Area guide: Southwark

The London Borough of Southwark covers some of London’s most vibrant communities such as Peckham, Dulwich, Camberwell, Bermondsey, Walworth and Rotherhith. It has been home to famous residents including Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise (Dulwich Village), Emma Thompson (Camberwell) and Rio Ferdinand (Peckham) and Charles Dickens. Notable Southwark sites include London Bridge, the Dulwich Picture Gallery and schools such as Dulwich College, Alleyn’s and James Allen’s Girls School (JAGS). Many of these Southwark schools have an excellent range of sports facilities for hire to the Southwark community as well as activities.

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Activities in Southwark

2021 Summer Week 2 Multi-Sport Camp
Next date: August 5, 2021
Burgess Park , Albany Road Old Kent Road Camberwell South London SE5 7JW
The sports within our programme are carried out in rotation including; Football, Tennis, Tag Rugby, Hockey, Boxing, Cricket, BMX. It is arranged in such a way to ensure that those taking part will never be idle; every moment will be filled with games, sp...
2021 Summer Week 5 Multi-Sport Camp
Next date: August 23, 2021
Burgess Park , Albany Road Old Kent Road Camberwell South London SE5 7JW
The sports within our programme are carried out in rotation including; Football, Tennis, Tag Rugby, Hockey, Boxing, Cricket, BMX. It is arranged in such a way to ensure that those taking part will never be idle; every moment will be filled with games, sp...
Burgess Park 10km Fun Run
Next date: August 8, 2021
Burgess Park , Albany Road Old Kent Road Camberwell South London SE5 7JW
The first ever 10km fun run around Burgess Park. It is a flat and straight course so you could be up for a PB!

All proceeds will be used to support the work of the charity Burgess Sports.

