|Sports & Leisure
Maidenhead.net - Sports & Leisure
Sports and leisure activities in East Berkshire.
There's a vast choice of sports and leisure activities in East Berkshire for those with time on their hands...
The Advantage Card is available to all residents. It gives discounted rates at Magnet Leisure Centre, Windsor Leisure Centre and Charters Recreation Centre, discounted rates at participating outlets and free entry to Windsor Castle. Call 01628 796227 for details.
Legoland - about 20 minutes drive from Maidenhead and one of the UK's top attractions with lots of fun rides and activities for children aged 3-12.
Maidenhead Rotaract - social and community action group for 18 to 29 year olds.
Maidenhead Bridge Rotary Club - a community and social group providing hands-on volunteer opportunities in Maidenhead and the surrounding area.
Maidenhead Round Table - a social club with a conscience; fund raising for local charities
East Berkshire Junior Chamber - provides opportunities for personal and professional advancement for young professionals working in the local area.
Cubs, scouts and guides groups are listed in the links section.
East Berks RSPB - the local arm of the Royal Society for Protection of Birds, site includes event listing.
Maidenhead Boundary Walk - annual walk in aid of charity run by the Rotary Club.
Tourist attractions and other leisure activities besides sports, cinema, theatre and arts are listed in the tourist/leisure activities section of the business directory.
Maidenhead Sea Cadets
(TS Iron Duke) - a voluntary organisation for boys and girls aged 10 to 18.
Maidenhead Archers - a target archery club based at the Braywick Sports Ground, new members welcome, annual have-a-go day and beginners course.
Maidenhead Rugby Club - Braywick Road, with a good youth section
Maidenhead Women's Rugby Football Club (WRFC) - at Braywick Road.
North Maidenhead Cricket Club - Blackamore Lane
Maidenhead and Bray Cricket Club based in Bray
Maidenhead Hockey Club - Men's, Ladies', Veteran's and Mixed teams, as well as a thriving Colts' section. Competitive and fun hockey combine in a friendly social club.
H3GBC - a Maidenhead based basketball club open to all
Reading Cyclists' Touring Club serving the Maidenhead area
Thames Velo cycling club - Maidenhead's premier road racing club
Maidenhead Boys and Girls Football Club - 20 teams of youth football, under 6 to under 18 years
Jets/Giants/Colts - Maidenhead Boys and Girls Football Club - follow this local junior football team
Boyne Hill Football Club - established 1993 - under 8 through to adult teams
Maidenhead United Football Club - the ground is along York Road in the town centre
Where to fish in the Maidenhead area
Maidenhead Rowing Club - their smart club house is between the Brunel railway bridge and the A4 road bridge a mile or so from the town centre
Thames Valley Grand Prix Raft Race - Annual event in Marlow in aid of the RLNI.
Taplow Lake Sailing Club catering for sailors of all ages - some of whom enjoy racing and others who just like to get out on the water for a sail.
Upper Thames Sailing Club based in Bourne End
Maidenhead Sailing Club based Summerleaze Road
Maidenhead Lawn Tennis Club - All Saints Road, close to the centre of town
World Eagle Claw - Chinese Kung Fu school, teaching in Maidenhead since 1997
Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu (ninjutsu/ninpo) martial arts in Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maidenhead WingTsun Kung Fu Club - martial arts club in Maidenhead
|Cinema & Theatre|
Odeon Maidenhead, 8 screen cinema in the town centre. Opened September 2000 (see news report). Includes a bar and ice-cream kiosk, call 08700 10 20 30 for advance booking.
UCI Bracknell, a 10 screen cinema 15 minutes drive south from Maidenhead - call 08700 10 20 30.
UCI High Wycombe, a 6 screen cinema 15 minute drive north from Maidenhead - call 08700 10 20 30.
Virgin Cinema, Slough (again, 15 minutes drive) - 10 screens, call 0870 9070715.
Theatre Royal, Windsor - box office 01753 853888 - next to Windsor Castle.
Maidenhead Players - amateur dramatics
The Grimm Players - amateur dramatics
Maidenhead Musical Comedy Society - amateur musical productions including Oklahoma, Camelot, Hello Dolly, Sweet Charity, Cabaret, 42nd Street...
Maidenhead Operatic Society - amateur musical and operetta society based in Maidenhead
Ellington Morris - traditional mixed Cotswold Morris dance team
Maidenhead Electronic Organ Society - concerts at Knowl Hill
Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band - Maidenhead's Brass Band
Events in the area - e.g. comedy and music events
Forum Players - Amateur dramatics group based in Bourne End
Revolve - alternative music DJs
The Desborough Suite (or Desborough Hall) is an arts venue which is part of the Town Hall complex, seating 282 in a flexible layout. Call 01628 796033 for details.
The Pearce Suite seats 1000 and is a similar venue. It is part of the Magnet Leisure Centre, call 01628 633899 for details.