Sports plays an extremely primitive role in our lives and has numerous beneficial factors. Besides helping you keep physically fit, sports can also improve a person’s mood and general state of mind. A major advantage is the positive impact sports plays in keeping our organs healthy and our minds fresh and alert.
In Harrow, we are blessed with a borough that is full of sprawling recreation grounds and playing fields which are spread over acres of land, as well as numerous sporting venues, and leisure centres.
Harrow Recreation Ground: This popular location in Harrow has a variety of park facilities for sports buffs who enjoy playing sports outdoors. The Bowling Green and Cricket Pitch are exclusively for members, however there are lots of other facilities for public usage like rounders and tennis.
The Croft Playing Fields: The croft playing field is also an ideal spot for outdoor sports lovers. There is an on-site boxing club and a dog free zone amongst numerous other facilities.
Harrow Leisure Centre: Managed by Everyone Active, this leisure centre satisfies a plethora of fitness options. Choose between a full gym workout or exercise session, a rejuvenating swim or a couple of games in the badminton court, squash court or table tennis centre and cool it off by a refreshing and relaxing time in the sauna or steam room.
Centenary Park Sports Club: Centenary Park Sports Club is ideal if you in need of premium sports usage within a budget. The sports facilities include a brand new five-a-side 3G football pitch equipped with immaculate markings and primeval goals. 4 macadum tennis courts refurbished in 2008 with appealing colours of fluorescent pink and electric blue, proven to be very inviting even for the less sporty. It also houses a 9-hole golf course appropriate for both beginners and experienced. Although the holes are par 3, the advantage is that their shorts length is practical especially for new learners.
Canons Sports Centre: This Sports Centre is run by Canon Enterprise LTD. Within the centre is a multi-purpose sports hall consisting of 4 Badminton Courts, 2 table tennis tables, Six-a-side football, netball, volleyball and climbing. In addition, there is also a 25-meter swimming pool, 11 outdoor tennis courts and 2 dance studios.
Bannisters Sports Centre: Also managed by Everyone Active, whether you’re a footballer or an athlete – Bannister’s has all the facilities you could ever need. Set in Harrow Weald, the sports centre boasts an eight-lane, 400m floodlit running track, five different football pitches for five, seven and 11-a-side matches. So whether you want to take your sport seriously, want to have fun or just use the facilities – Bannisters has something for everyone.
Harrow School: Harrow School has exclusive high-end sports facilities available for hire. 3G rubber crump pitch fit for football and rugby training, a full-size sand-based astro – ideal for hockey, recreational football and tennis. A sports hall comprising of 4 badminton games and a full-sized basketball game. There is also an 8-lane running track and other athletic facilities like hurdles and shot put. Also, within the school is a 25-meter swimming pool and cricket fields.
With so many sporting options within Harrow, you will certainly be spoilt for choice and the options available cater for all residents with any interests, capabilities, levels (beginner or intermediate) and age.