Westminster is right in the heart of London and has some of the best sporting venues for hire across the city. Squash and tennis are perfect sports to book for a lunch-time game or after work contest before heading home after work. In the summer months there are a decent range of athletics and cricket venues to make use of and these can be booked through the MyLocalPitch site. Football venues can be booked in Westminster and they cover the 5-a-side, 7-a-side and 11-a-side formats on sand-based and 3G astro-turf. Hockey enthusiasts can also book venues in Westminster, while this borough has top class swimming and netball facilities for hire. Anyone wanting a quick workout or extended gym session can make use of the many gym facilities that can be hired in Westminster.
###Pitches and courts in Westminster###
Seymour Leisure Centre is a short way from Edgware Road tube station and has an indoor five-a-side football pitch available for hire. The pitch can be booked on a pay-as-you play format to avoid heavier membership costs. There is a swimming pool at the sports venue that can be booked on a pay-as-you-play basis. The sports centre also features squash facilities and there is an internal league run for those looking for competitive sport. Seymour Leisure Centre also has a gym for health and fitness requirements. The venue is open from 6.30am until 10pm during the week, then from 7am to 8pm on Saturdays and then between 8am to 8pm on Sundays.
The Queen Mother Sports Centre is a superb sports venue with football, squash, swimming and gym facilities. It is in a perfect spot in London, just around the corner from Victoria station and the Apollo Victoria Theatre. A smart sports hall is home to the indoor football pitch that is ideal for five-a-side matches. The squash courts have a viewing area that make it ideal for spectators looking to keep up to date with the league that runs at the venue. There are changing rooms available for sports lovers looking to get ready at the venue and the best tube station to use is Victoria.
###Additional information for Westminster residents###
Westminster borough council dedicates a lot of time to helping locals get fit and stay healthy. Sport and activities are an ideal way to stay on top of physical and mental health. The council runs a superb scheme call the ActiveWestminster Awards that residents can vote for on the council website. A huge sum of £9 million is being invested to enhance the leisure centres in Westminster and there a number of new classes and activities being added to ensure all ages and interests are looked after. There will also be a smartphone app which will allow sports enthusiasts in the local area to view and book classes online.
Everyone Active have developed an excellent reputation for delivering well-managed leisure facilities, which have proven to encourage everyone to become more active. Whether it’s the most hi-tech gym equipment, sports facilities, ASA accredited swim programmes or activities for the youngsters; Everyone Active have something for the whole community to enjoy.
Everyone Active are passionate about being active and remaining healthy. The ultimate mission is to encourage more people to participate in half an hour of moderate physical activity, five times a week, either at a centre or online.
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