Category: Leisure & Sports

Talk Active Evening

Time – 6pm-9pm Venue – South Thames College, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PP The Active Wandsworth Talk Active Evening is a public consultation event allowing members of the public to input and influence the new 5 year Active Wandsworth Strategy 2017-2022. The evening will include presentations from Sport England, London Sport and key members from… Read More

Young Wandsworth runners win Mini London Marathon

The Wandsworth under 13s boys team won the Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon on Sunday (April 23). The event, held on the same day as the main London Marathon, is the official British Athletics three-mile road championships for young athletes aged between 11 and 17 and is run on a three mile course from… Read More

Get involved in the 2017 Get Active Wandsworth Festival

The Get Active Wandsworth Festival returns this year and the council is now inviting sports clubs, health organisations, community groups and local businesses, to sign up to be part of the day. Now in its eighth year, the Get Active Wandsworth Festival will take place on Saturday 15 July from 12noon to 5pm in King… Read More

Free beginners running club on Tuesdays – Get Out Get Active Roehampton!

Local people in Roehampton are being invited to join a free running club for beginners, which sets off from outside Café Joy, on Danebury Avenue, at 5.45pm on Tuesdays. It’s part of a new sport and physical activities initiative called Get Out Get Active (GOGA) to support disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy being active… Read More

Wandsworth is Top of the Table

Wandsworth’s Girls Cricket Team took Wandsworth to the top of the table at the London Youth Games The Wandsworth Girls Cricket team took part in the London Youth Games Cricket finals at Lords Cricket Ground and took Wandsworth to the top of the table for the London Youth Games. With 180 points Wandsworth has taken… Read More

Ravenstone School triumphs at Wandsworth Primary Sportshall Athletics 2017

Over 30 schools entered Wandsworth Council’s annual Wandsworth Primary Sportshall Athletics competition, with Ravenstone School crowned as overall winners. Competitors came from Wandsworth, Putney and Battersea to battle it out to the top for indoor athletics. Sports included obstacle relays, sprinting and long jump. The top two schools from each heat went on to compete… Read More

20 years of Wandsworth’s Sporting Stars and Community Heroes

Wandsworth Council’s Active Wandsworth Awards look back on the 2016 sporting year and celebrate sporting individuals, clubs, volunteers and coaches for all their hard work and exceptional achievements in 2016. The 2016 awards were particularly special as they marked 20 years of Active Wandsworth. The annual event was attended by sporting royalty; Gold medal winning… Read More

Get Out Get Active

Get Out Get Active Roehampton! Local people of all ages are being asked to take part in a new sport and physical activities initiative in Roehampton. The intention of Get Out Get Active is to establish regular exercise and sport in community venues across the Roehampton area, including the Alton estate. Activities being arranged include… Read More

New Wandsworth scheme aims to help locals with cancer get active in 2017

A new programme has launched in Wandsworth that will help local people living with cancer get more active to help manage symptoms and improve overall health. The programme, called Move More Wandsworth, is a new initiative set up by Macmillan Cancer Support and Enable Leisure and Culture. The scheme aims to help people living with… Read More

Thousands inspired to Get Active at free festival

Thousands of people got a taste of the best the borough has to offer in sport, physical activity and health at Saturday’s Get Active Wandsworth festival. The annual festival, now in its seventh year, encourages people to make healthy changes to their lifestyles by trying out free activities and linking up with local providers. The… Read More