LEISURE centres across Ealing are celebrating a successful reopening period with many new and returning members coming through the doors.

Everyone Active Acton, Dormers Wells, Northolt, Southall and the gym at Brent Valley Golf Course were all able to reopen at the end of July after lockdown.

Elthorne Sports Centre, Greenford, Perivale Park track, Reynolds Sports Centre and Twyford followed this month.

There have been more than 185,000 visits, with 1,600 new members joining.  

As part of a phased reopening, the swimming pools at a number of centres have now opened for lane swimming and lessons.

Swimming has proven to be particularly popular, with more than 7,500 customers returning to the pool and more than 3,500 swimmers in lessons.

Karen, a regular member at Everyone Active Acton, said: “I recently took our grandchildren for their lessons for the first time since the pool reopened.

“It must have taken a lot of time and hard work to get it sorted.”