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Kings Leisure Centre
East Grinstead Sports Club
East Grinstead Rugby Club
East Grinstead Lawn Tennis and Squash Club
Dunnings Mill Squash Club
Deer's Leap Park
Spooners Indoor Bowls Club

Blackland Farm
Hindleap Warren Outdoor Centre
Atrium
The Wallis Centre
Neighbourhood Youth Clubs
Outdoor Playing Areas


KINGS LEISURE CENTRE:

Details:

A whole range of sports and activities are available at the centre especially for young people of all ages. Activities include aerobics, basketball, judo, squash and trampolining.  An extensive programme of courses and activities are available throughout the year and during each school holiday.   Kings also hosts the annual Sports Fair event, the largest of its kind in the south east in which around 800 young people have the opportunity to play sport and meet local clubs.

Facilities:

6 lane 25m swimming pool, teaching pool,  Sports Hall,  3 squash courts, Aces health and fitness studio, 2 football pitches or cricket, stoolball; crèche, cafe/bar, club pavilion, Aerobic - Dance studio.  Mount Noddy - children's play park, putting, bowls, floodlit area for tennis, netball and football.

Address:

Moat Road, East Grinstead, RH19 3LN 

Telephone:

(01342) 328616

Administration/Bookings: 

(01342) 326122

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EAST GRINSTEAD SPORTS CLUB:

Details:

Our mission is to encourage more people to be more active more often by increasing participation and increasing opportunities for people to reach their sporting potential. This is achieved by a strong community presence and further enhanced by the performance of its own sporting sections, mostly notably, East Grinstead Hockey Club, East Grinstead Cricket Club and Felbridge Badminton Club.

Facilities:

• An international standard water based hockey pitch
• An all weather multi-use sand pitch
• Private function/meeting rooms
• Ten team changing rooms
• Bar & Catering facilities
• Disabled access for participation and viewing and over 200 free parking spaces
• A county standard cricket square
• A club standard cricket ground, pitch and practice nets
• A full size indoor sports hall
• Two squash courts
• A gym facility equipped with a variety of static weight and cardio vascular equipment
• Over 15 acres of wooded area set up as jogging/walking tracks.
• A 9 court dedicated netball centre

Address:

 Saint Hill Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4JU

Telephone:

01342 321210 (Main Reception)

Contacts: 

Craig Tonna (Sports Development Manager)

Website:

East Grinstead Sports Club

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EAST GRINSTEAD RUGBY CLUB:

Details:

This is home to East Grinstead Rugby Football Club.  The club house has been designed to accommodate a wider usage including netball, ladies rugby, tennis and the gym and incorporates disabled and baby change facilities.  The rugby section thrives with young people from the ages of six upwards participating.

Facilities:

3 Rugby pitches, 1 floodlit training pitch, hard court area, gym, changing rooms, wheelchair lift, bag room, bar and seminar facilities.

Address:

Saint Hill Road, East Grinstead   

Telephone:

(01342) 322338

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EAST GRINSTEAD LAWN AND TENNIS  CLUB:

Details:

The three Astroturf tennis courts and the five hard hard surface courts offer a wide range of activities including, tennis, squash, squally ball and table tennis.

Facilities:

3 Astroturf tennis courts, 5 hard surface tennis courts - red/green, 3 squash courts - one glass backed

Address:

Ship Street, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4EE

Telephone:

01342 321160 or 01342 322386

Email: 

npeaty@aol.com

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DUNNINGS MILL SQUASH CLUB:

Details:

This establishment is quite modern, it has all the latest fitness equipment, including a swimming pool and squash courts and a health and fitness studio.  It also has a fully licensed bar and television facilities.

Facilities:

Health and fitness studio, squash courts, swimming pool and a licensed bar

Address:

Dunnings Road, East Grinstead, RH19 4AT

Telephone:

(01342) 328986

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DEER'S LEAP PARK: 

Details:

This offers a variety of outdoor activities set in countryside just 2 miles away from the centre of East Grinstead.  The park offers unique all weather mountain bike tracks, suitable for cyclists of all ages and abilities, as well as nature trails, walks, pond dipping and picnic areas.

Facilities:

There is a five mile main surfaced cycle track and a 3 mile cross-country track leading through the woodland.  Bikes and helmets are available to hire.  Suitable for individuals, families and even groups such as schools, youth organisations and sports clubs. The park is open everyday all year.

