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

Nikhil Test
Next date: February 14, 2022
Half term camp
Basketball course Level 2 - Ages 18+ | London Met University | Sun 30 Jan & Sun 20 Feb | 11 - 5pm |
Next date: January 30, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | Monday | Spring Term 1 | 5 - 6.30pm
Next date: January 24, 2022
Football - Ages 13 - 16 | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | Monday | Spring Term 1 | 6.30 - 8pm
Next date: January 24, 2022
Junior Gym - Ages 13 - 1 7| Sobell Leisure Centre N7 | Monday | Spring Term 1 | 6.30 - 8pm
Next date: January 24, 2022
Women's Football - Ages 16+ | Sobell Leisure Centre N7 | Monday | Spring Term 1 | 7 - 8pm
Next date: January 17, 2022
Archery - Ages 13 - 19 | Lift Youth Hub | Monday | Spring term 1 | 5.30 - 6.15pm & 6.15 - 7pm
Next date: January 24, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | King's Square EC1V | Monday | Spring Term 1 | 4.30 - 7pm
Next date: January 24, 2022
Football - Ages 13 - 16 | King's Square EC1V | Monday | Spring Term 1 | 7 - 8pm
Next date: January 17, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | King's Square EC1V | Tuesday | Spring Term 1 | 4.30 - 7pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Football - Ages 13 - 16 | King's Square EC1V | Tuesday | Spring Term 1 | 7 - 8pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | Crouch Hall Court N4 | Tuesday | Spring Term 1 | 4.30 - 6.30pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | Harvist Estate | Wednesday | Spring Term | 4.30 - 5.30pm
Next date: January 19, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | Harvist Estate | Wednesday | Spring Term | 5.30 - 6.30pm
Next date: January 19, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | Wednesday | Spring Term 1 | 4.30 - 6.30pm
Next date: January 19, 2022
Football - Ages 13 - 16 | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | Wednesday | Spring Term 1 | 6.30 - 8pm
Next date: January 19, 2022
Archery - Ages 13 - 19 | Lift Youth Hub | Wednesday | Spring Term 1 | 5.30 - 6.15pm & 6.15 - 7pm
Next date: January 19, 2022
Basketball - Ages 6 - 11 | Sobell Leisure Centre | Thursday | Spring Term 1 | 4.30pm - 6pm
Next date: January 20, 2022
Basketball - Ages 12 - 16 | Sobell Leisure Centre | Thursday | Spring Term 1 | 6pm - 7.15pm
Next date: January 20, 2022
Women's Football - Ages 16+ | Sobell Leisure Centre N7 | Thursday | Spring Term 1 | 7 - 8pm
Next date: January 20, 2022
Women's Fitness - Ages 17+ | Elizabeth House N7 | Thursday | Spring Term 1 | 9.30 - 10.30am
Next date: January 21, 2022
Men's Football - Ages 17+ | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | Friday | Spring Term 1 | 11am - 1pm
Next date: January 21, 2022
Football - Ages 18+ | Mayville Redpitch | Friday | Spring Term 1 | 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Next date: January 21, 2022
SEND Tennis & Multi sport - Ages All | Finsbury Park Basketball Courts| Tuesday | Spring Term 1 | 11 - 2pm
Next date: February 8, 2022
Basketball Courts - Finsbury Park, Endymion Road Finsbury Park London North London N4 2NQ
Basketball - Ages 6- 11 | Finsbury Park basketball courts | Saturday | Spring Term 1 | 10 - 12pm
Next date: January 22, 2022
Multi Sport - Ages 12 - 16 | Finsbury Park basketball courts | Saturday | Spring Term 1 | 12.30 - 2.30pm
Next date: January 22, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 11 | Finsbury Park basketball courts | Saturday | Spring Term 1 | 12.30 - 2.30pm
Next date: January 22, 2022
Football & Basketball - Ages 5 - 11 | Elthorne Park | Saturday | Spring Term 1 | 10 - 12pm
Next date: January 22, 2022
Girls Get Active - Ages 7 - 11 | Sue Davis Pitch - Andover Estate | Saturday | Spring Term 1 | 10 - 11.30am
Next date: January 22, 2022
Football - Ages 5 - 9 | Woodberry Down Estate | Monday | Spring Term 1 | 4.30 - 5.30pm
Next date: January 24, 2022
Football - Ages 10 - 15 | Woodberry Down Estate | Monday | Spring Term 1 | 5.30 - 6.30pm
Next date: January 24, 2022
Football - Ages 16 - 19 | Woodberry Down Estate | Monday | Spring Term 1 | 6.30 - 8pm
Next date: January 24, 2022
Basketball - Ages 13+ | Stoke Newington School | Tuesday | Spring Term 1 | 5.30 - 7.30pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Football - Ages 13+ | Stoke Newington School | Tuesday | Spring Term 1 | 6.30 - 8pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Basketball - Ages 13+ | Springfield Youth Club | Tuesday | Spring Term 1 | 6.30 - 8pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 16 | Wrens Park Estate | Wednesday | Spring Term 1 | 4.30 - 6pm
Next date: January 19, 2022
Multi sport & Football - Ages 8 - 16 | Guinness Trust Estate | Thursday | Spring Term 1 | 5 - 6.30pm
Next date: January 20, 2022
Futsal - Ages 8 - 11 | Jubilee Primary School | Thursday | Spring Term 1 | 4.30 - 5.30pm
Next date: January 20, 2022
Girls Get Active - Ages 8 - 16 | Stamford Hill Estate, N16 6RS | Friday | Autumn Term 2 | 5 - 6.30pm
Next date: January 21, 2022
Multi sport & Football - Ages 8 - 16 | Guinness Trust Estate | Friday | Spring Term 1 | 6 - 7.30pm
Next date: January 21, 2022
Rollerskating - Ages 12+ | Finsbury Park basketball courts | Saturday | Spring Term 1 | 11 - 1pm
Next date: January 22, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 16 | North Millfields - Casimir Road E5 9NX | Saturday | Spring Term 1 | 12 - 2pm
Next date: January 22, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | Harvist Estate | Friday | Spring Term 1 | 4.30 - 5.30pm
Next date: January 21, 2022
Football - Ages 8 - 12 | Harvist Estate | Friday | Spring Term 1 | 5.30 - 6.30pm
Next date: January 21, 2022
Junior Gym - Ages 13 - 17 | Sobell Leisure Centre N7 | Friday | Spring Term 1 | 6.30 - 8pm
Next date: January 21, 2022
Tennis Ages 7-10 | Andover Estate | Spring term 1 | 4pm - 5pm
Next date: January 20, 2022
Mini Red 6-8 years -Spring Term 2022 - Clissold Leisure Centre - Saturday 10-11am
Next date: January 22, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under. Players learn to serve, rally and score with a slow
ball, as well as learning the movement and co-ordination skills needed for tennis.
