Women and girls


For the Girls Programme

In Tower Hamlets, everyone is welcome to join our wide range of fitness and sports activities. 
We have many women and girls sessions throughout the week across our leisure centres. You will find sessions under the 'For The Girls' programme.

Get active and have fun in a comfortable environment. Sessions are run  for women by women, and our 'For the Girls' community programme is for all abilities and ages. 

Activities include swimming, gym, virtual and instructor-led fitness classes. There are also sports activities such as badminton, football, basketball and netball.

Check out our full community programme by visiting the Better website.


Love to Swim

School term time swimming lessons for women and girls only at Sir John Cass Secondary School.

For more details or to make a booking visit www.lovetoswim.co.uk, or contact enquiries@lovetoswim.co.uk, 020 3006 6189.

Female only community classes

Gentle exercise  

Thursdays, anytime 10am - 1pm. £2.50. St Peter's Community Centre, Marian Place, E2 9AX.

For information contact stpetersprojects@gmail.com.

Walking Netball

Takes place on Monday's from 12pm at Poplar Leisure Centre, 170 East India Dock Road, E14 0ED. £3 per session. 

For more information please contact Yvonne.Rhoden@englandnetball.co.uk.

Walking Netball poster showing Monday from 12pm at Poplar Leisure Centre

Women & Girls' Football

There are opportunities in the borough to play in women and girl's teams, from beginner to senior competition. Visit the football section for more information.

Trojans Basketball Club

Trojans run a variety of sessions across the borough to cater for a wide range of abilities and ages. For more details on any of the below sessions contact play@trojansbasketballclub.co.uk or visit the Trojans website.

For more information contact pauline.stewart@towerhamlets.gov.uk.

International women and girls week 6-12 March 2023

See our brochure of activities

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Women and Sport photography exhibition

Women and Sport photography exhibition
02 (09:00) - 30/03/2023 (19:00)
Brady Arts and Community Centre 192-196 Hanbury Street London E1 5HU
Women and Sport - Women's History Month photography exhibition
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