Free Outdoor Gym classes for 2019

Our outdoor gyms aim to deliver exciting, inclusive and safe places where you can enjoy physical activity across Tower Hamlets. And the best part? There's no need to book, just turn up.

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Disability sport

Disability Sport

The sport and physical activity team and our partners support the running of inclusive sport wherever possible, so make sure to check our find a sport and weekly timetable for additional opportunities.

Swimming

Tower Hamlets council run disability swimming sessions for free at Mile End Park Leisure Centre, from children aged 5 all the way up to adult sessions.

Sessions run every Wednesday from 5.30 - 8pm, and for more info you can contact shenneth.brereton@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Better UK also run sessions specifically for people with disabilities at Poplar Baths and Tiller Leisure Centres.

Poplar Baths LC Ages 3 - Adult Thursday, 4.15 - 7.30pm
Tiller LC Ages 5 - Adult Friday, 4 - 5.30pm

 

You can also sign up to the Health & Fitness Inclusive Membership for disabled people at ALL Better Leisure Centres.

Multi-Sport

We run and support sessions at Mile End Park Leisure Centre where participants can try different sports and activities each week.

Monday, 10am - 12noon

 Ages 18+

Tuesday 10.30 - 12noon

 Ages 4+

Wednesday, 6-8pm

 Ages 5 - 16

 

Contact shenneth.brereton@towerhamlets.gov.uk for more information.


Keep It Moving swimming

Swimming sessions aimed at older people (aged 50 plus) and for people living with long term pain.

Poplar Baths Leisure Centre, Saturdays 10am - 12pm, £1 per session.

To book contact Love to Swim on 020 3006 6189 or email enquiries@lovetoswim.co.uk

Partners' programmes

Ability Bow

Accessible Gym, St. Paul's Church, St Stephen's Road, Bow, E3 5JL

Open Mon-Fri, 9.30am - 5.30pm

See the website for details of classes, including those for a variety of disabilities and health conditions

Athletics

Free inclusive coaching for children and adults from Victoria Park Harriers & Tower Hamlets Athletics Club. Email peaty@aol.com

Saturdays, 10am - 12 noon, Mile End Stadium.

Bikeworks

All Ability inclusive cycling clubs in Victoria Park.

Wednesday 1-3pm and alternate Saturdays 1-3pm. Under 16s club on Saturdays 12-1pm.

Flyerz Hockey

Inclusive hockey sessions catering for people with any disability.

East London Flyerz - Sundays, 10-11.30am, Mile End Stadium. Email adam.thomas@accesssport.co.uk or call 020 7993 9883

Wapping Flyerz - Saturdays, 9.30-11am, John Orwell Sports Centre. Email: wappingflyerz@gmail.com

Royal Society for Blind Children

Multi-Sport club including workshops on nutrition and confidence, for 12 - 25 year olds with a visual impairment.

1st Saturday of the month, 2 - 4pm, Whitechapel Sports Centre. Contact connections@rsbc.org.uk or call 020 3198 0225.

West Ham United Foundation Football

APASEN Adult Football - coaching for adults with special educational needs. Tuesdays, 1-3pm, Stepney Green Park 3G pitch. For more details contact habibur.kabir@apasen.org.uk.

SEN Junior Football - inclusive coaching for young people aged 7+ with special education needs and friends. Saturdays, 2-3pm, Mile End Stadium. For more details contact YRabia@westhamunited.co.uk.