Area guide: Islington

The London Borough of Islington is actually the second smallest Borough in the whole of London. However, despite of its size it still manages to host some of the best sporting venues in London. Emirates, the home of Arsenal Football club with a stadium capacity of just over 60,000 spectators, which makes it the third largest football stadium in England.  

 

 

 

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Islington venues and sports facilities

Highbury Pool and Gym
0.19 miles away - Highbury Crescent Islington Highbury North London N5 1RR
Highbury Pool and Gym is managed by GLL in partnership with Islington Council and is located close t...
Gyms Swimming Pools Yoga Pilates Dance studio
St Mary Magdalene Academy
0.30 miles away - Liverpool Road Islington Greater London N7 8PG
Every evening between Tuesday and Friday, from 6 to 10pm, and every Saturday from 10am to 3pm, a ran...
Basketball Multi-Use Open Space Sports Hall Hall
Highbury Grove School
0.54 miles away - 8 Highbury Grove Islington Greater London N5 2EQ
Highbury Grove School has a number of facilities with sports clubs and organisations hiring our the...
Athletics Swimming Pools Football (5 a side) Basketball Sports Hall
Asteys Row
0.55 miles away - Canonbury Road Islington Angel North London N1 2HE
Asteys Row Play Ground is located in Islington near to Canonbury. It is interwined with Asteys Row R...
Football (5 a side) Basketball Multi-Use Open Space
Highbury Fields
0.58 miles away - Baalbec Road Islington Highbury North London N5 1QN
Highbury Fields is a wonderful park located in North London in the borough of Islington in Highbury....
Tennis Basketball Netball Football (7 a side)
Paradise Park
0.65 miles away - MacKenzie Road Islington Caledonian Road North London N7
Paradise Park is a large park in Islington covering 4.57 acres. It offers a playground, variety of h...
Gyms Football (5 a side) Multi-Use Open Space Touch Rugby Football (7 a side)
William Tyndale School
0.65 miles away - Richmond Grove Islington Highbury North London N1 2DL
William Tyndale Primary School is located near to Highbury and Islington in North London and offers...
Football (5 a side)
Swimming Pool
0.65 miles away - JC London Greater London N7 6JS
Boxing Ice Rinks Badminton Croquet
St Pauls Shubbery
0.76 miles away - St Paul's Road Islington Canonbury North London N1 2PP
St Pauls Shubbery is a very small (1.1 acre) Islington park hidden behind St Paul's Road and featuri...
Football (5 a side) Basketball Multi-Use Open Space
The Arsenal Community Hub
0.77 miles away - 56 Benwell Rd Islington London Greater London N7 7BA
The Arsenal Community Hub has a 50 metre long, 4G astroturf pitch, and also classrooms, a meeting s...
Football (5 a side) Football (6 a side) Football (7 a side) Football (8 a side) Hall
Walter Sickert Community Centre
0.92 miles away - Canonbury Crescent London N1 2FB
Walter Sickert Community Centre is a key part of the the local community with a number of activities...
Yoga Room
Mary’s Community Centre
0.93 miles away - Upper Street Islington London Greater London N1 2TX
Multi-Use Open Space
Barnard Park
1.01 miles away - Copenhagen Street Islington Angel North London N1 0ER
Barnard Park is a large Islington park towards the west of the borough covering over 9 acres, making...
Football (11 a side) Football (5 a side) Basketball Multi-Use Open Space Football (6 a side) Football (7 a side)
Caledonian Park
1.06 miles away - Market Road Lower Holloway London North London N7 9PL
Caledonian Park is located in N7 in North London and next to do the Islington Tennis Centre. It is o...
Football (5 a side) Basketball
Islington Tennis Centre
1.06 miles away - Market Road London North London N7 9PL
The Islington Tennis Centre in North London has a range of sports facilities available for both memb...
Football (11 a side) Gyms Tennis
Market Road Football Pitches
1.06 miles away - Market Road Caledonian Road North London N7 9PL
The Market Road Football Pitches are near to Caledonian Road in the London Borough of Islington and...
Football (11 a side) Football (5 a side) Multi-Use Open Space Touch Rugby Football (8 a side)
Aubert Court Community Centre
1.16 miles away - Avenell Road Islington North London N5 1BL
Aubert Court community Centre is located in Islington, North London and offers a community space for...
The Life Centre Islington
1.18 miles away - 1 Britannia Row Islington North London N1 8QH
The Life Centre Islington was the second centre of the Life Centre yoga centres which started in Not...
Yoga Pilates
Cally Pool & Gym
1.18 miles away - 229 Caledonian Road Caledonian Road North London N1 0NH
Cally Pool & Gym is run by GLL in partnership with Islington Borough Council and is located towards...
Gyms Swimming Pools Dance studio
City of London Academy Islington
1.28 miles away - Prebend Street Islington North London N1 8PQ
The City if London Academy Islington is located on Prebend Street and underwent a huge refurbishment...
Football (5 a side) Basketball Badminton Cricket nets Sports Hall

