Havant has plenty to offer to particants and spectators of all ages, in all weathers.
Why not pay a visit to one of our leisure centres, sports clubs and activity centres where you'll find a whole range of activities to suit everyone from the sports enthusiast to those who prefer a more leisurely pace.
Havant Leisure Centre
Civic Centre Road, Havant
Tel: 023 9247 6026
Swimming pools, gym, sauna, steam room. Aerobics, keep-fit, step box, callisthenics, squash and line dancing. Time Out Restaurant and Bar. Crèche. Special sessions including: 50+ Fun Club, Inflatable Fun Swim Sessions, Adventure Playtime, Saturday Club for Kids and Holiday Activity Programme.
The skateboard Park is available free of charge at Beachlands, Havant with a variety of ramps to suit a range of abilities but remember your own boards and safety equipment. There are also parks at Wecock Open Space, Stakes Lodge, College Road Open Space, St. Clares Avenue Open Space, Bartons Triangle and Emsworth Recreation Ground.
Portsdown Hill Road, Cosham
Tel: 023 9232 4553
Horse riding; hacking, walkout or jumping. Pony Care and Saddle Club. Pony Parties.
Peter Ashley Activity Centre
Fort Purbrook, Portsdown Hill Road, Cosham
Tel: 023 9232 4553
Climbing Wall, assault course, initiative tests Archery, table tennis, basketball, 5 A-side, Unihoc, volleyball, rounders, pool. Plus Holiday Activity Programme
Waterberry Drive, Waterlooville
Tel: 023 9223 1010
Swimming pools, gym, sauna and steam room. Classes include: Aqua Aerobics, Aqua Circuits and Tone and Trim. Holiday Fun Sessions.
Ro-Ro Sailing Project
Hambeldon Road, Waterlooville
Tel: 023 9225 4254
Access to watersports and other leisure activities for disabled people. Includes yachting, cat cruising, wave runners, dingy sailing and waterski-ing as well as cycling, tennis and flying.
Bedhampton Retail Pk
Portsdown Hill Road
Hampshire PO9 3NA
Tel: 02392 454888
There are a number indoor and outdoor bowling facilities available in the area. Bowling greens are located at Emsworth, Front Lawn, Bidbury Mead, Waterlooville, Cowplain, Hayling Park and Purbrook Heath.
There are many tennis courts throughout the Borough.
This is offered at Havant Leisure Centre and various other locations within the Borough.
The Borough forms an excellent base for participating in some of the extreme sports opportunities in and around the area. These include skiing and snowboarding at Southampton and hang gliding and paragliding at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. There is also go-karting in Fareham, flying at Goodwood and even Llama trekking on the South Downs.
Havant Rugby Club, the Football, the Hockey Club and also the Cricket Club host games throughout the year. But if you are more into races there is greyhound racing at Portsmouth and horse racing at Goodwood and Fontwell
For further details on any of the leisure pursuits featured on these pages phone the Havant Borough Visitor Information Centre on Hayling Island call 023 92467111 or email them firstname.lastname@example.org