Why Not Join A Sports Club In The City?


We’re all passionate about a certain sport, be it soccer, rugby, hockey, tennis – or simply just all of the above! The only problem is sometimes we have no clue where to go to join a club or who hosts certain sports. Which is why we have this list to help you on your way to a sporty lifestyle. Here are a few sports clubs in the city.

Sports Clubs

The Wanderers Club – Illovo

Wanderers offers sports lovers a fantastic venue to get active, meet new people, be challenged, and just have fun. This club has a broad spectrum of sports for you to partake in or try – including athletics, touch rugby, snooker, hockey, karate, basketball, cricket, soccer, tennis, gymnastics and so much more. The facility also has Chariots Bar and Spinner’s Bar is you’re looking to catch a drink with your mates after a game; the Centre Court Restaurant if you’re feeling a little peckish, as well as members, bowlers, and players lounges and kids playroom. Contact them for information about membership and fees.

Details: (011) 788 5010/11/12 | contactus@wanderersclub.co.za | 21 North Street, Illovo, Johannesburg | www.thewanderersclub.co.za

Old Parktonian Sports Club – Bordeaux

The Old Parktonian Sports Clubs is one of the oldest and most established sporting facilities in the city. Built on 14 hectares, the facility includes two cricket ovals, 14 cricket nets, three soccer fields, two hockey fields, three tennis courts with clubhouse, three indoor soccer courts, a gymnasium, two bowling greens, a clubhouse, pub, the Heritage Bar, and 200 secure parking bays – it’s basically an athlete’s happy place! As far as sports goes, they offer cricket, hockey, football, tennis, as well as action soccer and netball. Contact them to find out about membership and fees.

Details: (011)789 3274/5 | Garden Road, off Jan Smuts Avenue, Bordeaux, Randburg | www.oldparks.co.za

Urban Sports – Emmarentia

Whether you’re just looking to improve your fitness, better your game or just want to get outdoors and meet new people, Urban Sports in just the place for you to be. They mainly focus on soccer league games and offer a great space if you just want to get together with the mates and play some footie. Situated in Marks Park, their facilities include safe and secure parking, changing rooms for players, spectator seating, as well as a bar and restaurant if you’re looking to round off your game with a drink or something yum. Contact them for membership and fees.

Details: 071 284 4131 | info@urbansports.joburg | Marks Park Sports Club, Judith Road, Emmarentia | www.urbansports.joburg

Sports Clubs

Marks Park Sports Club – Emmarentia

Even though Marks Park Sports Club is home to Urban Sports, it also offers a variety of interactive and fun sports on the premise. Other sports this facility offers is archery, chamber running, baseball, croquet, kettlebells, tennis, Tae-Kwon-Do, and even dog training. The club has also become a hot spot for big annual events such as the 702 Walk the Talk, the Jozi Craft Beer Fest, the iThemba Avon Walkathon, and Park Life. Both young and old are welcome to join and keep the traditions of the club. Contact them for more information about membership and fees.

Details: (011) 486 6011/2 | reception@markspark.co.za | Judith Road, Emmarentia, Johannesburg | www.marksparksportsclub.co.za

Benoni Northerns Sports Club – Benoni

If you’re out in the east rand, don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about you! If you’re looking to get in on the action too, then be sure to join the Benoni Northerns Sports Club in Northmead. They offer a wide selection of groups for you to join, including athletics, baseball, cricket, soccer, hockey, tennis, social, and even bridge! There’s more than enough to keep you busy at this club, so be sure to sign up. For membership and fees information, contact them.

Details: (011) 849 3410 | benonin@mweb.co.za | 1 Brodigan Street, Northmead, Benoni, Johannesburg | www.bnsc.co.za

Modderfontein Sports Complex – Modderfontein

There’s a number of different activities that you can sign up for at the Modderfontein Sports Complex. Get involved with soccer at the Modderfontein Football Club, Indoor Soccer team or run around the court with the squash team. They also have the Nedbank Running Club and LMS Cricket. And, to round off the activities for the day, there’s a sports bar complete with great food and entertainment. The complex also specialises in kids parties and offers a great space to get together with fellow sport-fanatics and catch live games. Contact them for membership and fees.

Details: 082 555 7503 | lee@moddersportsclub.co.za | Casino Road, Modderfontein, Johannesburg | www.moddersportsclub.co.za

Sports Clubs

Bryanston Sports Club – Bryanston

The Bryanston Sports Club offers tennis, bowls and squash clubs at their facility. Not only do they have a space to play sport, but they also enjoy the social side of life by hosting a number of braais, dinners, live music nights, weekly and monthly draws and much more for their members. They also rent out their hall if you’re looking for just the place to host a good old party, a wedding, and even corporate events. For more information about membership and fees, contact the club.

Details: (011) 706 2170 | bryanstons@absamail.co.za | Payne Road, Bryanston, Johannesburg | www.bryanstonsportsclub.co.za

Pirates Sports & Rugby Club – Greenside/Parkhurst

This is the oldest sports club in the city, dating back from 1888 and is one of the leading public sports clubs in mid-Joburg. They offer a wide variety of sports for you to choose from, including baseball, tri-club, squash, road running, bowling, hockey, and rugby. There’s also a gym available if you’re just looking to work on your fitness. After a long day filled with sports, head to one of their three bars, two which are members only and one that’s open to visitors. For more information about membership and fees, contact the club.

Details: (011)646 5025 | info@piratesclub.co.za | 25 Braeside Street, Greenside, Johannesburg | www.piratesclub.co.za

Sandton Sports Club – Sandton

Not only does the Sandton Sports Club host the usual sporting activities you’d expect at any other sports club such as cricket, tennis, running and soccer. But they also offer boot camps, parkour and gymnastics if you’re looking to make the most out of your day out. They also provide a bar so that you can relax and hang out with fellow sportsmen or want hire the venue for your next event. For more information about the club, membership and fees, contact them.

Details: 071 549 6464 | info@snadtonsportsclub.co.za | 6 Holt Street, Randburg, Johannesburg | www.sandtonsportsclub.co.za

Sports Clubs

What’s your favourite sport? Do you play at another club that we haven’t mentioned? Tell us all about it in the comments section below. 

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