Clubs

South Downs Leisure is home to many clubs that are affiliated with our five venues. To find out more, see the information listed below.

Athletics
Club name: Description: Contact:
Worthing and District Harriers Premier Athletics Club in Sussex. All coaches are UKA registered and C.R.B. checked. There is currently a long waiting list for under 13’s Mandy Collinson
Tel: 01903 764087
Email: mandycollinson@tiscali.co.uk
Website: www.worthingharriers.com
Badminton
Club name: Description: Contact:
Worthing Outsiders Jenny Ashman
Tel: 01903 505077
Centre Ladies We are an experienced non league club that plays to a reasonably good standard. We play on a Monday morning 10.30am – 12 noon and Thursday mornings 11am to 12.30pm Mrs Francis
Tel: 01903 774547
Email: coralfrancis123@gmail.com
Arcadians Mr Chris Byerley
Tel: 01903 233330
Feathers Ladies Mrs Jan Rylatt
Tel: 01903 231466
West Worthing Janet Pordage
Tel: 01903 265659
Sunday Recreation Mr Chris Byerley
Tel: 01903 233330
Worthing Juniors Mr Chris Byerley
Tel: 01903 233330
Nondescripts Email: lindapark12@yahoo.co.uk
Tel: 07765385140
Basketball
Club name: Description: Contact:
Worthing Thunder Worthing’s professional basketball team. Feel the tremendous energy of a live match, guaranteed to be a high energy roller-coaster ride of slam-dunking action! All home games are played at Worthing Leisure Centre. More info Website: www.worthingthunder.net
Email: office@worthingthunder.net
Beauty Treatments
Club name: Description: Contact:
Mirage Mirage, for all your beauty needs. Mirage offers a professional service including massage, facials, waxing and lots more. Appointments on request throughout the week at Splashpoint and Worthing Leisure Centre. Mrs Elaine Snow
Tel: 01903 244404
Cheerleading
Club name: Description: Contact:
Worthing Panthers Cheerleaders Panthers Allstar Cheerleaders are a local voluntary run cheer group, based at Worthing High School. Cheerleading is a combination of dance, gymnastics and stunting. We train Mondays and Saturdays (with additional practices leading up to competitions) and take part in various local events as part of the kids summer fun programme. From 5th September we will also be running pompom dance/cheer for fun sessions for 5 to 9 year olds. Marion or Mandy
Tel: 07793029170
Email: worthingpanthers@yahoo.co.uk
Website: worthingpanthers.wordpress.com
Croquet
Club name: Description: Contact:
Worthing Croquet Club Worthing Croquet Club is situated on the lawn to the east of The Barn building at Field Place where we enjoy playing on 2 x 3/4 size lawns and 1 full size lawn. Croquet is played 7 days a week from 10 a.m. till dusk.Why not come along and learn more about the game, you are always very welcome. For more information Tel or e-mail us when an appointment will be made for someone to meet with you for a trial. Joy Wood
Tel: 01903 212678
Football
Club name: Description: Contact:
Real Rustington Mr Ian Cooksley
Tel: 01903 752100
Email: info@enosayv.co.uk
Leisure Leagues Local league providers of 5-a-side and 6-a-side leagues. Tel: 0845 230 234
Website: www.leisureleagues.net
Youth Football
Club name: Description: Contact:
Worthing Minors Football club for all local juniors. For more information or availability please enquire. Mr Henson
Tel: 01903 203914
Mobile: 07748 282656
Website: www.worthingminorsfc.co.uk
Gymnastics
Club name: Description: Contact:
Wickers Gym Wickers Gymnastics Club are a British Gymnastics GymMark and Sport England Club Mark recognised Club, and are proud to say that we were the first club in Sussex to gain this and the third club in the South East Region. We are re-accredited with GymMark on an annual basis. Mrs Katie Hodgson
Tel: 01273 465554
Website: www.wickers.btck.co.uk
Martial Arts
Club name: Description: Contact:
Temple Dragon Warriors To become a Dragon Warrior you will gain courage, discipline, self respect, respect for others and improved self esteem!

