Harrow has some of the top tennis, squash and badminton courts for hire in north west London. Cricket is also a popular sport to book in the area as there are some great pitches to play on. Netball and basketball courts can both be hired without issue using the site in Harrow. Gyms are easily located for those looking for weights sessions, training or aerobic activity. Outside of central London there are some top golf courses that can be booked and Harrow is lucky enough to have a strong selection of courses. There are also lots of quality football pitches for hire in Harrow if you’re after five-a-side, seven-a-side or full size facilities. Rugby is another sport that can be hired using MyLocalPitch and there are a few top pitches available for hire.
###Pitches and courts in Harrow###
This fine sports venue is based a short way from Harrow and Wealdstone Overground station and operates between 6am and 11pm during the week and then from 7am to 7.30pm on the weekend. Harrow Leisure Centre as an indoor football pitch with overhead lighting for hire that costs £58.65 per hour. Visitors can either book the football for five-a-side or six-a-side games. The sports hall can also be booked for netball, basketball, tennis and badminton. Harrow Leisure Centre also has a squash court that costs £9.50 per 40 minutes at peak times and then £4.95 during off-peak times.
Harrow Recreation Ground has football, cricket and tennis facilities available for hire. This venue is based just off Roxborough Road and south of Hindes Road. Anyone arriving here by public transport should get to Harrow-on-the-Hill Overground station. Football fans can take advantage of the 11-a-side grass pitch here or there is five-a-side for anyone keen to book the smaller format game. There is a full size cricket pitch for hire too and an artificial nets area for training sessions. Harrow Recreation Ground has macadam tennis courts for hire too with changing rooms and free parking at the sports venue.
###Additional information for Harrow residents###
Harrow Council runs a number of fun and exciting initiatives to encourage locals to get active. This ranges from the council’s Get Active Harrow scheme which has all the information needed on sports and physical activity clubs across Harrow. There is a scheme called Funding Individual Talent that covers ages 9-24 to help finance training and competitions. Sportivate is a national campaign that runs in Harrow too and this targets sport for teenagers and young adults. Walking, Cycling and outdoor gyms are other ways to engage with physical exercise in Harrow.
Everyone Active in Harrow is an impressive organisation that provides sports lovers with a wide selection of activities. Local residents gain access to the likes of swimming pools, a gym, a big sports hall, squash courts, dance studios, table tennis area and a crèche. Everyone Active has created an excellent reputation in running top class leisure centres which have helped everyone get active – whatever your age or background. Everyone Active is passionate about getting active and maintaining the health benefits throughout the year. The long term mission is encouraging people to participate in 30 minutes of moderate exercise five time a week.
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