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Have An Ocean Of Fun 'Finding Dory' At Local Swimming Baths
Children and adults in Lichfield are being encouraged to 'get in the swim' this summer, while also having the chance to win some fabulous cinema prizes. An ocean of fun awaits visitors to the Friary Grange and Burntwood leisure centres in the Staffordshire city as they play host to Finding Dory family swimming sessions over the school holiday period.

Disney, the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) and Change4Life are hoping to encourage families to get active over the summer months with a programme of swimming sessions inspired by the new Disney Pixar film, Finding Dory. In a series of fun activities inspired by Finding Dory and led by a trained pool activator, all the family will have the chance to dive like Dory, splash like sea lions, and hide like Hank.

Friary Grange Leisure Centre
Swimming instructor Megan at Friary Grange Leisure Centre


The bookable sessions, which are open to families of all ages and abilities, will run from July 27 to September 4. A full list of the sessions is available online on Lichfield District Council's Holiday Fun website. To book a family swimming session call Burntwood Leisure Centre on 01543 308810 or Friary Grange Leisure Centre on 01543 308842.

Burntwood Leisure Centre
Burntwood Leisure Centre will be hosting Finding Dory swim sessions


The first 50,000 children across the UK that attend three sessions will receive a Finding Dory branded swimming bag from reception. All people need to do is collect a loyalty card from reception at their first session which must then be stamped on three separate occasions to qualify for the bag. Swimmers could also win a Finding Dory prize bundle worth 250 when they upload a photo from the Photo Standee via Instagram using #JustKeepMoving. The competition will run for six weeks, from July 27 to September 4, with 10 winners selected every week winning 250 worth of Finding Dory products.

Friary Grange Leisure Centre
Get in the swim at Friary Grange Leisure Centre


Councillor Andy Smith, Lichfield District Council's Cabinet Member for Leisure and Parks, said: "Linking Finding Dory with fun swimming pool sessions aimed at improving core aquatic skills is a great idea, and we're delighted to offer them at our leisure centres. We hope plenty of people have a go and just keep moving this summer!"
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Why? Get Fit And Active This Summer By Getting In The Swim
When: 27 July to 4 September 2016
Phone: 01543 308842
Where: Friary Grange Leisure Centre, Eastern Avenue, Lichfield WS13 7SQ
Cost: Session prices vary
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