Heavyweight boxer AJ Carter has supported the campaign for a new boxing club at Brixton Rec. Pic by Stuart Everitt
April 16, 2014, 1 Comment

By Owen Pinnell A boxing club is to be launched at the Brixton Recreation Centre (Rec) following a successful community campaign. The club was given the go-ahead by Lambeth council and [...]

The Lady Topcats. Picture from brixtontopcats.org

Brixton’s Lady Topcats runners-up at National Basketball Trophy Final

February 26, 2014, No comments

The Lady Topcats basketball team, based at Brixton Recreation Centre, have narrowly missed out on a national title after a thrilling final against Lee ...

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Brixton Rec – how do you want your leisure centre?

January 30, 2014, 2 Comments

Swimmers, climbers, basketball players, parents and anyone else who uses the Brixton Rec will get the chance to share what they think should be impr ...


Steadman Scott and Afewee win fight for boxing club at Brixton Recreation Centre

January 28, 2014, No comments

Local football coach Steadman Scott and his club Afewee have won their year-long fight to get a boxing club started at the Brixton Recreation Centre. ...

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    Memories of Mandela
    December 6, 2013, 6 Comments

    Struggling through the crowds and jumping up onto a market stall to get a good look at a grey-haired man in African dress, far away up on the Brixton Recreation [...]

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    Woza Mandela: An artist remembers…
    December 6, 2013, 6 Comments

    Artist Oscar Romp was invited to be part of the welcoming party on the balcony of Brixton Recreation Centre to receive Nelson Mandela during his visit in July 1996. He [...]

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    Pool reopens at the Rec
    June 21, 2013, No comments

    Brixton swimmers will no longer have to forgo their morning swim – the pool at the Rec is open again after gas faults meant it had to be closed for [...]