Soft play area, gym and climbing wall comes to town

The Kids Play Arena in Watton Picture: Peter Dive

The Kids Play Arena in Watton Picture: Peter Dive - Credit: Archant

Youngsters will have a new soft play area as a business looks to create more activities in their town.

A soft play centre is opening in Watton. Picture: Peter Dive

A soft play centre is opening in Watton. Picture: Peter Dive - Credit: Archant

Peter Dive is the owner of Full Fitness Gym in Norwich Road, Watton.

After seeing families in the town complain that there is not enough for youngsters to do he took it into his own hands, re-purposing areas of his gym to create a climbing wall, called Just Grip, which he said had proved to be a success with teens and children.

Now, the gym has seen a host of improvements with the creation of a soft play area, new climbing area and new gym space as it celebrates its fifth anniversary.

The 33-year-old said: "One area in the gym is relaxed, easy to use equipment, great for those moving into Fitness.

Full Fitness Gym in Watton relocated to its bigger facility in Norwich Road. Picture: Courtesy of F

Full Fitness Gym in Watton relocated to its bigger facility in Norwich Road. Picture: Courtesy of Full Fitness Gym - Credit: Courtesy of Full Fitness Gym

"Rock climbing through Bouldering is fully open, a new training area has been built for finger strength with a 4.5m wall without ropes or harness."

The soft play area is set to open on January 25. For more information go to www.thekidsplay.co.uk.

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