15 million is a lucky number!

Published on 30 March 2021

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It was just another day for Amara and her son Aihan as they walked through the doors at Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope on Thursday 18 March.

For 3-year old Aihan in particular, he was as excited as ever to get to his Little Kickers class. For Amara things were about to get much more exciting!

There waiting in reception was Council’s Manager Key Venues, Kevin Jones, ready to greet the centre’s 15 millionth visitor. And it was Amara!

As the 15 millionth visitor, Amara was congratulated with flowers, a merchandise pack, a free gym membership for her and her husband and a complimentary term of swim lessons for Aihan.

Blacktown City Mayor, Councillor Tony Bleasdale OAM said; “It’s great to see Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope reach yet another remarkable milestone.

“With the vast array of programs on offer and the wonderful Dennis Johnson Branch Library sharing the facilities, this is truly a great asset for the local community” Mayor Bleasdale said.

Since opening in February 2003, Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope has been a huge hit with the local and regional community.

Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope is Council’s flagship leisure facility that offers a diverse range of programs and activities for the community and is also home to Blacktown Tennis Centre Stanhope.

Since opening in 2003, Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope has become a feature of the local and regional community. With more than 20 community and industry awards, more than 2 million learn to swim enrolments and well over 250,000 exercise classes conducted, the facilities continue to attract visitors from far and wide.

For information on Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope contact 9421 2600 or visit our website at www.blacktown.nsw.gov.au/blcs

 

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