Tag Archives : Plymouth Life Centre


Junior diving elite heading to Plymouth

The British Elite Junior Diving Championships are set to take place at the Plymouth Life Centre from 30 March – 2 April. The country’s best and strongest young talent will be heading to the south coast to show their progress ahead of sealing their place on international teams for the rest of 2016. Almost 100 […]


Celebrate International Women’s Day at Life Centre

Our Sports Development Unit is teaming up with Everyone Active to celebrate International Women’s Day with a range of free taster sessions at the Plymouth Life Centre for ladies of all ages. The sessions are being held on Sunday 6 March and everyone who signs up to take part in an activity will be entered into a […]


Sun shines on Plymouth Life Centre’s new roof

Plymouth Life Centre’s new community-owned solar roof – the biggest ever in the city – is now complete. The roof has been funded with community shares purchased by the public and means the popular leisure centre will benefit from greener energy and lower bills. Members of PEC Renewables, Plymouth Energy Community, Plymouth City Council, Everyone […]


Work begins on solar roof for Plymouth Life Centre

This week scaffolding will be going up on the iconic Plymouth Life Centre to enable work to start on the new solar roof. Plymouth Life Centre is one of the latest buildings that will benefit from solar panels as part of the community share offer which has enabled local people to buy shares in renewable […]


Plymouth club wins national award for supporting disabled bowlers

The Plymouth Life Centre Indoor Bowls Club (IBC) has won a national award for supporting disabled bowlers. The club has won the first ever Love Fisher Brown Award, set up last October to recognise and reward organisations that provide opportunities for people with disabilities to play the sport. Chosen by a panel of judges from […]


Plymouth Life Centre to get a green hat

This summer the iconic Plymouth Life Centre will be crowned with the city’s largest solar roof. As part of Plymouth City Council’s ambition to become a greener and sustainable city, the Council is working with Plymouth Energy Community (PEC), a local Community Benefit Society, to help increase the amount of renewable energy generated in the […]


Top divers return to Plymouth for British Championships

Britain’s top divers will be heading to the Plymouth Life Centre this weekend for the British Gas Diving Championships (20 to 22 February). The biggest domestic competition of the year gets under way tomorrow (Friday 20 February) and will see Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley return home as he takes his first steps to qualifying for the World […]


Go dotty for Children in Need at Plymouth Life Centre

Pudsey Bear dropped in at Council offices in Ballard House this morning to drum up support for this year’s BBC Children in Need appeal. It all happens tomorrow and the BBC South West outside broadcast will be live from our Plymouth Life Centre! Pudsey will be there, along with BBC Spotlight’s Natalie Cornah and BBC […]


Country’s top diving coach Andy Banks to stay in Plymouth

World-class diving coach Andy Banks will be staying in Plymouth, thanks to a funding package put together by the City Council in partnership with University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth College and Everyone Active. Banks, who is the only British diving coach to have coached an Olympic medal-winning diver at London 2012, announced […]