Top Local Clubs to Participate in Big Day of Sport

Council says it will be borough's largest ever community sports event

One of the all-weather pitches at the Canon Leisure centre
One of the all-weather pitches at the Canon Leisure centre

August 28, 2023

What is being described as the Merton’s largest ever community sports event is to be held on Sunday 24 September.

The Big Sport Day will feature activities from leading sport clubs in the borough including AFC Wimbledon, the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Tooting & Mitcham FC, Motspur Park FC, Mitcham Cricket Club, Merton Saints BMX club and a host of other organisations.

The aim is to offer residents a great day out as well as the opportunity to try something new – with taster sessions in everything from yoga and walking football to basketball, cricket and tennis.

There will be attractions, stalls and local food retailers on-site – and you can come and meet the local coaches and athletes.

The event takes place at Canons Leisure Centre and Grounds (CR4 4HD) on 24 September, between 10am-4pm.

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