Oval Fitness Guide
Your guide to keeping fit and healthy in Oval, SE10
If you’re south of the river and love staying in shape, then you’re in luck. There are plenty of venues to help you get fit and healthy in Oval and the surrounding area.
Learn Jiu-Jitsu from a master. Carlos Gracie Jr. is a highly-regarded Team GB coach and is truly passionate about what he does. Jiu-Jitsu is a discipline that focuses on the holistic performance of mind and body. All abilities welcome.
Address: 66-68 Bolton Crescent, London, SE5 0SE
Telephone: 020 7820 8895
It would be criminal to talk about sport in Oval and not mention the Oval Cricket Ground (now named Kia Oval). What better venue to fulfil all of your schoolboy/girl dreams. You can take part in coaching sessions (adult and junior), net practice, indoor matches or even hire out the bowling machine.
Address: The Kia Oval, Kennington, London, SE11 5SS
Telephone: 0844 375 1845
From complete enthusiasts, to those that haven’t donned a netball bib since secondary school, Netball Oval caters for you. Visit the site to apply as an individual or for a team entry.
Address: All Saints Academy, 140 Wyndham Road, SE5 0UB
If you’re looking for a local, affordable gym with a wide range of equipment, then Pure Gym is waiting with open chiselled arms. Their prices start from £19.99 per month and they also offer free group classes to the community.
Address: Canterbury Court, Units 4-5a, Kennington Park, London, SW9 6DE
Telephone: 0845 130 2966
Paraiso School of Samba is one of the most uplifting workouts that London has to offer. Picture the scene; it’s you, a live Brazilian drumming band and a group of enthusiastic Latinos and locals dancing the night away. It’s almost as if you are at Rio Carnival.
Address: St Matthews Church, Brixton, London, SW2 1JF
Telephone: 010 3291 2391
This private health club is a great addition to the area. It’s never too busy and the facilities are fantastic. Once you join, you’ll be given your own personal induction and programme. Afterwards, you’ll be free to use the state-of-the-art gym, swimming pool, astro-turf football pitch, exercise studio and spa.
Address: Liberty Street, London, SW9 0ED
Telephone: 020 7091 1670
It’s well known that boxing is one of the best activities around to improve your cardio. Boxfit Stockwell slows you to skip, shadow box and spar your way to fitness. Sign up for unlimited monthly classes for just £39pm. No contract required.
Address: Stockwell Centre, 1 Studley Road, London, SW4 6RA
Embody Wellness in Vauxhall has some of the best teachers and therapists in the capital and prides itself on offering over 40 classes per week, including pregnancy yoga, sound bath workshops, pilates and yin yoga.
Address: 11 St George Wharf, London, SW8 2LE
Telephone: 020 7099 0048
If you want a no-frills gym that is open 24-hours a day and is kind to your bank balance, then The Gym London Stockwell is the option for you. You can sign up for £21.99pm with no contract and enjoy free classes and a wide range of gym equipment. There is currently no joining fee for new applicants.
Address: 15 Lett Road, Stockwell, London, SW9 0AF
Telephone: 0844 384 3260
Free Fitness offers a wide range of al fresco exercise classes in Kennington Park. Classes include Bootcamp, Fight Club, HIIT and Shred & Burn. You can sample your first class for free and an unlimited class pass will cost you just £40pm. Perfect for the summer.
Address: Kennington Park, Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4BE
Telephone: 0845 459 0940
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