Free Outdoor Gym classes for 2019

Our outdoor gyms aim to deliver exciting, inclusive and safe places where you can enjoy physical activity across Tower Hamlets. And the best part? There's no need to book, just turn up.




Tower Hamlets Sports Club Directory has details of many football clubs offering adult and youth football across the borough.

Mayor's Cup

The Mayor's Cup tournament was played in September 2019. Thanks to all teams who competed.

The Mayor's Cup Grants process is now closed, and will re-open in early 2020.

Women & girls' teams

Kekoa FC

Girls aged 4 - 13 are invited to train at Poplar Baths every Thursday from 6 - 7.30pm. Book your free place online.

East London Ladies FC

Senior team who train on Wednesdays at Poplar Baths leisure centre. Call Viv on 07875225510 or Pav on 07795385565 or email

Ladies East End Academy

Senior and u18's team who train at Weavers Field every weekend. For more info visit

Leyton Orient Women’s FC

Formerly KIKK Utd, a senior women's team who play at Mile End Stadium. Call 07834 316477 or email 

Limehouse Laces FC

London FA Charter Standard Female Club of the Year 2015. The youth team and FA Wildcats train at Stepney Green Park on Wednesday evenings. They also have a Vintage Laces team for senior players. Fore more info visit their website.

Mindset FC

Girls aged 5 - 11 are invited to come along to the FA Wildcats session at Stepney Green Park 3G pitch, every Saturday from 12-1pm. Book your free place online.

Tower Hamlets Women’s FC

Tower Hamlets Women's FC are FA Charter Standard and were East London’s first female team. Teams train every Wednesday at Mile End Stadium. Email:

Brasil Girls Futsal

Futsal is played indoors and emphasises close control and teamwork with the ball on the ground. This session is for girls in school years 6 - 9. First two sessions are free.

Tuesday, 5 - 6pm, Central Foundation Girls' School Sports Centre. Email for more info.

Disability football

APASEN Adult Football

Coaching for adults with special educational needs. Tuesdays, 1-3pm, Stepney Green Park 3G pitch. For more details contact

SEN Junior Football 

Inclusive coaching for young people aged 7+ with special education needs and friends. Saturdays, 1-2pm, Mile End Stadium. For more details Visit our disability sport section for more.

Youth/Junior football

Future Stars

Coaching sessions delivered by A-Z Sports for young people aged 11-16. Sundays 3-5pm, Mile End Stadium. Sessions cost £2. For more details contact

West Ham Utd Foundation 

Coaching for 8-16 year olds at Stepney Green Park 3G pitch. Tuesdays, 3-5pm. For more details contact

Mental Health football

Tower Hamlets Tigers FC

A Mental health division team (for anyone registered under secondary mental health services and CMHT's)

Sessions are at Stepney Green Park 3G Pitch, Wednesdays 1pm-3pm.

For more information please contact or call 07767 392067 / 0208 121 5033.

LGBT inclusive football

East End Phoenix FC 

LGBT+ friendly and inclusive, providing a judgement-free environment where people can enjoy playing football regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Training is at Mile End Leisure Centre on Thursdays 7-8pm, and home games at Millwall Park. Email

Football leagues

Inner London Football League

An extensive adult league based in Tower Hamlets, primarily targeting ages 16 to 21 years, but open to all and encourages participation from neighbouring boroughs.


Tower Hamlets Youth League

An amalgamation of the BFA and Sports Network Council Youth Leagues. Ages range from U10s to U18s. There are both winter and summer leagues, so youngsters get the opportunity for year-long development.


Bangladesh FA (UK) Summer League

The governing body for football for the UK Bangladeshi community, representing clubs from all over London including Sporting Bengal Utd FC, the BFA’s senior representative club whose players are selected from the league member clubs. 


Related links

Pitch booking  │  Anti-racism in sport charter  │  Diversity policy statement