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Meet Darin Watson

PARC Trainer, Christine Rich caught up with PARC member, Darin, to learn more about his inspiring transformation:

“I’m really not sure if there is a silver bullet for better health and fitness however I have finally accepted the proven the basic fact that to be fitter and stronger your body requires less input and more output… which has really worked for me.

Even though I have never been a swimmer, it really was my kick start to improved health and fitness. As a low impact exercise routine swimming 1km 3 times per week at PARC helped me to transmission into adding 5k running sessions and group PARC Fit 3 times per week.

I have dropped 35kgs in 2 years which is just so awesome for a busy bloke like me. My life has genuinely changed with everything looking so much brighter for me now. I have more confidence and a stronger mindset to tackle just about anything….who would have thought I would be running a 6 x 21km marathons this year!

Don’t get me wrong, it has been hard, really hard to change my old comfortable habits and to accept that the amount of exercise and additional output required to keep myself in shape. It means earlier starts 3 to 4 times a week and probably 5 to 6 hours a week of combined swimming, running and group exercises to turn back the clock, but I wouldn’t change it for anything now. I enjoy allocating time to take better care of myself and to feel 20 years younger is amazing for a very happy 51 year old bloke.

It has been a great news story for me and if I can do it.. honesty anyone can.

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πŸŽ„PARC Christmas Hours πŸŽ„

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18 Dec - 23 Dec: Hours as normal
Sunday 24 Dec: 7am-6pm
Monday 25 Dec: CLOSED
Tuesday 26 Dec: 7am-7pm
27-30 Dec: Hours as normal
Sunday 31 Dec: 7am-6pm
Monday 1 Jan: 7am-7pm
Jan 2 and beyond: Hours as normal

For a more in depth breakdown on the services available please see our website! 

🚨 REMINDER: PARC closing early on Saturday 9th December 🚨

PARC will be closing at 6pm on Saturday 9th December as our staff enjoy their end of year Christmas function. 

Please allow for extra time in planning your workout or swim as the centre will close an hour earlier. 

We will open at 7am as per normal operating hours on Sunday 10th December.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Christmas sweet treat, anyone? 🍭🍬 

This is your sign to try our cafe special next time you’re in!! It’s the silly season, so come and try our special Santa shake! It’s rolling out fast this month πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ» 

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Still looking for the perfect gift for a special someone? 🎁 We've got you covered! 🀩

Gift your loved one something from the Peninsula's award winning recreation centre and support them in building happy, healthy habits. 

We have loads of different gift ideas from our retail range, personal training, memberships, swimming lessons, gift vouchers and more! 

Visit us in Centre to see our retail range, or let our friendly team help you purchase a voucher for your special someone. Or, check out our website and purchase a membership online. 

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Time to re-enrol for Childcare! 🧸

A friendly reminder to enrol your child into childcare again for 2024. Everybody needs to reenrol, even if you regularly attended this year. 

You can download a copy of the form on our website. Link in bio. 

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