South Woodham Ferrers Sports Facilities

Sports minded people of all ages are very well catered for in the town. The local secondary school, William de Ferrers, has superb facilities that are available to the community outside school hours as part of a Sports/Leisure Centre and playing fields. The council runs special classes and clubs for children during the school holidays. There is also a private health club at Club Woodham, a running club, a martial arts club and numerous private health and fitness classes are run in various venues around the town.  At the time of writing, Boogie Bounce is popular with adults and children, Tai Chi keeps the older generation moving, and there are lots of other ways of enjoying exercise in the town for all ages.

View a list of Sports Clubs in South Woodham Ferrers

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Aqua Aerobics

Aqua aerobics is another popular and gentle way of improving mobility. Aqua aerobics classes are heldin the South Woodham swimming pool several times per week.CM3 5JU

The Woodham Ferrers Swimming Club is for both adults and children and runs evening sessions in the swimming pool.

South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre, Tel: 01245 605600

A fitness suite with electronic exercise machines

8 badminton courts in three sports halls

Floodlit astroturf/ football pitch

Tennis courts

south woodham ferrers sports foorball fields

Sailing and watersports on the River Crouch

South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club

Eyott Sailing Club

South Woodham Ferrers Water Ski Club


Club Woodham, Health Club, Baron Road, Tel: 01245 329882

Squash Courts

Male and female gyms

Toning tables

Numerous exercise classes throughout the day and evening

Bellydancing classes

Social club and bar

Club Woodham gym south woodham ferrers

Village Hall

A board displaying details of various exercise classes is pinned on the wall inside the foyer

Large hall - ladies badminton on a Friday afternoon, 2.30-4.30 p.m., - just come along.


Fishing is a popular activity near South Woodham Ferrers

Although there are no lakes within the town (the only water is the River Crouch where people take children crabbing) there are fishing lakes a short drive away.

Fishing lakes near South Woodham Ferrers