Sports Pitches in Eddington
Suitable for football, cricket, and other field sports, these pitches are open for use at competitive prices.
A sports pavilion and cricket clubhouse complete the suite of high-quality facilities.
They can be booked via the Eddington website.
City Council Sports
Cambridge City Council offer a wide range of sporting opportunities from pitch hire and swimming pools to specialist access for people with disabilities. Further details, and booking information, are available via the Council’s website.
University of Cambridge Sports Centre
Although the Sports Centre provides a hub for Sport at Cambridge University, anyone can become a member of the gym and use the facilities. You do not need a connection to the University and competitive membership options are available.
Opened in 2013, the University Sports Centre has a fitness suite, strength and conditioning room, sports hall, squash and fives courts, studios and a team training room used by international performance athletes. It offers a wide range of sports clubs and fitness classes for both members and casual users.
Further details are available on the UoC Sport website.
Chesterton Sports Centre
Having opened in 2004, Chesterton Sports Centre hosts a swimming pool, sports hall, gymnasium, 3G Astroturf, grass pitches, tennis courts, aerobics studio and a brand new fitness suite.
Full details and pricing are available on the CSC website.
Child and Family Centre
The North Cambridge Child and Family Centre offers groups, events, activities, courses and support for families with children aged 0-19. For full information please visit the County Council website.
Pre-Schools and Toddler Groups
Cambridge City Council’s website has extensive information about all things child related including – but not limited to – pre-schools and applying for school places.
Cambridge City Council’s Children and Young People’s Participation Service, works with children and young people of all ages across the city, organising activities in local neighbourhoods in response to need. Their website has further information.
Girton Youth Project
Girton Youth Project offer local children and young people aged 8 – 19yrs opportunities for fun, trying new things and being introduced to experienced youth workers for help and support.
Their Facebook page offers more information.
In addition to Storey’s Field Centre, Cambridge has many other community centres:
The Meadows Community Centre
1 St. Catharine’s Road
01223 508 140
Brown’s Field Community Centre
31A Green End Road
01223 420 309
Ross Street Community Centre
01223 471 674
The Orchard Community Centre
01223 420 750
Akeman Street Community Room
82 Akeman Street
01223 508 150
The Signal Box Community Centre
82 Glenalmond Avenue
01223 603 633
Milton Community Centre
01223 862 763
East Barnwell Community Centre
640 Newmarket Road
01223 211 945
01223 847 433
Clay Farm Centre
01223 457 232
Lichfield Road Community Hall
173 Lichfield Road
01223 474 450
Romsey Mill Centre
01223 213 162
William Collyn Community Centre
9 Wellbrook Way
01223 279 587
For information on Faith buildings and places of worship in Cambridge, please visit Cityvisitor’s Guide to Cambridge.
The nearest public libraries are situated at:
Cambridge Central Library
7 Lion Yard
Arbury Court Library
Milton Road Library
North West and West Community Forum
The North West and West Community Forum brings residents, councils and developers together to raise issues and discuss how local developments are progressing.
The forum is open to everybody. It usually meets three times a year, with an informal drop-in session followed by a more formal meeting.
Their website contains minutes from previous meetings, and details of upcoming meetings.
The Community Chest is a small pot of funding, set up to support the development of new projects and community activities taking place in and around the growth sites in North West Cambridge. Grants of up to £250 can be given to support or kick-start projects that develop community spirit, bring the sections of the neighbourhood together and support community activity.
For more information please contact Lisa Pollitt, Community Development Officer for North West Cambridge, via 01223 471 674 or e-mail.
There are a number of residents groups in your area. For more information about how to join a group or to set up a residents group please visit the City Council’s website.