The town of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, where Michael Anthony Estate Agents have long been established, has far more to it than meets the eye. This town isn’t just a peaceful, pleasant area a short journey outside of London, it’s full of life and has a thriving sports scene. 

Whichever sport you‘re into there’s a team in Aylesbury for you to join. And, if you’re looking for a new hobby, there are plenty of exciting sporting opportunities to explore. Aylesbury’s sports clubs welcome everybody, so there are plenty of activities for children, women, the elderly and the disabled. 

For more information about this brilliant town and all of the clubs, attractions and activities it offers, check out our Aylesbury area guide.

Football

Aylesbury’s major football club is the non-league side Aylesbury United, sometimes nicknamed ‘The Ducks’. The club was established in 1897 and has had a storied history full of ups and downs. Currently, the Ducks play in the Spartan South Midlands League Division One. In the past, they’ve been champions of the Southern League, have played in the FA Cup, and have hosted the England national team twice. Alongside their men’s side, Aylesbury United FC also have teams for ladies and girls, and those with disabilities.

There’s also the Aylesbury Vale Dynamos, a football club with a busy calendar of games and a full range of adult and youth teams for players of both sexes. The Dynamos are currently playing in the South Midlands League, having been unfortunately relegated from the Southern League, both don’t count this club out. They’re a thriving community club who are always ready to welcome new players and members. 

Rugby

For rugby fans, Aylesbury Rugby Football Club is a thriving organisation which has both men’s and women’s teams, as well as a thriving youth club. Based in Weston Turville, this welcoming community rugby club will be delighted to have you, whether you’re an experienced player or just getting started, and you’re bound to slot right into one of their teams. And, the club has a brilliant multi-purpose clubhouse, so you can be sure that there will be plenty of opportunity for off-pitch social events too.

Tennis

The Aylesbury Tennis and Squash Club (ATSC) is the largest facility of its kind in the town and the surrounding area, and is the perfect venue for all racket sports thanks to its 4 squash courts and 10 tennis courts. With professional coaching and a number of teams for male, female and junior players, participating in county leagues all year round, this is the perfect club to get involved in if you’re looking to learn the basics of tennis or squash, or if you’re a more experienced player wanting to brush up on your serve.

Cricket

Aylesbury Town Cricket Club play at their grounds on Wendover Road and have a number of teams which are suited to every skill level. The senior teams play in a number of local and county leagues throughout the summer months, and the club also has a social team, who play friendly matches, perfect for those looking for a more relaxed and less competitive side to join.

Athletics/Running

The Vale of Aylesbury Athletic Club is based largely at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium, where its squads meet for training sessions on its athletic track. Thanks to its association with the Paralympic Games and its history as one of the key landmarks for the disabled sports movement, Stoke Mandeville Stadium continues to cater to all athletes, with special facilities for those with disabilities. The athletics club has a range of different membership options for athletes of all ages and abilities. They provide coaching and compete in a number of different disciplines, from cross country running to hurdles and pole vault. 

Golf

The Aylesbury area is home to two brilliant golf clubs. The Aylesbury Vale Golf Club is an 18 hole course, which also boasts a practice green and driving range, as well as indoor facilities such as a function room and bar. The club has active men’s, women’s and senior’s sections, so it’s the perfect location for weekend golfing. 

The nearby village of Weston Turville also has its own golf course and clubhouse. The public course at The Weston Turville Golf Club is perfect for golfers of all skill and experience levels. Professional coaching sessions and a shop where you can purchase clubs and other equipment make this a great place to pick up a new hobby.

Aylesbury is a town with a vibrant local sports scene, and you can guarantee that every Saturday and Sunday, there’ll be a wide array of different matches and fixtures to get involved in, or simply to watch from the sidelines. Aylesbury’s sports clubs are all friendly and inclusive, with lots of groups and teams for children and the elderly, and some for disabled sports enthusiasts too. Most welcome members of all ability and experience levels, so whether you’re looking to keep up a lifelong hobby or pick up a new one, you’ll be warmly welcomed.

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