Activities in Islington

Football - Ages 8 - 16 | Highbury Fields | Tue - Thu | June Half Term
Next date: June 1, 2021
Highbury Fields, Baalbec Road Islington Highbury North London N5 1QN
Tennis - Ages 8 - 16 | Highbury Fields | Tue - Thu | June Half Term
Next date: June 1, 2021
Highbury Fields, Baalbec Road Islington Highbury North London N5 1QN
Multi-Sports | Elthorne Park |10 - 12noon | Tue - Thu |Ages: 5 - 11 | May Half Term
Next date: June 1, 2021
Elthorne Park Islington, Hazelville Road Archway, Islington Crouch Hill North London N19 3LP
Football & Multi Sports - Ages 8-16 | EC1 Finsbury Leisure Centre | Tue - Fri | 10.30am - 3pm | June Half Term
Next date: June 1, 2021
Finsbury Leisure Centre, Norman Street Islington Old Street North London EC1V 3PU
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | Westbourne Estate | 4.30 - 6pm | Tuesday
Next date: May 18, 2021
Football - ages 8 - 12 | Hollins & McCall House | 6pm - 7.30pm | Wednesday
Next date: May 19, 2021
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | Crouch Hall Court | 6pm - 7.30pm | Friday
Next date: May 21, 2021
Football & Multi Sports - Ages 12-16 | Sobell Leisure Centre | Tue - Thu | 1pm - 3pm | June Half Term
Next date: June 1, 2021
Finsbury Leisure Centre, Norman Street Islington Old Street North London EC1V 3PU
Football & Multi Sports - Ages 8 - 11 | Sobell Leisure Centre | Tue - Thu | 10am - 12pm | June Half Term
Next date: June 1, 2021
Finsbury Leisure Centre, Norman Street Islington Old Street North London EC1V 3PU
Women's Football - Ages 16+ (summer 1) | Sobell Leisure Centre | 7 - 8pm | Mondays
Next date: May 17, 2021
Sobell Leisure Centre, Hornsey Road Islington Finsbury Park North London N7 7NY
Football - Ages 8 to 12 (summer 1) | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | 5 - 6.30pm | Monday
Next date: May 17, 2021
Football - Ages 12 to 16 (Summer 1) | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | 6.30 - 8pm | Monday
Next date: May 17, 2021
Football - Ages: 8 - 12 (summer 1) | King Square | 4.30 - 6pm | Monday
Next date: May 17, 2021
Football - Ages: 13-16 (summer 1) | King Square | 6 - 8pm | Tuesday
Next date: May 18, 2021
Football - ages: 13 - 16 (summer 1) | King Square | 6 - 8pm | Monday
Next date: May 17, 2021
Boxfit - ages 13 - 16 (summer 1) | Platform, N7 | 5 - 7pm| Thursday
Next date: May 18, 2021
Football - Ages 8 - 12 (summer 1)| Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | 4.30 - 6.30pm | Wednesday
Next date: May 19, 2021
Football - Ages 13-16 (summer 1) | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | 6.30 - 8pm | Wednesday
Next date: May 19, 2021
Football - Ages 11 - 15 | Mayville Redpitch | 5.30 - 7.30pm
Next date: May 18, 2021
Football - Ages 12 - 16 (summer 1) | Mayville Redpitch | 5.30 - 7.30pm | Thursday
Next date: May 20, 2021
Boxfit - ages 13 - 16 (summer 1) | Platform, N7 | 5 - 7pm| Thursday
Next date: May 19, 2021
Women's Football - Ages 16+ (summer 1) | Sobell Leisure Centre | 7 - 8pm | Thursdays
Next date: May 20, 2021
Sobell Leisure Centre, Hornsey Road Islington Finsbury Park North London N7 7NY
Multisports - ages 6 to 8 (summer 1) | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | 9 - 10.30am | Saturday
Next date: May 15, 2021
Football & Baketball - Ages 5 - 7 (autumn 2) | Elthorne Park |10am - 12pm | Saturday
Next date: May 15, 2021
Elthorne Park Islington, Hazelville Road Archway, Islington Crouch Hill North London N19 3LP
Football - Ages: 8 - 12 (summer 1) | King Square | 4.30 - 6pm | Tuesdays
Next date: May 18, 2021
Football - Ages 8-13 | Rosemary Gardens | Tue - Thu | 10am - 12noon | June Half Term
Next date: June 1, 2021
Rosemary Gardens, Southgate Road London Greater London N1 3JS
Tennis - Ages 8-13 | Rosemary Gardens | Tue - Thu | June Half Term
Next date: June 1, 2021
Rosemary Gardens, Southgate Road London Greater London N1 3JS
Football - Ages: 8 - 12 (autumn 2) | Harvist Estate | 4.30 - 6pm | Wednesday
Next date: May 19, 2021
Football - Ages: 8 - 12 (autumn 2) | Harvist Estate | 4.30 - 6pm | Friday
Next date: May 21, 2021
Girls Get Active - Multisports - ages 7 to 11 (summer 1) | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | 10.30am - 12.30pm| Saturday
Next date: May 15, 2021
Women's Fitness (summer 1) | Elizabeth House | 7pm - 8pm | Monday
Next date: May 17, 2021
Women's Fitness (summer 1) | Elizabeth House | 9.30 - 10.30am | Wednesday
Next date: May 19, 2021

Another great venue in Islington is Finsbury Park with a whole host of unique sporting arenas. Within this includes an outdoor gym and a 400m athletics track. The unique part about this is that in the centre of the athletics track is one of the only American Football pitches available in London.

If you wish to stick to the more traditional English sports, Finsbury Park also houses 7 tennis courts, all of which you’re able to book online through our website. There are also two mini tennis courts where tennis courses are run for children from a young age upwards.

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