Published: 00:01, 25 July 2014 |
Got the Commonwealth Games fever yet? If you're loving the action - and itching to try some of the sports out yourself - check out these places in Kent for the main sports.
These are just a selection of clubs in Kent to keep the games spirit alive, while entertaining the kids - and adults - in the summer holidays
Kingsferry Gun Club
The Sheppey club specialises in English Skeet, with beginners welcome and free gun hire and tuition available. Or why not try the corporate shooting days? Call 07753 265401
The Mote Squash Club
With four heated squash courts, leagues and teams, there are qualified referees for serious match play and coaching for both adults and juniors at the Maidstone club. Call 01622 676977
The Kent County Table Tennis Association provides all the latest information on joining a league, coaching and development and tournaments. Contact the association here
Plenty to choose from here. There are pools throughout the county - from council-run leisure centres to private clubs. To find out more, check out the Kent County Amateur Swimming Association
Why not try something different? Cyclopark in Gravesend aims to bring first class cycling, running and extreme sports facilities to north Kent - and boasts it's one of the leading
multi-sport centres in the south of England. Call 01474 831400
Work off that extra energy and burn off a few calories with boxing. For more on how to take up boxing, or join a club in Kent visit here
If you're looking to revive a childhood interest in hockey, or taking up the sport for the first time, here's how to get out, find a club and make some new friends
For those of us younger types - or maybe those that are incredibly supple - try out gymnastics of all kinds.
Kent Gymnastics promotes gymnastics and trampolining at all levels and all disciplines in Kent. For more information contact the team here
For Judo you couldn't do better than the Dartford Judo Club.
It's the first purpose-built, state-of-the-art world class Judo facility in the UK, providing a full programme of Judo classes for children from as young as five right through to adults. Here's how to find out more on the club. Call 01322 222 071
And if all that exertion is just a bit too much, those of a more laid-back temperament could try lawn bowls... yes it's in the Games!
Why not find out more at the Kent County Bowling Association?
If all else fails... armchair shotput anyone?
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