Address:

Saint Hill Green, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4NG

Telephone:

(01342) 325858 

Contact:

Andy Baker

Website:

www.deersleapbikes.com

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BLACKLAND FARM: 

Details:

The farm comprises of 122 acres of fields and woods near Ashdown Forest.  Equipped and unequipped sites are available for camping, as well as facilities for indoor camps, holidays and hiking.  A number of sporting activities are available to campers or the community and instruction and equipment is provided for the following activities:- abseiling, archery, rock climbing, skiing, canoeing and kayaking.  Other activities include:- swimming, rifle shooting, grass sledges, push ball, badminton, unihoc, rounders, mini golf, pioneering, orienteering, team building, owl hunt and nature trail.

Facilities:

Rock climbing wall, abseil tower, indoor swimming pool, assault course, rifle range, ski machine, tuck shop, toilets, camp shop and equipped and unequipped camp sites.

Address:

Grinstead Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4HP

Telephone:

(01342) 810493

Contact: 

Martin Robinson or Nick Andrew

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HINDLEAP WARREN OUTDOOR CENTRE:

Details:

The centre is situated in the woods in Ashdown Forest.  Well known for its disabled facilities it also provides a number of sporting activities  available to campers or the community and instruction is provided for groups on the climbing wall, swimming pool, obstacle courses, high ropes courses, archery, initiative and team work exercises.  Other activities include:- rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking and mine exploration.

Facilities:

Rock climbing wall, swimming pool, obstacle course, archery range and facilities for the disabled.

Address:

Wych Cross, Forest Row, Sussex RH18 5JS

Telephone:

(01342) 822625

Contact: 

David Nottidge or Tony Smith

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ATRIUM:

Details:

The Atrium complex, open seven days a week, provides a snooker club and Cinema.  A popular place with young people of all ages, especially at weekends.

Address:

King's Street, East Grinstead

Telephone:

(01342) 300888 or 300999

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SPOONERS INDOOR BOWLS CLUB:

Details:

Used by its own bowls club and available for individual rink hire.  It opened three years ago with membership increasing annually.  Already it has players in the county matches.  The club also have a new junior section for under 18s.

Facilities:

Six rink indoor bowls centre, changing rooms with wheelchair access, bar and lounge area.

Address:

Spooners Bowls Club, Dunnings Mill, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4AT

Telephone:

(01342) 822625 or (01342) 410009

Contact: 

Brian Watson (General Manager) or Beryl Seal (Junior Section Leader)

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THE WALLIS CENTRE: 

Details:

The Wallis centre is the Neighbourhood Youth Centre for East Grinstead area which includes West Hoathley & Sharpthorne, Ashurstwood, Crawley Down and Turners Hill.  In addition, Barony's and the Gateway Club also come under the Wallis Centre umbrella.  The centre is open to all young people aged 11 to 18 years and opens at different times to cater for different age groups and interests.

Facilities:

2 table tennis tables, 2 pool tables, unihoc, hall + equipment for yoga, aerobic activities and martial arts.  The basketball court is available Mon - Fri 1pm - 7pm and Sat - Sun 1pm - 9.30pm.  (Priority is given to under 18s).  Regular trips, courses and activities are organised.  TV and video lounge, board games, discussions, computer games, internet cafe and LOTS & LOTS MORE!

Opening times:

MON

Special projects and events

6pm

TUES 

Open session

7pm

WED

Open session

7pm

THURS 

Duke of Edinburgh Award

7.30pm

FRI

PHAB

7pm

SAT

Judo with Keisen Judo Club

9.00am – 10.30am (junior advanced)

10.30am – 11.45am (junior intermediate/novice)

11.45am – 1.00pm (youths 14+ and senior)

SUN

BMF Motorcycle Training

9am

Fridays and Saturdays are drop in sessions

Address:

Wallis Centre, De La Warr Road, East Grinstead

Telephone:

(01342) 321585

Contact: 

Jackie Cooper - Neighbourhood Youth Worker

NEIGHBOURHOOD YOUTH CLUBS

Crawley Down Youth Club

P/T Worker in charge:

Nicki Phillips

Meeting place:

Haven Centre

Day/Time:

