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If you’re looking for gentle exercise, strenuous workouts, individual sports or team games – there’s something for all ages and abilities in and around Burton Latimer.

If you’re looking for gentle exercise, strenuous workouts, individual sports or team games – there’s something for all ages and abilities in and around Burton Latimer.

Bowls
Boxing
Canoeing
Cricket
Cycling
Dance
Fishing
Football
Golf
Gyms
Martial Arts
Personal Trainer
Play Areas
Skate-boarding
Skittles
Swimming
Table-tennis
Tennis
Walking
Yoga

Bowls

Burton Latimer Bowls Club

The Paddocks, Churchill Way (behind the car park), Burton Latimer

The summer season runs from the last weekend of April to the end of September. Social evenings are held every Friday throughout the season at this friendly club, and all ages are welcome to come and try out this sport. New members are needed for this coming season, particularly for the Ladies section. Please call in at the green in The Paddocks (off the Churchill Way car park) or phone the clubhouse on 01536 725144 where you can discuss what is involved and what coaching facilities are available.

Contact: Roy Hewitt (Hon. Secretary)

   01536 726265

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Boxing

Burton Latimer Amateur Boxing Club

Burton Park Wanderers Football Club, Polwell Lane, Burton Latimer, NN15 5PS

Quality 4-stage training and learning for juniors and seniors looking to compete at potentially the highest level. Keep-fitters who like to have a hard-core workout are also welcome. Sessions are held on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays.

  • Juniors (ages 7-9 years): 6pm-7pm

  • Boxing class: 6.30pm-8pm

  • Keep-fitters: 7pm-8pm-ish

Contact: Wayne Sharp (Head Coach)

   07771 600801

Canoeing

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The Boathouse, The Boardwalk, Rushden Lakes, Rushden Northamptonshire NN10 6FA

Canoe hire on The River Nene – a lovely calm, gentle river, which is perfect for the novice paddler.

  • Safety & paddle briefings, and great advice from knowledgable staff

  • All equipment provided – including paddles, buoyancy aids, watertight containers and portage trolleys

  • 30-60 minute paddles on Rushden Lake

  • 2hr-full day paddles along the river

  • 2-5 day ‘bundles’ – including overnight accommodation & baggage transfer

  • Pick-up & drop off at the start or end of your trip – so you only paddle downstream

Contact details:

   01933 522223

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Cricket

Burton Latimer Cricket Club

Hall Field, Kettering Road, Burton Latimer

Burton Latimer’s cricket club has been established for over a century, and is set in the grounds of Burton Latimer Hall estate. The Club has two pitches – each of which has an artificial wicket – and there are currently three teams, who are in Divisions 1, 6 and 11 of the Northamptonshire Cricket League.

The club also enters a team in the NCL T20 tournament each season, hosts the local Last Man Stands league, and runs a Sunday team who play non-league fixtures.

There is also a women’s team (who play in the Women’s Midland League, Division 1), a full quota of under-13, 15 and 17 teams (who compete in the local youth leagues and cups), and a growing girl’s section.

Contact: Derek Styman (Youth Co-Ordinator)

   01536 420803 (h), 01536 443200 (w), 07793 115896 (m)

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Cycling

Olde Victoria Cycling Club

The Olde Victoria, Bakehouse Lane, Burton Latimer.

Our group of road cyclists meets in the car park opposite The Olde Victoria pub in Burton Latimer. Join us for one of our regular Tuesday, Thursday and weekend events if you own a road bike and a helmet. We are not competitive and will never leave anyone behind – we’re just a bunch of like-minded people who like cycling and socialising.

All rides are weather-dependent. We sometimes stop for coffee and cake at weekends, and enjoy a social drink at the pub afterwards.

Contact: Martin Robinson

   07577 835466

Dance

BodyROX Dance Company & BodyBEATZ Dance Fitness Class

The Britannia Club, High Street, Burton Latimer

BodyROX Dance Company offers dance classes where you can learn funky street dance steps to a variety of popular music. Sessions cost £4, and are held every Wednesday:

  • Junior Street (for ages 3-7 years) 3.45-4.45pm;

  • Senior Street (for ages 8+ years) 5-6pm.

BodyBEATZ is a dance fitness class suitable for ages 16+. Sessions cost £5 and are held every Monday from 7.30-8.30pm.

Contact: Leah Waterfield

   07837 788722

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Fishing

Football

Burton Park Wanderers Football Club

Latimer Park, Polwell Lane, Burton Latimer, NN15 5PS

Playing football since 1961 – currently in the United Counties League. In season, kick off 3 pm on Saturday. Burton Park Wanderers Football Club was set up for the town of Burton Latimer and is a community based club to give people of all ages, genders and abilities the opportunity to play football. Everyone is welcome.