A great medal for all finishers.
Two lap scenic course in th...
2021 Summer Week 3 Multi-Sport Camp
Next date: August 9, 2021
Burgess Park , Albany Road Old Kent Road Camberwell South London SE5 7JW
The sports within our programme are carried out in rotation including; Football, Tennis, Tag Rugby, Hockey, Boxing, Cricket, BMX. It is arranged in such a way to ensure that those taking part will never be idle; every moment will be filled with games, sp...
2021 Summer Week 4 Multi-Sport Camp
Next date: August 16, 2021
Burgess Park , Albany Road Old Kent Road Camberwell South London SE5 7JW
The sports within our programme are carried out in rotation including; Football, Tennis, Tag Rugby, Hockey, Boxing, Cricket, BMX. It is arranged in such a way to ensure that those taking part will never be idle; every moment will be filled with games, sp...
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Next date: September 11, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are beginners to ball sport. Ages from 5-7 years old.
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Next date: September 11, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad by invitation, typically for children typically over 11 years old.
BPTC-Mon-Red-2021-T3
Next date: September 6, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are beginners to ball sport. Classes split into different bands, ages from 5-7 years old.
BPTC-Sat-Yellow-2021-T3
Next date: September 11, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for Improvers. This is for children that are familiar with the basics of tennis and want to further their skills .
BPTC-Sat-Org-2021-T3
Next date: September 11, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that have played some tennis. Ages from 8 years old.
BPTC-Sat-Org-B-2021-T3
Next date: September 11, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that have played some tennis. Ages from 8 years old.
BPTC-Mon-Org-2021-T3
Next date: September 6, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are beginners to ball sport. Ages from 8 years old.
BPTC-Mon-Yellow-2021-T3
Next date: September 6, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for Improvers. This is for children that are familiar with the basics of tennis and want to further their skills .
BPTC-Mon-Jnr-Sq-2021-T3
Next date: September 6, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad by invitation, typically for children up to 11 years old.
BPTC-Tue-Red-2021-T3
Next date: September 7, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are beginners to ball sport. Classes split into different bands, ages from 5-7 years old.
BPTC-Tue-Org-2021-T3
Next date: September 7, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for Improvers. This is for children that are familiar with the basics of tennis and want to further their skills .
BPTC-Tue-Yellow-2021-T3
Next date: September 7, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for Improvers. This is for children that are familiar with the basics of tennis and want to further their skills .
BPTC-Tue-Snr-Sq-2021-T3
Next date: September 7, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad by invitation, typically for children typically over 11 years old.
BPTC-Wed-Red-2021-T3
Next date: September 8, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are beginners to ball sport. Ages from 5-7 years old.
BPTC-Wed-Org-2021-T3
Next date: September 8, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that have played some tennis. Ages from 8 years old.
BPTC-Wed-Yellow-2021-T3
Next date: September 8, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for Improvers. This is for children that are familiar with the basics of tennis and want to further their skills .
BPTC-Wed-Jnr-Sq-2021-T3
Next date: September 8, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad by invitation, typically for children up to 11 years old.
BPTC-Thu-Red-2021-T3
Next date: September 9, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are beginners to ball sport. Ages from 5-7 years old.
BPTC-Thu-Org-2021-T3
Next date: September 9, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are beginners to ball sport. Ages from 8 years old.
BPTC-Thu-Yellow-2021-T3
Next date: September 9, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for Improvers. This is for children that are familiar with the basics of tennis and want to further their skills .
BPTC-Thu-Snr-Sq-2021-T3
Next date: September 9, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad by invitation, typically for children typically over 11 years old.
BPTC-Fri-Red-2021-T3
Next date: September 10, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are beginners to ball sport. Ages from 5-7 years old.
BPTC-Fri-Org-2021-T3
Next date: September 10, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that have played some tennis. Ages from 8 years old.
BPTC-Fri-Yellow-2021-T3
Next date: September 10, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for Improvers. This is for children that are familiar with the basics of tennis and want to further their skills .
BPTC-Fri-Jnr-Sq-2021-T3
Next date: September 10, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad by invitation, typically for children over 11 years old.
Sunday Improvers 11am
Next date: August 8, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Adult improvers class on Sundays from 11am to 12noon.
Sunday Intermediates 12 noon
Next date: August 8, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Sunday flexible Intermediate class held at Burgess Park from 12 noon to 1pm
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Next date: August 5, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Adult Improver class on Thursdays
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Next date: August 7, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Adult beginner class on Saturdays 12-1pm at Burgess Park.
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Next date: August 9, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Holiday Camp for 5-7 year olds. 9-10am.
Children should wear trainers and be ready to run around. For colder conditions please wear layers, hats, gloves and scarves as needed!
We provide rackets and balls.
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Next date: August 5, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Holiday Camp for ages 8+ from 10-12 noon..
Children should wear trainers and be ready to run around. For colder conditions please wear layers, hats, gloves and scarves as needed!
We provide rackets and balls.
BPTC-Summer-Camp-Wk3-2021-Age-8+
Next date: August 9, 2021
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Holiday Camp for ages 8+ from 10-12 noon..
Children should wear trainers and be ready to run around. For colder conditions please wear layers, hats, gloves and scarves as needed!
We provide rackets and balls.

Southwark Council’s Parks are managed by Quadron Services and all their sports facilities must be booked through their team. Examples include stunning Dulwich Park with its 11 a side football pitches, bowling green, free tennis courts, basketball courts and cricket nets. Southwark Park, Belair Park in Dulwich and Tanner Street Park offer free tennis courts in South London which is the current policy of Southwark council.

Southwark Leisure Centres include Camberwell Leisure Centre, Dulwich Leisure Centre, Geraldine Hamsworth Sports Facility (otherwise known as the Imperial War Museum tennis courts) and Peckham Pulse. These are all managed through Fusion Lifestyle and offer a great range of gyms, swimming pools, sports halls and fitness classes. Southwark School sports facilitiesinclude Alleyn’s School, Dulwich College Sports Centre, Dulwich Sports Ground, James Allen’s Girls School, the Edward Alleyn Club, Dulwich tennis club and Camber Tennis Club.

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