Havering to host various events on National Fitness Day

PUBLISHED: 16:00 25 August 2016

Members of Havering's Everyone Active at last year's National Fitness Day

Members of Havering's Everyone Active at last year's National Fitness Day


Everyone Active hoping to encourage locals to get involved

Hornchurch Sports Centre and Central Park Leisure Centre, both operated by Everyone Active on behalf of Havering London Borough Council, are hosting free open days on Wednesday September 7.

The open days are part of National Fitness Day, the largest celebration of physical activity in the UK, and Everyone Active is aiming to encourage the local community to get active by offering a busy timetable of classes and activities from 9.30am to 9.15pm.

There will be free swimming from 1-3.30pm and 6.30-8.30pm at Hornchurch Sports Centre, as well as free badminton from 12pm-5.15pm.

There will also be other activities running throughout the day, including Small Group Training Taster sessions from 7.30pm-8.15pm and 8.30pm-9.15pm and circuit sessions from 7.30-8.30pm.

A range of free classes will be held at Central Park Leisure Centre, including Body Combat from 9.30-10.15am and 6.15-7pm, Body Pump from 10.30-11.15am, Body Balance from 7.15-8pm and Zuma from 8.15-9pm.

Everyone Active’s Micky Organ said: “We are excited to be throwing open our doors and welcoming local people to enjoy our fantastic facilities. From 9.30am to 9.15pm we will be offering something for everyone, no matter your age or ability.

“We are passionate about encouraging people to get active, and we are hugely supportive of National Fitness Day. We are really looking forward to seeing people come down with their friends and family to join in the fun.”

For more information, call Hornchurch Sports Centre on 01708 454135, Central Park Leisure Centre on 01708 382820 or visit

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