  • Mums and dads encouraged to join in for free!
  • Work with your children and build a great relationship
  • Experienced CRB checked instructors
  • Fun friendly atmosphere
  • Hardcore training for adults
  • Real traditional Kung Fu originating from The Shaolin Temple
Tel: 01903 369792
Mobile: 07834 666715
Website :www.templedragonwarriors.co.uk
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mail: templedragonwarriors@live.co.uk
Rising Sun Judo Classes for all ages and abilities Mr Dave Wright
Tel: 01903 756340
Email: dave20wright@btinternet.com
Worthing Kung Fu Worthing Kung Fu School offers Wing Chun Kung Fu classes for men, women and children (of all ages and abilities from 4 upwards) providing benefits such as improved health, fitness and confidence.We offer a professional and friendly environment in which students can learn, train, have fun and achieve their individual goals. Mr Chris Saunders
Tel: 01903 533722
E-mail: chris@teachmekungfu.com
Website: www.teachmekungfu.com
City Krav Maga Practical Self Defence for the streets of Britain. Krav Maga is the personal protection system used by Law Enforcement and Military organisations and private Civilians around the world.  Davison Leisure Centre, Thursday’s 8pm-9.30pm. Owen Culverhouse
Tel:  07895079133
E-mail:  brighton.ckm@ntlworld.com
Website:  www.citykravmaga.co.uk
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acebook:  www.facebook.com/citykravmaga
Model Engineers
Club name: Description: Contact:
Worthing and District Society of Model Engineers Worthing and District Society of Model Engineers have their own clubhouse and track at Field Place and are always looking for new members. They run a variety of events through out the year details of which are listed on their website Website: www.worthingmodelengineers.co.uk
Pre-School Activities
Club name: Description: Contact:
Bee-Fit Gymnastic activities with singing and games for pre-school children. Tine Le-Merle
Mobile: 07815 976224
Jo Jingles Half termly courses at Worthing Leisure Centre, Tuesday 11:45 am to 12:30pm for 6 weeks, Thursday 12 noon  to 12:45pm for 6 weeksEnrol at Worthing Leisure Centre or pay by the session (just turn up – numbers limited)Prices Per session:  Members £4.90 | Non Members £5.10 Tel: 01903 905050
Website: www.jojingles.com/worthing-storrington
Sussex Martlets Trampoline Club (pre school) We welcome new members of all ages and abilities. Whether you are interested in your child competing in trampolining or just want to come along to have some fun Sussex Martlets Trampoline Club has a class for you. Preschool children will have fun learning in a safe and friendly environment. They will love to jump and learn basic trampoline skills. Preschool members will be rewarded with British Gymnastics proficiency awards as they progress. Julie Belchamber
Tel: 01903 501798
Email: info@sussexmartletstc.co.uk
Website:
www.sussexmartletstc.co.uk
Twitter: @SxMartletsTC
Teenie Tigers Pre-School Gymnastics

Fun gymnastics sessions at Field Place for walkers up to the age of 5yrs. Sessions are structured, fun and safely run by British Gymnastics qualified coaches. Programmes are carefully planned each week to offer variety and give stimulus to the child’s physical and social development. Activities include a warm up, hand apparatus, fun gymnastics stations and skills and a cool down with stickers for achievement. Mondays: 9:30am to 10:15am for 2 to 3 years10:15am to 11:00am for 3 to 5 years11:00am to 11:45am for 3 to 5 years

Tuesdays

9:30am to 10:15am for 2 to 3 years

10:15am to 11:00am for 3 to 5 years

Karen Alice
Tel: 07717666304
Email: info@teenietigers.com
Website: www.teenietigers.com
Tumble Tots

Tumble Tots (6 monthsto 7 years) Classes lay the foundations for a fit and healthy lifestyle, encouraging a love of physical activity and building the child’s physical and social confidence. Gymbabes (6 months to 16 months) A lovely class,starting with basic massage, rhymes and songs and moving on to our special equipment encouraging your child to play and explore, developing their physical skills. Tumble Tots (Walking to 2 years)This class encourages the confident walker to attempt climbing, jumping and rolling. Also incorporates rhymes,songs and sticker time!2 to 3 years, still with parental assistance, a more structured class develops agility, balance and co-ordination.

3 years to school age, “all by myself” a more challenging class further develops self confidence and physical agility in preparation for school.

Gymbobs School to 7 years

More demanding skills are nurtured in these maturing children using a wide range of equipment and lots of positive encouragement from our enthusiastic teachers. Energetic and Fun.

