Holt Park Active officially opened on Monday 9th December by local Triathlon Olympians Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, Dick Gradley who captained GB’s gymnastics team at the Olympics in 1960 as well as Paralympic cyclist David Stone MBE who unveiled the new plaque at the new centre.
Alistair Brownlee MBE and Jonathan Brownlee , who already regularly use Holt Park Active as part of their training, were there along with, David Stone MBE the four time Paralympic medal winning cyclist and Dick Gradley, the gymnastics team’s captain in 1960. All four athletes came specially to open the first facility of its kind in Leeds!
Over 100 people from the area and those that have helped build your new centre arrived to give the athletes a big Leeds welcome where they unveiled the plaque that you can now find in the entrance of Holt Park Active.
The new facility is full of all the top sporting equipment and boasts a 70 station gym, over 20 fitness classes, a 25 metre pool, a hydrotherapy pool and offers an extensive swimming and aquatics programme. It’s so good the Brownlees use it to train!
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