Sport & Fitness

FREEDOM LEISURE in partnership with Forest of Dean District Council. Watery Lane    GL18 1PX    email: [email protected] | phone: 01531 821519

Facilities are shared with Newent Community School.  The centre has a wide range of activities available and if you are looking for a healthier lifestyle Pacers fitness suite may be just what you are looking for!  The centre’s playscheme sessions during school holidays always attract huge numbers.  Its junior swimming lessons are very popular, as is the gymnastics club.

- Swimming Pool  - Health & Fitness Gym  - 4 Court Main Hall (Badminton etc)
- Fitness Hall  - Extensive Outdoor Pitches  - etc. etc.

Strawberry Hill Dance Centre
Classes in ballet, tap, modern, street, dance fit and pilates.
Contact Sarah Taylor.  Tel: 07738161689 or Miranda 0744 333 1068

Line Dancing
Classes take place Thursday 7.30-8.30pm at Newent Community Centre, Ross Road.
Contact 07725614774
Tel: 01531 820573
Dance Classes
Take place Thursday at Newent  Community Centre, Ross Road.
Adults (tap) 6.15-7.15
Also adults (stretch, tone, salsa, bougie)
Contact Jayne Marsh.
Tel: 01452 533203
Newent Cycling Group -
Newent Runners  - meet every Wednesday for mixed ability training session. 6:10 pm for  6:20 at Newent Community School Astro turf .    For over  17 years olds.
Newent Parkrun
Free 5km timed run.
Takes place every Saturday at 9.00am starting from Newent Leisure Centre.
Aston Ingham Tennis Club
Anthony Butcher
Tel: 01989 720478
Email: [email protected]

Newent Cricket Club
Clubhouse & Pitch, Three Ashes Lane, Oxenhall, Newent, OX18 1DF
Chris Germaine: 01531 820189 / 01531 822422

Newent Football Club
Clubhouse & Pitch, Wildsmith Meadow, Malswick, Newent, GL18 1HE
Men’s & Ladies Teams
Tel: 07814819587 / 01531821509

Youth Football - FC Highnam  07967273319
[email protected] 

Newent Short Mat Bowling Club
Saturdays 2pm - 4pm Newent Community School Gym
Bowls available for new members
01531 820279

Newent Golf Course
Cold Harbour Lane, Newent
9 Holes, Pay & Play, Clubhouse & Lodges
Every day 7.00am - 8.30pm Pay and Play £6 for 9 holes (Weekend £6.50).
Hire a set of clubs for £2
Tel: 01531 820478

Newent Judo Club
Forest Leisure, Newent
Friday, 6.30pm to 8pm for juniors, 8.00pm to 9.30pm for seniors
head coach Bryan on 01452 451399 or
Email us at [email protected]

Newent Mountain Boarding Club
Newent and Surrounding Area (TeamNASA)
Wednesday evening and weekends
Tel: 01531 820479

Newent Rugby Club 
The Recreation Ground Watery Lane Newent  Tel: 07821187014
Chairman John Moore
Email: [email protected]

Tibberton Tennis Club
Taynton & Tibberton Village Hall Taynton
Tel: 01452 790698

Newent Angling Club
Holds fishing rights to Newent Lake and six other stretches of water.
Holds weekly club matches.
Contact Tim Davies.
Tel: 01531 822283

Young Anglers Project
Keith Urch  07885 397781
Daffodil Sea Angling Club
Meets first Sunday 7.30pm at The Circle Club, 25 Broad Street.
Regular charter boat bookings.
Contact Tim Fretter.
Tel: 01594 544042
Newent Hockey Club
Forest Leisure, Newent
Tuesday 6.30pm onwards
Jane Price 01531 821743  [email protected]
Tel: 01531 820575 [email protected]

 Newent Youth Football Club
Mrs Helen Axon, MiddleCourt, Stardens, Tewkesbury Road, Newent, GL18 1LG
Tel: O1531 821500

Tibberton United F.C.
Jad Cockram
Newent Leisure Centre, Watery Lane
Mondays: 6 - 6:45 pm    Thursdays: 7:45 - 8 pm
£3.50 per session, no need to book. Just bring plenty of water and a smile.
Ballroom Dancing - Newent Community School
8.15pm  0744 333 1068
Forest of Dean Walking for Health
Free Short Health Walk starting from Chill Out Zone
10am - 11am every Thursday
followed by cup of tea.
For details contact Margaret Highton 01531 820245
Scheme Co-ordinator Kim Spencer 01594 562240
Newent Walking Group - 01531820151
Informal 4 - 10 mile walk with picnic or pub break.
twice a month on Sundays.
Wmst Newent Taekwondo. Every Monday and Thursday evening at Newent leisure centre from 6.30 - 7.30 pm. Both sexes. Ages 7-77. First lesson free.
YOGA   Monday 11.45-1.15 and Friday 6.00-7.30pm. First class is FREE! memorial hall
Yoga-bliss - Freedom Leisure Centre - Wednesdays 7:30 -8:30
07539 228481

Newent Loop  The Newent Loop is a 28 mile on road cycling route on quiet roads and lanes through the Gloucestershire countryside. There are two short cut routes of 19 miles each. The routes are sign posted and can be ridden in either a clockwise or an anti-clockwise direction.  See for maps and details. Newent-loop-inside.pdf

TRAC  Tom Roberts Adventure Centre - local charity based at Yates Farm, Malswick, GL18 1HE
TRAC Provides a residential/non-residential Camping and Adventure Centre able to sleep 70 including 41 sleeping indoors. Activities include assault course, trampolines, g0-karting, camping and sports field, barn and boating lake.  01531 822606   email: [email protected]  08453 380350 or Mobile 07969 614208

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