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Last updated 11 April 2014

Our parks

Free fitness classes have begun in four parks in Waltham Forest.

Our parks flyer

You can try Tai Chi, Family Fitness Sessions, Tennis, Walking, Boot Camps and much more.

The sessions take place at:-

  • Langthorne Park, Leytonstone (Birch Grove, E11 4YG)
  • Leyton Jubilee Park, Leyton (Seymour Road or Marsh Lane, E10)
  • Lloyd Park, Walthamstow (Forest Road, E17 4PP)
  • Ridgeway Park, Chingford (The Ridgeway, Old Church Road, E4)

To find out more and to register please see here: www.ourparks.org.uk.

Free swimming for under 18's, over 60's and those with a disability

Free swimming for under 18's, over 60's and those with a disability is available at any time in all of the borough's leisure centres.

See here for more information.

Visually Impared mulit activiy sports day

Come along to a free day of sports coaching and taster sessions. Find out more information and how to register.

parkrun - 5km

Parkrun takes place at The Peter May Centre, 135 Wadham Road, London. E17 4HR.

Parkrun is a 5km weekly timed event open to all ages and abilities, you need to register at www.parkrun.org.uk/register/ to obtain your bar code and take part.

More details can be found at www.parkrun.org.uk/walthamstow/

Contact Shaun Medlen at smedlen@englandathletics.org or 07718394757

Cycle rides in the Lee Valley and Epping Forest

This years Tour de Waltham Forest will take place on Sunday 29 June 2014. Look out for more detail coming soon.

Tour de Waltham Forest gold route

Level: Difficult
Duration: 3 hours approximately
Length: 21 miles

See Tour de Waltham Forest gold route (7.14MB PDF file)

Tour de Waltham Forest silver route

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 2 hours approximately
Length: 15 miles

See Tour de Waltham Forest silver route map (6.83MB PDF file)

Tour de Waltham Forest bronze route

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 1 hour
Length: 5.5 miles

See Tour de Waltham Forest bronze route map (2.69MB PDF file)

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Contact details

  • Sport and Leisure Team

    Low Hall Depot Argall Avenue
    Leyton
    E10 7AS
    Phone: 020 8496 3000 - ask for the Sport and Leisure Team
    Email: sports.dev@walthamforest.gov.uk