Community and Coaching Sessions

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Junior Coaching Sessions

A number of sports organisations run coaching sessions at different times throughout the year. To find out what's on offer in your area visit Junior Coaching Sessions or contact the Sports Development Officer on 01732 876166.

Adult Coaching Sessions

There are also opportunities for adults of all ages and abilities to attend coaching sessions to learn a new sport or to develop their existing skills.

Alternatively, our Leisure Centres offer a wide range of opportunities to become involved in both organised and recreational activities.

Tonbridge Tennis Club - Trip to Le Puy

Having hosted the promising French junior, Ben Briat in 2012, Tonbridge Tennis Club undertook an exciting trip over the 2013 Easter Weekend to Le Puy's Tennis Club. Fifteen club members travelled to Tonbridge's Twin Town and were welcomed by the Town Council, twinning committee and the club with a town hall drinks reception and tour of the city.

On the tennis front, the juniors played every day with a Saturday doubles competition where English players were matched with French players with honours going to Le Puy player Ben Briat, although pushed hard by Tonbridge members Jon Ison and Alfie Hoare.

Le Puy are keen to re-invigorate exchanges with Tonbridge and Malling and there may be opportunities for other sporting clubs, as well as musical, dramatic and cultural groups to undertake similar trips.

Hadlow Runners

Hadlow Runners are a social running group who meet every Wednesday (7.30pm) and Sunday (11.00am) at Williams Field, Hadlow Village Hall Car Park. The group aims to get runners of all abilities outside and enjoying the countryside.

For more information contact Anthony Lester on 07989 979285, email antony@hadlowrunners.com or visit the Hadlow Runners website

Running/Jogging

Want to get running? Run England ;is the official England Athletics recreational running project which aims to get the whole nation running. Regardless of your age, fitness level, aspiration, background, or location you can be a part of Run England and benefit from being a part of England's running community.

Through registering with Run England for free you can:

  • Join registered running/jogging groups
  • Get discounts and vouchers for running products
  • Get information and training to qualify as a running group leader
  • Set up your own running group/club

This enables you to do your running, your way, where you are - while benefitting from the support and encouragement of the wider running community

Hurricane Netball Club

Hurricane Netball Club are currently looking for new members to join their development squad, which is for girls in years 4 and 5. They train on Thursday evenings from 6.15pm until 7pm at the Hugh Christie School, Tonbridge.

The Club is also looking for a Level 1 or above coach to join their club to assist at club training and occasional matches. It is a paid position depending on qualification and experience.

East Malling

A day time drop in session is available for young people at the St. James Centre, Chapman Way on Mondays 2pm to 4pm. Advice on jobs, training, benefits, courses, work - experience, career choices, volunteering and much more. For more information contact 01732 846314 or email info@stjamescentre.org.uk.

Tonbridge Baseball Club

Tonbridge Baseball Club are looking for new players. A mixed friendly adult team, they train at Deaconsfield, the Slade.

For more information about sports and activities in your area contact the Sports Development Officer: 01732 876170.

Hadlow College

Now offering Sports Courses diplomas football, tennis and golf academy. The Golf Academy will have links to Poult Wood Golf Centre.

Activity Sessions for the Over 60s

The Tonbridge School Centre will be offering a range of recreational activities specifically for people over the age of 60 years who would like to improve their fitness. Sessions will be held in a relaxed and social environment and will include activities such as badminton, swimming, aqua aerobics, table tennis and use of the gym. Sessions start Wednesday 1st May, 9.30am to 12 noon. First session free of charge. For more details email tsc@tonbridge-school.org or phone 01732 304111