On Saturday 13th May, Sylvia Mac, founder of 'Love Disfigures', chose Highbury Pool & Gym as her centre for a filming of a news story on BBC London TV. The story covers the disfigurement swimming sessions she is currently running, with GLL’s support. This piece will be broadcast within news bulletins on Friday 26th May – which is Face Equality Day.

Sylvia, is also swimming in one of our Better pools every day during May, to raise further awareness of people living with a disfigurement.

The centre’s she has visited include:

  • Highbury Pool & Gym
  • London Fields Lido
  • York Hall Leisure Centre
  • Kings Hall Leisure Centre
  • Clissold Leisure Centre
  • Mile End Park Leisure Centre & Stadium
  • Tiller Leisure Centre
  • Poplar Baths Leisure Centre
  • St George's Leisure Centre
  • Leyton Leisure Centre
  • Leytonstone Leisure Centre
  • Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre
  • Archway Leisure Centre
  • Britannia Leisure Centre
  • Kentish Town Sports Centre
  • Cally Pool & Gym
  • Ironmonger Row Baths
  • Oasis Sports Centre
  • Chelsea Sports Centre
  • Pancras Square Leisure Centre
  • Eltham Leisure Centre
  • Charlton Lido & Lifestyle Club
  • The Greenwich Centre
  • Kensington Leisure Centre
  • London Aquatics Centre