July 14, 2014, No comments

Brixton Rec this month honoured a member of staff who has been working at the recreation centre for 25 years. Tunde Shodimu started in 1989, just four years after the [...]

Heavyweight boxer AJ Carter has supported the campaign for a new boxing club at Brixton Rec. Pic by Stuart Everitt

Boxing club launched at Brixton Rec following campaign

April 16, 2014, 2 Comments

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 ...

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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 ...

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    Memories of Mandela
    December 6, 2013, 7 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, 7 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 [...]