Category: Leisure & Sports

Online Classes to Help Families Stay Active

Wandsworth Council is encouraging families to stay active with a range of online classes and videos that the whole family can enjoy. The council is working with Enable Leisure and Culture to provide these online classes and will be using fully trained community coaches. These coaches, who will be familiar to many Wandsworth Primary School… Read More

Wandsworth Instructor and Coach wins the Community Coach of the Year Award 2019

On Wednesday 5 December 2019, the annual UK Coaching Awards took place at the Tower Hotel in London to award people and organisations who play an integral part in coaching groups or individuals across the country. Andrew Beech has worked hard within Wandsworth to provide a coaching service to those in the community to encourage… Read More

GOLD RUSH AT THE LONDON YOUTH GAMES

Wandsworth’s youngsters have run, kicked, netted, parried and hit the bullseye on their way to success at Europe’s largest youth sports competition. They won the Inner London Trophy, awarded to the inner London borough with the highest score across all disciplines, came third overall out of 32 boroughs, and claimed gold in male and female… Read More

Free Family Run at the Falcon Road Festival

  The Wandsworth Council Get Active Roadshow is on the move again this weekend stopping off in Shillington Gardens for the Falcon Road Festival. Following the successful Furzedown Big Day Out earlier this month, the second in a trio of summer events will see dozens of local clubs providing a range of sporty activities and… Read More

Free Family Fun Run in Battersea Park

Wandsworth Council is excited to announce a series of free family running races at Battersea Park this summer as part of the council’s Love Parks Wandsworth campaign; celebrating the beautiful parks and greenspaces. Wandsworth have teamed up with local running club, Clapham Chasers, to deliver the free family friendly runs which will take place on… Read More

Girls Get Active

The Girls Active project to get teenage girls taking part in sport and physical activity has got off to a flying start.   The project works with girls aged 13-16 from Ark Putney Academy, Burntwood and Graveney Academy, providing the support they need to gain a sports qualification. The students can then deliver sport and exercise… Read More

Awards for sporting stars and community heroes

Wandsworth Council’s Active Wandsworth Awards looked back on the 2018 sporting year and celebrate sporting individuals, clubs, volunteers and coaches for all their hard work and exceptional achievements. The evening was hosted by Sky Sports News presenter and avid Sheffield Wednesday fan, David Garrido with special guests Fara Williams, England’s most capped female footballer and… Read More

Still time to Kick the Fat

There’s still time to get fit and have fun with another chance to take part in a new football-based weight-loss programme. Another round of sign-ups is being held for Wandsworth Council’s Kick the Fat course, starting on February 9. Kick the Fat is a 7-a-side league with a difference – it’s only for players who… Read More

Supporting World Mental Health Day

Mental health is everyone’s business. There’s a stigma attached to mental health problems. This means that people feel uncomfortable about them and don’t talk about them much. Enable Leisure and Culture, in partnership with Wandsworth Council are helping raise awareness of World Mental Health Day (WMHD), 10 October, by celebrating the many health and wellbeing… Read More

Get Active Roehampton

Go, Go Roehampton Around a thousand residents from Roehampton and the surrounding areas gathered at the Downshire Field, Roehampton on Saturday 1 September for Wandsworth Council’s Get Active Roehampton Festival, organised by Wandsworth Council’s Regeneration Team in partnership with Enable Leisure and Sport. The event was a huge success with live music performances, mouth-watering food… Read More