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1Life Downham Contract includes Downham Health & Leisure Centre. 1Life caters for every gym-goer with a variety of membership packages and payment options to suit all lifestyles and budgets. Operating across 70 centres in the UK 1Life has invested over £2.6 million into its facilities to deliver the latest gym equipment, fitness classes, personal assessments and training, for more than 50,000 members.

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The Downham Digital Newsroom is a simple and useful resource for you to keep track of all the latest news stories. High resolution images and complete press releases are available to download from here, and you can connect with our various social media profiles easily. Suggestions for improvements are welcome.

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Laura Coyne
Manifest Communications
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Aqua Zumba launches at Downham Health & Leisure Centre

The latest fitness craze to take the nation by storm has launched in Lewisham.  Aqua Zumba classes are now taking place at Downham Health & Leisure Centre every Thursday at 12 noon.

  • The Latin-inspired, calorie-burning Zumba has become one of the world’s largest and most successful dance-fitness programmes
  • Aqua Zumba offers an invigorating work out, integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines
  • The new Aqua Zumba classes offer a challenging water-based workout that is cardio-conditioning, body toning and exhilarating and will run on Thursdays from 12noon until 12.45pm and cost £5.05


Danielle De Cruz, Community Liaison Manager at Downham Health & Leisure Centre said:

We’re very excited to be launching the new Aqua Zumba classes and think our members will find the classes to be really fun, as well as being a great work out.

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Downham Health & Leisure Centre marks National Adoption Week

Family Fantasia, in association with Downham Health & Leisure Centre, is inviting adoptive and foster families to come together and form a family choir to mark the start of National Adoption Week on Monday 3rd November The aim of the project is to create a family choir in just six weeks to give a short […]

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Local leisure centre announces the appointment of two new managers

Downham Health & Leisure Centre has announced the appointment of two new duty managers: Manny Essex and Gemma Braddon, who both bring a wealth of experience to their new role Manny Essex, from Orpington, joins the team having previously worked for Parkwood Community Leisure, where he was acting Duty Manager for four and a half […]

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Downham Health & Leisure Centre plays host to charity Splash-athon!

Downham Health & Leisure Centre is set to host a charity Splash-athon on Friday 25 July, from 10.30am in a bid to raise money for Tommy’s; a charity which funds research into stillbirth, premature birth and miscarriage. From 10.30am until 11am the team at Downham Health & Leisure Centre will run a free swim class […]

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