Downham Health & Leisure Centre is throwing its weight behind the new Whitefoot and Downham Community Food Project by collecting food for the scheme and distributing it to the Whitefoot Lane Christian Centre. The project is a voluntary community based assignment, set up to help people or families who are suffering from hardship and poverty […]
Step into swimming at Downham Health & Leisure Centre
From Wednesday 12 October, Downham Health & Leisure Centre is offering swimming lessons for adults in Lewisham. Those aged between 40 and 75 are being encouraged to take the plunge and learn to swim for only £2 per lesson.
- The lessons aim to help older people learn to swim and increase their confidence in the water while making friends and staying fit and healthy
- The swimming lesson course begins on Wednesday 12th October and runs from 12 noon–12:30pm or 12.30–1pm and costs only £20 for 10 sessions
Danielle De Cruz, Community Liaison Manager at Downham Health & Leisure Centre, commented:
Members of the community aged between 40 and 75 can sometimes feel intimidated about not being able to swim, so we have launched these sessions as a way to encourage them into the water, improve their water confidence, but also offer a fun and sociable activity.