Feast of free Tonbridge taster sessions to encourage women to take up sport

LEADING LIGHT Abi Todd was named Kent League Player of the Year

THE BOROUGH of Tonbridge & Malling will be running taster sessions in a wide range of different activities to celebrate Women’s Sports Week from Monday (June 19-25).

TM Active have joined forces with a cornucopia of talented coaches and selfless volunteers to offer a variety of pursuits to pick and choose from.

Tracey Crouch, the MP for Chatham & Aylesford and Minister for Sport, said: “Women’s Sports Week is a fantastic campaign which -encourages more women to try out a new sport or physical activity and celebrates the amazing achievements of our female athletes, coaches and volunteers.

“We want more women and girls to get involved in sport and enjoy the huge benefits that being active brings to their lives.”

Women’s sports Week: Free offers in Tonbridge & Malling

Tonbridge Tennis Club

Hugh Christie College, White Cottage Road, Tonbridge TN10 4PU

Tuesday June 20, 7-8pm, free taster session for 16 years and over.

To book call the club coach Ian Chapman on 07887 763040.

Hildenborough Tennis Club

Recreation Ground, Riding Lane, -Hildenborough, Tonbridge TN11 9HY

Friday June 23, 9-10am, for beginner/returner ladies; 10-11am for those with some playing experience/improver ladies; 7-8pm, 13 to 16-year-olds (all abilities).

To book email adam@artennis.co.uk


Tonbridge Bowling Club

Darenth Avenue, Tonbridge TN10 3JF (next to Tonbridge Angels FC)

Friday June 23, from 2pm, for all abilities. Please bring flat shoes.

To book call 01732 357105 or just turn up on the day.


Ditton Bowls Club

Kiln Barn Road, Ditton, Aylesford ME20 6QR (entrance is immediately after the entrance to Ditton Community Centre).

Monday June 19, 2-6pm, for all ages and abilities. Please bring flat shoes.

To book email dittonbowls@gmail.com or call 01622 718359.


Kings Hill Cricket Club

17 Tiffen Way, Kings Hill, West Malling ME19 4GZ

Tuesday June 20, from 6pm: Tiger Moths Under-11s Girls will play a hard ball game against Pembury Cricket Club’s Under-11s Boys.

Please come along and support this growing club and its girls’ team. Contact kingshillcc@hotmail.co.uk


Tigers Acrobatic Gymnastics Club

2 Morley Road, Tonbridge TN9 1RA (access via JumpIn trampoline park).

Various sessions available all week long. For details email coach Chris Rogers at chris@tigersgymnastics.co.uk


Tonbridge Judo Club

Swanmead, off Cannon Lane, Tonbridge TN9 1PT

Wednesday June 21, 7.15-9pm and Friday June 23, 7.30-9pm, minimum age 13 years. Friday June 23, 6-7.30pm, under-13s only. No need to book, just turn up.


Ryusui (Ryu martial art)

Angel Centre, Angel Lane, Tonbridge TN9 1SF

Thursday June 22, from 7pm, minimum 7 years.

For more information or to book visit www.rysui-ryu.org or email info@rysui-ryu.org


Kent Samurai

The Scout Hut, New Hythe Lane, Larkfield

Tuesday June 20, 7.30pm.

For details call Rula on 07775682318 and 01732 847692 or visit www.kentsamurai.com


Boxfit for Women

East Malling Centre, Chapman Way, East Malling ME19 6SD

Tuesday June 20, 9.30-10.30am, 10.45-11.45am.

To book call 07525 346159 or email wayne@olympiaboxing.co.uk


K Sports Hockey Club

Aylesford School Sports Hall, Teapot Lane, Aylesford ME20 7JU

Tuesday June 20, 8-9pm, for all ages and abilities (separate sessions for adults and children). All equipment provided.

To book visit www.cobdownhockeyclub.co.uk or email tracysmith1731@gmail.com


Ferryfield Bowmen Archery Club

Aylesford Rugby Club Grounds, Hall Road, Aylesford ME20 7DS

Saturday June 24, 10am-12pm, for all abilities, minimum age 10 years.

All equipment and tuition provided.

To book email info@ferryfieldbowmen.org.uk


Prima Stage School

Larkfield Leisure Centre, New Hythe Lane, Larkfield ME20 6RH

Tuesday June 20, 9.30-11.15am: Ballet Conditioning and Beginner Jazz; 8-9pm: Beginner Ballet. Thursday June 22, 7.45-8.45pm: Tap Aerobics.

For more details and to book call 01732 844415 or email Julie@primastageschool.co.uk


Mum & Bubba Dancefit

Larkfield Leisure Centre (as above)

Thursday June 22: Gentle movement and dance class for mums with babies in slings/baby carriers or buggies, and a power-walk.

To book email: tilliesmith@outlook.com


Spin for Health

Larkfield Leisure Centre (as above)

Wednesday June 21, 4.30-5.30pm, for 16 to 25 years.

To book email natalie.smith@tmactive.co.uk


Kent Football Association

K Sports (formely Cobdown), Station Road, Aylesford ME20 6AU

Monday June 19, 7-8pm: Ladies Disability Football, 16 years and over, all levels including beginner; also Ladies Veterans Football League, open session, teams or individuals. Bring shin pads.

For more details or to book call 01622 792140 or email lauren.cundy@kentfa.com


Little Kickers Football

Tuesday June 20.

For more information email pbanister@littlekickers.co.uk


Poult Wood Squash and Racketball Club

Poult Wood Golf Centre, Higham Lane, Tonbridge TN11 9QR

Thursday June 22, 7.30-9pm, for 15 years and over. Saturday June 24, 2-3.30pm, for 7 to 16 years. All equipment provided.

For more information and to book email hooper@dircon.co.uk, call 07748 623129 or visit www.poultwood.com


Monday Badminton Club

Ditton Community Centre, Kilnbarn Road, Ditton, Aylesford ME20 6AH

Monday June 19, 9.30-11.30am, for all abilities.

No need to book, just turn up.


Go Tri Aquathlon @ Larkfield Leisure Centre

Sunday June 25, for ages 15 and over. Two distance options available.

For more details visit www.tmactive.co.uk/community/aquathon

This Girl Can Swim

Every Thursday, 8-10pm

Venue: Tonbridge Swimming Pool, Castle Street, Tonbridge TN9 1HR.

Members £4.10, non-members £5.20, concession members £2.80, concession non-members £3.60.

No need to book, just turn up


Here Come the Girls’ running group

Every Tuesday and Wednesday in Larkfield and Tonbridge.

For details visit www.tmactive.co.uk/-community/tmactive-programmes or email natalie.smith@tmactive.co.uk

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