Category: Leisure & Sports

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

Wandsworth Athletes Take a Bow

Youngsters have once again hit the bullseye at the prestigious London Youth Games Finals. For the fourth year running the Wandsworth team won gold in archery. It capped a fine performance with the Boys Athletics team winning silver and the Girls Athletics team bronze to help the borough achieve fourth place overall out of 32… Read More

Furzedown’s Big day Out

Taking place on Saturday 16 June 2018 at Furzedown Recreation Ground 12noon to 7.30pm Furzedown’s Big Day Out is a real family fun day organised by the Furzedown Community Network.  It’s free to attend and has loads on offer for the whole family including a large outdoor stage for live performances, donkey rides, inflatables, dance… Read More

Get Active Wandsworth: Furzedown Big Day Out

The 9th annual Get Active Wandsworth is back! This year we are taking the festival on the road to three community events, so there will be one on your doorstep! Entry is free for all the family and the day will be filled with activities, taster sessions, advice tents, mascot races, food and guest presenters… Read More

Get Active Battersea Festival

Bringing the crowds to York Gardens, the Get Active Battersea festival will take place on Saturday June 2nd 2018. The event runs from 2pm to 8pm and is free to attend. The event will be hosted by Wandsworth Council’s Regeneration Team and Enable Leisure & Sport will be co-coordinating the leisure, sport and health offer… Read More

Get Active Wandsworth Festival Roadshow

The 9th annual Get Active Wandsworth Festival (GAWF) is back! This year we are taking the festival on the road to four community events, so there will be one on your doorstep! Saturday 2 June Get Active Battersea, York Gardens Saturday 16 June Furzedown Big Day Out, Furzedown Recreation Ground Saturday 30 June Falcon Road… Read More

NEW BURSARY TO HONOUR TEENAGE SOLDIER WHO DIED IN WWI

 A new £3,000 annual bursary has been created to help Wandsworth’s young athletes take part in overseas sporting competitions. The initiative is designed to create a permanent reminder of the sacrifices of the borough’s young men who signed up to serve their country in the First World War. Enable Leisure and Culture, in conjunction with… Read More

Pump it! Les Mills™ Comes to Battersea Park and Tooting Bec

Enable Fitness have partnered with Les Mills™ offering a wide range of Les Mills™ exercise classes at Battersea Park Millennium Arena and Tooting Bec Athletics Track. Les Mills™ fitness classes are high-intensity, interval training workouts suitable for all abilities. The new programme of classes include; Bodypump™ – the full-body weights workout, for anyone looking to… Read More

Nominate Your Sporting Heroes

2017 Active Wandsworth Awards The nominations open on Friday 1 December for the 2017 Active Wandsworth Awards for Sport and Physical Activity. On behalf of Wandsworth Council, Enable Leisure and Sport host the annual awards where the public can nominate their local sporting heroes. With eleven separate categories, the awards look to recognise a whole… Read More