Sports, arts and leisure

The borough has a whole range of leisure and cultural activities and the opportunities for sports and leisure activities are many and varied.

Sport and leisure in Lewisham

Sports facilities and activities in Lewisham include:

  • 7 leisure centres
  • Sports pitches and courts available in parks
  • opportunities to take part in a range of outdoor activities, including fitness classes in parks, walking and cycling
  • Natures Gym - an innovative way to improve fitness by taking part in conservation activities in parks

The Sports and Leisure Service offers specific areas of activities targeted at older people such as healthy walks, swimming, bowling, aquafit, badminton and squash clubs, golf and many others. For more information follow the link below.

Sports & Leisure Activities


Arts and entertainment in Lewisham

There are many opportunities to take part in arts whatever your age or ability, whether you want to dance, draw, paint, sing, make music, act or write. All Lewisham's theatres, the Broadway, Albany, Laban, Blackheath Halls and Brockley Jack are wheelchair accessible, with some venues offering hearing assistance and BSL support. For all arts events listings sign up to the arts ebulletin by following the link below. 

More information about Lewisham arts


Events and activities

There are a whole range of events and activities arranged in Lewisham, so visit the online calendar to find out what's happening in your area.

Events & Activities


Lewisham Plus Card

If you are over 60 or receiving certain kinds of benefits, have a disability or are a student, carer or asylum seeker you may be eligible for a Lewisham Plus Card which offers discounted or free activities in any Lewisham leisure centre, park or site for people over 60. For more information and how to apply follow the link below.

Lewisham Plus Card


Useful contacts

Sports and Leisure Service
Phone: 020 8314 9274

Going to the gym, swimming or playing group sports can help you to stay fit as well as improve your social life.

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