Sports clubs – January 2022
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See also Golf clubs and Fishing
Borrowby, ThirskBlue Star Football Club Hillside Rural Activities Park, Borrowby, Thirsk YO7 4AX.
Blue Star FC; a successful Sunday league football team based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Children welcome. Playground. Welcome as spectators. Dogs welcome
Dishforth, ThirskDishforth Shooting Club Dishforth airfield, Dishforth, Thirsk YO7 3YA. Tel 07449 835503
Join us to experience the exhilarating sport of Clay Shooting. Run by volunteers from 9 Regiment Army Air Corps at Dishforth, you can be assured of a safe and fun shoot. We're open each week and have regular events for added play time.
Easingwold, YorkEasingwold Town AFC Bull Hill, Stillington Rd, Easingwold, York YO61 3FA. Tel 07929 122683
Senior, Junior and Ladies football. Accessible.
Helmsley, YorkHelmsley OpenAir Swimming Pool Baxtons Sprunt, Helmsley, York YO62 5HT. Tel 01439 326008
Yorkshire’s only 25m heated open air pool. Open during mid-Jun to early Sep. Children welcome. Fun sessions Accessible. Hoist available for disabled clients to enter the pool. Limited access for wheelchairs. Changing facilities and toilets unsuitable for disabled users. Suggest arriving ‘pool ready’.
Knayton, ThirskLeake Tennis Club Hillside Rural Activities Park, Knayton, Thirsk YO7 4AX. Tel 01845 537199
3 tennis courts providing an excellent playing surface all year round. Club times Wednesday morning 10am and Sunday 10am (all year). Strong commitment to developing junior members. Match play. Coaching opportunities for all ages and abilities. Children welcome. Junior Coaching during summer term. Junior League Matches Accessible. Dogs welcome with conditions.
NorthallertonNorth'ton Indoor Bowling Club The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Tel 01609 774735
Thursday, 12.45pm to 3.45pm. £3.50 per session + joining fee of £10 (but your first session is FREE!). A social afternoon of indoor carpet bowling with the benefit of gentle exercise, light competition and companionship. Accessible. Participants need to have reasonable mobility as some lifting and bending is involved. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate severely disabled participants as we are all pretty old ourselves and cannot provide much physical assistance!
RichmondSwaledale Outdoor Club 17 New Road, Richmond DL10 4QS.
Canoeing, Caving, Climbing, Cycling, Mountain biking, Orienteering, Skiing and Walking. In all activities standards range from novice to expert. Beginners and new members welcome.
Sowerby, ThirskThirsk Karate Dojo BSKA Sowerby Parochial Hall, The Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LY. Tel 07427 918382 / 07564 347745
Every Wednesday 6.30pm-7.30pm teaching Karate the safe and correct way, ages 6 to adult. Facebook ThirskKarateDojoBSKA. Children welcome. Sowerby Flatts Bowls Club The Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LY. Tel 07766 208670
A small, friendly and successful club of about 40 members taking part in two local bowling leagues in North Yorkshire, JSW and Galtres. Open from end April through to September, new players of any age as well as seasoned bowlers are all welcome. U18's male and female are encouraged to come along and have a go. Everyone is welcome to come along, situated on The Flatts, Sowerby with social bowling taking place on Tuesdays from 6.30pm onwards. Children welcome. welcome but need to be accompanied by parent/guardian. Dogs welcome with conditions. Thirsk Hockey Club Thirsk Senior School Astro, Gravel Hole Lane, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1RZ. Tel 01845 440729 / 07786 587801
Men's and women's senior & junior sections. Thirsk Floodlit Astro, entrance off Gravel Hole Lane, Sowerby Children welcome. We encourage children of age groups from 6 upwards.
ThirskThirsk & Sowerby Harriers Thirsk Athletics Club, Newsham Road, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01845 526550
Not sure a running club is for you? We cater for all running abilities – from those who want to build up to run a 5k distance to those who want to improve their marathon times and beyond, both on or off road, offering support and encouragement to get you running and keep you running! Thirsk Athletic Sports Club Newsham Road, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01845 522910
Bowls, cricket, junior football, rugby, tennis, squash, running & hockey. Children welcome. Accessible. partial Thirsk Bowling Club Thirsk Athletic Club, Newsham Road, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01845 522711
Lawn bowls - practice, club play (leagues) competitions and social bowling. All welcome. Children welcome. Coaching given Accessible. Adapted walking sticks available. No wheelchairs or mobility scooters on green. Thirsk Falcons FC Newsham Rd, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 07977 446175
Provides FA Community Charter Standard football coaching and league matches for juniors and seniors from 3 years upwards. including girls only training, seniors, veterans and disability team. Children welcome. Junior football Thirsk Rugby Football Club c/o Thirsk Athletic Club, Newsham Rd, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 07736 053776
Meets at Thirsk Athletic Club, Newsham Rd. Seniors Tuesdays and Thursdays 6.30pm, Juniors Sundays 9.30am Children welcome. Girls & boys aged 3 to 17 Accessible. Thirsk Squash Club Newsham Road, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 07790 340837
Located next to Thirsk Athletic Club Thirsk Tennis Club Newsham Road, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01423 360863
This club and the courts are for members only. Please contact if you are interested in joining. Thirsk White Horse Swim Team Thirsk & Sowerby Leisure Ctr., Chapel St, Thirsk YO7 1LU.
A friendly club catering for swimmers of all ages and abilities. We train at Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre pool, and have nearly 200 members ranging from four years old to adult. We aim to provide a high standard of coaching and teaching, to train swimmers to compete at League, County and National level, but also for fitness and recreation. The club has Swim 21 status, which is means we are accredited by the ASA Yorkshire Gliding Club Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EY. Tel 01845 597237
First floor cafe and viewing area open to the public. Trial lessons with prior notice, gift vouchers available. Children welcome. Lounge with children's toys. Accessible. Wheelchairs limited to ground floor. Dogs welcome with conditions. Hambleton Paddlers Canoe Club Thirsk.
Meets at Carlton Lodge Outdoor Centre, Thirsk and Thirsk and Richmond swimming pools. Aims to introduce anyone to the pleasures of kayaking and canoeing in a safe environment. Thirsk Cricket Club Thirsk Athletic Club, Newsham Rd, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 07761 669434
Adult Section: Thirsk CC runs 3 senior teams each playing competitive matches on Saturday afternoons. The 1st XI plays in Division 1 of the York & District Senior Cricket League in the ECB Yorkshire Premier League North. The 2nd & 3rd XIs play in Division 5 and Division 7 respectively of the Nidderdale and District Amateur Cricket League. Thirsk CC also operates a T20 XI which plays on Wednesday evening in the Pilmoor Evening Cricket League. Juniors Section: Thirsk CC welcomes juniors of all ages and offers a fun and inclusive playing environment for all. Thirsk CC operates hardball cricket teams at U11, U15 & U19 age groups. Thirsk CC also offers softball cricket via the ECB All Stars programme for 5-8 year olds and the ECB Dynamos programme for 8-11 year olds. Children welcome. Programmes for 5-8 and 8-11 year olds Accessible.
Thornton-le Moor, ThirskThornton-le Moor Cricket Club Main Street, Thornton-le Moor, Thirsk DL7 9DW.
Topcliffe, ThirskThirsk Bowmen Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, Thirsk YO7 3PG. Tel 01845 501050
Open access all year round for members only.GNAS members please contact either of the telephone numbers for information