Opening Times:
Fridays during Term Time.
Classes for all age groups from 6 months to 7 years.
Trial class available.  Please ring to book.
Classes held in the Pavilion at Field Place. Free Trial when you mention this website

Julie Fuller
Tel: 01273 723511
Email: julie.fuller@tumbletots.com
Website: www.tumbletots.com
Scuba Diving
Club name: Description: Contact:
Arun Divers Friendly Sub Aqua Association (SAA) scuba diving club. New members welcome, both qualified divers and those wishing to learn. Training is provided on a 1 to 1 basis at a pace that suites the trainee. Gary Moore
Tel: 07788177773
Email: gary@arundivers.org.uk
Website: www.arundivers.org.uk
Worthing BSAC Scuba Diving Club Adult club sessions for all abilities Andy Watson
Tel: 01903 207833
Email: divers@worthingbsac.co.uk
Website: www.worthingbsac.co.uk
Shooting
Club name: Description: Contact:
5th Sussex Rifle Club Welcome all from beginners to experienced. Meet once a week. Mr Nick Mullins
Tel: 07867 802156
50+ Rifle and Pistol Club For all people and abilities over 50 who meet once a week. For times and availability please call. Mrs Jeanie Dickinson
Tel: 01903 502237
Email: worthing@worthingleisure.co.uk
Specialists
Club name: Description: Contact:
Osteopath Structural and cranial osteopathy, for back pain, trapped nerves, headaches and lots more please call for information. Based at WLC with appointments across the week. Alison Fricker
Tel: 07791 565062
Sports Massage Suffering with pain in joints or for general sporting injuries or niggles book an appointment. Based at Worthing Leisure Centre with appointments available across the week. Mr Russ Cassidy
Tel: 07709 509719
Slimming World Run at Worthing Leisure each Thursday. For more information please call. Mrs Jenny Guiver
Tel: 01903 241884
Sports Clubs
Club name: Description: Contact:
Phoenix Club 50+ The Phoenix Club for the over 50+ of Worthing Leisure Centre meet every Friday for Fitness, Health and Friendship and to enjoy a wide range of sports/activities. More information Jeanie Dickinson
Tel: 01903 694657
Popmobility A fun work out for all ages. Mrs Celia Powis
Tel: 01903 234216
Email: celiapowis@talktalk.net
Outreach 3 Music, game and lots of fun for children with disabilities on various evenings. For more information please call. Richard Deniese
Tel: 01293 544773
Trampolining
Club name: Description: Contact:
Sussex Martlets Trampoline Club We welcome new members of all ages and abilities. Whether you are interested in your child competing in trampolining or just want to come along to have some fun Sussex Martlets Trampoline Club has a class for you. Recreational Trampolining (4 to 16+ years):
Our recreational members soon learn skills on the trampoline in a safe and friendly environment. They will be rewarded with British Gymnastic proficiency awards as they progress. All our recreational members aged 5 and up will have the opportunity to enter into club and county assessments. If an interest is expressed Members will then be placed on a programme to prepare them for the new challenges of performing at local assessments. Please speak to Sussex Martlets Coaches for more information. Preschool Club (2 to 4 years):
Preschool children will have fun learning in a safe and friendly environment. They will love to jump and learn basic trampoline skills. Preschool members will be rewarded with British Gymnastics proficiency awards as they progress.Competitive Squad (5 to 16+ years): Members will be invited into the squad training programme once they have sufficiently progressed at county level assessments. Invitation will be subject to a trial membership and availability. Please speak to Sussex Martlets Coaches for more information. All Members: We run an Annual Club Championships and all members are welcome and encouraged to enter. Everyone is rewarded with a medal for taking part and it is a day that is enjoyed by both our competitors and spectators. We also offer end of term activities for all to enjoy; these include swimming parties, discos, and picnics.
Julie Belchamber
Tel: 01903 501798
Email: info@sussexmartletstc.co.uk
Website: www.sussexmartletstc.co.uk
Twitter: @SxMartletsTC
Swimming
Club name: Description: Contact:
Worthing Swimming Club Worthing Swimming Club provides a structure which allows everyone in Worthing and the surrounding area to learn to swim, play water polo or dive whilst providing an opportunity to compete. Email: email@worthingswimmingclub.org
Weight Training
Club name: Description: Contact:
Worthing Powerlifters Worthing Powerlifters train in the weights room at Worthing Leisure Centre. They meet every Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. Other evening times may vary. The group’s Senior Coach is Alan Rainger and the Powerlifting Coach is Mitchell Tutt (Mitch). The members of the group are a friendly crowd with great competitive spirit. The group has been successful in national and international competitions. Mitch is the current British record holder at his body weight. Great Britain Powerlifting Federation – first ever British deadlift competition and first time new bodyweight categories (olympic weight groups) at Woking Power Club. We congratulate Mitch for coming second with a personal best of 265 kg (583 lb) in 105kg (under 17 stone) category. Mitch
Tel: 07880 608 861
Email: mitchtutt@hotmail.com