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Club directory

A comprehensive list of the sports clubs in Tower Hamlets and their details (pdf).

Athletics

Victoria Park Harriers and Tower Hamlets Athletics Club hold sessions for athletes of all abilities. They provide coaching, holiday programmes, mini marathon and competitions

Badminton

Court Booking

Better Leisure offer badminton court booking at several of the borough's leisure centres. For more info visit their Tower Hamlets section.

Tower Hamlets Badminton Club

THBC run sessions and competition for more experienced players. Find out more on their website.

Basketball

Visit our basketball section for information on Trojans Basketball Club and other basketball activities in the borough.

Cricket

Middlesex Cricket and Tower Hamlets Cricket Club

A variety of sessions for young people across the borough, from competitive coaching to informal street cricket:

  • Wicketz Coaching, Thursdays 5.30-7pm: ages 8-15, Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy
  • Street Cricket, Fridays 3.30-5.30pm: ages 8-15, Oaklands School
  • Street Cricket, Sundays 10am-12pm: ages 16-24, Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy

Cycling/BMX

Visit the council's cycling section for more information on support and advise for cyclists in Tower Hamlets.

Tower Hamlets Wheelers

Tower Hamlets Wheelers run cycling and bike maintenance sessions for children and adults throughout the week, including beginner rides, bmx, guided rides, and women only.

Access Sport BMX

Access Sport run two BMX clubs at the free to access tracks in Langdon Park and Mile End Park. For more info visit the London BMX website.

Exercise, dance & fitness

Our Parks

Our Parks run a huge variety of exercise and fitness classes ranging from aerobics to zumba in venues including Victoria Park, Meath Gardens and Ropemakers Field, many of which are absolutely free! Find out more on the Our Parks website.

Poplar Harca

Poplar Harca run many activities for local residents, such as ballroom dance, pilates, tai chi and much more. For more information go to the Well One website.

Tower Hamlets Community Housing

THCH run activities for local residents, including yoga, dance and martial arts. For more information view the activity timetable.

Football

Visit our football section for information on clubs and sessions for men, women, boys, girls and older people.

Hockey

There are 3 teams in Tower Hamlets providing hockey coaching and match play for a variety of ages:

Rugby

Millwall Rugby Club

A large club catering for social and competitive rugby, with several men's, women's and youth teams. They are based in Millwall Park on the Isle of Dogs. Visit the website for more information.

Queen Mary University

QMSU run a community O2 touch rugby session at Stepney Green Park on Tuesdays, 5.30 - 7pm. It's a social turn up and play session for anyone interested in non-contact rugby. Head over to their Facebook page for more information.

Swimming

Visit our swimming section for information on clubs, lessons and casual swimming in the borough's leisure centres.

Tennis

Tower Hamlets Tennis

THT provide lessons, club sessions and court hire for tennis in the borough's parks. There are also opportunities for young people to participate in holiday programmes. Visit the website for more information.

Better Leisure

You can also hire a tennis court from some of our leisure centres.

Social Leagues

If you want to play social matches against people at your level you can try Local Tennis Leagues.

Volleyball

London Lynx Volleyball Club run open training sessions at Whitechapel Sports Centre. Visit the London Lynx Volleyball website for more information.

Social leagues

Mixed Netball

Queen Mary University's Community Mixed Netball League is the perfect opportunity for men & women of all abilities to socialise in a fun and competitive environment. Referees and equipment all included. All you need is a pair of trainers and some comfortable clothes.

4 October – 6 December (Thursdays), 7-9pm, Mile End Park Leisure Centre (outdoor courts)

Team entry is £350 which works out individually as £3.50 per week based on a team of 10 players. You can enter by visiting the Community Sport League website  

Go Mammoth

Go Mammoth operate social leagues in several sports around the borough, including basketball, football, netball, softball and volleyball.

You can get 20 per cent off the individual registration fee with the discount code "HPI20", or £100 off the full team registration fee with the code "HPT100".