There’s a sport out there for everyone

Feel free to browse our list of sports and activities available in Kent. We’re sure you’ll find something you’ll enjoy.

Alternatively, if you know which sport you would like to try and want to contact someone locally to find out more please visit our National Governing Bodies (NGB) contacts page.

American Football

What’s it all about? American Football is a fast moving impact sport, which started seriously in the UK 1983.

Angling

This is the sport of catching fish, freshwater or saltwater, typically with rod, line, and hook.

Archery

Archery is a very sociable sport and provides the opportunity to join a club, shoot in a social setting and pa

Athletics

Athletics is the premier Olympic sport covering a wide range of events, including running, jumping, throwing

Badminton

Badminton is the World’s No. 1 racket sport, and approximately 2 million people play in the UK on a regular...

Baseball

Baseball is played by two teams of nine players each. The teams take turns batting and fielding.

Basketball

Basketball is a team sport consisting of 12 people per team with 5 on court at any one time and two referees

Boccia

Boccia was originally designed as a sport for those with severe cerebral palsy. It has now developed into a ga

Bowls

Bowls is an exciting sport and a fun recreation activity, which can be both suited for those looking to increa

Boxing

Boxing is a combat sport in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their fists.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoeing and Kayaking or otherwise called Paddlesports can offer something for everyone. From calm steady pace

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay pigeon shooting is the art of shooting at special flying targets, known as clay pigeons or clay targets,

Cricket

The aim of the batting team is to score as many 'runs' as possible - running between the wickets, exchanging

Curling

Curling is a sport in which players slide stones across ice towards a circular target area. Modern curling is

Cycling

Cycling is a great activity, loved by millions around the world. The sport has a lot of different disciplines

Diving

The aim of diving is to gracefully link the take off, flight and entry together. The entry has to be vertical

Equestrian

Horse riding is a sport that anyone, regardless of age, ability or background can have a go at. The best piece

Fencing

Fencing is great for improving balance, muscle toning, concentration and focus. There are three types fencing

Football

Football the world’s most popular and England’s national Sport is a fast and skilful game open to anyone to

Footgolf

FootGolf is a new and exciting sport which is growing rapidly. It's a marriage of the most popular sport of

Golf

Friendship, fresh air and exercise, golf has it all!

Gymnastics

Gymnastics is an acrobatic sport covering a number of disciplines which require strength, agility and co-ordin

Handball

Handball is a dynamic, popular and exciting sport that requires athleticism, strength and stamina, great fitne

Hockey

Hockey is mainly played in clubs by both men and women and traditionally involves two teams of 11

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey is an exciting full-contact sport demanding pace, agility, poise, vision and finesse.

Ice Skating

Ice skating is a hugely popular activity that forms the basis of many sports in the Winter Olympics, including

Judo

Judo is a sport that demands both physical prowess and great mental discipline.

Korfball

Korfball is a fast ball handling game which is family orientated sport for mixed gender and abilities.

Lacrosse

Lacrosse is a team game where goals are scored by shooting a ball into a net, using a stick with a pocket on

Mountaineering

Mountaineering can contain a combination of hill walking, scrambling and climbing. They are lifelong activiti

Movement & Dance

Dance is an art form that generally refers to movement of the body, usually rhythmic and to music, used as a

Netball

Netball is played on a hard court with scoring rings at both ends, where players score by netting the netball.

New Age Kurling

Kurling requires participants to deliver 'stones' from one end of a court to a target at the other end of the

Orienteering

Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport, enjoyed by people of all ages, abilities and background

Pentathlon

What’s it all about? Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport, enjoyed by people of all ages,

Roller Derby

Roller Derby is predominately an all-girl contact sport. It's fierce, feisty, fast paced and fun.

Rounders

The sport of Rounders is a fun, exciting, striking and fielding team game, where points known as 'rounders'

Rowing

Rowing can be recreational or competitive, indoor or outdoor.

Rugby League

Rugby League is one of the fastest growing team sports in the UK and the world.

Rugby Union

Rugby Union is a team sport played by men, women, girls & boys. There are many variations of the game

Running

Regular running can reduce your risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke.

Sailing & Windsurfing

Sailing and windsurfing are two great sports for getting you active and energetic, outside in the fresh air.

Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving in which a scuba diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing

Shooting

Target Shooting is a test of accuracy and control, in which competitors use pistols or rifles to fire a series

Skateboarding

Skateboarding is an action sport which involves riding and performing tricks using a skateboard.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Skiing and Snowboarding are winter sports that take place on snow or artificial surfaces

Squash

The game is played by two players (or four players for doubles) with standard rackets in a four-walled court w

Stoolball

Stoolball is an exciting team sport, similar to Twenty20 cricket.

Swimming

Swimming combines speed, strength and technique providing a full-body workout.

Synchronised Swimming

Synchronised swimming is an exciting mixture of swimming, dance and gymnastics performed mostly by women

Table Tennis

Table tennis is a sport where two or four players hit a ball with paddles back and forth to each other on a

Taekwondo

The name Taekwondo literally translates as the way of the foot and the fist. Tae means to break or attack with

Tennis

Tennis What’s it all about? Tennis is a racket sport played between either two players (singles) or two teams

Triathlon

Triathlon is an exciting multi-discipline sport made up of a swim, then a bike ride and then a run

Volleyball

Volleyball is a game for 2 teams, usually of 6 players, separated by a net. Each team tries to score points

Walking

Walking is the easiest, most accessible, cost effective and enjoyable way for people to increase their physica

Water Polo

Water polo is a seven-a-side game played between two teams of swimmers who try to score by throwing a ball int

Water Skiing & Wakeboarding

Water Skiing and Wakeboarding are surface water sports where an individual is pulled behind a motor boat or ca

Weightlifting

Weightlifting is the sport or activity of lifting barbells or other heavy weights