Peterborough is a hive of activity when it comes to clubs centred around sport and healthy living. Take a look at all the different clubs on offer that are held at Vivacity sports centres all over the city.

Clubs are a good way to meet new people and maintain a regular healthy programme of activity throughout the week. You may even find yourself competing (if you're not already) as you pick up new techniques. 

Meet new people who share your interests...

Peterborough Athletics Club

Peterborough AC is a great place to train. With competition available at all levels, you will have every chance to reach your full athletic potential. Working with our qualified coaches and structured training groups you will improve your athletic performance. Peterborough AC is Clubmark accredited so whatever your age, if you are interested in athletics please come and join us.

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Mondays 6.30-8.00pm (8-12 y/o)

Tuesdays and Thursdays 6.00-8.00pm (8+ y/o)

Location: Embankment Sports & Athlet' Arena

Contact: Colin Pettit

Phone: 07740 853154



Nene Valley Harriers

An award-winning club offering a warm welcome to all levels of athletes. The aim of our club is to create the region’s premier club for cross country, road, track & field. We are a friendly, family-orientated club run by athletes for athletes. If you would like any further information, or you are considering coming along, please get in contact and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Tuesdays and Thursdays 6.00-8.00pm (9+ y/o)

Location: Embankment Sports & Athlet' Arena

Contact: Mike Chapman

Phone: 07506 993594



City of Peterborough Swimming Club

Cambridgeshire's premier competitive swimming club. Our programme is a partnership between Peterborough City Council, Vivacity and the City of Peterborough Swimming Club. Our aim is to compete at the highest levels in the sport and, within our squads, we have International swimmers and National medalists. We also compete at County and Regional levels and travel widely to attend various open meets throughout the year. We are currently ranked in the top 10 clubs in England.

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Location: Regional Fitness & Swimming Centre

Contact: Ben Negus, Head Coach of City of Peterborough Swimming Club




Badminton (50+)

Badminton is a fantastic mixture of aerobic and anaerobic play, a great way to keep fit, flexible and strong. Apart from the increased mobility and flexibility, our sessions are a brilliant way to meet and make new friends with similar interests! Why not come along to one of our friendly badminton session, meet like minded people and have a great time exercising!

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Wednesdays 6.00–7.00pm

Saturdays 11.00-12.00pm

Location: Werrington Leisure Centre

Price: £2.30; racquet hire £1.00

Phone: 01733 864 769


Hampton Table Tennis

The Hampton Table Tennis Club is suitable for all abilities and perfect for those who want to learn a new skill, get fit and play weekly table tennis at a competitive or social level. The club welcomes players of all standards and will provide 8 tables for those to play either singles or doubles table tennis.

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Tuesdays 7.00–10.00pm  

Location: Hampton Leisure Centre

Price: £5.00

Contact: David Arthur

Phone: 07710309841



(Minimum age is 18)

Martial Arts

We have a variety of martial arts classes suitable for both children and adults:
Katsu Academy
Karate Jutsu
Krav Maga Elite
Tae Kwon Do
Combat Ju-Jitsu

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Touch Rugby 

All inclusive touch rugby team with mixed genders. Fun and fitness for ages 14+.
The team train every Friday at 7pm-9pm at Bushfield Leisure Centre on the Astro turf.
Welcoming new players.

Peterborough City Badminton Club

Peterborough City Badminton Club is a popular and friendly badminton club. Playing level is intermediate, with some more advanced players. We also have several teams (2 x Men’s, Ladies Fours and Mixed) that compete in the Hunts & Peterborough Badminton League. We are always looking for new members, particularly in attracting more ladies to help strengthen the team for next season.
Monday 8.00 – 10.00pm (September and July)

Location: Werrington Leisure Centre

Contact: Gordon Kind (Club Chairman) and Glynis Hawes (Club Treasurer)*
01778 344041 and 01733 572663*


Cheeky monkeys

Vivacity's bouncy castle play park offers a unique instant plug and play adventure area at the flick of a switch. The play park contains a bouncy castle, climb 'n' slide and ball pond with floating ball, all in a colourful jungle landscape.

Hampton Leisure Centre sport hall 

To book call 01733 864656 or just drop in

Every Tuesday 10:30-11:30am 

£3 per child - £1 off for each additional sibling

Suitable for children aged between 1 year and 12 years

Jogging Clubs

Our jogging clubs welcome everyone with an interest in running regardless of age or ability, culture or creed, male or female. Whether individuals are competitive, or simply want to run as a means of staying fit and healthy, they are equally welcome at Werrington Joggers. The Club has a junior and senior membership at various levels so there will always be a group to suit your speed. If you are completely new to running, the club has a number of qualified coaches, and they will be happy to help and advise you.


Werrington Joggers

Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm (Juniors)
Tuesdays from 6:45pm (Seniors)
Location: Werrington Leisure Centre
Contact: Tim Cook
Phone: 01778 342913             

Bushfield Joggers

Tuesdays from 6.15pm
Thursdays from 6:15pm
Location: Bushfield Leisure Centre
Phone: 01733 236 353

Too fast-paced?

Why not try out our fantastic Walking for Health scheme with more than 10 walks in and around the Peterborough area, all for free!

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