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.
Downham Health & Leisure Centre will be hosting a range of fun school holiday activities this summer including free swimming classes and cricket sessions – all designed to encourage local children to stay active.
Downham Health & Leisure Centre re-opened its doors last week to a welcome reception attended by Councillor Chris Best, Cabinet Member for Community Services and Older People, Petra Marshall, Community Resources Manager and David Walton, Client Manager, as well as several members of the local community.
Following reports that PE in schools can put girls off sport for life, Downham Health & Leisure Centre is offering a variety of free sessions for women in Lewisham as part of Women’s Health Week.
On Wednesday 21 September women in Lewisham will have the opportunity to swim for free at Downham Health & Leisure Centre in a bid to encourage more of them to take up swimming.