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Member Spotlight: Mark Bowler

This month we’d like to celebrate the success of one of our super friendly members who graces the PARC Health Club with his positive energy every time he trains, Mark Bowler!

Mark has been nominated for the Member Spotlight this month for great attitude and polite friendly nature, helping to make the PARC Health Club a positive space. Mark is always open to helping out fellow gym members and is an extremely valuable member of the PARC community!  We sat down with him and asked a few questions about why PARC is important to him.

 

What type of training do you do at PARC? 

Body building sessions in the gym!

What is your year of health goal?

I’m working towards competing in natural body building October next year however I’m always working on being my general health and fitness as well.

What motivates you?

I want to a role model for my kids! My daughter just joined, and we train together every week. That time is extremely valuable to me. On top of that, PARC is an extremely positive environment, so I want to be here! The social aspect of coming to PARC is so important to me. I have made lot of friends since I have been here and have been able to inadvertently help others through conversation and friendship.

Do you have a training buddy? 

I met up with my daughter a few times a week to train together! Other than that, I come alone but always have members to chat to while I am training. That’s part of what motivates me, PARC is such a friendly environment!

Why do you love PARC?

I love the friendly and welcoming environment in the gym! PARC has everything you could need for your health and fitness….including great coffee! I’ve trained at a lot of gyms over the years, and this is by far the best one!

What is your biggest achievement at PARC?

When returned to the gym after taking a break due to the temporary closures, I had put on weight, and I decided to make a change. I got back in and lost 30kg in 8 months!

How long have you been a member with us

I am a foundation member…I signed up in a tent before PARC was even built!

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We've truly got some amazing members here at PARC!

Absolutely impressive from Rowland here who at the young age of 78 smashed out a plank time of 11 minutes and 9 seconds during our My Purpose Challenge!

Let's also give a huge shoutout to all our winners of the extra gym challenges below!

🥇 🚴‍♀️Highest RPM: Harry B - 162 rpm
🥇 💪 Pull Ups: Cayden H - 20 pull ups
🥇 🙌 Deadhang: Manny - 2:41 minutes
🥇 🏋️‍♂️ Plank: Rob - 12:07 minutes
🥇 ⛷ Distance on the Skierg: John G - 259 metres

Huge achievements all round, go PARC fam!

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⭐ Pyjama Day at PARC Childcare ⭐️

Our Childcare team and kids stayed cosy today by wearing their pyjamas to help raise funds for children in foster care. 🧸

The money raised today will help the Pyjama Foundation empower children in foster care as they provide important learning skills to children living in out-of-home care and fund educational resources.

It was a fun day for the Childcare team and our littlest PARC members, who enjoyed hanging out in their comfy pyjamas while raising awareness for such an important cause. 💛

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💪 Small Group Training Come and Try this Saturday 20 July 💪

We’ve added 2 more sessions due to popular demand! Come down this Saturday and meet the team at our Small Group Training sessions at 8am or 9am. 🤩

Try our semi-personal group training delivered by our experienced PARC personal trainers you know and love. ❤️

Book now via our member portal in the link in our bio. 📎

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Our limited edition PARC hoodies are still available! 🤩

Whether you’re working out, chilling at home, or just out and about, these hoodies are the perfect addition to your winter wardrobe. 🙌

We have limited stock available so be sure to get yours before they’re gone. 💨

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A huge thank you to all our incredible members who participated in the PARC My Purpose Challenge! 🎉 

Your dedication and motivation to complete the Challenge was inspiring, we hope you all had fun and were able to find your Purpose at PARC this winter. We appreciate everyone who got involved, and to those who participated in our extra Gym challenges.

We're excited to announce that the winners of the 100 PARC Sports Bags have been drawn! 🏆 Please check your email to see if you're one of the lucky winners. Only successful bag winners will receive an email. 

Thank you for being a part of the PARC My Purpose Challenge. Keep pushing towards your goals and stay motivated. 
Well done you, keep it up! 💪 
 
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Thank you for your patience as we underwent essential and planned maintenance and replacement works in the Main Pool Hall. We can confirm that the pool is back open, and operating as normal.

There are still some impacted services, see which services remained impacted below:

OPEN:
✅ Main Pool
✅ Leisure / Learn to Swim Pool
✅ Toddler Pool
✅ Warm Water Pool
✅ Sauna, Steam Room and Spa

CLOSED:
❌ Aquatic Playground - expected reopen 29 July
❌ Waterslides - expected reopen 29 July
❌ Cafe - expected reopen to be advised

We appreciate your understanding and patience as we work to enhance your PARC experience. 

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❗Cafe Closure ❗️

Due to reactive maintenance we will unfortunately be closing our cafe until further notice.

If you usually grab your coffee or snack at the Café during your visit, please make other arrangements.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience, and thank you for your ongoing understanding.

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