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Abingdon-on-Thames has almost every sport you can name either in the town or very close by. First port of call for a lot of people is the White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre. This is run by a not-for-profit company on a contract to District and a lot of money has been put back into upgrading facilities. The swimming pool is very good and open from early morning until late evening.

There are extremely good facilities at Tilsley Park in North Abingdon for team games and athletics. People come from other towns and places such as Newbury and Oxford for clubs such as hockey and running. Abingdon Marathon sets off from here one Sunday in October.

The Park Run part of a national movement takes places on Saturday mornings using the Abbey Meadow. All the town's clubs are given in our directory here.

Ask at the Information Centre, look and the District sport and leisure pages for regular and seasonal sports.The Sports and Leisure section of the District Council site gives information on activities for particular age groups including holiday courses for children, free taster sessions, ideas for keeping particular age groups active or fit.

For more information or to feature your sporting interest please contact with details. You are welcome to call in at the Information Centre to browse through what is available in printed directories. Get ideas by browsing the listings here or please call in any Saturday between 9.30 am and 3.00 pm.

Abbey Meadow Outdoor Pool
The Abbey Meadow Outdoor Pool is currently not open, but is due to reopoen in 2018. The open air pool at Abbey Meadow is managed for the District Council by Better (GLL). The pool is situated in a wonderful location in the Abbey Meadows alongside the River Thames. After your swim you can picnic on the wooden bench tables or on the grass.  There is a free children’s water play park just outside...
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Tilsley Park is a sporting facility, which is managed by Abingdon School. Tilsley Park offers, as part of its facilities, a UK Athletics A Grade track and field, and two newly resurfaced full-sized artificial pitches for hockey and football. Tilsley Park is run in partnership with the Vale of White Horse District Council and is situated close to the A34 on the outskirts of Abingdon. Tilsley Park...
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The public tennis courts at Abbey Meadow are open during the summer months. Information about buying a key to enable use during hours when the kiosk is unmanned can be found on the Vale of White Horse District Council website here.
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Skateboarder stops to watch BMXer go for a trick
The Skatepark is based at the White White Horse Leisure Centre on Audlett DriveThe design includes Funbox, Manny Pad, Bank, Quarter Pipe.   
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