Contact: Sam Gordon (Secretary)

   07980 013506

Burton United Football Club

King George V recreation ground, Pioneer Avenue, Burton Latimer

Matches are played on Saturdays.

Contact: Ian Mead

   01536 726997

Burton Grange Football Club

King George V recreation ground, Pioneer Avenue, Burton Latimer

Matches are played on Sundays.

Contact: John Sear

   01933 385010

Golf

Pytchley Golf Lodge

Kettering Road, Pytchley, Northants NN14 1EY

Contact details:

   01536 511527

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Kettering Golf Club

Headlands, Kettering, Northants NN15 6XA

Contact details:

   01536 511104

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Wellingborough Golf Club

Harrowden Hall, Great Harrowden, Wellingborough NN9 5AD

Contact details:

   01933 677234

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Gyms

Gym 11

96c High Street (off Churchill Way car park), Burton Latimer. NN15 5LA

Contact details:

   01536 420777

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Martial arts

Dragon TaeKwon-Do Club

Burton Latimer Scout Centre & Burton Latimer Community Centre

Self-defence, fitness and martial art classes are held twice a week for age 5 years and above. No experience needed.

Burton Latimer Scout Centre: Sundays 5.30pm-7pm

Burton Latimer Community Centre: Mondays 6pm-7.30pm

Contact: Darren Twelvetree

   07772 78056

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Personal trainer

Play areas

King George V playing field

Access from Churchill Way, Park Road, Regent Street and Pioneer Avenue

The Paddocks

Access from the Churchill Way car park

The Wheatfields

Access from Bird Street or Woodford Road – both off Cranford Road

There are three playgrounds in Burton Latimer for young children to enjoy, with swings, slides and climbing frames – plus a skateboard ramp and multi-sports area for older age groups.

Skate-boarding

King George V playing field

Access from Churchill Way, Park Road, Regent Street and Pioneer Avenue

Practise your skateboarding tricks on the half-pipe located in the King George V playing field.

Skittles

Skittles Leagues

Various locations in and around Kettering

Four Burton Latimer teams (A, B, C & D) play in the Kettering & District Summer League and the Burton Latimer & District Winter Skittles League. Matches are played on Monday evenings, starting at 8.30pm.

Contact:  Gary Allen (League Secretary)

   07932 842446

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Swimming

Kettering Swimming Pool

London Road, Kettering. NN15 7QA

Contact details:

   01536 410253

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Wellingborough Swimming Pool

The Waendel Centre, Thomas Street, Wellingborough. NN8 1DZ

Contact details:

   01933 221622

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Corby East Midlands International Pool

Parkland Gateway, George St, Corby NN17 1QB

Contact details:

   01536 464643

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Table tennis

Burton Baptist Table Tennis Club

John Yeomans Hall, Meeting Lane, Burton Latimer

Enjoy a friendly game, get some exercise and make new friends. We cater for all levels – from beginners to premier league standard.

  • 6.30pm on Mondays, and 2pm on Mondays for the over 50s.

  • Ladies Night is on the 3rd Monday of the month, at 7.45pm

Contact: Derek Muggleton

   07890 138369

Tennis

Burton Latimer Tennis Club

Victoria Street, Kettering Road, Burton Latimer

Four Burton Latimer teams (A, B, C & D) play in the Kettering & District Summer League and the Burton Latimer & District Winter Skittles League. Matches are played on Monday evenings, starting at 8.30pm.

Contact:  Susan Hart

   01536 724635

Walking

Local footpaths

Short strolls, sturdy strides and hefty hikes from Burton Latimer

Take a gentle stroll around the town, a potter through the pocket park – or a longer walk along footpaths in the surrounding countryside

Walking for Health

Burton Latimer Library, High Street, Burton Latimer

Improve your health, feel better – and meet new people on one of our short walks! We meet at 10am every Tuesday morning, and the walks take about 45-60 minutes on surrounding pathways. Refreshments are available at the Library afterwards.

Contact: Vicky Coates (Service Co-ordinator, Groundwork Northamptonshire)

   01536 521555

The Ramblers

2nd Floor Camelford House, 87-90 Albert  Embankment, London SE1 7TW (Head office)

There are five local groups in Northamptonshire affiliated to The Ramblers: Kettering; Wellingborough; Northampton; Daventry; and Northants 20s-40s Ramblers.

Local groups organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

Yoga