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The staple sport for schoolgirls, not everyone associates netball with something positive. As a consenting adult, however, the game has more appeal and 250 Netbusters members play socially every week.
The group also offers ‘back to netball’ coaching clinics to ease people returning to the game. Play for fun or join a league.
Mon-Weds, evenings, times vary, £8
Clapham, Marylebone, Brixton, Balham
Traditionally a lonely occupation, there’s no need to pound the pavement solo, even if you’re tackling a long distance. The London City Runners meet twice a week for a group run.
On Tuesdays it’s a more chilled-out affair and the group is split into ability levels for a 6km session. On Sunday, an 11km run is geared towards those in marathon training.
Tues, 7pm, free
Meet outside Shortwave bar,
10 Bermondsey Square, SE1 3UN
Tube | Bermondsey, Borough
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Tube | Bermondsey, Borough
If you’re serious about cycling, Dynamo offers the full gamut of disciplines, including road racing, mountain biking, off road and time trials.
Some of the club’s members take their biking to competition level, but all are welcome. You can try a couple of sessions for free in Richmond Park, but after that it’ll cost you £40 for a year’s membership. There are also social events and club trips.
Weds, 7pm; Thurs, 9.30am; Sat, 8.30am; Sun, 9am, £40
Richmond Park, Surrey Hills, Windsor*
Like rugby, only you’ll have a velcro tag ripped off your shorts rather than being tackled into the mud. Touted as more skillful than its full contact brother. Four weeks in a league for £22.
Mon-Thurs, Sun, times vary, £22+
Acton, Borough, Tooting Bec, Shoreditch Park, Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, Balham
Hyde Park frisbee group ABH Ultimate meets for serious team practice on Sunday morning, but in the afternoon, all are welcome to join in.
Sunday, 2pm, free
South side of Hyde Park, on the football pitches near the tennis courts, W2 2UH
Tube | Knightsbridge
Use this website to find football games by date or location and connect with other footy players. Cost is just a fiver per game.
Mon-Sun, times vary, £5
Westminster, Clapham, Brixton, Regent’s Park, Victoria Park
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