Leisure centres across Sheffield will mark the arrival of the Olympic torch in the city with a series of sports and fitness sessions for just £1.
Swimming, tennis, squash and football are just some of the sports available for £1 at Sheffield International Venues (SIV) facilities while the torch is in Sheffield on Monday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 26.
The offer is running at SIV venues including Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Hillsborough Leisure Centre, Don Valley Stadium, the English Institute of Sport Sheffield, Concord Sports Centre, Stocksbridge Leisure Centre, Springs Leisure Centre, Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre, Heeley Swimming Pool and Westfield Sports Centre.
Court hire, fitness classes and use of SIV’s athletics tracks will also be just £1 on the two days the torch is in Sheffield.
Hillsborough Leisure Centre will hold a special £1 pool party with a live DJ on Monday, June 25, from 6-8pm, to celebrate the torch being in Hillsborough.
Lorenzo Clark, Director of Operations for SIV, said: “Seeing the torch in Sheffield will be a once in a life time opportunity. Olympic fever is coming to the city and SIV will be at the heart of the action. The £1 sessions are available in a range of sports and fitness activities, so there should be something for everyone.
“Our world class facilities are home to scores of athletes training for the Olympics and Paralympics and more than 60 activities to enjoy at every level. We have the expertise to help people improve fitness, develop skills and get a real taste of Olympic sporting action.”
To take advantage of the offer, visit any SIV facility, or find out more at www.cityofsport2012.co.uk.
The Olympic Torch will set off on the last leg of its journey in Sheffield when it leaves Don Valley Stadium on Tuesday, June 26.
SIV’s commitment to bringing the Olympics a little closer to Sheffield also includes Sheftival – the biggest ever festival of sport and culture which is expected to attract more than 50,000 people to the Don Valley cluster of facilities when it takes place on 4 and 5 August.