Recreation


Aldeburgh Sports Week

Our very popular Sports Week is back for 2017. Most of the events are based at King's Field, starting at 2pm and running until 5pm.

The full programme for young people between 7 and 12 years:

 Monday July 31st: Street Dancing, Boules, Rounders and Tennis.

Tuesday August 1st:  Football, Combat, Cycling, Zumba with fitness and Singing and Dance.

Wednesday August 2nd: Darts, Rounders, Bowls, Tennis and Golf (this is an all-afternoon session at Aldeburgh Golf Club).

Thursday August 3rd: Football, Circuit Fitness/Pilates, Cheerleading, Cycling and Sailing (this is an all-afternoon session at Slaughden Sailing Club).

Friday August 4th: Fitness Training Techniques, Street Dance and Tag Rugby.

Friday August 4th at 5pm:  Barbecue at the Community Centre and King's Field for Sports Week participants, children, parents and sponsors.

Daily refreshments will be available and all the events will be supervised by trained coaches and tutors.

More information and registration forms will be available soon on our web site. Watch this space

JUNIOR SPORTS DAY

 For youngsters between the ages of 4 and 6, there's a Junior Sports Day during the afternoon of Friday August 4th when children can left off steam!

Watch here for more details.

Sign up and enjoy a week of fun and games! 

 

 

 

 

 

Tennis Club

Aldeburgh Tennis Club is situated off Park Road. There are four championship standard courts. Two are floodlit and play is possible throughout the year.  Season tickets are available for members but non-members and visitors are welcome to use the courts on a pay-as-you-play basis.

Full year membership rates are £50 for adults, students £25 (must be in full-time education) and juniors (7-14 years) £15.

Adult club sessions (members only) are on Thursday evening between 5pm and 8pm and Sunday morning between 10am and 1pm.

Junior coaching sessions (for 7-14 year old club members) are available between 9.30 and 10.30am on Saturdays.

General enquiries can be made via email to the Tennis Club Secretary, Eleanor Barker - eleanor_barker@hotmail.com

Membership applications should be emailed to info@aldeburghtowncouncil.co.uk on the form attached. Click here -  2017 Tennis Club Renewal

The tennis club is affiliated to the Lawn Tennis Association and takes part in both men's and women's leagues. In addition to league matches, the club holds tournaments, inter-club friendly matches and a number of social and fund raising events.

Amanda Janes, former UK Number 2, is available for private coaching on Mondays and Thursdays during term time. Contact her on janesamanda@hotmail.com.

There are a few basic rules: non-members must pay before playing, play is at your own risk, correct footwear must be worn, one-hour maximum play if courts are busy, lower nets after play, no bad language or aggressive play, no football or other ball games on the courts and no bikes or scooters.

Bowls

Aldeburgh has a thriving Bowls Club. Situated next to the town's tennis courts (between Jubilee Walk and Park Road), the club is open between early-April and mid-September.

Membership is £35 a year, but you can pay-as-you-play for £2.50 a session. Members days are Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoons, league dates are Monday and Wednesday evenings.

Equipment can be borrowed by arrangement and the club offers two free taster sessions for people thinking about becoming members.

For further details, contact the club Captain Phyll Cakebread on 01728 454674 or email pkcakebread@btinternet.com

Sailing

There are excellent sailing facilities in Aldeburgh with two first-class clubs:

Click here for the Aldeburgh Yacht Club website

Click here for the Slaughden Sailing Club website

Golf

There are two superb golf courses in the Aldeburgh and Thorpeness area:

Click here for the Aldebugh Golf Club website

Click here for the Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

King's Field

King’s Field is the largest recreational area in the town. Situated between the Community Centre and the Fire station, the area has an outdoor gym, play equipment for juniors and an enclosed playground area for toddlers. It is also the starting point for a picturesque ramble along Jubilee Walk, past the town’s allotments and out on to the marshes and the river wall.

Public lavatories are situated next to the Community Centre.

Aldeburgh Cinema

For the latest film listings and News, click here to go to the Aldeburgh Cinema website.

Make a note in your diary for the annual Aldeburgh Documentary Festival, which starts on 3rd November and runs until 5th November. Click here for more information. 

Aldeburgh Cinema is the home of a new Visitor Information Centre for the town. The service opens on April 1 2017 and features an interactive terminal for visitors to use to access key tourist information websites. Cinema staff and volunteers will be on hand to help with questions. From April 1, the cinema will be open from 10am to 5pm-6pm (depending on the time of the year) to cater for extra visitors and customers.

Gardening Club

Aldeburgh Gardening Club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm  in Aldeburgh Church Hall on Victoria Road. Entrance is free for members and £2 for guests. To join the club, phone Barbara Prodger on 01728 454539 or just pop into one of the meetings.

For more information, click here.

Aldeburgh Photography Group

Aldeburgh Photography Group is a friendly, independent group of photographers. Our members are of mixed levels of experience and we welcome photographers of all ages and abilities. Our aim is to help our members to develop their photographic talents so that they can get more out of their interest in photography.

 

Click here for more information.