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Olympic boost for Basildon's sporting village
5:30pm Wednesday 19th September 2012 in Echo News
BASILDON Sporting Village saw over 10,000 additional visits during the London Olympics.
Over 101,000 people visited the popular sports destination during August compared to 90,000 in the same month last year.
Since opening the Sporting Village has seen over 1500 more young people participating in the Learn to Swim programme and increased attendance at the South Essex Gymnastics club by 3000 per month.