Better host free family sports and activities open day as part of the nation’s biggest sports day, I Am Team GB

Better will host open days on Saturday 27 August at leisure centres across the UK to celebrate Team GB's achievements at the Rio 2016 Games.

  • Date posted23.08.2016

Swimming could be the Solution to Childhood Obesity Crisis

New research launched today suggests that Britain’s children are becoming increasingly sedentary, however, swimming could buck this trend.

  • Date posted26.07.2016

Poplar Baths is open for business!

Poplar Baths has re-opened to the public today (Monday 25 July) - nearly 30 years since it closed its doors.



  • Date posted25.07.2016

Free family sports open weekend with Better and I am Team GB

Better – the UK’s largest network of public gyms and leisure centres – is helping more people get active and gear up for a summer of sport this weekend.

  • Date posted22.07.2016

Better Celebrates Swim London's Adult Swim Courses at the London Aquatics Centre

Over 50 London residents celebrated the successes of their adult learn to swim journey on Sunday 22 May at the London Aquatics Centre.


  • Date posted8.06.2016

Power up this school holiday at your local Better leisure centre

This half term under-16s can sign up for a FREE Better Activities For Kids Card. With the card, you’ll save up to 30% on non-member prices.

  • Date posted27.05.2016

Better's Spa Group rebrands as Spa Experience

Spa Experience by Better, the new brand for the spa group formerly known as Spa London, was unveiled at  Porchester Hall last night.

  • Date posted26.05.2016

London Aquatics Centre is ready to host the European Aquatics Championships

The European Aquatics Championships, hosted in the iconic London Aquatics Centre on May 9- 22 will be the biggest event staged at the former Olympic venue since the 2012 London Olympics and a ‘dress rehearsal’ for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

GLL operates over 100 swimming facilities across the UK under its Better brand. These range from traditional, listed open air pools such as Charlton Lido to family-focused centres’ like Swindon Oasis to the former London Olympics venue.

  • Date posted27.04.2016

Oxfordshire Women Star in ‘Girls Football Week’

Leisure operator Better in partnership with Oxford United Football Club, will be launching a unique new football fitness programme for women on Thursday 28th April, to coincide with the Football Association’s (FA) ‘Girls Football Week.’

The initiative called ‘This Girl Can… Play’ is also affiliated with the government’s national This Girl Can project, which aims to tackle the fact that two million fewer women and girls aged 14-40 years take part in regular physical activity than their male counterparts.

  • Date posted26.04.2016