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Sports Clubs

There are clubs in the town involved in sports of all kinds. Most offer a variety of levels at which you can engage, and encourage learners and new members to join them and to have a go.

If your club or society is not listed below and you think it ought to be please send an entry to info@abingdon.gov.uk or call in to the Information Centre on a Saturday to give us the details that should be on there. Any open day or evening open to non-members you are welcome to post on the Calendar which runs through this year into next. This needs a photograph to upload.

The County directory. District Leisure and Get Oxfordshire Active widen the range and includes activities in local villages and towns.


AbiBike

For health, environment, safety AbiBike is a group which you can join to campaign for better cycling facilities and services in Abingdon-on-Thames. Schools, businesses and residents can get involved.

abibikegroup@gmail.com

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Abingdon Athletics & Running Club

Club Secretary secretaryabingdonaac@gmail.com

http://www.abingdonac.org.uk

Tilsley Park, Dunmore Road, Abingdon, OX14 1PU


Athletics Club (Radley)

Radley Athletics Club amalgamated into clubs at Tilsley Park         

Kay Reynolds secretary@radleyathleticsclub.co.uk         

http://www.radleyathleticsclub.co.uk/     

Tilsley Park, Dunmore Road, Abingdon, OX14 1PU


 

Badminton Clubs

Abingdon Badminton Club meets on Mondays

Mike's Abingdon Badmnton Club meets on Wednesdays badminton@abingdon.onl 

Evenlode Badminton Club

Larkmead Badminton www.larkmead-badminton.uk Wednesday evenings

SMASH Club
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Basketball

Open sessions at the leisure centre and teams through GOActive with adults, juniors, learners and also wheelchair basketball

http://www.abingdoneagles.com                   


Bowling Club

Abingdon Bowling Club

Welcomes non members, taster sessions each May and Summer, visiting players welcome 

http://www.abingdonbowlingclub.co.uk/

The Green Albert Park, Park Crescent, Abingdon, OX14 1DF              


Boxing

Training is available through the club specifically to assist young people over 8 years with boxing for fitness, confidence, self defence skills

 www.abingdontownabc.org.uk                


Canoe Club

Kingfisher Canoe Club                                

kcc.secretary@gmail.com    

http://kingfishercanoeclub.co.uk/

Wilsham Road, Abingdon, OX14 5LD
Other canoeing activities and clubs are also at Wilsham Road


Ceroc Dance Classes

Ceroc Oxford ceroc_oxford@hotmail.com 

http://www.cerocoxford.com/       

Currently meeting in town on Tuesday evenings looking for a large venue. Beginners turn up ealy evening, other dancers join later.


Cricket Club

Abingdon Vale Cricket Club                        

cricket@abingdonvalecc.co.uk        

http://www.abingdonvalecc.co.uk/           

Hales & Hays Meadow, Culham Road, OX14 3HP
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Abingdon Fencing Club 

Abingdon Fencing Club meet on a Thursday evening in the Gym at St Helens & St Katharine School Faringdon Road between 7-10pm. 

The junior (8-16 year old) section meets between 7-8pm followed by the adult session from 8-10pm. 

Web address is Abingdonfencing.org.uk with email contact of info@abingdonfencing.org.uk 

Facebook.com/abingdonfencingclub

Contact number 07394 828909

www.abingdonfencing.org.uk 07821 758480


Football Club (Abingdon Town)

Abingdon Town FC has information on the local football league site. 
Social nights and regular weekend car boot sales are held at the ground on the Cuham Road side of Abingdon bridge.

Football Club (Abingdon United)

Abingdon United Football and Social Club                        

info@abingdonunitedfc.co.uk

http://www.abingdonunitedfc.co.uk/       

Northcourt Road, Abingdon OX14 1PL hosts Friday Music at Northcourt and also Comedy nights


Football Club (St Edmund's)

St Edmund's Football Club

Geoff Young geoffandflorenceyoung@hotmail.com         

http://www.clubwebsite.co.uk/stedmundsfootballclub/

Other youth teams are available in town


Freewheeling Cycling Club

Freewheeling  host a spring cycle festival and rides out every week.                     

enquiries@abingdonfreewheeling.org.uk 

http://www.abingdonfreewheeling.org.uk/   

Outdoor Traders Cyclists

This group was founded through the sports shop on High Street and is now altered to be Abingdon Cycling Club alongside

Abingdon Freewheeling  has Tuesday and Thursday evening cycle rides and runs an April festival in town

A womens' cycling group meets regularly.       


