Sport and Exercise

Physical exercise is good for us but how many of us are as active as we should be? There are lots of opportunities to exercise and have fun locally, details are shown below. Also, don't forget the adult fitness equipment on the recreation ground.

Sport/activity Day/time Venue Contact

Tuesday evening
8pm - 9:30pm
Winter time only

St. Felix School

Val. Jenkins
01502 724613

Badminton Club for Adults

Wednesday evening
7:30pm - 9:30pm

St. Felix School

Jo Copestake-Cox
07834 838120

Badminton Club for Juniors (6 to 16 years of age)

Friday evening
6pm - 7pm

St. Felix School

Jo Copestake-Cox
07834 838120

Bojangles Dance for Children Friday 3:45-5:30pm Stell Peskett Millenium Hall Sara Foley 07702 031519
Bowls for all ages and levels of experience  

Sole Bay Bowls Club,
50 Halesworth Rd, IP18 6NR

Paula Gooch
01502 722683
Sole Bay Bowls Club website

Carpet Bowls Club

Tuesday mornings 10am - noon
Thursday evenings 7pm - 9pm
Friday mornings 10am - noon

Reydon Village Hall

Linda Seall (Secretary) on 01502 586087 or e-mail


Cricket Southwold Cricket Club William Godell Pavillion, Southwold Common

Trevor Clifford
01502 724694
David Barbook on 07788 560137 for Junior Cricket

Cycle Club
(Sole Bay Cycle Sport)

Contact for details Contact for details Gary Matthews 
07971 602482

Cycle Group
Reydon Belles - a cycle group for ladies

Rides depart 9.30am from the Randolph and are run on 2nd & 4th Sunday monthly
Contact for details

Di Mayhew
07746 810437

Fitness Training & Gym

General fitness training using weights and equipment under guidance of personal trainer GEM Fitness
Unit 3
Southwold Business Centre
St Edmunds Road
IP18 6LB
Gary Matthews 
07971 602482
Fear Naught Boot Camp
Military style fitness training class
Friday evenings 7-8pm (begins on 28/7/2017)
£5.50 a session, book via the website
Stella Peskett Millenium Hall

Martin Carroll
07891 950523

Football See website

Old School Field,
Wangford Road,
(By junction with School Lane)

Sole Bay Football Club

Junior Football See Website, click here for poster

Old School Field,
Wangford Road,
(By junction with School Lane)
IP18 6RF

Click Here for Web Site
Richard Pope   07854617466
Great Run Local See details under running below


Monday to Thursday
7am - 9am & 5pm -10pm
Friday 4pm - 10pm
Saturday 9am - 3pm

St. Felix School

Jo Copestake-Cox
07834 838120

Golf Daily Southwold Golf Club-full, country and social membership avaiable, visiting golfers very welcome.

Clubhouse/Steward 01502 723234

Secretary/Manager 01502 723248

Professional 01502 723248

Keep Fit for Mothers and Toddlers Wednesday
10am - 11am
Stella Peskett Millenium Hall, Southwold Jane Samkin 07919 963104

KFA Movers Exercise Class for the over 50s.

Exercise to music in a happy, relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  

Keep Fit Association.
Getting back to fitness or starting out and staying fit.

9:30am - 10.30am

Village Hall

01502 713618

Qualified KFA teacher

Line Dancing

Wednesdays at 7.30pm beginners,
8.15pm for intermediate.

From 8 September 2016, on Thursdays 1:30 - 3:00pm. Easy to intermediate level. Beginners welcome.

Village Hall

Mrs Rowena Fuller.
01502 568472

Imogen's Kettlebell Exercise Class

Mixed impact aerobics, body conditioning and stretch
Monday (school term time only)
9:30am - 10:30am
£4 a class, bring a drink.
Village Hall Imogen Hall
01502 475210
07702 859454


for adults of all abilities

Tuesday 7.30-9 pm St Felix Sports Hall Emma Warnes 07917662673
Southwold Business Centre Sarah Wilkinson 07588 153422
Pilates & Yoga Based Fitness Monday Evenings 7-8pm Millenium Hall, Southwold Clare 0755 488 1670

Tuesday 9-10am
Friday 9:15-10:15am

Stella Peskett Millenium Hall, Southwold Helen Pybus 07814 651740
Pilates Thursday 10:15am Village Hall

Kate Kemp
01502 677129


Rugby See website for information Southwold Common
or view website:
Running with Great Run Local Runs start at 9:30am from the Water Tower on the Common every Sunday (please arrive for 9:20am).  All ABILITIES AND AGES VERY WELCOME. Family Friendly!
Southwold Common You must have a wrist band. There is a 1 mile and a 3 mile run. To get one register at


Spinning (Static Cycling)

Mon 10am & 6:30pm
Tues 6pm & 7pm
Thurs 6:30pm
Fri  6pm
£5.00 per session

GEM Fitness
Unit 3
Southwold Business Centre
St Edmunds Road
IP18 6LB

Gary Matthews
07971 602482

Step and Tone Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Stella Peskett Millenium Hall
Jane Samkin 
07919 963104


Monday to Thursday
7am - 9am & 5pm -10pm
Friday 4pm - 10pm
Saturday 9am - 3pm

St Felix School

Jo Copestake-Cox
07834 838120

Swimming at St Felix School. 
The waiting list of over 28 is closed until further notice. September 2017. 

Nearest pool is Waterlane at Lowestoft (14 Miles).

Only members can use the pool at St Felix School. St Felix School

Waterlane Leisure Centre
Due to the local facility at St Felix being unavailable due to a full members list details of the nearest pool are given here.
About 35 minutes by car, distance about 14 miles. Anglian Bus 61 can be used, journey time about an hour.

Centre Opening Times (Leisure Centre & Gym)
Monday - Thursday: 6am to 10pm
Friday: 6am to 9.30pm
Saturday: 7am to 7pm
Sunday: 7am to 6.30pm

Waterlane Leisure Centre
Water Lane
NR32 2NH
Tel: 01502 569116
Fax: 01502 563829

Always check web site for current information re: prices etc
Table Tennis

(incl bank holidays)
9:00 - 11:00am
2pm - 4pm
£1.50 a session
Under 14s not accepted

Scout Hall,
Next to Stella Peskett Millenium Hall,
Mights Road,
IP18 6BE

Alan Palmer
01502 578679

Tai Chi Tuesday
Stella Peskett Millenium Hall
Mrs Naomi Rochford
01502 723312
Tai Chi Monday
Stella Peskett Millenium Hall
Mrs D Dabbs
4 Albert Terrace
Mount Pleasant
Reydon IP18 6QP

Dance classes for adults and kids from age 12

7:00 - 7:30pm
£4 a session

St Felix School 07960 006479
01502 722236
Professional dance and fitness teacher
Tennis Various Southwold and District Tennis Club,
Hotson Road,
IP18 6BS

Steve Robinson
07811 360465

Tennis Various Pitstop Tennis Courts
The Common
07887 901027
Tennis/Badminton Coaching available from this multi-sports coach.   George Caplin Coaching
07787 114226
Yoga See website for information The Haven,
Unit 13 Southwold Business Park,
St Edmunds Road,
IP18 6BZ

Rachel Coleman
07919 352016

Yoga Friday 10:45-11:45am Stella Peskett Millenium Hall
Jane Fenemore 01502 569617