50+ Activities at Britannia Leisure Centre

50+ Club

Britannia Leisure Centre offers a range of healthy sport & physical activity sessions especially dedicated for those aged 50 years & over. Keep active and meet new friends for just £2 per day. A Pay as you Go membership is required, which costs £1.60 for those over 60 or £42.25 for those over 50.

For more information, please contact Britannia@gll.org



Britannia's gym contains a variety of equipment for those over 50 looking to improve their fitness. As you enter the gym you'll find our most easy to use equipment right in front of you, with our resistance and weights machines further into the gym.

Adults over 50 can access the gym for £2 on a Tuesday or Thursday, providing they have a Pay and Play annual membership.


Adults over 60 benefit from free swimming at Britannia, provided they have an annual Pay and Play membership (£1.45).

Free sessions include Swim for Fitness, Swim for All, Sensory Swim and Swim for Women.

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Racquet Sports

Britannia members can enjoy tennis, badminton and squash at the centre with specific 50+ badminton sessions taking place on:

Tuesday 1.30-2.30pm

Thursday 11am-12pm

Senior members with a Pay and Play membership can access these sessions for £2.


Our rooftop tennis courts are currently also free to use and bookable below.


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Fitness Classes

We have a variety of fitness classes that are designed to be suitable to those 50 and over including Aerobics, Aqua Aerobics, Pilates, Yoga and Dance Fitness. 

Speak to staff at reception to discover all about our classes and how to book on.

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Social Time

We also give our 50+ users the opportunity to socialise with dedicated studio space every Tuesday and Thursday (1-4pm).

Pop along to Studio 4 and meet some of our other regular senior users. 

The New Age Games programme

New Age Games is a sport and physical activity programme for Hackney residents aged 50 and over.

It can help you increase the amount of exercise you do and sustain it, contributing to a healthy lifestyle.

The New Age Games autumn/winter full programme. Refer to the timetable below.


To attend a session you must be:

  • a Hackney resident
  • aged 50 plus
  • registered to the scheme
  • follow the user guidance
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Our dedicated 50+ football sessions take place on our rooftop pitches from 2.30-3.30pm every Tuesday.

Senior members with a 50+ membership can access this session for £2.