Ruskin Park

Ferndene Road Denmark Hill Camberwell South London SE5 8EL

Football (11 a side) Tennis Football (5 a side) Rugby Basketball Multi-Use Open Space Touch Rugby Running Rounders

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Courses and Activities in Ruskin Park

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Ruskin Park is situated near Denmark Hill and Herne Hill in trendy Camberwell, South East London and offers a selection of sports facilities to the public.

There are four public tennis courts available in Ruskin Park which can all be booked through Lambeth Borough Council. The park tennis courts all have a macadam surface and are in reasonable condition, although could do with resurfacing. If you are serious club player you might be disappointment and instead should consider heading to the Rosendale Playing Fields or Brockwell Park.

There are two public 11 a side football pitches in Ruskin Park which can be booked through the Lambeth Parks bookings team. One is grass pitch which is in perfectly could condition and the other is an 11-a-side regra pitch which isn't the best surface, but should work for casual football but not really for more formal, club football.

It is also worth noting that there is a free Ruskin Park basketball court and you can just turn up and play, no advanced booking is needed.

The nearest train station is Denmark Hill which is approximately 5 mins walk away from Ruskin Park.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many tennis courts are there in Ruskin Park?

There are four macadam tennis courts which all have a hard, macadam surface. They can all be booked online via GLL but they could badly do with resurfacing.

How many 11 a side football pitches are there in Ruskin Park?

There is one grass 11 aside football pitch in Ruskin Park and two separate Regra pitches. One of the Regra pitches is suitable for 11 a side football, the other is slightly smaller and better for 7 to 8 a side football.

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Opening times

Monday: 08:00-Dusk 
Tuesday: 08:00-Dusk 
Wednesday: 08:00-Dusk 
Thursday: 08:00-Dusk 
Friday: 08:00-Dusk 
Saturday: 08:00-Dusk 
Sunday: 08:00-Dusk 
Bank Holidays: 08:00-Dusk 

Contact details



Pay and play : Yes
Indoor/Outdoor : Outdoor
Membership : No
Floodlights : No
Car Park : No
Surface : Grass, Hard - Macadam, Other, Shingle
Changing rooms : No


Personal Training : Yes

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