Friends of Abbey Meadows Outdoor Pool (FOAMOP)           

Elizabeth Edgecombe emedgecomb@tiscali.co.uk           

http://www.abingdonoutdoorpool.org.uk/    

https://www.better.org.uk/leisure-centre/vale-of-white-horse/abbey-meadows-outdoor-pool heated pool open late May to September             ...


GO Active

VWHDC Get Oxfordshire Active co-ordinator offers free  sports for pleasure or to learn new, enjoyable ways of getting exercise. Ball sports include tennis, hockey, over 50s walking football. Nordic walking, yoga, martial arts are all on offer at set times. There is a Juniors offer of sports and activities, some out of term time

Please look at the sports and leisure pages of www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk  some reciprocal  services with the whole of Southern Oxfordshire such as swimming and leisure centre passes 


Green Gym

Abingdon Green Gym  gets exercise through gardening, scrub clearing, conservation of town nature areas, with some Saturday mornings in the fresh air.       

Eleanor Dangerfield 07931 363465 abingdon.green.gym@googlemail.com   

http://www.abingdongreengym.org.uk/  


Hockey Club

Abingdon Hockey Club                                

abingdonhc@gmail.com       

http://abingdonhockey.org.uk/


Korfball

Abingdon Atoms Korfball Club

enquiries@abingdonkorfball.co.uk

Training on Thursday evenings, currently at Abingdon School.  Beginners always welcome. In 2019 there are sessions on other evenings to learn this sport in mixed teams. See all their social media or the town diary.


Lawn Tennis Club

Abingdon Lawn Tennis Club          

James Eastwood jim@abingdontennisclub.com

http://www.abingdontennisclub.com/     

Southern Town Park, Lambrick Way, OX14 5TJ


Netball Club

Abingdon Centre Netball Club       

Julia Allaway 01235 209007         

juliaallaway@gmail.com      


Rowing Club

Abingdon Rowing Club                                

captain@abingdonrc.org.uk

http://www.abingdonrc.org.uk/    

Wilsham Road, Abingdon, OX14 5LD

Head of the river race starts the season. Activities on the Thames are dependent on river conditions which can be seen on Environment Agency information.


Rugby/Football Club

Abingdon Rugby Football Club                   

01235 553810                    

http://www.abingdonrufc.co.uk/  

Southern Town Park, Lambrick Way, OX14 5TJ


Sailing Club

Abbey Sailing Club   

Mick Jones mickasc@googlemail.com         

http://www.abbeysailingclub.btck.co.uk/ 

Abbey Sailing Club, Wilsham Road OX14 5LD


Squash Club

Abingdon Squash Club        

Graham Wellstead info@abingdon-squash.co.uk 

http://www.abingdon-squash.co.uk/        

Abingdon Squash & Racketball Club, Northcourt Road, OX14 1NN


Swimming Club

Abingdon Vale Swimming Club      

Charlie Seaward secretary@avsc.co.uk     

http://www.avsc.co.uk/      


Swimming Club

Radley Swimming Club       

Richard Stovel r.stovel@googlemail.com   


Table Tennis Club

Monthly, Sunday evenings Abingdon Community Resource Centre in Audlett Drive and welcome players of all abilities. Teams in the Didcot & District league for those who wish to play more regularly.

Contact Pat O'Regan at Abingdon@ddtta.org.uk

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Tennis Club 

Abingdon Tennis Clubs 

http://www.mytennislife.co.uk/location/abingdon-tennis-clubs/ 


Triathlon Society

https://www.abingdonvaletri.com/

AVTCcommittee@gmail.com

Group runs in Abingdon on Mondays, coached running, cycling or circuit training on Tuesdays at a range of venues in the local area. Swim coaching on Thursdays at the White Horse Pool. Drop us a line to find out more about our friendly and welcoming club, or to arrange to attend a trial session.
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Abingdon Youth Football Club                            

Secretary@ayfc.org.uk 

http://www.ayfc.org.uk/

Southern Town Park, Lambrick Way, OX14 5TJ


 

 

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