Leisure activities

A healthy lifestyle can help you thrive in life.

Taking up exercise

The benefits of exercise are clear. Exercise can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as:

  • heart disease
  • stroke
  • type 2 diabetes
  • cancer by up to 50%

and lower your risk of early death by up to 30%.


Sports and leisure activities

There are a range of sports and leisure activities available in the borough.

The council's Sports and Physical Activity Team supports the whole of the sports community in the borough, running activities for older people, women and girls, disabled people and more.

There are seven leisure centres in Tower Hamlets run by Better. Visit their website for details of your nearest leisure centre, the activities on offer, and membership options.