|| Get healthy or simply
be entertained with a wide selection of sports on offer
in South West London.
There’s a wealth of world-famous sporting events
taking place in this area of London.
Every year Wimbledon [map] welcomes thousands and thousands
of tennis fans and celebrities who flock to the Lawn
Tennis Championships. Book well in advance for your
centre court seat to see some of the world’s best
players go head to head, as you relax and enjoy the very
traditional strawberries and cream that accompany the
unpredictable British weather. The tennis courts are located
at Church Road, Wimbledon.
The Michelob London Triathlon [map] also
begins in SW at Lower Grosvenor Place, SW1. See international
athletes warm up to participate in the gruelling annual
swim, cycle, and running tournament.
Football dominates the scene with
both Fulham and Chelsea Football Clubs in the area.
Fulham Football Club [map] is located at Craven Cottage,
Stevenage Road, while Chelsea Football Club [map] is
over in Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road.
However, this isn’t the only football in the
area. Prepare for a great evening of fun at the England
Monarchs American Football Club [map] , Crystal Palace
Arena. Cheer on the Monarchs who are one of the
most successful American football clubs in Britain.
Grab a beer and dance along with the Monarchs’
Australian football is extremely popular in this
area. The British Australian Rules Football League [map] is based here at Quicks Road, and spectators can
watch top teams such as The Wandsworth Demons in
action at Clapham Common.
Watch top athletes in action at the Brixton Recreation
Centre [map] , Brixton Station Road, which is home to the Brixton TopCats – SW’s top basket
Rugby league and union are also popular
with The Rosslyn Park Rugby Football Club [map] , Priory
Lane, leading the way.
Lacrosse might be associated with school girl sports
but in South West London it’s proving increasingly
popular. If you fancy learning more about this highly-charged
and competitive sport contact The Putney Lacrosse Club [map] ,
Barnes Sports Club, Lonsdale Road, or Spencer Lacrosse
Club [map] , Fieldview, off Burntwood Lane.
There’s a range of other sports to choose from including Fencing [map] at St Paul’s School Fencing Salle,
Lonsdale Road, Barnes, rowing at The Putney
Thames Rowing Club, Putney Embankment, and extreme
sports including roller hockey and skating at The Battersea Youth Centre [map], Hope Street.
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