South Downs Leisure is home to many clubs that are affiliated with our centres. To find out more, click/tap an item below for more information.



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.

Maureen Stevens 
Tel: 07725 502273


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 Margaret Leader
Tel: 01903 263054


Mr Chris Byerley
Tel: 01903 950086

Feathers Ladies

Mrs Jan Rylatt
Tel: 01903 231466

Hifliers Badminton Club

Davison Leisure Centre
Friday nights: 18:30 – 20:15
Telephone:  01903 201214 | 07939070390

West Worthing

Janet Pordage
Tel: 01903 265659

Sunday Recreation

Worthing Leisure Centre
Tel: 01903 905050

Worthing Juniors

Mr Chris Byerley
Tel: 01903 950086


Name: Vijay Vengatesh
Tel: 07551857133

WITS badminton Club

Thursday evenings from 20.30-22:30 at Davison Leisure Centre.


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. 


Beauty Treatments


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


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


Real Rustington

Mr Ian Cooksley
Tel: 01903 752100

Leisure Leagues

Local league providers of 5-a-side and 6-a-side leagues.

Tel: 0845 230 234

Youth Football

Worthing Minors

Football club for all local juniors. For more information or availability please enquire.

Mr Henson
Tel: 01903 203914
Mobile: 07748 282656

Martial Arts

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

Rising Sun Judo

Classes for all ages and abilities.

Mr Dave Wright
Tel: 01903 756340

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

Worthing Judo Club

Wednesday and Thursday evenings 18:00-20:00 at Davison Leisure Centre

Model Engineers

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.


Pre-School Activities


Gymnastic activities with singing and games for pre-school children.

Tine Le-Merle
Mobile: 07815 976224

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.

Mo Jackson
Tel: 07738 866435
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


9:30am to 10:15am for 2 to 3 years

10:15am to 11:00am for 3 to 5 years

Karen Alice
Tel: 07717666304

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

Scuba Diving

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

Worthing BSAC Scuba Diving Club

Adult club sessions for all abilities.

Roger Clarke 
Tel: 01903 217773


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.

Trevor Edlin
Tel: 07973 785633



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. 

Mrs Jenny Guiver
Tel: 01903 241884

Natural State Therapies

Acupuncture can help manage the daily stresses of life. It can be used for the betterment of a wide range of conditions from headaches and insomnia to musculo-skeletal pain and heartburn. Acupuncture is a complementary therapy based on the ancient Chinese tradition of inserting fine needles at specific acupoints on the body for therapeutic and preventative purposes.

Natural State Therapies is located at Worthing Leisure Centre and in Pulborough. 

Gilly Millard
Tel: 07795 172121

Sports Clubs

Phoenix Club 50+

We offer a wide variety of sports and leisure activities for mixed abilitiles including days out, speaker lunches, maybe learn a new skill or even grab those dancing shoes from the back of the wardrobe and enjoy a dance or two.  The Phoenix Over 50’s Club is also a fantastic opportunity to make friends over a cup of coffee with discounted prices in our cafe’s.

Every Friday at Worthing Leisure Centre – morning sessions from 09:00 – 12:00 and afternoon sessions from 13:30 – 15:30 and Tuesday’s at Lancing Manor Leisure Centre from 09:00 – 12:00.

South Downs Leisure
Telephone:  01903 905050

For further information, please visit the webpage


A fun work out for all ages.

Mrs Celia Powis
Tel: 01903 234216

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


Worthing Leisure Squash Club

Worthing Leisure Squash Club run a handicap league for players with some experience. Usually 3 matches in an evening against different players,  so if you’re looking to improve your game, play a bit more regularly or get some variety of opponent, why not join us on Monday nights between 18:30 – 20:30 or Thursdays 19:00 – 20:30?

Phil Havers
Tel: 07798 571189


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.



Sussex Mermaid School – One hour fitness/mermaid swimming, includes at least 45 minutes of pool time and fun poolside warm up and cool down. Learn to swim like a mermaid, engaging leg, arm and core muscles so your strength and flexibility improve. You’ll be fitted with a fin and tail which is yours for the class (tails come in shimmery blue, green or rainbow colours). Every session includes structured time for the pod to develop group routines, fun time as well as space to enjoy moving your body in a totally new way, swimming, floating and flipping through the water. All ages, sizes and swimming abilities are welcome, but you must be able to swim a width confidently, float on your back and tread water for 60 seconds. When booking please let us know your approximate size/height so we can reserve the best tail for you (starts Wednesday 12th September 2018)

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Shiverers Swimming Club

Shiverers is a leading competitive swimming club in Sussex, offering Learn to swim classes right through to training at the highest competition levels. We are proud to have County, Regional and National qualifying young swimmers within our squads. We’re Based in Brighton & Hove, with an extensive timetable of sessions for all levels

Our purpose is to teach people how to swim and offer a pathway to help all swimmers achieve their personal and competitive goals. We welcome new members of all ages and abilities, if you want to learn to swim, improve your strokes, swim for fitness or compete to a very high standard, in a fun, friendly and fast club, come and join us.



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.

Mo Jackson
Tel: 07738 866435
Twitter: @SxMartletsTC


Tuff Fitty Triathlon Club

Tuff Fitty is one of the oldest triathlon clubs in the country, celebrating their 30 year anniversary in 2021. 

We are an inclusive club (adults only) of 150 members, and have a vast range of experiences and ages up to Ironman and Team GB participants, although many of our members are just starting out on their multisport adventure. 

With 12 qualified coaches, all British Triathlon qualified, plus run, bike and swim specialists, we have the perfect mix to help you achieve your multisport goals.

We host a variety of training sessions across most nights of the week and have a strong club identity, hosting club member races, a club championships and social events; camaraderie is important to us and we also offer club kit too.

Please feel able to email to enquire about what we get up to. We are an adult club but open to all abilities and are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.  Potential members are welcome to come along to our Worthing Leisure Centre track evening, on a Wednesday at 7pm, to try a track session before needing to enquire about membership.

Thank you for your interest

Contact Details:
Email for more information :
Facebook: @tufffitty
Instagram: @tufffittytriclub

Weight Training

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.

Tel: 07880 608 861


Goring Manor Bowls Club

Goring Manor Bowls Club is based at Field Place, Durrington. It is a friendly, mixed club which caters to the needs of bowlers of all standards. We have a player at international level in the club and brand new players to the game and we all mix in. We compete in the top Men’s League in West Sussex and also in mixed leagues based in Worthing and district. Our Ladies also play in County competitions. In addition, we play friendly matches against other clubs to cater for those who seek less competitive play. Yet there is still time for very relaxed, fun based roll-ups with other members from within the club.

So if you are interested in taking up bowls (we’ll show you how) or already play and are seeking a friendly club to join, contact:-


Derek King 07979 603826

Chris Wood 07516 521195