Redbridge is renowned for the vast number of top class sports facilities available for hire whether you’re after football or netball. Football pitches are available for booking for 5-a-side, 7-a-side and 11-a-side matches. There are varying playing surfaces options for football hire too that range from sand-based astro-turf to 4G pitches. Cricket lovers are in luck as Redbridge has lots of cricket pitches and nets for hire through MyLocalPitch. Cycling is also a popular past-time with Redbridge boasting a good mix of facilities to cater for all levels of expertise. There are also good netball courts for hire in Redbridge as well as athletics tracks. People who live or work in Redbridge can take advantage of the number of racket sport venues that have tennis and squash clubs. Check out MyLocalPitch to see which of these venues for hire have indoor options.
Isaac Newton Academy operates between 6pm and 10pm on week days and then between 9am and 6pm during the weekend. The venue has an indoor five-a-side football pitch that can be hired for £45.60 per hour and it can also cater for six-a-side matches. The indoor sports hall also is able to host basketball, netball and volleyball. Isaac Newton Academy has an outdoor 11-a-side pitch for hire that costs 96 per hour with floodlights that enables play throughout the winter months. There is free parking and changing rooms for visitors to take advantage of. Those travelling by public transport should head to Seven Kings national rail.
South Park Redbridge has a full sized 11-a-side grass football pitch available for hire. It’s the perfect pitch for teams as there are changing rooms onsite and anyone driving to the facility can use the pay-and-display parking available. This football venue is a little south of Cricklefield Stadium and west of Ilford Police Station. Seven Kings Overground station is the closest for those arriving via public transport. South Park also boasts an outdoor macadam tennis court as well as a smart gym for anyone looking to hire a space for training or weight sessions.
Redbridge Council understands the many positives of living a healthy lifestyle and works hard to get everyone active. Only this summer the Sport and Health Team introduced its programme of activities for any local resident aiming to get fitter and lose weight in Redbridge parks. Examples of the all-encompassing project include Boot Camp Lite, Buggy Fitness and Nordic Walking sessions as well as Outdoor gym induction classes. Moving with the technological times means Redbridge council has an app available for download that has a timetable which lists the activities by day.
Foundation Sports are committed to improving the quality of coaching for youngsters. They are one of the country’s best independent coaching groups, who coach kids from key stage one upwards. Specialised coaches are dotted across Europe, North America and Asia with the goal of improving the quality of coaching to boys and girls of every age and whatever their ability, with the aim of laying the foundations for their sporting futures. Foundation Sports believes all children, whatever their circumstances or abilities, should be able to regularly engage in and enjoy sport.