Sport for young people in Hackney

This section of our website contains information about the sporting opportunities for young people in Hackney.

Running events for young people

Young people in Hackney can participate in many running events each year. 

London Mini Marathon

Every year young people from Hackney can compete against young people from over 30 London boroughs and 9 UK regions in the Virgin London Mini Marathon. Find out how to take part in this year's Virgin London Mini Marathon.

The London Youth Games

Every year, over 20,000 young people from every London borough compete in over 30 different sports at the London Youth Games. The results from all the different sports competitions are added together and the winning borough wins the Jubilee Trophy. Find out more about the London Youth Games.

Sports sessions at The Urswick School, Paragon Road, E9 6NR


  • 5-6pm, judo, 8-11-year olds, studio, £3
  • 6-7pm, judo, 12-17-year olds, studio, £3 
  • 7-8pm, judo, 18+, studio, £3


  • 5.30-6.30pm, trampolining club, 8-11 years, £5
  • 6.30-7.30pm, trampolining club, 12-16 years, £5
  • first session free; booking required


  • 5-6pm, ages 8-11 girls only judo, studio, £3
  • 6-7pm, ages 11-16 girls only judo, studio, £3


  • 5-6.30pm, table tennis, 11-17-year olds, sports hall, £1
  • 5.30-6.30pm, non contact girls' boxing 11-17 years, sports hall, £2
  • 5-6pm, judo, 8-11-year olds, studio, £3
  • 6-7pm, judo, 12-17-year olds, studio, £3
  • 7-8pm, judo, 18+, studio, £3


  • 1-3pm, volleyball, 11-18-year olds, sports hall, £1

All sessions are turn up and pay. For further details please contact us on 020 8356 2230 or email:

Hackney Marshes Saturday Youth Football League affiliation

Affiliation to the Hackney Marshes Saturday Youth Football League 2018/19 is now open. The league is centralised, with all of the games taking place at the iconic home of grass roots football Hackney Marshes and also on Mabley Green. It caters for U8 - U17 age groups and last season saw in excess of 130 teams taking part in the competition.

For information on how to affiliate to the league or if you have any queries then please contact Michael Cole on or 020 8356 2089.

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