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Colchester has many different sport & leisure facilities to offer visitors, so you should find something to suit your preferences here.

If you are looking for somewhere nearby to walk/cycle try the Wivenhoe Trail. This is a pathway that runs from Lower Castle Park alongside the River Colne to the town of Wivenhoe approximately 3 miles away.

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Colchester Leisure World
Cowdray Avenue, Colchester
Fitness/Fun Pool, Water Flumes, Indoor & Outdoor Sports
01206 282000

Aqua Springs
Cowdray Avenue, Colchester
Steam Baths, Spas & Saunas
01206 282010

Quasar & Rollerworld
East Gates, Colchester
Laser Battles & indoor Roller Skating.
01206 868868

Cowdray Avenue, Colchester
Modern Ten Pin bowling facilities.
0871 221 0000

Colchester United Football Club
New Stadium for 2008/9 at Cuckoo Farm
Football from League Division 1
01206 508800

Colchester Cricket Club
Castle Park, Colchester
Essex County Cricket Club play here during Colchester Cricket week.
01206 574028

Colchester Rugby Club
Mill Road, Mile End, Colchester
Local amateur rugby union club.
01206 851610

Indikart Indoor Kart racing
Grange Way, Whitehall Industrial Estate, Colchester
Motorised indoor go-kart racing. Open 10am-10pm.
01206 799511

Colchester Rolley Hockey Club
Manningtree Sports Centre, Colchester Road, Lawford
Training every Sunday between 5.00-9.30pm.
01206 842263

Hi-Tension Trampoline Club
Colchester Leisure World, Recreation Road, Colchester
Competitive club for all levels from Champion to Novice.
01206 892958

Colchester School of Gymnastics
Brinkley Grove Road, Highwoods, Colchester
Purpose built gymnasium catering for all levels.
01206 844188

Hamilton's Fitness Centre
Telford Way, Colchester Business Park, Colchester
4,000 Sq Ft Modern equipped Gymnasium, Powerlifting & Fencing centre.
01206 854319

Highwoods Recreation & Sports Centre
Brinkley Lane, Highwoods, Colchester
Many indoor & outdoor sports.
01206 841463

Cowdray Avenue, Colchester
Learn to Scuba dive at Colchester Leisure World.
01206 852700

Colchester Arena Salsa
Circular Road East, Colchester
Sunday 7.00pm - 10.30pm. London-based teachers, all levels catered for
Price 5 (Quote ColchesterGuide and get 1 off your first lesson)
07887 550633 or E-Mail
Elizabeth Weall
Colchester Salsa
Colchester Sports & Social Club, Bromley Road, Colchester
Beginners/Improvers/Intermediates 8.00pm - 9.00pm 4 per class
Dancing after class until 11:00pm only 1
01206 525132 or E-Mail

Paintball Extreme
Blackboard Cott, Colchester Road, Alresford
Battle it out with friends or get together with a group from work
01206 860055

SD School of Martial Arts
Global Park, Moorside Eastgates, Colchester
Regular courses in Martial Arts for all age groups & abilities
01206 860008/852741

Kool Kids Computer Club
Global Park, Moorside Eastgates, Colchester
Fun with IT, safe internet access, adult training available
01206 850007

Highwoods Karate Club
Topnotch Health Club, Unit 2 Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester
Friendly traditional Wado Kyu Karate Club
07743 500363

Colchester Classic Motor Cycle Club
Club meets at the Live and Let Live, Millers Lane, Stanway, Colchester
Club dedicated to anyone interested in Classic Mototcycles
Keith Bell 01206 546589 (after 6pm) or Perry Reynolds 01206 393079

Destiny Majorettes Troupe
Meet at Langham Community Centre, near Colchester every Tuesday evening from 6pm
Majorette Troupe who take part in local fetes and competitions
Contact Steve Finch 01206 323221

Jemma Rust
Personal Trainer & Dance Instructor
Discount given on group and block bookings and initial consultation is free!
Contact Jemma Rust on 0770 304 3091 or E-mail jemmarust@boltblue.com
Wado Ryu Karate Club
Club held at The Dojo Unit 19 Davey Close Colchester Essex CO1 2XL
Martial Arts for all the family from age 3 years and upwards.
Contact Darren Reynolds on 01206 863256 (Mobile 07502 483745)
or E-mail wadoryu@karatedo.plus.com
Art classes & oil painting aimed at complete beginners, no skill required, money back guarantee if not satisfied. Held in Capel St Mary and East Bergholt. Self catering accommodation also available.
Contact Sue Warne on 01473 311938 or E-mail info@ayoubart.co.uk
Colchester Bike Hire
Bikes, bicycles and trailers of all kinds and sizes for enjoying safely and greenly, either as an individual or as a family. Exploring the Colchester, Essex area and the "Essex sunshine coast".
Contact George Coulwill on 01206 521312 or E-mail contact@bikehirecolchester.co.uk
Pitch Invasion 5-a-side Football
Pitch Invasion is a new concept in 5-a-side football which allows you to play 5-a-side every week in local competitions, regardless of your ability.
Boudica School of Samba
A traditional School of Samba in progress, with a dedication to authentic Rio Carnival whose aims are socio-cultural and educational, and to create authentic Brazilian Carnival art. For more information, contact Katherine on 07939 203 404 or email

For details of thousands of Essex based organisations, clubs & societies, try searching the LIFE (Local Information For Essex) database

Local Golf clubs & centres
Birch Grove Golf Club
Layer Road, Colchester

Tel. 01206 734276

Colchester & Lexden Golf Centre
Bakers Lane, Lexden, Colchester

Tel. 01206 843333

Colchester Golf Club
Clubhouse 21, Braiswick, Colchester

Tel. 01206 853396

Colchester Golf Range
Old Ipswich Road, Ardleigh, Colchester

Tel. 01206 230974

Colne Valley Golf Club
Station Road, Earls Colne, Colchester

Tel. 01787 224343

Essex Golf & Country Club
Earls Colne, Colchester

Tel. 01787 224466

Stoke by Nayland Golf Club
Keepers Lane, Leavenheath

Tel. 01206 262836



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