Local residents of all ages can get fit, have fun and find out about studying on leading sports courses at London South Bank University's Academy of Sport Open Days in the University's London Road building.
Visitors will be able to take part in half hour fitness classes including spinning, pilates, aerobics and dodgeball.
There will also be specialists offering massage, acupuncture, reflexology, healthy eating advice and injury consultation, as well as prize giveaways.
On the Saturday, there is a programme of activities for juniors, including a bouncy castle and face painting. Visitors can also find out more about the new Children's Holiday Camps, starting this half term.
LSBU is the number one modern university for Sports Science research, and the Academy of Sport offers a range of courses from academic Sports Science to short courses for coaches and gym instructor/personal trainer courses, Tutors, students and lead athletes will be on hand to answer any questions.
Local residents will also be able to view the recently renovated sports facilities, and find out more about sports centre membership, which incorporates use of the fitness suite, free weights room, and the sports hall. The centre is currently running a special offer promotion of four months for the price of three.
Saturday's Sports Open Day forms part of the wider LSBU Undergraduate Open Day (11am – 3pm), which takes place in the University's Keyworth Centre. Visitors can take a tour of the campus and find out more about all the undergraduate subjects on offer at LSBU. Tutors, specialist staff and students will be ready to offer advice on LSBU's courses, fees, accommodation and student life at the University.
Andrew Powlesland, director of LSBU's Academy of Sport, said: "We hope lots of local residents will come down to the University this Friday and Saturday to have fun, get active and find out more about the numerous opportunities available at LSBU."
Related website: www.lsbu.ac.uk/sports