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Summer in Hackney

Explore summer in Hackney with our new map of playgrounds, pools, picnic areas, drinking fountains, walking routes and more:

Sport for young people

Hackney Marshes Saturday Youth Football League

Affiliation to the Hackney Marshes Saturday Youth Football League 2019/20 is now open. The league is centralised with all of the games taking place at the iconic home of grass roots football Hackney Marshes or Mabley Green. The league caters for U8 – U17 age groups and in the 2018/19 season saw in excess of 135 teams taking part in the competition. For further details on how to affiliate to the league of if you have any queries then please contact Michael Cole on michael.cole@hackney.gov.uk or 020 8356 2089.

Free swimming in Hackney

Under 18s, over 60s, disabled people and their carers can swim for free across the borough, all year round at Britannia Leisure CentreClissold Leisure Centre and Kings Hall Leisure Centre. Disabled people and their carers can also swim for free at London Fields Lido.

Running events for young people

Young people in Hackney can participate in many running events each year.

London Mini Marathon

Every year young people from Hackney can compete against young people from over 30 London boroughs and 9 UK regions in the Virgin London Mini Marathon. Find out how to take part in this year’s Virgin London Mini Marathon.

The London Youth Games

Every year, over 20,000 young people from every London borough compete in over 30 different sports at the London Youth Games. The results from all the different sports competitions are added together and the winning borough wins the Jubilee Trophy. Find out more about the London Youth Games.

Sports sessions at The Urswick School, Paragon Road, E9 6NR

Monday

  • 5-6pm, judo, 8-11-year olds, studio, £3
  • 6-7pm, judo, 12-17-year olds, studio, £3
  • 7-8pm, judo, 18+, studio, £3

Tuesday

  • 5.30-6.30pm, trampolining club, 8-11 years, £5
  • 6.30-7.30pm, trampolining club, 12-16 years, £5
  • first session free; booking required

Wednesday

  • 5-6pm, ages 8-11 girls only judo, studio, £3
  • 6-7pm, ages 11-16 girls only judo, studio, £3

Thursday

  • 5-6.30pm, table tennis, 11-17-year olds, sports hall, £1
  • 5.30-6.30pm, non contact girls’ boxing 11-17 years, sports hall, £2
  • 5-6pm, judo, 8-11-year olds, studio, £3
  • 6-7pm, judo, 12-17-year olds, studio, £3
  • 7-8pm, judo, 18+, studio, £3

Saturday

  • 1-3pm, volleyball, 11-18-year olds, sports hall, £1

All sessions are turn up and pay. For further details please contact us on 020 8356 2230 or email: leisuresports@hackney.gov.uk.

Hackney Marshes Saturday Youth Football League affiliation

Affiliation to the Hackney Marshes Saturday Youth Football League 2018/19 is now open. The league is centralised, with all of the games taking place at the iconic home of grass roots football Hackney Marshes and also on Mabley Green. It caters for U8 – U17 age groups and last season saw in excess of 130 teams taking part in the competition.

For information on how to affiliate to the league or if you have any queries then please contact Michael Cole on michael.cole@hackney.gov.uk or 020 8356 2089.

Page updated on: 17 July 2019

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