Penwortham Leisure Centre: 24 pictures from the 90s and 00s you might remember

It's time for another trip down memory lane, this time to the gym, pool and halls of the Penwortham Leisure Centre.

Wednesday, 23rd October 2019, 5:35 pm
Penwortham Leisure Centre

See if you recognise any of these people in some pictures from our archive:

The Penwortham Leisure Centre Ultimate Activity Lifestyle Challenge
Shiela Smith and Sam Laraway are cheered on in the Peak Fitness challenge

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Men dressed in drag for aChildren in Need football match
Penwortham Leisure Centre fitness instructor, Rob Medcalf, before and after his headshave in aid of the tsunami disaster appeal
Martin Grayston, right, and Stuart Wildey from Penwortham Leisure Centre who are in training for their charity trek to the Himalayas in aid of Sense
Fit as fiddle, Rock FM's "Tommy Sex", Peak Fitness Challenge organiser Martin Grayston and Rock FM DJ Danny Bee demonstrate their fitness to staff during the South Ribble Peak Fitness Challege
Tough going....Mark Bolton during the 800m run during the South Ribble Peak Fitness Challege
Staff support...Martin Grayston, duty officer at Penwortham Leisure Centre, Preston, receives some liquid refreshment from staff during the South Ribble Peak Fitness Challenge
Jenny Harrison, winner of the last 5 Peak Fitness Challenges at Penwortham Leisure Centre, prepares for this years race, with some of her supporters club
6 year old Elyce Mercer painting at Penwortham Leisure centre play scheme
Anyone for tennis...Eight year old Hannah Silcock, a pupil at Leyland St. Mary's RC Primary, at the Lancashire Youth Sports Initiative event
Michelle Walters on the rowing machine receives encouragement from Rachel Cottam as they prepare for the South Ribble Peak Fitness Challenge
Cooling off in the Priory Pool at Penwortham Leisure Centre, Preston, are cousins, John Butterworth of Lostock Hall and Barry Rampling of Penwortham
Penwortham Priory High School year 11 pupil Nicola Charnock, 15, proudly holds up the runners up trophy after she finished second in the Penwortham Leisure Centre Peak Fitness Challenge
The new synthetic pitch is opened
The new social area
A revolutionary new synthetic nylon ice rink was installed as part of summer playscheme activities
People using the new gymnasium
The centre's swimming pool
South Ribble mayor Eunice Webster working out on a new set of fitness machines with director of services Colin Monk and leisure services manager Paul Nicol
Leisure centre holiday play scheme: 9-year-old Grant Ormerod from Longton
Leisure centre holiday playscheme: 10-year-old Linsay Mekie
Weight training room