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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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Downham Health & Leisure Centre awards free membership

Two Lewisham residents have won one month’s free membership and one term’s free swimming lessons at Downham Health & Leisure Centre.

  • Entrants had to answer a question correctly to be in with a chance of winning the prize. ‘How long has Downham Health & Leisure Centre been opened?’ was correctly answered five years by Laena Ashman
  • Her prize was the one month’s free membership
  • Alison Collins answered the question ‘What is the youngest age swimmers can start lessons?’ correctly with the answer ‘4 months’ and won  a free term of swimming lessons


Danielle De Cruz, Community Liaison Manager at Downham Health & Leisure Centre, said:
We’re really looking forward to welcoming Laena and Alison to the centre, and we hope they enjoy everything Downham Health & Leisure Centre has to offer, which, includes a gym and swimming pool, alongside opportunities to take part in activities such as badminton and aerobics.

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It’s as easy as ABC – Local leisure centre launches new timetable

Downham Health & Leisure Centre has joined forces with Les Mills to launch an exciting new fitness timetable this autumn, which has been designed around the ABC of fitness. The timetable launched on Monday 17th November. Members will be able to improve their aerobic capabilities and refine their body conditioning. Activities will include Les Mills’ […]

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Special wheelchair fitness classes to launch at Downham

Downham Health & Leisure Centre is launching “Use it or Lose it”, a sit-down mobility class held every Thursday from 11.30am until 12.30pm. The first class on Thursday 16th October is completely free with the following weekly sessions costing just £3.50 or £30 for the full course Wheelchair users, and people with limited mobility, are […]

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