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
  • 5.30pm-6.30pm, archery, 12-year olds-adults, sports hall, £2 junior or £3 adults


  • 5.30pm-7pm, handball, 12-16-year olds, sports hall, £1
  • 7-8pm, handball, 17-year olds-adult, sports hall, £2


  • 5-6pm, judo, 8-6-year olds, girls only, studio, £3


  • 5-6.30pm, table tennis, 11-17-year olds, sports hall, £1
  • 5-6pm, judo, 8-11-year olds, studio, £3
  • 6-7pm, judo, 12-17-year olds, studio, £3
  • 7-8pm, judo, 18+, studio, £3


  • 10.30am-11.30am, basketball, 12-16-year olds, sports hall, £2
  • 1-3pm, volleyball, 11-18-year olds, sports hall, £1

Sports sessions at Clissold Leisure Centre, Clissold Road, N16 9EX

  • 4.15pm-5pm, squash, 10-17 year olds, squash courts, free

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

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