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Darwin Court

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Darwin Court is a healthy living centre which is open to the public, and a housing scheme for the over-50s. This means that the local community can join residents in enjoying a range of health, fitness and relaxation activities.

These are either free to attend or offered at subsidised rates.

Facilities at Darwin Court include:

Swimming pool (depth 1.3m, length 15m)
Sessions for different groups: over 50s, women only, schools, parents with children under 5, as well as open public sessions. Swimming lessons can also be arranged for adults and children.

These include yoga, PAN disability water polo, Aqua fit, sewing, embroidery and crafts, chair-based exercises, line dancing stretch, women-only keep fit, Pilates, and Tai Chi.  There are also over 50s billiards pool, games evenings and bingo sessions once a week. There are small charges for most activities (around £2 - £3) while arts and crafts and games evenings are free to attend. Call 020 7021 4670 for more information.

Darwin's Bistro Kitchen offers a varied menu of freshly cooked breakfasts and lunches.

Therapy room
Offers treatments such as massage and reflexology, plus a hairdressing salon. Call 020 7021 4670 for more information.


Monday afternoon clinic, please call to book an appointment on 07973 353084. Osteopathy is a therapy using touch for diagnosis and treatment, to help the body recover from injury, muscular and postural problems.

Employment and training
Trained advisers are available to help you find work or training. More information.

Computer and internet sessions

Free help available to get online and improve your computer skills. Thursdays 10am - 12 noon. 

Conference room
Spacious air-conditioned room, with overhead projector, smart board system and Wi-Fi facilities. Available for hire on request. Catering available on request. Call 0207 021 4670 for more information.

Crail Row, off Catesby Street, Walworth, London, SE17 1AD
Umbrella org:
020 7021 4670
Opening times:
Darwin Court is open Monday–Friday, 8am–8pm (the Bistro Kitchen is open Monday–Friday, 8.30am–4.30pm)
Disabled access:
For Walworth Road: 171, 12, 40, 176, 360, 333, 45, 35, 148, P5. The 343 stops on Rodney Road