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Three sports to try in Harrow this year

Moving towards the end of winter 2022, there has never been a better time to get active, increase your fitness, and, perhaps, try out a new sport. 

Thankfully, the borough of Harrow is jam-packed with sports clubs catering for all ability and fitness levels. Whether you decide to turn your hand to distance running, football or even boxing, you’ll find a club for you that is friendly, inclusive, affordable, and ready to welcome new members today.

There are lots of ways to get involved in your favourite sports. You can visit Wealdstone FC, taking in their next National League match at Grosvenor Vale alongside over 4000 other fans. Who knows, you may even catch a glimpse of the social media sensation the Wealdstone Raider. You can even bet on The Stones using one of the many high street bookmakers in the area or from the comfort of your own home through the best online sportsbooks.

If the luxury of Premier League football is more your thing, Watford’s Vicarage Road stadium and its 22,200 fans are just a short journey from Harrow. Attending a major sports fixture in person is exciting. Watching the big match live on television is convenient. But there’s nothing quite like rolling up your sleeves and taking part in sport.

There are many benefits to participating in sports in your local community. Doing so will help build your fitness levels, improve mental health, and help you meet like-minded people in Harrow. Taking the first step is often the most challenging stage, especially if you are new to the area or have limited experience with sports clubs in Harrow. Worry not, as we’re here to help.

This article shines the spotlight on three sports clubs local to Harrow you can join today. Each is open to beginners, charges low monthly memberships, and is safe, licensed, and regulated by your local council. A new year could be the best time to take up a new sport and see where it takes you. Read on for our selection of three local sports teams worth joining.

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Harrow Boxing Club

The borough has produced some fantastic professional boxers over the years, including fighters who have become recognised champions known across the United Kingdom and beyond. For aspiring boxers, amateurs and those looking to use the noble art to get fit, lose weight, build muscle and learn self-defence, Harrow Boxing Club is here for you.

The gym is kitted out with everything you need, and the coaches working there are welcoming. No matter your fitness levels or experience with the sport, there’s a place for you at Harrow Boxing Club. Located in Pinner, you can contact them by telephone, drop by the gym to check the place out, find out when their next boxing show is, and take in some bouts as a spectator.

Harrow Borough FC

Harrow’s second football club after Wealdstone FC was forced to relocate to Ruislip in the early 1990s. Harrow Borough FC play in the Isthmian League Premier Division, which is the seventh tier of the game in England.

The club plays its home matches at Earlsmead Stadium and is always looking for new fans. Check out the club’s website for upcoming fixtures, ticket prices and all other information relating to the team.

Northwick Park Golf Club

Harrow may not be world-renowned for its golf courses. You won’t see Donald Trump landing in a helicopter to get in a few holes before lunch, and the borough won’t be hosting a Major anytime soon, but locals do have access to a well-tended and exciting golf course. This sporting gem is tucked away at Northwick Park and was voted the best nine-hole golf course in the United Kingdom by a respected industry magazine.

Playgolf Northwick Park is a privately-owned golf club, but you can apply to join or play a round of golf on a day pass. There is also a selection of talented players who offer one to one golf tuition. This is perfect if you are starting and looking to learn the basics or are keen to polish your skills and improve to the next level.

Now, it’s time to get started. Choose your club, send them a message and prepare to begin your exciting new adventure into local sports.