Sport and leisure in the borough

Women's cycling programme

Kensington and Chelsea have teamed up with the Westway Trust to offer a free six-week cycling programme for women. This is a small social cycling group, which will meet once a week at the Westway Sports Centre. You might want to brush up your skills or you might be a complete beginner, everyone is welcome. It’s simply about cycling, getting some exercise and having fun. You can bring your own bike or we can provide a bike for you. The programme is delivered by two female qualified cycling instructors.

Venue: Westway Sports Centre -1 Crowthorne Rd, W10 6RP
Times: 9.30am – 11am
First block of 6 weeks: Tue 9 September – 14 October
Second block of 6 weeks: Tue 4 November – 9 December


Places are limited, so make your booking by contacting Laura Pugh via email or phone 07824 141 412

Tai Chi to continue

Following the success of the Tai Chi class in the Active Adults Summer Programme, and the request for more, the Sports Development Team have decided to continue the class throughout September.

It takes place every Wednesday in Holland Park from 12:30-1:30pm. The meeting point is Holland Park reception, and the class cost is £2.10

For more information contact the Sports Development Team on 020 7938 8182

Celebration of Science is back!

The Leisure Services Team are partnering with GLL to bring you a day of celebrating science in sport, as part of the Celebration of Science event taking place across the borough.

The Celebration of Science in Sport Day will take place on Saturday 4th October from 11am - 4pm, at the newly refurbished Chelsea Sports Centre (SW3 5PL). There will be numerous activities happening on the day including  nutiritional and personal training advice, exercise classes and free swimming.

Watch this space for more information.

Should you have any queries please contact the Leisure Team on 020 7938 8181.

Chelsea Sports Centre Redevelopment

Visitors to Chelsea Sports Centre on Chelsea Manor Street, SW3, can now benefit from a new state-of-the-art gym following a £1.36m refurbishment by the Council in partnership with GLL.

Cllr Tim Ahern, Cabinet Member for Leisure RBKC, said: “Along with a variety of weekly group exercise classes and two indoor heated swimming pools, the gym’s new facilities transform the centre into a first class place for residents to keep fit.”

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Go ahead for magnificent new leisure centre

Plans for a magnificent new leisure centre in North Kensington were given the go ahead on 26 September by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Sport and Physical Activity Policy

We aim to help all members of the local community to live a healthier lifestyle, and offer a wide range of activities and opportunities to help you get active, be healthy, and enjoy meeting new people.

Activities for young people

We have lots of activities for young people throughout the borough: football, kayaking, archery, basketball, trampolining and more. Visit KCcentral and Kayaking at Cremorne Riverside for details.

Active for Life logoActivities for adults

Whether you want to get fit, lose weight, join your local leisure centre, or find an exercise class, we can help. See Activities for adults.


Health walk scheme

Our slow paced health walks are a great place to meet new friends and improve your fitness. See details of our walks or search for your nearest walk on the WalkFinder website.

Get healthier and happier

See NHS Change 4 Life for tips on how to make you and your family healthier and happier.  Includes tips and recipes for healthy eating, and advice on how and where you can get active.