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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Southwark venues and sports facilities

Burgess Park
0.20 miles away - Albany Road Old Kent Road Camberwell South London SE5 7JW
Burgess Park was created in 1943 and designed to give South Londoners some more open space. Resident...
Football (11 a side) Rugby Cricket Cricket nets Multi-Use Open Space Sports Hall Football (7 a side) Cycling Running
Wickway Community Centre
0.32 miles away - 245 St George's Way Southwark Peckham South London SE15 6PL
The Wickway Community Centre is located in Peckham in the London Borough of Southwark and offers a 2...
Sports Hall
Burgess Park Tennis Centre book online
0.74 miles away - 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Burgess Park Tennis Centre is operated by the social enterprise Be Active and is also the home of So...
Tennis
Miami Health Club
0.77 miles away - 208-210 Old Kent Road Bermondsey Southwark South London SE1 5TY
Miami Health Club is located in South Bermondsey in the London Borough of Southwark and offers a gym...
Gyms Yoga Pilates Dance studio
Burgess Sports
0.83 miles away - 285 Albany Rd Giraffe House London Greater London SE5 0AH
Boxing Tennis Football
Faraday Gardens
0.84 miles away - Portland Street Southwark Walworth South London SE17 2HH
These gardens adjoin St Peters Churchyard and is near to Walworth Road. Features include a multi use...
Football (5 a side) Basketball
InSpire - the Crypt at St Peter's
0.84 miles away - Liverpool Grove Southwark Walworth South London SE17 2HH
InSpire is a community facility in the Crypt of St. Peter's Church in Walworth, Southwark. Faciliti...
Table Tennis Pavilion/Clubhouse
Brunswick Park
0.88 miles away - St Giles Road Camberwell London South London SE5 7LZ
Brunswick Park is a small Southwark park in fashionable Camberwell, South East London.

The park...
Tennis Football (5 a side) Basketball

Activities in Southwark

After-school sports and fun activities
Next date: February 3, 2020
Burgess Park , Albany Road Old Kent Road Camberwell South London SE5 7JW
Free after-school sports activities!
Come and meet your friends and enjoy our sports. Children will play a mixture of football, tag-rugby, cricket, rounder’s, basketball, badminton, and multi-sports. The sports will change each day.
From Monday to Wed...
2020 February Half Term Multi-Sport Camp
Next date: February 17, 2020
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: February 18, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Adult beginner class at Burgess Park.
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Next date: February 4, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Adult beginner class at Burgess Park.
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Next date: February 4, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Adult beginner class at Burgess Park.
BPTC-Adult-Tue-Improvers-Feb-Mar
Next date: February 18, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Adult beginner class at Burgess Park.
Saturday Adult Beginner / Improver
Next date: February 1, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
A flexible class, just book when you want to come. Limited number of spaces, allocated on a first come first served basis. You can come along on the day to play provided there are spaces available.
Coach provides balls, rackets can be borrowed if neede...
Saturday Adult Intermediate
Next date: February 1, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
A flexible class, just book when you want to come. Limited number of spaces, allocated on a first come first served basis. You can come along on the day to play provided there are spaces available.
Coach provides balls, rackets can be borrowed if neede...
Adult Ladder from Feb to April 2020
Next date: February 2, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Sign up sheet for adult and older junior members of Southwark City Tennis Club.

The ladder splits players into leagues of about 5-7 players. Players are provided with the contacts for their group and must then arrange their matches over a 2 -3 month...
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Next date: February 3, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are beginners to tennis. Classes split into different bands, ages from 5-9 years old.
BPTC-Mon-Yellow-2020-T1
Next date: February 3, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children aged 10 plus and able to rally from the baseline.
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Next date: February 3, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad, advanced training for Juniors. Invite by coaches only
BPTC-Tue-Adv-Squad-5-7pm-2020-T1
Next date: February 4, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad, advanced training for Juniors. Invite by coaches only
BPTC-Tue-Red-Org-4pm-2020-T1
Next date: February 4, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad coaching session for juniors ready to go up to the intermediate level. This is by invitation of the coaches only.
BPTC-Tue-Yellow-5-30pm-2020-T1
Next date: February 4, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad coaching session for juniors ready to go up to the intermediate level. This is by invitation of the coaches only.
BPTC-Tue-Squad-4-5:30pm-2020-T1
Next date: February 4, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad, advanced training for Juniors. Invite by coaches only
BPTC-Wed-Yellow-2020-T1
Next date: January 29, 2020
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 there skills
BPTC-Wed-Red-Orange-2020-T1
Next date: January 29, 2020
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 5-9 years old.
BPTC-Thu-Term3-Adv-Sq-5-7pm-2020-T1
Next date: January 30, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad, advanced training for Juniors. Invite by coaches only
BPTC-Thu-Red-Orange-2020-T1
Next date: January 30, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children aged 5-9 learning the basics of the game.
BPTC-Thu-Sq-4-5.30pm-2020-T1
Next date: January 30, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad, advanced training for Juniors. Invite by coaches only
BPTC-Thu-Yellow-2020-T1
Next date: January 30, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children aged 10 plus and able to rally from the baseline.
BPTC-Fri-Red-Orange-2020-T1
Next date: January 31, 2020
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 5-9 years old.
BPTC-Fri-Yellow-2020-T1
Next date: January 31, 2020
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 5-9 years old.
BPTC-Sat-Squad-2020-T1
Next date: February 1, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Squad, advanced training for Juniors. Invite by coaches only
BPTC-Sat-Yellow-2020-T1
Next date: February 1, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Group coaching for children that are playing on a full court.
BPTC-Sat-Orange2-2020-T1
Next date: February 1, 2020
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 6-8 years old.
BPTC-Sat-Orange-2020-T1
Next date: February 1, 2020
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 7 up, having been moved up from Red classes.
BPTC-Sat-Red1-2020-T1
Next date: February 1, 2020
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 4-7 years old.
BPTC-Thursday-Improvers-Jan-Feb
Next date: January 30, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Adult Improver class on Thursdays
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Next date: February 20, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Adult Improver class on Thursdays
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Next date: January 30, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Intermediate course for Adults at Burgess Park
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Next date: February 20, 2020
Burgess Park Tennis Centre, 44 Addington Square Camberwell London South London SE5 7LA
Intermediate course for Adults at Burgess Park

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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