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SPORT WORKS provides a wide programme of sport and physical activity opportunities that meet the needs of Eastleigh residents. Sport Works also aims to support facilities, schools and clubs to enhance the overall quality and quantity of provision on offer within the Borough.
Get Active in Eastleigh with SportWorks
Eastleigh's Sport and Active Lifestyles Team are committed to helping local people work towards a healthy lifestyle. It is important to try to work towards being physically active for at least 30 minutes a day x 5 times a week. This doesn't have to be 'sport' but can include active lifestyle changes for example; walking the dog, gardening or using the gym.
Check out our 5 x Fitter brochure, which gives tips and advice on how to work towards being active for at least 30 minutes, 5 times a week, and incorporates a comprehensive facilities guide of what is available across the borough.
Our SportWorks programme offers a wide range of sport and physical activity opportunities for all ages, abilities and interests, to help make it easy for residents to Get Active in Eastleigh! Check out our current programmes below:
SportWorks are hosting a series of beginner courses to help residents get active and try something new. All courses are tailored for beginners and those looking to get healthy and active.
These courses follow on from the Summer of Sport programme where you can try a number of £2 taster sessions. If you like your taster session you can follow on with a 6-8 week beginner course and you may even find your sport!
Couch to 5k starting Monday 4th September at Knightwood Leisure Centre, Chandler's Ford. 8 week course (two sessions per week) just £30.
Get into Archery starting Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th September at Wildern Leisure Centre, Hedge End. 7 week course just £42.75. Book via Wildern Leisure Centre 01489 787128
Get into Golf starting Sunday 10th September at East Horton Golf Club, Fair Oak. 6 week course just £30.
Back to Netball starting Monday 11th September at Fleming Park Leisure Centre, Eastleigh. 6 week course just £20.
Learn to Sail (RYA Level 1 Sailing) starting Sunday 3rd September at Hamble River Sailing Club. 4 week course just £100 (usually £170).
Return to Tennis starting Thursday 14th September at Wyvern Tennis Centre, Fair Oak. 6 week course just £20.
Learn to Lift (Beginner Weightlifting) starting Thursday 7th September at Lakeside Country Park, Eastleigh. 8 week course just £25.
Bookings for all the above courses are now available on My Eastleigh > Book > SportWorks Courses
For more information about the September course programme, email email@example.com
A new fresh and fun aerobic dance fitness class open to anyone 16+ years. Bring a night out to your workout as you exercise with
the main lights out, disco lights on and follow routines to club classics and the trademark signature glowsticks.
Weekly sessions currently run on Mondays 6.30pm - 7.30pm at Toynbee School Theatre in Chandlers Ford and Hedge End Village Hall on Fridays from 7.30pm-8.30pm. Botth classes are on offer on a pay as you go basis.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday Night Football
Friday Night Football provides informal 5 aside football for 10-19 year olds on Friday Nights at Fleming Park, Botley Rec and The Hub. Sessions generally consist of five-a-side games with training if requested. All sessions are run by qualified coaches and cost just £1 and run 49 weeks of the year!
Please note, due to changes in funding, from Friday 4th August sessions at Botley Rec will no longer be available
to 8 and 9 year olds. For information on local playing opportunites for this age group affected,
please email email@example.com
More information on Friday Night Football Download a participant consent form click here
Parkrun is a weekly timed 5km run every Saturday morning at 9am. It is run by volunteers and is completely FREE. There is no friendlier environment to run in, no matter what your motivations for running are. All abilities are welcome, with everyone running for enjoyment at and at their own pace. There are 2 parkrun venues in Eastleigh Parkrun at Fleming Park, and Netley Abbey Parkrun at Royal Victoria Country Park.
Mum and Baby Exercise Classes
In partnership with Fleming park Leisure centre, SportWorks provides a range of post-natal exercise classes, exclusively for new mums. The classes integrate babies into the sessions so there is no need for childcare, allowing you to get back into shape after your new arrival, without losing a minute of quality with them! Classes include Mum and Baby Spin, Buggy Workout, and Mum and Baby Legs, Bums and Tums. A new Mum and Baby Yoga class is due to launch later in 2017! For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Walking Football is 5 aside, specifically for over 50’s, with no running or slide tackling. These rule modifications help reduce strain on joints and reduce the risk of injury - providing players the chance to get back playing the game they love when they thought their playing days were over! Many individuals have not only benefited from the social and competitive elements of playing, but have had huge health benefits as a result as well. There are four Walking Football clubs currently set up in Eastleigh.
Please note the Tuesday session at Fleming Park Leisure Centre is postponed until further notice.
Find your nearest club.
Walking Netball is a slowed down version of the game with modifications designed to offer a low impact and socialactivity. Open to all ages and abilities. Sessions currently available Thursday 2pm - 3pm at Fleming Park Leisure Centre. Just £3 pay as you go. Email email@example.com for more information.
Boccia is a Paralympic sport for athletes with disabilities that have a major impact on motor skills. Boccia is a target ball sport belonging to the same family as petanque and bowls. This is a fun Boccia club runs every Wednesday from 2pm-3pm at Pavilion on the Park and welcomes complete beginners or experienced players. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 02380 612710 to find out more.
Active Ability Football
Active Ability Football is an indoor football session based at Fleming Park for people with a disability aged 14+ years. Sessions are fully inclusive and tailored to meet the needs of the participants. Sessions take place indoors every Thursday from 1.30pm - 2.30pm, and are delivered by qualified FA coaches with experience in working with disabilities. Contact email@example.com or 02380707802 for more information.
RunTogether is a new initiative set up by England Athletics to provide fun, friendly, supportive and inclusive running opportunities for everyone. All running groups are ran by a Run Leader and there are a range of sessions available for all abilities. Cliff Manton runs a number of sessions within the Eastleigh borough. For more information on the runs, visit: https://groups.runtogether.co.uk/GoRun/Runs
Passport to Leisure
Passport to Leisure is a concessionary scheme at Fleming Park Leisure Centre for Eastleigh residents who are unemployed, on a low income, over 60, full time students, or people with physical, learning or sensory impairments.
Find Sports Clubs, Pitches and Facilities
Why not visit Eastleigh Borough Council's Leisure Facilities and Pitches or Find a Club webpages to find out what sporting and leisure opportunities are available near you.