Residents are being invited to join an afternoon of activities showcasing the diversity of Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre at its official opening next month.
The event on 9 February from 4:30pm to 6:30pm will feature activities, classes and local groups and an opportunity to tour the facilities.
For younger visitors there will be a bouncy castle and 5 a side junior football tournament, while all visitors can enjoy performances from Cantamus – Salisbury Cathedral School Choir, Dance 60 and Starcast Performing Arts. There will also be workshops for drama and healthy eating.
Baroness Scott of Bybrook, OBE, Leader of Wiltshire Council, will unveil a special plaque to mark the event.
Baroness Scott said: “Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre demonstrates what can be achieved when our vision to create vibrant hubs at the heart of communities becomes reality. Five Rivers is a focal point for local facilities, activities and groups and it also is home to local agencies and partner organisations providing a range of services under one roof.
“I am looking forward to the official opening which will showcase the diversity of community activities at Five Rivers.”
Local residents are invited to attend the opening event which will also be attended by representatives from Salisbury City Council, Salisbury Bid and local schools and community groups.
There will be a programme of activity and exhibition stands to offer information and advice from Citizens Advice Wiltshire, Wiltshire Police, Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue, The Royal British Legion, Salisbury City Council, South Wilts Mencap and Salisbury District Hospital and The Salisbury Museum. The full programme is available at http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/leisure-five-rivers
The Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre is part of the wider campus programme which is providing local communities across Wiltshire with improved facilities and services. Wiltshire Council invested more than £8m in the facility at Five Rivers which now has more than 5,000 memberships; 3,500 fitness suite members and 1,500 swimming club members and the centre welcomes approximately 2,500 people through its doors every day.
For more information, please contact Karen Linaker on 01722 434697, or email her – firstname.lastname@example.org