News forSport and leisure


11 March 2019

Update on Balaam Leisure Centre closure

It is with regret that we can today confirm that Balaam Leisure will not be reopening to the public during April 2019. ​...Read more

29 October 2018

Newham welcomes 2022 Commonwealth Games to the Lee Valley VeloPark

Global sport stars will return to Newham as the borough helps to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games....Read more

4 July 2018

World Cup Champions statue to stay in West Ham

A bronze sculpture celebrating the part West Ham United players Bobby Moore, Sir Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters played in England winning the 1966 football ......Read more

16 April 2018

Spring up and get down to Newham ParkLives 2018

Spring is on its way – and now the daffodils are up – it’s time to get out, enjoy the fresh air and catch a little exercise with the launch of ParkLives ......Read more

13 November 2017

Exciting refurbishments for Newham leisure centres

To ensure residents get access to the best facilities to help them stay fit and healthy, Newham Council is spending up to £1.6m to improve two of its leisure...Read more