Friday Evenings 7 - 10pm


Gateway Club

P/T Worker in charge:

Marjorie Ellet 

Meeting place:

Air Venture Hut, Brooklands

Day/Time:

1st / 3rd Thursdays 7 - 9pm

Telephone:

01342 832270


Barney's

P/T Worker in charge:

Jo Gratwick

Meeting place:

St. Barnabas Club, Dunnings Rd

Day/Time:

Friday 7 - 9.30pm


Pop-in Turners Hill

P/T Worker in charge:

Marion Williams

Meeting place:

Meets at the Ark    

Day/Time:

Thursdays 7.30pm

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OUTDOOR PLAYING AREAS

There are numerous outdoor playing areas in East Grinstead and the surrounding villages, catering for a variety of activities from organised sports such as football to netball to informal activities like walking or cycling.

ASHURST WOOD RECREATION GROUND:

Address:

Hammerwood Road, Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead

Facilities:

1 cricket pitch, 1 senior football pitch, pavilion and children's park area  

Booking:

Mid Sussex District Council

Telephone:

(01444) 458166


DE LA WARR RECREATION GROUND:

Address:

Windmill Lane, East Grinstead

Facilities:

Open space, children's play area

Booking:

Mid Sussex District Council

Telephone:

(01444) 458166


EAST COURT RECREATION GROUND:

Address:

College Lane, East Grinstead

Facilities:

1 cricket pitch, 3 senior football pitches and 1 junior football pitch, 2 tennis courts (Estcots Tennis Club ), East Grinstead Town Council pavilion and car park

Booking:

Mid Sussex District Council

Telephone:

MSDC (01444) 458166
East Grinstead Town council (01342) 323636


HAVEN SPORTS FIELD:

Address:

Hophurst Road, Crawley Down

Facilities:

3 senior football pitches, 1 junior football pitch, pavilion and car park

Booking:

Worth Parish Council

Telephone:

(01342) 713407


HOOK LANE RECREATION GROUND:

Address:

Hook Lane, West Hoathly

Facilities:

1 cricket pitch, 1 junior football pitch, 2 tennis courts, pavilion and car park

Booking:

Mid Sussex District Council

Telephone:

(01444) 458166
Tennis Court Bookings: Frances Cannon (01342) 810726


HUMPHARIES FIELD:

Address:

Copthorne, West Sussex

Facilities:

Open space

Booking:

Worth Parish Council

Telephone:

(01342) 713407


IMBERHORNE LANE RECREATION FIELD:

Address:

Imberhorne Lane, East Grinstead

Facilities:

1 junior football pitch and children's play area

Booking:

Mid Sussex District Council

Telephone:

(01444) 458166


JOHN PEARS FIELD:

Address:

Wall Hill Road, Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead

Facilities:

2 tennis courts, pavilion and children's play area

Booking:

Ashurst Wood Community Association

Telephone:

Mrs. Dawn Goddfrey (01342) 824278


KING GEORGES FIELD:

Address:

Moat Road, East Grinstead

Facilities:

1 cricket pitch, 2 senior football pitches, 1 stoolball pitch, skate ramp, children's play area, trim trail and car park

Booking:

Mid Sussex District Council

Telephone:

(01444) 458166


KING GEORGE V FIELD:

Address:

Sandy Lane, Crawley Down

Facilities:

1 junior football pitch, 4 tennis courts (Crawley Down Tennis Club) and pavilion

Booking:

Mid Sussex District Council

Telephone:

(01444) 458166
Tennis Court Bookings:
(Crawley Down Tennis Club) Liz Butler (01342) 713407


MOUNT NODDY RECREATION GROUND:

Address:

St Johns Road, East Grinstead

Facilities:

1 bowling green, 1 junior football pitch, multi-use area with 5 netball courts, 5 tennis courts, 2 5-a-side football pitches, pavilion, car park and children's play area

Booking:

The Kings Leisure Centre

Telephone:

(01342) 328616


TURNERS HILL RECREATION GROUND:

Address:

Mount Lane, Turners Hill

Facilities:

1 cricket pitch, floodlit multi-use area with 1 tennis court, 5-a-side football pitch, 2 grass tennis courts, pavilion, car park and children's play area

Booking:

Turners Hill Parish Council

Telephone:

(01342) 712226


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