Skate Park Opening Jam: try out Charlton’s new skate and BMX facility this Saturday

Charlton’s  new skate park opens this coming Saturday, October 21st, in Charlton Park. We understand that there will be an official opening ceremony led by Greenwich Council representatives at 11am; a range of activities and competitions organised by Greenwich Skatepark Cooperative will follow on, including ‘try out’ sessions. Keep up to date and find out more at Greenwich Skatepark Cooperative’s Facebook event.

Some photos of the skate park under construction last week, courtesy of Valley Hill Hub:

Charlton Park skate park under construction


The Alexandra Players bring Sir Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Season’s Greetings’ to Charlton

The Alexandra Players return to the Alexandra Hall on Bramshot Avenue at the end of this month with a production of Season’s Greetings, written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn. The play, directed by Juliette Harrison, runs from Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th October. Tickets will be available on the door, or you can book or reserve tickets online, by email, text or phone on 07867 627987.

Five interesting things happening at Charlton Lido soon

It’s not always straightforward to find out what’s going on at Charlton Lido. The website’s updated sporadically and not particularly easy to navigate, and they’re still not in the habit of emailing updates to members. We’ve been digging, though, and found 5 Interesting Things Happening At Charlton Lido In The Coming Weeks:

  1. May Bank Holiday opening times“…Charlton Lido & Lifestyle Club will be open 9-5pm on Monday 2nd & Monday 30th May.  All Fitness classes between 9-5pm will take place as normal and the Lido will be available 9-4pm”.
  2. The cafe – closed back in October last year for refurbishment – is now due to reopen in May.
  3. There’s a weekly drop-in swim clinic on Monday nights between 7 and 8pm, with tuition included in the price of a swim.
  4. Greenwich Tritons are organising a Clash of the Tritons event taking place at the lido and Hornfair Park on June 5th. You can follow Greenwich Tritons on Twitter here: @greenwichtriton.
  5. Adults can get a free swimming lesson on June 25th, sponsored by Speedo. Sign up here.

Charlton Lido has a 50m heated outdoor pool, and can be found at Hornfair Park, Shooters Hill Road, London SE18 4LX.