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  • Date posted23.10.2017

New £100k match funding scheme for community projects launches in Islington

GLL, in partnership with crowd funding organisation Spacehive is launching the GLL Community Foundation in Islington.

  • Date posted18.08.2017

Summer Activities For Kids | Better Islington

Summer Activities For Kids | Better Islington

  • Date posted17.07.2017

GLL Supports Record Number of Islington's Talented Athletes to Achieve Sporting Success

41 Islington athletes will benefit from a £23,900 fund. The GLL Sport Foundation is the largest independent athlete support programme in the UK.

  • Date posted2.05.2017

Ironmonger Row Baths to host 30th Anniversary Swimathon in April

Ironmonger Row Baths to host 30th Anniversary Swimathon in April

  • Date posted11.03.2017

Ironmonger Row Baths Holds Islington School Swimming Gala

Ironmonger Row Baths had the pleasure of holding The Boroughs School Swimming Gala which was a huge success with a great turn out.

  • Date posted17.11.2016

National Fitness Day

Fitness for free at Better, Ironmonger Row Baths Gets Active for National Fitness Day 2016



  • Date posted2.09.2016

New squash courts have arrived at Ironmonger row baths

Two new squash courts have now been opened at Ironmonger Row Baths, these courts are now bookable online and directly within the ironmonger row baths leisure centre, with the popularity of the sport increasing we believed this would be a fantastic addition to our facility for both our members and the local community, we are also running women only squash sessions on a Monday between 5.20pm until 6.30pm at a cost of £3 per session. These are also bookable sessions.
Hope to see you in the new courts soon.

Please follow the link provided to book your court:

  • Date posted24.02.2016

Ironmonger Row Baths staff and members will be taking part in a Swimathon to raise money for Sport Relief 2016





Ironmonger Row Baths staff and members are taking part in a Swimathon to raise money for Sport Relief 2016.


Better the UK’s largest network of public gyms and leisure centres – is continuing its fundraising efforts for Sport Relief 2016 with the members of Ironmonger Row Baths in Islington committing to a swimathon event on 19th and 20th March 2016 to raise cash for Sport Relief.

Better is the official health and fitness partner of Sport Relief 2016 and is inviting everyone across the UK to head down to their local Better leisure centre and join in the fun, with all funds raised going towards the £500,000 #TeamBetter pledge total.

General Manager James McNulty, said, “All staff at Ironmonger Row Baths are proud to present the Swimathon.


“We’re inviting our members, staff and local residents to do themselves proud this Sport Relief and join Team Better to be part of the biggest fundraiser we’ve ever attempted. Team Better’s partnership with Sport Relief will help people living incredibly tough lives here in the UK and across the world’s poorest communities.”                                                                                                                                      


As part of the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games, taking place Friday 18th – Sunday 20th March, Ironmonger row baths will be hosting the Swimathon. In preparation, the public are invited to head down to the centre in the coming weeks, where Better staff will be on hand to offer training tips and advice ahead of the Sport Relief weekend. To sign-up to the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games and for more information about Sport Relief visit:


To find out how to join in, raise money and change lives, visit: or call in to your local Better Leisure Centre.



  • Date posted18.02.2016