Category archive: Sports



Introducing the Vision Premier Membership – Elevate your fitness experience in 2024!

Exciting news for fitness enthusiasts in Redbridge as Vision RCL is launching – a brand new membership, the Vision Premier. This membership offers tons of perks to give you the most exciting and diverse fitness journey. plus no joining fee when you join throughout January! Priced competitively at £65 per month, plus no joining fee


Exercise on Referral team nominated in APSE Service Awards 2023

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure Exercise on Referral team has been nominated for Best Health and Wellbeing Initiative in the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Service Awards. Vision RCL Exercise on Referral team has been in place since 2008, supporting residents to engage in patient centred, supervised programme which is designed to help build


MegaMix is Back for the Summer Holidays

Megamix is back this summer with lots of free and low cost activities for children living in Redbridge. Children aged 5-16 have a large selection of activities to choose from during the summer holidays from sports to drama, dance to digital workshops, roller skating to arts and crafts. We’ve put a selection of some of


Tennis courts in Redbridge Parks reopen after £600,000 renovation

Park tennis courts in Redbridge have officially reopened after a £609,674 renovation, managed by the LTA and funded by the UK Government and LTA Tennis Foundation, Redbridge Council & Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure. Tennis courts in Valentines Park and Goodmayes Park, which are among those to have benefited from this investment, recently hosted a


A Guide of Activities This May Half Term

May Half Term is almost upon us and across Vision venues we have lots of activities to enjoy. You can see all children’s activities on our Do More page. But we’ve also recapped everything for you here too: Multiple Day Activities Single Day Activities Tuesday 30 May Wednesday 31 May Thursday 1 June Friday 2


Mental Health Awareness Week

The Mental Health Foundation are promoting ways to combat anxiety for 2023’s Mental Health Awareness Week. Anxiety is something that most people deal with at some point in their lives. We’re providing a programme of activities with the aim of helping people to work on the Five Ways To Wellbeing. To find out more about



Vision offers half price swimming for all on Big Swim Day

Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure invites the residents of Redbridge to show their support for community swimming by joining us for Big Swim Day. For one day only, on Friday 24 February, we are offering half price swimming sessions for everyone, so please come and join us at your local Redbridge pool. Sessions are available


Nominate Redbridge’s Unsung Heroes in the Redbridge Education Awards

Vision is honoured to be part of the Redbridge Education Awards 2022. A special celebration set up by Redbridge Council to recognise those who support young people on their journey to achieve extraordinary futures. Working with young people is a fulfilling and rewarding profession but can also come with its challenges. Especially over the last


Join us this October Half Term for holiday fun

Theatre If your child would prefer a more relaxing half term, then the Kenneth More Theatre and Redbridge Drama Centre have got plenty to do. Join the Kenneth More Theatre as they bring prehistoric animals to life with the Dinosaur Show, packed with fun, facts, and laughter, this is something your child will love! Get


New Tender Opportunity for Tennis Coaching Providers

We are delighted to announce that Redbridge Council will be renovating tennis courts in Redbridge Parks part of The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) Parks renovation fund.This fund will see ten tennis facilities in Redbridge Parks restored for the benefit of the local community. As the Council’s Leisure and Cultural delivery partner, Vision RCL are now


Easter Opening Times

During the Easter period our leisure centres, libraries and other centres will have different opening hours. To find out more information on opening times, please see below or visit the individual centre pages. For more information on our Easter Holiday activities view the Children’s events page. Parks & Open Spaces All of our parks and


The TrUst in Us Model

Credit: Community Leisure UK Why Charitable Trusts are great! Here’s a quick summary! Charitable Trusts come in all shapes and sizes. But they all have two things in common. To do good and make things better.  Your Local Leisure and Culture Trust is no different. They help make your community better because as a charitable organisation



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




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


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