Downham Health & Leisure Centre

Swimming Timetable

Swimming is a great way to improve fitness, tone up and burn calories. It's low-impact too so there’s less risk of injury and it’s a great addition to other training programmes.

Child Safety in the Swimming Pool 

All children under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent, or adult over the age of 18 at all times when in the facility.

The child’s parent or responsible adult must decide what level of supervision each child needs in the light or his/her swimming ability and the water depth and features of the swimming pool.

As a minimum, children under the age of 8 must be accompanied in the water at all times by a parent, or adult over the age of 18. One adult may accompany and fully supervise no more than two children under the age of 8 years.

Pool Water Hygiene

Please help us to keep the pool water clean and clear for your bathing enjoyment.

Before entering the pool:

  • Use the toilet
  • Have a shower
  • Blow your nose
  • Ensure that your swimwear is clean
  • Ensure that babies/ small children wear swim nappies if required.

If you have had diarrhoea, you MUST NOT swim until you have been symptom free for at least 48 hours.

Swim4Fitness

Need ideas of what to do in the pool to keep fit or train for events? Register for Swim4Fitness and get access to tailored training plans suited to your needs, either for fitness, triathlon training or general well being. You can also challenge a friend, get expert advice and more! Go to the website here: www.swim4fitness.com

FREE Swimming for Lewisham residents aged 16 and under (finished September 2016)

Lewisham Council ran the free swim initiative for six years but unfortunately it's come to the end. We would like to encourage you to continue to swim and if you have a swimming lesson direct debit you can still swim for free.

Book Activities

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Fit in the Pool

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Party time!

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Our Offers

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Fit in a Class

Group exercise classes. 
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Activity Camps

Bring your children to our FUN activity Camps. Find out more »

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Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lessons

ASA Swimming Lessons from 5 months to adults! Swimming lessons are so important and great fun too!

Zoggs Swimshop

Visit the Zoggs Swimshop for everything from goggles to swimwear to swimming equipment.

Contact details and information

Contact details

7–9 Moorside Road, Downham
BR1 5EP
t: 020 8461 9200
downham@remove-this.1Life.co.uk

Opening times

Monday – Friday 6:00am – 10:00pm

Saturday – Sunday 8:00am – 6:00pm

Bank Holidays - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Downham Health & Leisure Centre

Managed by Downham Lifestyles Ltd in partnership with Lewisham Council. Operated by 1Life.
www.lewisham.gov.uk

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