Sport of the Month London Clapham Common

About Clapham Common


Clapham Common is located in the London borough of Wandsworth. It is considered to be one of Londonís largest open spaces, around 200 acres, and there are numerous ways to participate in sport in Clapham Common.
 
There are three ponds in the park, Eagle Pond, Mount Pond and Long Pond. Both Eagle and Mount ponds are usually used for angling and have many different species of fish and wildlife. Long Pond is used more for model boating.

Sports on Clapham Common


The Common also featured an all weather games area, along with tennis courts, bowling greens and grass pitches. The list of sport facilities available is: all weather pitch, Australian rules football, basketball court, bowling green, cricket nets, cricket wicket pitch, football grass pitch, rounders, rugby, netball, softball, tennis courts and ultimate Frisbee.
 
Clapham Common also has two playgrounds for children to play on, as well as areas specifically designated for children and families.
 
For information on opening and closing times of the Clapham Common, visit www.lambeth.gov.uk.
 
For further information on the Clapham Common, visit the website at http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/Services/Environment/ParksGreenSpaces/Parks/ClaphamCommon.htm

We have partnered with a great website called TotallyClapham which provides excellent insight into daily life in Clapham and the surrrounding area, including what's going on and an interesting blog.  On their Facebook page you can find regularly updated photos. 
Clapham Common

Sports to Try

Australian Rules Football
 
Basketball
 
Bowling
 
Cricket
 
Football
 
Rugby
 
Netball
 
Softball
 
Tennis
 
Ultimate Frisbee
 
Running
 
Cycling
 
Fishing
 
Kite flying
 
Skateboard (some areas)