Wimbledon Park enjoys the use of a number of professional sports and fitness coaches for both kids and adults. Following is a partial list of organisations and companies that offer coaching in the park, so it is over to you to check out their websites and decide what is best for you and your kids. Also, check the notice board in the Bowling Pavilion for classes that cover several types of exercise and dancing for adults and play groups for kids. The Bowling Pavilion is busy with instruction and events throughout the winter months.
AFC Wimbledon Football Coaching
AFC Wimbledon football courses offer the opportunity for any child to learn new skills and develop their ability in a fun and enjoyable coaching environment. Any boy or girl aged 4-16 of any ability is welcome to attend and receive quality coaching from our Football Association qualified coaches.
Our courses are ideal for young players to develop their confidence and talent, with players placed in groups of similar age and ability to ensure the maximum levels of improvement and enjoyment. They will benefit from technique and skills coaching, fun games and competitions across a variety of differently themed sessions, covering all aspects of football development.
For more information go to: http://afcwimbledon.co.uk
/ and click on the COMMUNITY tab.
British Military Fitness
BMF are the largest and longest running provider of outdoor fitness classes in the UK. All year round, we run over 400 classes a week in 105 parks across the UK. All our 500 plus instructors are serving or former members of the armed forces. Highly trained, experienced, and responsible in their approach to training. Graded by ability - beginner, intermediate or advanced – BMF delivers an invigorating outdoor workout that’s right for your fitness level. We have over 20,000 members of all shapes and sizes, ages and backgrounds.
It’s for everyone - we divide our classes into three groups - blue for beginners, red for intermediates and green for advanced. Whichever you join, you can be sure that you’ll enjoy an entertaining workout with people with a similar level of fitness.
It’s effective - the encouragement and knowledge of your instructor means a varied, different workout every week.
It’s outdoor - your instructor will use the particular terrain of your local park to help deliver a fresh, natural fitness high.
The Annabel Croft tennis academy
The Annabel Croft tennis academy is a year round tennis coaching programme for children aged 4-17 years. Designed by the former British No.1 Annabel Croft, the academy encourages children of all ages and abilities to attend specifically designed coaching classes aimed at improving and inspiring their tennis skills.
In the images, you can see Sue Barker and The Honourable Mayor of Merton, Maxi Martin, opening the new astro-turf tennis courts which were presented to Wimbledon Park by The All England Lawn Tennis Club on 29 May 2003.
Please help to keep the park tidy by using the litter bins.