Enfield is a short distance north of the famous White Hart Lane where Tottenham Hotspur play and the area has a long association with football. There are plentiful football venues to book in Enfield whether you’re after 11-a-side matches or 5-a-side matches. Depending on the season there are both grass and 3G pitches for hire. If football isn’t for you there are superb athletic tracks in the area that can easily be booked. Being based away from the centre of London means Enfield is ideal for golf, cricket and tennis bookings. Netball is another popular activity that can be booked in Enfield as is swimming thanks to the number of water sport venues dotted around. Gyms are also in the borough and facilities can be booked without trouble.
###Pitches and courts in Enfield###
Southbury Leisure Centre is one of the best sports venues in London. The football facilities are second to none and they can host five-a-side games on astroturf or 3G surfaces. Players can also hire out an 11-a-side pitch on astroturf or 3G making it ideal for a kick around with mates or club teams. On site there is also a smart gym, swimming pool and badminton courts. Sports people can get changed here and there are floodlights making it possible to play throughout the calendar year. Southbury tube is the best station and the venue is close to Cineworld just off the A10.
Southgate Hockey Centre is predominantly used as a top class hockey venue, but the football pitches are also of the highest calibre. The full size hockey pitch is available to be hired online and is astroturf. There are state-of-the-art floodlights that surround the pitch area that enable matches to continue throughout the year. Hockey and football players are able to get changed here to help those coming straight from the office. There is a great social scene here too as there is a bar with beers and snacks for post-match entertainment. Oakwood tube is the best station and the venue is then just off Snakes Lane.
PowerLeague Enfield is the ideal location for any footballer in or around Enfield. Onsite there are 3G astroturf five-a-side, seven-a-side and eleven-a-side pitch options all available for hire. To hire the five-a-side pitches it will cost £49.50, £59.50 for the seven-a-side and then £179.50 each hour for the full size pitch. All of the pitches have floodlights and therefore able to be used through the winter months too. There is free parking at PowerLeague Enfield as well as onsite changing rooms for anyone wanting to get ready here. It is open from 9am to 11pm throughout the week, then between 8am and 6pm on Saturday and 9am to 10pm on Sundays.
###Additional information for Enfield residents###
Enfield borough has a long sporting heritage with Tottenham Hotspur’s ground, White Hart Lane, within the local area. Locals have loved playing football in the borough for many a year and the council have committed to not only ensuring that continues, but encouraging residents to keep active through other means. There are many mental and physical benefits of regularly engaging in activities, as well as bringing the community together. Enfield provides an escape from the high-tempo of central London. An ancient woodland provides the perfect setting for activities like golf, horse riding, jogging, cycling, walking, fishing and ice-skating. There are also free guided walks for those looking for a more relaxed activity.
Fusion Lifestyle works with seven local leisure and sports centres across Enfield. Jubilee Park 9-hole golf course in Edmonton is one of the favourites and this is available during the summer and autumn season. Enfield locals can visit whenever is convenient, or take advantage of the flexible membership options which all represent excellent value, without a long-term contract commitment and give access to a considerable variety of sports and community activities and events throughout the calendar year. Recent developments at the Albany and Southgate Leisure Centres have been very well received in the surrounding area. These two venues have state-of-the-art gyms, studios, cycle studios, crèche and changing rooms.
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