Those of us who have lived in the area for some time know that we are fortunate to have a broad selection of sports clubs in West London.
As estate agents, the whereabouts of the nearest sports club, gym, swimming pool or activity centre is information we offer to potential buyers, given the importance these elements of the surrounding area can play in a decision to move house.
In this article, we highlight some of the top sports clubs in West London, together with some of the most popular local gyms and organisations that cater to Children.
The Hogarth Club
Airedale Ave, Chiswick, London W4 2NW
Set on two acres of beautifully maintained grounds, the club is a calming retreat just moments from Chiswick High Road. A favourite with locals, The Hogarth Club boasts tennis courts, a pool, gym, dance studios, Medispa and The Airedale bar and eatery, which is popular with members and non-members. Hogarth members receive 5 personal training sessions in the first month of membership and one complimentary personal training session every month of membership thereafter. The Hogarth Club is predominantly adult only.
David Lloyd Acton Park
E Acton Ln, London W3 7HB
An all-encompassing offering from the nationwide chain David Lloyd. Their Acton Park club boasts exceptional facilities including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, multiple tennis courts, a large gym, spa with outside jacuzzi (adults only), an extensive range of classes from yoga to Bodypump, children’s activities galore and a creche for younger children.
Virgin Active Chiswick Riverside
Riverside Dr, Chiswick, London W4 2SX
One of Virgin’s largest gyms, Chiswick Riverside has it all 26 tennis courts, two swimming pools and an abundance of fun activities for the whole family to get involved in. This health club has a big focus on family with Club V and Kid’s camps operating after school and in the holidays.
Chiswick Sports Ground, Hartington Rd, Chiswick, London W4 3UH
Roko Health Club located in Chiswick Bridge, has a broad range of facilities to suit all lifestyle and fitness goals. The club boasts a gym with state of the art equipment, a 20 metre indoor pool for lane swimming alongside a luxurious spa, complete with a sauna and steam room, perfect for unwinding after a tough workout.
There are a variety of classes ranging from cardio based workouts and indoor cycling to strength and conditioning classes and circuits.
Swimming lesson for children are also run every Saturday and Sunday from 12.30pm until 6.00pm and weekdays from 4pm – 6.30pm Monday to Friday by Sports Generation.
Rocks Lane Chiswick
60 Chiswick Common Rd, Chiswick, London W4 1RZ
Rocks Lane is a go-to for any parent in W4 or neighbouring postcodes.
With 10 multi-use floodlit courts, you can enjoy playing tennis, football or netball all year round. And, if you’re looking for something new to try, the club has introduced Padel Tennis, which has quickly become a favourite among visitors.
Alternatively if you need a break from all the activities or simply want to relax, there is on-site cafe and a soft play area for children.
Dukes Meadows Golf, Tennis & Ski
Dan Mason Dr, Chiswick, London W4 2SH
Overlooking the River Thames, Dukes Meadows, is a pay and play venue open to all ages and abilities.
With no membership required, Dukes Meadows has become a popular destination for those looking for a day out whether that is playing golf, tennis or on the indoor ski slope skiing or snowboarding.
Dukes Meadows features a well-maintained 9-hole par 3 golf course, a 5-hole teaching academy course, a practice putting green, a 60-bay floodlit driving range, indoor and floodlit outdoor tennis courts, a gym, treatment rooms, and an indoor ski slope (Skieasy).
Club Des Sports
E Acton Ln, London W3 7HB
A sporting centre of excellence, Club Des Sports offers a wide selection of sports with facilities including a 3G pitch, tennis courts, netball courts, cricket nets, and classes including boxing, karate, ballet, and gymnastics. For adults there is 5-a-side football and tag rugby, and classes are run for children through the term with many holiday camps held at Club Des Sports outside of school term time.
Hartswood Tennis Club
Hartswood Gardens, Hartswood Rd, London W12 9NR
This private, non-profit club is run by passionate local volunteers. Nestled away just a stones throw from Wendell Park, Hartswood Tennis Club has 6 all-weather floodlit courts, complemented by facilities including changing rooms, club-house and bar. Members can join social tennis sessions and also have the ability to play competitively with participation in the Middlesex Leagues.
Shooting Starz was formed in 2013 with the aim to encourage the participation of young people in sport at all levels.
The club offers a lot of opportunities for young people and adults to get involved in sports, including football, netball and gymnastics.
They have 23 youth football teams competing in local leagues and a Friday night five-a-side league which is particularly popular, with over 500 families involved. Additionally, they offer group training sessions on Saturday mornings, 1-to-1 coaching and Dad’s football.
