Category archive: Sports


More Vision facilities re-open just in time for the final week of the Easter holidays

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure were delighted to be able to re-open some of their leisure and cultural facilities on Monday 12 April, one step closer to bringing the Redbridge community back together. Following the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown families can once again enjoy swimming sessions at their local leisure centre. Parents are keen […]



Register now for the DragonFest Shopping Village!

Due to the global pandemic the annual DragonFest event at Fairlop Waters has been postponed until 2021. However, extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. To raise funds for The Lord Mayor’s Appeal this year DragonFest brings you the crème de la crème online shopping experience from the DragonFest Shopping Village, which hosts near 200 of […]


The Community Leisure UK Award winners have been announced!

The National Community Leisure UK Awards are held annually and recognise, celebrate and share the achievements of leisure and culture trusts across the UK. Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure were delighted to have finalists in three of the categories for the 2020 awards and a winner in one! Huge congratulations go to Yashmin Harun, a […]


Financial help for the sport and physical activity sector through coronavirus

Sport England are making up to £195 million of funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. The money will help their partners, clubs and community organisations cope with the short and long-term impact of the pandemic. The package, which is a combination of National Lottery and […]



Vision wins three Healthy Catering Commitment awards

Vision’s Sport & Health team was presented with three Healthy Catering Commitments awards at a ceremony on Tuesday 4 February at Redbridge Town Hall. Two of our venues, Owl’s Play Centre and Redbridge Cycling Centre will proudly display this award. We’re also the first organisation in Redbridge to receive the award for an educational and […]


Wanstead Leisure Centre wins award for most improved performer

Wanstead Leisure Centre has scooped the award for Most Improved performer in Sport and Leisure Facility Management at The Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards. APSE Performance Networks benchmarks the operational performance of leisure centres on a national basis in ‘like for like’ family groups. The award was based on Wanstead Leisure Centre’s overall […]


Christmas opening hours

During the Christmas period our leisure centres, libraries, parks and other centres will have different opening hours. To avoid disappointment, please make note of our opening times before visiting. To find out more information on opening times, visit the pages below and click on your centre or library for individual opening times. Find out more […]


Bounce yourself fit!!

New trampolining courses start Monday 25 November at Wanstead Leisure Centre. Come and join us to have fun, learn new skills and enjoy a fun way to keep fit. 5.30pm – 6.30pm Juniors 5 – 11yrs6.30pm – 7.30pm Juniors 11 – 15yrs7.30pm – 8.30pm Adults 16yrs+ For more information or to book a space contact […]




Vision’s volunteer wins ‘unsung hero volunteer of the year’ award by England Hockey

Vision works with volunteers regularly across all of our services, helping to create opportunities and shape communities for the future. We value our volunteers and all of their hard work in giving back to the community. In an event on Thursday 6 June, coinciding with Volunteers Week, all of our volunteers were invited to an […]