It’s the year of the London 2012 Olympics and there are plenty of sports in the District you can try if you’ve been inspired to get more active.There’s something for every age and ability from scuba diving to martial arts. Why not get in touch with one of the clubs on the list below and have a go!
Aquapigs Scuba Diving
Where: Greensward Academy pool
When: Every Wednesday evening 7.30pm
Come and try scuba diving, take your full PADI qualification course or refresh your existing skills
Contact details: 01702 395395 or 07768 871867 or email: email@example.com
Hockley Angling Club
Where: Hockley Angling Club has 3 coarse fishing lakes in Rayleigh for members and their guests only.
When: 24 hrs all year
The lakes are well stocked with carp, rudd, roach, perch, bream, tench, barbel, ide, F1 carp, gudgeon, chub
Contact details: membership enquiries Robin Payne 01268 781556 or 07714301731
Rochford Hundred Rugby Football Club
Where: The Clubhouse, Magnolia Road, Hawkwell, Essex SS4 3AD
When: Matches on Saturdays and Sundays, training on during the week
Rochford Hundred RFC is a family orientated rugby club providing the opportunities for playing and enjoying rugby for all ages. The club has teams for everyone from Under 6s upwards, with coaching and team management for each side. At a senior level the club runs 4 adult sides and the club’s 1st XV plays in the London 1 League.
Contact details: 01702 544021. Website: http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/rochfordhundredrfc
Tennis Taster Sessions
Where: Rochford Tennis Club, 2 Church Walk, Rochford, Essex SS4 1NL
When: Every Saturday 9-10am Ages 3-8; 10-11am Ages 8-10; 11-12noon Ages 11 & Up; 12noon – 1pm Adult Beginners.
Cost: Children free taster session, adult £5. Junior membership from £50 including regular group coaching.
Fitzwimarc Badminton Club Junior Coaching
Where: Fitzwimarc School Rayleigh, Main Hall
When: Wednesdays 6.00pm- 7.00pm
For children aged 8-12
Cost: £4.00 a session – payable in advance
Contact details: M Baker mobile: 07799 376192 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Rochford Hundred Rugby Club, The Clubhouse, Magnolia Road, Hawkwell, Essex SS4 3AD
When: Training Saturday mornings 10:00 till 12:00
Rugby training for children aged between 6 and 12. New players always welcome. A fun and safe environment for both boys & girls to learn and play rugby. Come down and give rugby a try. The first 3 weeks are free. £60 per season with no additional match fees
Contact: 01702 544021 or 07533 348 799 www.pitchero.com/clubs/rochfordhundredrfc
Dynamic Martial Arts Centre
Where: First Floor, 39 Websters Way, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8JQ
When: Various classes for different ages and abilities.
Wing Chun Kung Fu is great for motivation, coordination and fitness. Classes for children aged 5 to adults
Contact details: Richard Sugden 01268 777721 www.dynamicmartialartscentre.co.uk