Brixton Recreation Centre
Brixton Recreation Centre is a vibrant, family friendly venue. It is managed by GLL (Greenwich Leisure Ltd) which is a charitable social enterprise. GLL manage the centre through their customer facing brand Better.
A technical issue with the boilers at Brixton Recreation Centre has resulted in the pool water temperature falling, this is being investigated and repaired.
The pools remain open for swimming, but we warn customers that the water is colder than usual.
Please check the Better website for updates.
- Bank holiday Monday 26 August 2013 - 8am to 8pm
- Monday to Friday - 6.30am to 10.30pm
- Saturday and Sunday - 8am to 8pm
- Facilities opening hours - not all facilities are open all day
Location and map
Weekly programme of activities
To view the weekly group exercise, swimming and other activity programmes visit the Better website:
Book an activity, course or swimming lesson online
Everyone can book online as prepaid members, pay and play members or non-members. As a first time user you will need to register on the link below before booking.
You can also visit or call Brixton Recreation Centre on 020 7095 5100 to book an activity.
Membership options and centre prices
Come to a customer forum meeting
Customer forums are open meetings, held four times a year, to give you an opportunity to share your views with us and GLL. The next meetings will be on:
- Wednesday 25 July, 2pm and 6pm
- Thursday 25 October, 2pm and 6pm
The meetings are held at Brixton Recreation Centre. Check at reception on the day to find out which area they are taking place in.
The facilities include:
- 25m swimming pool - under 16s and over 60s can swim for a quid
- teaching swimming pool
- sports hall - eight badminton courts
- five squash courts
- climbing wall
- dance studios
- indoor bowls area
- fitness gym
- programmable fitness gym - including specific DDA - specially adapted equipment for disabled users
- team zone - indoor football pitch
- health suite - sauna and steam rooms, available as single gender sessions
- social and meeting rooms
- changing rooms.
The zone and specific areas for under 16s:
- play zone
- energy zone
- fitness zone (includes SHOKK fitness gym and dance studio).
Contact Brixton Recreation centre
Tel: 020 7095 5100
Address: Brixton Recreation Centre, 27 Brixton Station Road, Brixton, London SW9 8QQ