Clubs, Groups and Associations

A combination of activities taking place at different venues across south Bristol.


Bristol Sports Performance

Bristol Sports Performance provide children from the age of eight the opportunity to exercise in a safe and controlled environment and build positive habits that help them in sports, school and the future.

Doors are open to everyone: from budding athletes who are looking to improve in their sport through to children wanting to experience the fun side of exercise. Fitness Academy runs with the school term and depending on age, covers bodyweight exercises and speed and power work, right the way through to barbell and kettlebell exercises and discussions on healthy eating. For more information, call James on 07972377441 or email

Knowle Ladies Hockey Club

Knowle Ladies is a fun friendly two-team hockey club in south Bristol with around 40 members.

Training takes place every Monday from 7.00pm-8.00pm at Merchants’ Academy and matches are on Saturdays. New players are always welcome. ! For details, please see or call Jan on 0117 960 7288.

Judo Class

Adults judo classes at Ashton Park Sports Centre, Bower Ashton, BS3 2JL. First session is free then £3 per session. Childrens classes run Tuesday and Friday 7.15 to 8.15pm and Adult classes Tuesday 8.15 to 9.15pm. For further information email:

Netball Sessions

Would you like to play netball purely for fun, to meet new friends and learn new skills? Then come along to Ashton Park Sports Centre at 8pm on a Wednesday evening and you will get all of the above. Just bring a drink and wear comfortable clothing and trainers. Even if you have never played before, or the last time you played was at school this is your session. If you are unable to make this session, there are 15 other.

Please call 07872 407216 or email

Bemi Volleyball Club

Bemi Volleyball Club is looking for players.

Bemi is a fun and sociable club open to players of all levels, ages and experience. The club practises every Thursday and plays matches in the local Bristol & District league, of which they are reigning champions.

If you are interested in playing, then training is at Bedminster Down School on a Thursday evening from 8pm or contact for more information.

Ashton Aces Netball Team

Ashton Aces Netball Team is a newly established team currently looking for new recruits. They train on a Monday night at Ashton Park School 7.00pm-8.30pm. If you would like to get fit and have some fun at the same time then why not go along?

Tennis Opportunity 'For All'

Saturday Tennis Coaching at Greville Smyth Tennis Club (in the park at Greville Smyth next to the Bowling Green).

9-10am, Adults. Greville Smyth members £4, non members £5.

10-10.45am, 5-7 year olds. Members £2.50, non members £3.

11-11.45am, 7-10 year olds. Members £2.50, non members £3.

12-1pm, Teenagers. Members £3, non members £4.

Sessions exclude holidays, half term and bank holidays. Call 07872627333.





Axis Trampoline Club

Axis Trampoline Club at Unit 14 Liberty Industrial Park, South Liberty Lane, Bristol run adult tumbling, FreeG and trampolining classes.

For further information please visit or see our  classes page.

Indoor Cricket

The Southville Deli sponsor a local indoor cricket league, which play at the Indoor Action Sports (the old Whitchurch Sports Centre) on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday weekly, at 8.00pm all year round. No nets and no need for practise. All welcome. If interested please contact the Southville Deli on 0117 966 4507.

Southville Running Club

Meets Tuesday and Thursday evening at The Southbank Club, Dean Lane, BS3. Arrive at 6.15pm. They have intermediate, advanced and introductory (Walk to Run) groups. All welcome. For further details, see website: Also on Facebook.

South Bristol Adults Swimming Club

A sociable and fitness-focused adults swimming club, providing training and coaching for lane swimmers and Triathletes. ᅠBristol South pool, Dean Lane, BS3. Mondays. Meet in foyer at 8.45pm. For further details, call Dave on 0117 9028656. Website:

Ninjutsu For Self Defence

Study the dynamic fighting art of Japanese ninjutsu. Classes now open at the new Shin'Yuu Dojo, South Bristol Sports Centre. Classes are £5 per class and take place on Fridays between 7.30pm-8.45pm. Mixed classes, adults only. For further information call 07872 693464.


Hotwells and District Allotments Association

The Hotwells and District Allotments Association have 6 sites around South Bristol - Alderman Moore's, Kennel Lodge Road 1 and 2, the Meadows, Bower Ashton and White City. If you would like to become a member, or would like to find out how to go about getting an allotment, please visit their website

Southville Gardening Club

Southville Gardening Club meet monthly at St Paul's Church, Coronation Road, Southville. If you are interested in becoming a member or would just like more information please call the club organiser on 0117 966 0563.


Life Drawing

A small group of friendly people get together on Tuesday evenings from 7.00pm- 9.00pm for life drawing sessions using professional models. The sessions take place at 6 Beauley Road, Southville  If you would like more details about joining the group please call Sue on

0117 9530674.

37th Kingswood Drum Corps

If you want to have fun, develop some fantastic skills (for life) and be a part of one of the most successful marching bands in the UK then the 37th Kingswood Drum Corps is the place for you! They are the only band of their type in the South West, so worth travelling to Kingswood.

Check out for details.

Silver Cyclists

Group cycle rides of all levels for the Over 55s. The group lead friendly, short & long rides, meeting during the week at various locations across the city including Bedminster and Southville. If you would like to get to know Bristol's cycle path network and explore unknown parts and have no bike - we can lend you one. For more information call Julie on 0117 3534580 or visit or email




Axis Trampoline Club

Axis trampoline club provide children's trampoline, FreeG, and tumbling classes at their venue in South Liberty Lane, Bristol. For more detailed information please visit

Bristol City Junior Supporters Club

Bristol City Junior Supporters Club are looking for experienced players from year 2 - 8 at school to join their successful club.

Tel 07811 178418.

Ashton Vale Youth Club

Ashton Vale Youth Club is for children aged eight - thirteen years old. It provides two football courts, table tennis, snooker, and a computer room. Open for mix groups on Thursday evenings from 6.00pm-9.00pm (subs £1).

If you would like to hire the premises for a party, please call Julie on 07919 625670.

Ashton Vale Youth Club can be found in Silbury Road, Ashton Vale.

Ashton Girls

New players are wanted for Ashton Girls U11 and U12s (school years 5,6,7). Training takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 6-7.30pm at Greville Smyth Park. For further details call Jason on 07954 364145.

Brownies & Rainbows

146th Brownies and Rainbows meet on Tuesday evenings at Ebenezer Church Hall in British Road.

Rainbows, 5-7yrs meet at 4.45-5.45pm and Brownies, 7-10yrs at 5.45-7.00pm. For more details please call Rachel on 0117 9632493.

Children's Rugby

Children's rugby at Broad Plain RFC welcome new and experienced players to train and play rugby in a safe and inclusive learning environment.

Broad Plain RFC is an RFU 'whole club' accredited rugby club based at Bristol  south end - just off of St John's Lane.

They have great facilities and coaches who encourage participation of all in a safe and positive learning environment.

Training takes place on Wednesday evening from 6.30-7.30pm. For more information about this great sport visit

Judo Class

Children's judo classes at Ashton Park Sports Centre, Bower Ashton, BS3 2JL. First session is free then £3 per session. Children's classes run Tuesday and Friday 7.15 to 8.15pm and Adult classes Tuesday 8.15 to 9.15pm. For further information email:





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