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Exercise and fitness sessions

There are many ways to find an exercise session for fun and to be fitter and healthier.

Group activities in leisure centres

All of our leisure centres offer group exercise classes. From boot camp and Boxercise to Pilates, Zumba and everything in between there is a class to suit you, your lifestyle, interests and fitness levels.

Pay and play sports activities


It's easy to learn, social and fun. Badminton courts and equipment are available for hire at the following centres:

Sports pitches and courts

There are many sports pitches and courts in our parks and centres that include tennis, netball, basketball and many other sports. Mostly, courts in parks are drop in and free to use, but some do require a hire charge and booking. Check out Sports pitches and courts for a full list and details about use. 

Fitness and exercise sessions in parks

From 'Army fitness' to 'pushy mothers' you can get in shape in many park settings.

Exercise for health reasons

If you feel you could benefit from exercise for health reasons then you may be eligible for Being active.

Fitness sessions in community settings

There are many fitness sessions run by instructors all over the borough, usually these are set in community halls, churches and other community based settings. Many of these classes advertise in Lewisham Life, on community notice boards or in doctor's surgeries.

Look out for local advertising for a community fitness session near you.


Parks & Leisure Community Services

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