Traditional Original lies at the heart of Salisbury – including its sports groups. From long-standing cricket, rugby and football clubs to the more modern modes of fitness like dodgeball or free-running, you can find it in Salisbury. Whether you are just starting out, or a fitness fanatic, the city has a range of clubs to help you keep fit in friendly active communities.
City Of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club (CoSARC) is a friendly and welcoming environment that fosters and encourages athletes of all ages, abilities and disciplines. They run sessions for track and field, cross country and road running.
Salisbury parkrun is a weekly free 5km timed runs in Churchill Gardens every Saturday at 9am. Open to all ages and abilities. Junior parkrun takes place every Sunday at 9am.
Salisbury Road And Mountain Cycle Club (SRAMcc) offers social riding for both road and mountain biking of all abilities and genders. The club is affiliated with British Cycling, Cycling Time Trials and Wessex Cyclo-Cross enabling members to compete under the club colours.
Cycling Opportunities Group Salisbury (COGS) is a cycling group consisting of over 170 active cyclists. They organise a programme of family leisure rides, weekday evening rides and various Sunday rides throughout the year. They also campaign to improve facilities for cyclists in the area.
Riverside Tennis Club is situated near the middle of Salisbury; it has around 300 members and eight courts. As well as offering pay and play sessions they also have Rusty Rackets, Beginners, Improvers, Junior section, weekly sessions for Adults with Learning Disabilities, and Squad Practices as well as a popular Ladies Coffee Morning.
South Wilts Cricket Club is one of Wiltshire's leading cricket clubs having won the much coveted Southern Premier league for the last four seasons along with a hat trick of T20 victories. It runs four senior mens teams along with numerous junior boys, womens and girls sides.
Salisbury and South Wilts Golf Club is a private members downland golf course with fantastic views over the Cathedral and city. There are a range of Membership options to suit regular and occasional golfers.
Salisbury Golf Centre offering a range of golfing options, including a 14 Bay floodlit Toptracer golf driving range and 9 Hole Par 3 golf course with USGA Greens with no dress code and no booking required. There is also golf coaching and a bar and coffee shop.
Salisbury Badminton Club has weekly sessions for senior and junior players. Whether for fun or more serious competition. They have teams in the Salisbury & District League Division with members ranging from junior county to senior England players.
Salisbury Rugby Football Club has over 100 years of history offering rugby opportunities to the city. From junior to senior and veterans, there are a range of teams including men and women’s plus Walking Rugby. The club also has an impressive alumni such as Mike Brown (England), Tom Heathcote (Scotland), Mikey Daniels (Worcester), Dave Egerton (England) and Richard Hill (England and the British Lions), Rugby World Cup winner and current England Team Manager.
Salisbury Bowling Club is a private members club founded in 1912. They are a mixed club with about 114 members, including social and junior members. They have a six rink lawn green, and facilities for indoor bowling and a comfortable clubhouse with licensed bar, plus free coaching.
A new club for Salisbury, this dodgeball group is for children only. Launched by Salisbury City Council, school years 4-6 are welcome to take part. Dodgeball is a great activity for children and can improve agility, reactions and all-round fitness. Most of all its great fun, easy to learn and anyone can play! More information can be found here.
An enhancement to normal walking where walking poles are used so the upper body gets a work-out as well as the legs and being propelled by the poles means you work harder. Wiltshire Nordic Walking and Chalke Valley Nordic Walking groups both offer sessions.
There is a permanent orienteering course at the Avon Valley Nature Reserve through Sarum Orienteering Club.
Recreational classes for children ages 4 to 14 are available with Salisbury Gymnastics Academy.
Aspire Martial Arts teaches ITF TaeKwon-Do and modern day Kickboxing for both adults and children. They take kids as young as 2 and a half years old, getting them interested in exercise from a young age.
Warrior Academy also offers martial arts classes for children with a methodology that focuses on the 3 C’s, improving Confidence, Conduct and Concentration.
Parkour Journeys Coaching provides parkour lessons and structured coaching for children in Salisbury. Classes are moulded to your ability and confidence, helping you build in to strong fluid movements.
Salisbury Female Outdoor Parkour, also run through Parkour Journeys Coaching, are lessons for females of any age wanting to learn more about free running. Both indoor and outdoor.
Salisbury City Boxing Club is fully equipped boxing club which is a charity. Members of the club take part in circuit training sessions combined with boxing skills coached by qualified and experienced instructors. Their aim is to promote fitness, discipline, friendship, fair play and respect for all the community and particularly young people.