Saturday Mini Red Squad - Spring Term 2022 - Clissold Leisure Centre- 2-3pm
Next date: January 22, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
Hackney Tennis Mini Red Invitational Squad
Saturday Hitters Red Squad - Spring Term 2022 - Clissold Leisure Centre- 3-4pm
Next date: January 22, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
Hackney Tennis Mini Red Invitational Squad
Saturday Hotshots Red Squad - Spring Term 2022 - Clissold Leisure Centre- 4-5pm
Next date: January 22, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
Hackney Tennis Mini Red Invitational Squad
Saturday class for 18 month to 2.5 years @ 9.10-9.50am - 8th January to 12th February - Stoke Newington School, N16 9EX
Next date: January 22, 2022
Stoke Newington School, Clissold Road Stoke Newington North London N16 9EX
Saturday class for 18 month to 2.5 years @ 9.55-10.35am - 8th January to 12th February - Stoke Newington School, N16 9EX
Next date: January 22, 2022
Stoke Newington School, Clissold Road Stoke Newington North London N16 9EX
Mini Red 4-6 years - Spring Term 2022 - Clissold Leisure Centre - Tuesday 4-5pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under. Players learn to serve, rally and score with a slow
ball, as well as learning the movement and co-ordination skills needed for tennis.
Saturday class for 2.5 to 4 years @ 10.40-11.20am - 8th January to 12th February - Stoke Newington School, N16 9EX
Next date: January 22, 2022
Stoke Newington School, Clissold Road Stoke Newington North London N16 9EX
Mini Red 6-8 years - Spring Term 2022 - Clissold Leisure Centre - Tuesday 4-5pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under. Players learn to serve, rally and score with a slow
ball, as well as learning the movement and co-ordination skills needed for tennis.
Saturday class for 4 to 5 years @ 11.25-12.05 - 8th January to 12th February - Stoke Newington School, N16 9EX
Next date: January 22, 2022
Stoke Newington School, Clissold Road Stoke Newington North London N16 9EX
Saturday class for 4 to 6 years @ 12.10-1.00pm - 8th January to 12th February - Stoke Newington School, N16 9EX
Next date: January 22, 2022
Stoke Newington School, Clissold Road Stoke Newington North London N16 9EX
Sunday class for 18 month to 2.5 years @ 9.50-10.30am - 9th January to 13th February - Stoke Newington School, N16 9EX - FULLY BOOKED
Next date: January 23, 2022
Stoke Newington School, Clissold Road Stoke Newington North London N16 9EX
Sunday class for 2.5 to 4 years @ 10.35-11.15am - 9th January to 13th February - Stoke Newington School, N16 9EX
Next date: January 23, 2022
Stoke Newington School, Clissold Road Stoke Newington North London N16 9EX
Sunday class for 2.5 to 4 years @ 11.20-12.00 - 9th January to 13th February - Stoke Newington School, N16 9EX
Next date: January 23, 2022
Stoke Newington School, Clissold Road Stoke Newington North London N16 9EX
Sunday class for 4 to 6 years @ 12.05-12.55pm - 9th January to 13th February - Stoke Newington School, N16 9EX
Next date: January 23, 2022
Stoke Newington School, Clissold Road Stoke Newington North London N16 9EX
Mini Tennis Fitness 6-10yrs - Spring Term 2022 - Clissold Leisure Center - Tuesday 5-6pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
A Mini Tennis fitness training sessions for 6-10 year olds, designed to improve agility, balance and co-ordination.
Tuesday Hot Shots Red Squad - Spring Term 2022 - Clissold Leisure Centre- Tue 6-7pm
Next date: January 18, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
Hackney Tennis Mini Red targeted player invitational squad.
Red Talent ID session
Next date: January 22, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
Talent ID session
Tots Tennis 3-5 years - Spring Term 2022 - Clissold Leisure Centre - Saturday 9am-10am
Next date: January 22, 2022
Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road Hackney East London N16 9EX
Tots tennis coaching course for 3 to 5 year olds

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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