Category: Leisure & Sports

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

Get Active Wandsworth Festival

Join us for this popular annual festival, showcasing the best in sport and physical activity that the borough has to offer. There’ll be sports taster sessions and demonstrations, advice on health and keeping fit, an area for children and refreshments.  Don’t forget to look out for PAWS, our mascot (who’s also on Twitter: @PAWS_AW) 12-5pm at King George’s… Read More

Wandsworth secures silver at London Youth Games

Wandsworth secures silver at London Youth Games Wandsworth won second place in the 2016 London Youth Games this week following a dramatic finish at Crystal Palace. The London Youth Games, now in its 39th year, is Europe’s largest youth sports event. This year around 450 young people represented Wandsworth against London’s other 32 boroughs during… Read More

7th Get Active Wandsworth Festival this Saturday

Get Active Wandsworth Festival Saturday 9 July, 12noon – 5pm, King George’s Park @activewands #GAWF2016 Thousands are expected to flock to King George’s Park this Saturday for the Get Active Wandsworth Festival. The festival, now in its 7th year, aims to showcase the very best the borough has to offer in sport, physical activity and… Read More

Battersea Park Millennium Arena: Children’s Athletics Camp

Millennium Arena Athletics Camp Battersea Park Summer athletics camp is back! Looking for fun, energetic activities during the school holidays? Sign up to the Millennium Arena Athletics Camp today. Suitable for children aged 7 to 12 years of age. Tuesday 31 May – Friday 3 June 10am to 1pm 4 days £36 (£9 per day)… Read More

New youth sports sessions for Battersea estates

  Young people from the Winstanley and York Road estates in Battersea will be offered a wide selection of sport and fitness training thanks to a £150,000 grant from Sport England. The sessions, which focus on people aged 14 to 25, will get going early this year and will include female only activities, boot camp classes,… Read More