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

Athletics

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.

Contact:
Maureen Stevens 
Tel: 07725 502273
Website: www.worthingharriers.com

Badminton

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.

Contact:
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

WITS badminton Club

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

Basketball

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. 

Contact:
Website: www.worthingthunder.net
Email: office@worthingthunder.net

Beauty Treatments

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.

Contact:
Mrs Elaine Snow
Tel: 01903 244404

Croquet

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.

Contact:
Joy Wood
Tel: 01903 212678

Football

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.

Contact:
Tel: 0845 230 234
Website: www.leisureleagues.net

Youth Football

Worthing Minors

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

Contact:
Mr Henson
Tel: 01903 203914
Mobile: 07748 282656
Website: www.worthingminorsfc.co.uk

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

Contact:
Tel: 01903 369792
Mobile: 07834 666715
Website: www.templedragonwarriors.co.uk
Email: templedragonwarriors@live.co.uk

Rising Sun Judo

Classes for all ages and abilities.

Contact:
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.

Contact:
Mr Chris Saunders
Tel: 01903 533722
E-mail: chris@teachmekungfu.com
Website: www.teachmekungfu.com

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.

Contact:
Website: www.worthingmodelengineers.co.uk

Pre-School Activities

Bee-Fit

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

Contact:
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 weeks.

Enrol at Worthing Leisure Centre or pay by the session (just turn up – numbers limited)

Prices Per session:  Members £4.90 | Non Members £5.10

Contact:
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.

Contact:
Mo Jackson
Tel: 07738 866435
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

Contact:
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.

Contact:
Julie Fuller
Tel: 01273 723511
Email: julie.fuller@tumbletots.com
Website: www.tumbletots.com

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.

Contact:
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.

Contact:
Andy Watson
Tel: 01903 207833
Email: divers@worthingbsac.co.uk
Website: www.worthingbsac.co.uk

Shooting

5th Sussex Rifle Club

Welcome all from beginners to experienced. Meet once a week.

Contact:
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.

Contact:
Trevor Edlin
Tel: 07973 785633
Email: 17silverlakes@googlemail.com

Specialists

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.

Contact:
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.

Contact:
Mr Russ Cassidy
Tel: 07709 509719

Slimming World

Run at Worthing Leisure each Thursday. 

Contact:
Mrs Jenny Guiver
Tel: 01903 241884

Sports Clubs

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. 

Contact:
Jeanie Dickinson
Tel: 01903 694657

Popmobility

A fun work out for all ages.

Contact:
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.

Contact:
Richard Deniese
Tel: 01293 544773

Squash

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 19:00 and 20:00?

Contact:
Phil Havers
Tel: 07798 571189
Email: phil.havers@ntlworld.com

Swimming

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.

Contact:
Email: email@worthingswimmingclub.org

Monofin

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)

Contact:
Book tickets: https://billetto.co.uk/en/e/mermaid-fitness-class-tickets-300804
Email: ann.dieckmann0@googlemail.com

Trampolining

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.

Contact:
Mo Jackson
Tel: 07738 866435
Email: info@sussexmartletstc.co.uk
Website: www.sussexmartletstc.co.uk
Twitter: @SxMartletsTC

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.

Contact:
Mitch
Tel: 07880 608 861
Email: mitchtutt@hotmail.com