Try a new sport in East Ham for International Older Persons Day

Newham’s older generation are invited to try a new sport for free on Tuesday October 2 for International Older Persons Day.

East Ham Leisure Centre, on Barking Road, invites residents over 55-years-old to drop in for a gym session, a swim, a game of badminton, an aerobics class, or a cooking demonstration from Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food from 9.30pm to 1.30pm.

For the full activity schedule, go to East Ham Leisure Centre, 324 Barking Road, East Ham, E6 2RT, call them on 020 8548 5850 or email

International Older Person’s Day is on October 1 but the Leisure Centre event is the day after.