As well as the below listings, Rushcliffe Country Park hosts a range of sporting activities. Please visit the Park’s website for the latest information, dates and times. See our Health, Fitness & Dance page also.
Ruddington Lawn Bowls Club was formed in 1924 to enable the residents of Ruddington and the local area to play Lawn Bowls. Since 1932 the club has played on the green which is situated behind the cricket pavilion in Elms Park on Loughborough Road. New players are always welcome. Find out more and download a membership application form at the Bowls Club website. Or contact the Club Secretary, Brian, on 07434 056176 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ruddington Cricket Club was established in 1850. The Club plays at Elms Park and currently runs 3 adult teams and several youth teams who compete in various local leagues. New players are always welcome. You can contact the Cricket Club through their website or by calling Ash Roberts on 07917 826 709 or Jon Lee on 07833 085 597.
Football – Ruddington Village FC (seniors)
Ruddington Village FC was formed in 1986 and is an FA Charter Standard Community Club – the highest award for an amateur football club. The Club, which plays at Elms Park, has both men’s and ladies’ teams covering a broad range of leagues. There are levels of football to suit most ability levels. Visit the Club website for further information and contact details.
Football – Ruddington Village FC Colts (juniors)
The Colts have several junior teams with players aged from 7 up. The Colts’ official home is Jubilee Playing Fields, but they also play at Elms Park. All coaches are volunteers, are DBS checked and are generally trained to at least Level 1 Coaching Standard. Visit the Club website for further information and contact details.
Football – Fanzines United
Fanzines United is a football club for male adults. Teams play on Sunday mornings in the East Midlands Public Authorities League. The Club’s home ground is at Elms Park, although training takes place at Gresham Playing Fields on Wilford Lane in West Bridgford. Visit the Fanzines United website for further information and contact details.
Ruddington Grange Golf Club on Wilford Road has an 18 hole, par 72 course. The Club has a professional shop and Clubhouse. Various membership options are available for men and ladies on an equal footing. There is an annual programme of Open Competitions and golf lessons are also available. Find out more at the Club website or call 0115 921 1951.
Ruddington Shotokan Karate Club has been established for over 30 years. The Club has developed methods that are close to the traditional Japanese way, with strict discipline to encourage a good training atmosphere. Training is tailored to age and ability, with no martial arts experience required. Classes take place at the Village Hall on Wilford Road. Visit the Club website for further details and class timetables.
Ruddington doesn’t have its own sports centre. The nearest one is Rushcliffe Arena on Rugby Road in West Bridgford, easily reached by car or a short journey on the NCT 10 bus which stops outside. The Arena has been refurbished and expanded, reopening in January 2017. Facilities include a 25m main pool, a beach-themed fun pool, a six-lane indoor bowls rink, sports hall, squash courts and a state-of-the-art health and fitness suite. There are a range of classes and activities for all ages and abilities. Find out more, including opening times and prices, at www.leisurecentre.com/rushcliffe-arena or call 0115 981 4027.
Authentic Tai Chi for health and exercise. Classes take place on Thursdays from 10am to 11am in St. Peter’s Rooms. All welcome. Call Philip Cunnington on 07971 432 105 for details.
Disclaimer: Please remember that the Parish Council can’t be responsible for events, activities or classes which don’t take place as advertised. This information is provided to you in good faith and we can’t be held responsible for changes to any of the activities listed. Ruddington Parish Council does not endorse any service, business or organisation mentioned on this site.