Redbridge swimming club for disabled and those with learning disabilities welcoming new members

A club for disabled swimmers and those with learning disabilities of all ages is welcoming new members.

The Redbridge Dippers Swimming Club has ­sessions at Fullwell Cross Leisure Centre, in High Street, Barkingside, twice a week.

The group was founded in 1977 by current president Hilda Lyons, who runs the club with a team of volunteers who work with members to allow everyone to enjoy swimming.

The club also runs social events, outings and trips.

Sessions are on Tuesday evenings and Sunday afternoons.

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For information on joining, call Gloria Mead on 020 3556 4825.

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