swimming. All activities kick off at 10am and will run until 3pm, for more information please visit www.everyoneactive.com/k2open

Darryl Keech, Everyone Active contract manager, said:

“We’re so pleased to have Fleur and Matty at the centre for our Open Day.

“Fleur impressed everyone while she was in Australia with her determination and her promotion of body positivity so we’re excited to show her the fantastic facilities in Crawley.

“Matty is a young diver who has shown a lot of potential and we know that he will impress the divers on our programme.

“I can’t wait to see everyone come down to the centre and experience all of the free activities we have on offer at the centre through the day.”

Councillor Peter Lamb, Leader of Crawley Borough Council, said:

“Crawley has a proud sporting legacy and with the ongoing improvements at K2 Crawley and other facilities, Crawley Borough Council is committed to ensuring that legacy stretches through the whole of our community. So come along and get active at K2 Crawley.”

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Wheelchair rugby comes to K2 Crawley with FREE taster sessions

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR) is bringing Wheelchair Rugby to Crawley.

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Wheelchair rugby is a game loaded with full-contact, hard hits, speed and physical determination, making it a thrilling watch.

This is a great opportunity for local people to experience this exciting Paralympic sport for FREE. 

Anyone in the surrounding area will have their opportunity to get in a chair and give the game a try with qualified wheelchair rugby coaches.

Anyone with a physical impairment is welcome to come along to the four free taster sessions on Wednesday evenings 7-9pm from the 11th of September. Non wheelchair users are also welcome.

The aim following the taster sessions is to set up a local Wheelchair Rugby Club offer with the support of Crawley Rugby Club who will be working closely with the well established Brighton Buccaneers who already play wheelchair rugby in the Super Series. 

Crawley Sessions at K2 Leisure Centre

When: Wednesday evenings 7-9pm –  September 11th, 18th, 25th, and October 2nd.

Where: K2 Crawley Leisure Centre, Pease Pottage Hill, RH11 9BQ.

For more information please contact:

Lee Parry, Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby

Regional Development Officer

Lee.Parry@gbwr.org.uk

07740 266587  

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