Netball classes are held for children aged 5-12, and take place on their brand-new courts at Club Des Sports. They have a lot of youth teams competing in local leagues, and also run a Friday night high 5ives league.
During school holidays and half-terms, Shooting Starz hold holiday camps for children ages 3 to 13 years old in football, gymnastics, netball, or multi-activity.
Gyms in West London
Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, London W12 7GF
More than just an average gym, Gymbox seek to offer a fitness experience. Members can enjoy unique creative classes and top training equipment, as well as Olympic-sized boxing rings.
10 Hammersmith Grove, London W6 7AP
This successful chain has introduced a brand new workout at their Hammersmith site – Rig, where functional fitness meets HIIT for an intense workout.
F45 Shepherd’s Bush
Unit 1A, WestWorks, 195 Wood Ln, London W12 7TQ
F45 training has been growing over the past few years, with many finding this way of working out to be a successful way of gaining a full-body workout while improving energy levels, metabolic rate, strength, and endurance. With it recommended to attend 3-5 times a week, it’s ideal for us West Londoner’s that they’ve opened in Shepherd’s Bush.
Fitness Studios in West London
Barley Mow Centre, Barley Mow Passage, Chiswick, London W4 4PH
Ever popular, Ten is a health and fitness studio located in the heart of Chiswick, offering a wide range of equipment and facilities, including cardio machines, weight training equipment, and a spacious studio for fitness classes, from reformer Pilates to yoga.
With in-house physiotherapy, massage, personal training, and exercise rehabilitation, Ten Fitness can cater to everyone.
Rear Offices, 12 Turnham Green Terrace, Chiswick, London W4 1QP
Publicly endorsed by many a celebrity, Barrecore is known to be the fastest, safest and most effective body transformation exercise. The studio in Chiswick is tucked away, just off of Turnham Green Terrace.
Barrecore is a uniquely formulated combination of low-impact exercises and restorative stretches. The Barrecore Method is intelligent exercise, meaning it works all the major muscle groups quickly and effectively. The low-impact nature of their method appeals to all ages and fitness abilities, including pre and postnatal clients and those returning from injury.
Barrecore’s 45 minute classes will work your arms, thighs, glutes and core to quickly transform your body and tone all those hard-to-reach places – their clients see results in their physique in just a few classes.
Barrecore design their classes to make sure you are getting a well rounded workout every-time, so expect to feel serious burning and shaking!
10 Hammersmith Grove, London W6 7AP
Whether you are a seasoned cyclist or a beginner, Boom Cycle offers the ultimate, ‘party on a bike’ experience for anyone looking for a full body workout.
Located in the heart of Hammersmith, this fitness studio is designed to provide an exceptional workout with state of the art equipment and experienced instructors.
With a variety of classes and a flexible booking service, you can buy blocks of rides and book into a class when you’re ready to go.
Lumi Power Yoga
121 King St, London W6 9JG
Whether you’re a seasoned yoga student or just looking to give yoga a try, Lumi Power Yoga is a yoga studio known for its welcoming and supportive community.
The classes cater to all levels and abilities and are led by experienced instructors who guide you through a dynamic sequence of postures, breathing exercises, and meditation techniques.
Perfect for families
The Little Gym
Chiswick – University of Westminster Sports Ground, Hartington Road, Chiswick, London W4 3AN
Shepherd’s Bush – Westfield, 2117a Ariel Way, London W12 7GE
West London families have two options should they wish to join The Little Gym. Offering structured classes and a learning environment for children from 4 months to 12 years old, The Little Gym is a firm favourite with families.
Laura Sevenus Swimming Tuition
11, Wilson Walk, off Prebend Gardens, Chiswick, London W4 1TP
Laura Sevenus Swimming Tuition is incredibly popular with local families and often classes, especially those on the weekends, will have a long waiting list so it’s best to register early. The Sevenus Swimming Method® is child-focused, every child is unique and will have their own way of learning to swim in the relaxed atmosphere on offer.
Moving to West London
Moving to West London or moving from one part of West London to another, can be a daunting process but it is one we are always on hand to assist with. Lending our local knowledge to those considering the move, we’re always delighted to highlight the amenities in the local area.
Whilst we’ve highlighted many sports clubs in this article, there are many, many more that exist – we’re truly spoilt for choice here in West London!
If you’d like to discuss your plans to sell, buy, let or rent with a member of our team, please do get in touch.