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South Norwood Leisure Centre is a leisure centre located on Portland Road in South Norwood in Croydon, London. It contains a 25m sized swimming pool, teaching pool, 32 station gym and two studios. The centre is managed by Better (GLL).


Provided facilities consist of a swimming pool, multi-purpose room, car park, gym, crèche, learning pool and Group Exercise Studio. Alongside this a range of enabling accessible services are provided for disabled visitors. Free swimming is provided at given hours for those aged 16 years and under.


A non-exhaustative list of activities includes The SwimFit groups, swimming (open) and laned sessions, single gender sessions, primetime activities, pool based classes, a swim school, Personal Training, School holiday activities, gym and weights inductions and work out plans.


In 2006–8 the centre underwent a refurbishment lasting more than a year and a half.

Transport links

There is a bus stop outside serving Peckham, Croydon, New Addington and elsewhere by the 130, 197 and the 312.

Norwood Junction railway station is the nearest overground station to the centre. The nearest Tramlink stops are Harrington Road for Beckenham and Woodside for Wimbledon and Elmers End.

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