Southwark Athletics Centre is the ideal place for you to brush up on your athletics skills. Whether you’re a casual runner, or a more serious athlete, we’ve got the facilities to help you improve. The six-lane, 400m running track is ideal for sprinters, middle-distance and long-distance runners alike to hone their skills and fitness levels, while the jumping pits are ideal for both triple-and long jumpers. The centre also boasts a shot put ring, meaning we cater for a range of different athletics disciplines.
All Southwark residents have access to free swim and gym sessions in council-owned centres at certain times during the week.
Booking has never been easier. You can book your classes, sessions or lessons, online or via the Everyone Active App, then follow the steps in our How To Book guide.
Our focus is to ensure a safe environment for our members and colleagues, so please familiarise yourself with the facility guidance & measures.
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Our six-lane athletics track provides first-class running facilities in the centre of Southwark for people of all ages and abilities, no matter what your goals may be – whether it’s having fun or training for a marathon, while it’s easy to get to via public transport, too. (Please be aware that Tuesday and Thursday are club sessions whilst Saturday is available for public hire costing non-members £3 (adults) or £1.50 (concessions)).
London City Athletics Club are affiliated to England Athletics and based at Southwark Athletics Centre. The friendly, inclusive club offer opportunities for athletes of all abilities and have both a seniors and juniors section.
The London City Runner's club is the largest running club in London. It's free and open to anyone, regardless of whether you're an accomplished runner or a complete beginner, all are welcome to come and enjoy the endorphin rush that comes with running!
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