The London Youth Games is Europe’s largest youth sports competition. Now in it’s 40th year, there is a season of events taking place over nine months across 30 different sports.
Enable Leisure & Culture coordinate the entry process including trials, competitions and training programmes for Wandsworth teams.
Wandsworth London Youth Games – trials and training
Download our latest London Youth Games trials and training information here. You can also download the consent form to bring to your first trial.
History and background
In the 2016 London Youth Games, Wandsworth were crowned Inner London Champions, and finished an agonising 2nd place in the Jubilee trophy. Over the last 6 years Wandsworth have been on the podium every year, winning the overall Jubilee trophy on 3 occasions.
The Games are a unique opportunity to represent your borough against the other 32 London boroughs across a wide range of sports from archery to weightlifting, and including several Paralympic sports for young people with a disability.
For participants to be eligible they need to live or go to school in Wandsworth.
For more information about London Youth Games, contact us on 020 8871 6857 or email us.
For more details about the Games please visit www.londonyouthgames.org.
To see all the photos of previous events visit our facebook page.
|Angling||Year 12 and Under||Mixed||Please enquire with Matt Doherty on 0208 871 6857 or email|
|Archery||Year 12 and Under||Mixed||Barn Elms Sports Centre||Friday 21st April and Friday 28th April||5 – 7pm|
|Athletics||Year 8 and 9||Boys & Girls||Competition based selection|
|Badminton||Year 4 – Year 12||Mixed||Burntwood School||Tuesday 25th April and Tuesday 2nd May||5 – 6.30pm|
|BMX||Year 2 – Year 13||Mixed||Brockwell Park BMX Track||Sunday 28 May||11am – 1pm|
|Kayaking||Year 12 and Under||Mixed||Wimbledon Park Boat House||Saturday 22nd April||10.30 – 12.30pm|
|Cycling||Year 11 and Under||Mixed||Please enquire with Chris Austin on 0208 871 8337 or email|
|Fencing||Year 6 – Year 12||Mixed||Tooting Leisure Centre||Saturday 1st and 8th April||9 – 10.30am (Juniors) and 10.30am – 12pm (Seniors)|
|Football||Year 8 and 9||Boys||Battersea Sports Centre||Wednesday 26th April and Wednesday 3rd May||4.30 – 6pm|
|Football||Year 8 and 9||Girls||Harris Academy Battersea||Thursday 27th April and Thursday 4th May
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|5 – 6.30pm|
|Trampolining||Year 12 and Under||Mixed||Please enquire with Matt Doherty on 0208 871 6857 or email|
|Handball||Year 11 and Under||Boys||Graveney School||Wednesday 22nd March and 29th March||5.30 – 6.30pm|
|Handball||Year 11 and Under||Girls||Graveney School||Wednesday 22nd March and 29th March||4.30 – 5.30pm|
|Hockey||Year 9 and Under||Boys||Spencer Club||Wednesday 15th, 22nd and 29th March||6.30 – 7.30pm|
|Hockey||Year 9 and Under||Girls||Spencer Club||Wednesday 15th, 22nd and 29th March||5.30 – 6.30pm|
|Indoor Rowing||Year 7 – Year 11||Mixed||Barn Elms Boathouse||Thursday 27th April||5 – 6pm|
|Judo||Year 6 – Year 13||Mixed||Please enquire with Matt Doherty on 0208 871 6857 or email|
|Netball||Year 9 and Under||Girls||Saint John Bosco||Tuesday 18th April and 25th April||5.30pm – 7pm|
|Netball||Year 10 – Year 13||Girls||Aspire Centre||Thursday 20th April and Thursday 27th April||8 – 9pm|
|Rowing||Year 7 – Year 12||Mixed||Please enquire with Charlotte Lennox on 0208 788 9472 or email|
|Sailing||Year 4 – Year 14||Mixed||Wimbledon Park Boat House||Saturday 22nd April||10.30 – 12.30pm|
|Squash||Year 12 and Under||Boys & Girls||TBC||Please enquire with Chris Austin on 0208 871 8337 or email||TBC|
|Swimming||Year 5 – Year 12||Boys & Girls||Competition / Time based selection|
|Diving||Year 12 and Under||Mixed||Putney Leisure Centre||Please enquire with Matt Doherty on 0208 871 6857 or email|
|Table Tennis||Year 11 and Under||Boys & Girls||Fircroft School & Ernest Bevin||Wednesday 19th April(Fircroft) and 26th April (Ernest Bevin)||6-8pm (Fircroft School) & 4-6pm (Ernest Bevin)|
|Triathlon/ Aquathlon||Year 7 – Year 13||Mixed||Competition / Time based selection|
|Volleyball||Year 13 and Under||Boys||Ernest Bevin||Thursday 20th April||4.30 – 6.30|
|Volleyball||Year 13 and Under||Girls||South Thames College||Tuesday 25th April||4.30 – 6.30|
|Weightlifting||Year 9 – Year 13||Mixed||Please enquire with Matt Doherty on 0208 871 6857 or email|
Tennis – The tennis trials have now finished and the team is in training.
Basketball – The basketball trials have now finished and the team is in training.
Cross Country – Wandsworth won the Girls event in the London Youth Games Cross Country event, and finished in 2nd place in the Boys event. A great start to the London Youth Games 2017.
Cricket – The indoor Cricket has now finished for the year. The Boys team finished in 9th position, while the Girls team were crowned Gold medallists and London Champions!