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Leisure Centres in Camden

Better Leisure (GLL) have five leisure centres in Camden:

Better Leisure provide an inclusive offer for all across Camden and around London.
Get access to a full range of facilities and a range of activities available at all five centres in Camden.

Activities and Facilities such as:

  • Swimming Pools
  • Swimming classes
  • Fitness classes
  • Gym
  • Junior Gym
  • Women Only sessions
  • Disability Inclusive Activities 
  • Gymnastics
  • Football Outdoor Pitches
  • Studio & Sports Hall space
  • Multi-sport activities
  • Kids Soft Play Areas
  • Spa Experience
  • Children activities
  • Senior activities 

For more information about leisure centre activities and opening times, please view Camden Better Leisure

Better Leisure Centre Pay-as-You-Go Membership

A great way to reduce costs to being active in Camden leisure centres is to get a pay-as-you-go annual membership. For Camden residents, an annual concessionary membership costs £3.25 for children and £6.30 for adults, a standard membership costs £6.55 for children and £49.50 for adults. 

For more information about concessionary and other memberships please visit: Better Leisure Camden memberships or email [email protected]

GLL Athlete Support Programme 2024

The Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) Sports Foundation Award 2024 

The UK’s largest independent athlete support programme for new applicants is now closed for 2024 and will reopen again in December 2024 for support during 2025. 

Talented athletes from across 78 areas across the UK are invited to apply for a range of support awards which include financial support, access to sport facilities, physiotherapy, lifestyle mentoring and mental health support. 

What to know

  • The innovative scheme is provided by charitable social enterprise GLL and expects to award £1.2m worth of help in 2024 for successful applicants.

  • All successful applicants will be given access to the 250 sport and leisure facilities across the UK operated by GLL under its “Better” trading brand.

  • Receive the follow support package awards in aid of your athletic development; financial support, access to sport facilities, physiotherapy, lifestyle mentoring and mental health support.

  • Applications are now closed for 2024. The next opportunity to apply for GLL Athlete Support programme will be in December 2024. 

How to apply

This application process is now closed for 2024. For further information about joining the programme for future please visit GLL Sport Foundation.

For further information about the GLL Athlete Support Program visit The GLL Sport Foundation Press Release or email [email protected].

6 Month Free Camden Better Membership

6 Month Free Camden Better Leisure Centre Memberships

Better Leisure, Camden’s Leisure Centre operator would like to offer the opportunity for all refugees granted asylum in the UK in the last 12 months free use of Camden Leisure Centres for 6 months. 

Camden’s Leisure centre offer a range of physical activities and wellbeing opportunities. Including gym and fitness, swimming, exercise classes as well as individual sports and wellness activities. All leisure centres are welcoming and have excellent facilities and friendly staff. 

There are two types of free memberships available:
One membership is for adults (16+ years), a Better Health Centre (off-peak) membership which includes gym, fitness classes, sports facilities and swimming pools.

The other membership is for children (under 16 years), a Better Health Centre Junior membership which includes junior gym, junior fitness classes and swimming. All free memberships will last for 6 months from the date of sign up.

To get your membership and to see full details on how to apply visit Better Leisure Free Refugee Membership.

Become as Swimming Teacher or Lifeguard

Would you like to become a qualified swimming teacher?

Better Leisure have vacancies available to support you into employment in the sport sector. 

Camden Better Leisure currently have positions available as Recreation Assistants (Lifeguards) and Swimming Teachers.  Better Leisure will provide all the training and qualifications you need and is completely funded, including the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) for lifeguards, and the STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming if you want to join their team of Swimming Teachers. 

Being a Swimming Teacher or a Lifeguard is rewarding, as you’ll be helping others to achieve their potential in swimming. 

Better Leisure are looking for applicants who are: 

  • Over 16years old 
  • A competent swimmer 
  • Willing to learn and commit to a 5-day intensive training course

For Swimming Teachers, you’ll also need to be:

  • A good communicator (verbal and non-verbal)
  • A good motivator (supportive and able to give feedback)
  • Approachable and patient in nature
  • Imaginative 

Contact Details

For more information on the role and to find out how to apply, please contact [email protected]