Hounslow is in the west of London and is home to lots of sports venues available for booking. Football continues to be the capital’s most popular sport to book and there are lots of football pitches for hire in Hounslow. There are 5-a-side, 7-a-side and 11-side pitches for hire and these are both 3G and grass. The grass pitches in Hounslow are great for rugby bookings too. The spacious surroundings mean there are also plenty of golf courses available for booking and hiring. That is the same case for cricket pitches and nets, while hockey pitches can also be hired through MyLocalPitch. Hounslow also provides sporting venues for tennis and squash to keep racket sport lovers content. Netball is thriving in London and Hounslow has a decent selection for hiring or booking. Rowing and gym activities can also be found and booked in Hounslow.
If you're looking for sports facilities in the Chiswick or Brentford area then Rocks Lane Chiswick will be perfect for you. Situated on the doorstep of Turnham Green underground station and Chiswick Common, this venue has a wide range of astroturf playing surfaces. These can be hired as 5 a side football pitches, tennis courts or even netball courts. It is in an ideal location for league matches of any sport as it is extremely accessible, just a short walk from Turnham Green station with pay and display parking facilities also available for those wishing to drive.
Yet another fantastic sports venue in Hounslow, Chiswick School has a high quality sports hall which can be used for a number of different sports. For those who prefer to play their sport indoors, Chiswick School has a 5 a side pitch, badminton courts, a basketball courts as well as a netball court. The nearest station is Chiswick, a short ride from Clapham Junction, meaning it is extremely easy to get to for those wishing to play a game after work. Free parking is also available for those who live in the area and wish to drive to the venue.
Hounslow have been heavily involved in promoting the positives of embracing an active and sporty life in the borough. The council has committed to providing and developing sports and recreational facilities around the local area. Within the borough there is an excellent selection of facilities, sporting and fitness activities, as well as courses, clubs and regular events.
Hounslow has recently launched its latest leisure and culture strategy. Here the borough sets out its vision and missions for the delivery of leisure and culture services over the next four years.
Hounslow has a rich sporting history and has produced or been home to lots of sporting hero’s. Check out just a few of them: Sarah Ayton - Olympic gold medallist in the Yngling sailing class 2004 and 2008, Mo Farah - current 10,000 metres Olympic champion and 5000 metres Olympic, World and European champion. Get Active helps Hounslow locals to find sports close to home or work. Options include health walks, nordic walking, circuits, bootcamps, tennis, women’s only swimming, netball, buggyfit, martial arts, women’s gymnastics, parkrun, women’s athletics, women’s cycling, women’s hockey, table tennis, stretch and tone, wheelchair rugby, zumba and chair based exercises.