Sports and physical activity

It’s time to get fit and physical

Taking part in sport is a great way to stay healthy, have fun and meet new people. It needn’t be strenuous or expensive to be effective.

Did you know that thirty minutes of moderate physical activity each week can improve your fitness levels, and there are lots of free, outdoor gyms across Redbridge which youcan use? Youmay alsobe eligible for discounted sports sessions.

Local sports programmes include:

  • Swimming
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Disability multi sports: Basketball, Boccia, New Age Kurling & Football
  • Free taster sessions at a variety of community festivals - a great way to try something new
  • Healthy Lifestyles Programme
  • Exercise on referral and golden years project
  • Sports in parks: Football, Outdoor gyms, Park Runs, Beach Volleyball, Cricket & Golf
  • Walk to Health
  • Community fit club
  • Women only mother and toddler sessions and Us Girls

Find out more on Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure website

Redbridge Leisure Pass

The Redbridge Leisure Pass gives you access to some of the recreation facilities at a discount off the normal adult price for use on Mondays to Fridays from 9.00am and 5.00pm. You can also use it for day membership at Redbridge Sports and Leisure Centre during the same hours, but at off-peak charges.

You are eligible for the pass if you are an adult resident of the London Borough of Redbridge and if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Senior Citizen (male or female aged 60 years or more)
  • Unemployed
  • Disabled
  • Full-time student aged 16 or above
  • In receipt of income support, incapacity benefit or housing benefit

Apply for the pass by visiting the following leisure venues. Please bring a proof of ID and a document to prove one of the above eligibility criteria:

Sports and Arts Activity Pass

This Activity Pass is for young disabled people up to the age of 16 years. It enables young people to access, at a discounted rate, a number of activities organised by Vision RCL.

For more information about the Redbridge Sports and Arts Activity Pass please call 020 8708 0951.

Useful links

Other MyLife pages: Parks and open spaces, Healthy weight

External websites: Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure, Sport England