Badminton for all – from beginners (Grammar School age) to experienced players.  Rackets, feather shuttles and coaching available.  Meet Wednesdays from 7.30 to 9.00pm at Kirkby Stephen Grammar School Sports Hall.  Contact Sarah Bowman on 07912 122624 or contact Clare Birkbeck on 017683 41893 or 0779 2655129 or email [email protected]

Badminton Pay and Play  –  Just for fun.  Any ages and all abilities welcome.  Kirkby Stephen Grammar School Sports Hall. Fridays 7.00-9.00pm. £2 per hour. For more information contact Jeanette McWhirter on 017683 72442 or email [email protected]

Bat & Chat Table Tennis – Warcop Community Hall.  Weekly starting Friday 13th September 1.30 to 3.30pm including refreshments.  A warm welcome to all ages.  All standards of play catered to, for some fun Table Tennis (4 tables, bats & balls provided) just bring a pair of trainers. For more information contact David Keetley – 07807 085513, Chris Horn – 07522 507186 or Anne Craddock – 07799 584101

Clubercise – Warcop Village Hall on Tuesdays at 6.45 pm.  For more information visit

Country Line Dancing with Sam – Brough Memorial Hall.  Beginners Class £3.50 Tuesdays from 7 pm to 9 pm.  All Welcome.

Howgill Harriers
Meet in various locations centred on Kirkby Stephen on a Monday evening at 6.30pm. Circuit Training every Wednesday Evening in Kirkby Grammar School Gym. Beginners session Tuesdays at 6.00pm for those less confident, who are looking for a social session.
Please check for details on website each week

Kirkby Stephen Bowling Club
To promote Crown Green Bowling in the area – the only Crown Green in 12 mile radius. Approximately 30 members currently, play April – end September  – general club play and friendly matches against other clubs at Riverside Bowling Green.  Open any week day at 5.00pm and Wednesday and Saturday afternoons at 2.00pm.  All welcome – all you need is flat shoes.  Bowls and instruction given to new players.
Contact Mick Botterill
Tel 017683 72973
Email [email protected]

Kirkby Stephen Community Sports Association
Manages astroturf pitch and supports sport in the community.
Contact Mark Bromfield, Chairman
Email [email protected]

Kirkby Stephen Cricket Club
Cricket Club catering for players from 11 onwards.  Nets Wednesdays from 6.00pm.  Club meets at Hills Bottom, Mellbecks, Kirkby Stephen.
Contact: Phil Hunter
Tel 07500 867305
Email [email protected]

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School Sports Facilities Hire
hiring out the astroturf, sports hall, gym, dance studio and playing fields at the school.
Contact Katy Modlin: [email protected]

Kirkby Stephen Hockey Club
meet at the All Weather Pitch at Kirkby Stephen Grammar School through the season Sept- April. Mini Hockey 6-11 years old train Mondays 5-6 pm.  Junior Hockey 11-16 years old train Mondays 6-7.30 pm. Women`s hockey training is Wednesday evenings 7-8.30 pm and Social mens and womens Hockey is Thursdays 8-9 pm. Everyone welcome.
Contact – Claire Smithson at [email protected] or visit website

Kirkby Stephen Junior Football Club
Teaching boys and girls aged 6 – 16 the skills of playing football, improving their discipline and above all being better players.  Club plays at Parrot Park, Kirkby Stephen.
Contact Donna Elliott, Secretary
Tel 017683 71737
Email [email protected]

Kirkby Stephen Lawn Tennis Club
Main Club night Tuesday 7.00pm.  Members may play at other times.  All standards welcome.  Contact 017683 72101 or 017683 74874 for further details.

Kirkby Stephen Table Tennis Club
Meet Kirkby Stephen Grammar School Gym September to Easter on Thursdays 6.30pm – 9.00pm.  All standards of play welcome, from beginners to competitive play, with bat and balls provided.  Junior coaching Thursdays 6.30pm – 7.30pm (£2) Adults 7.00pm to 9.00pm (£3).  Juniors after school on a Tuesday – KSGS Gym 3.45pm to 5/5.15pm (free), junior fun workshops and mini tournaments in half term holidays.
Contact Mike Sunderland for details
Tel 017683 71406
Email [email protected]

Kirkby Stephen Tae Kwon-Do Club
The Tae Kwon-Do Club meet in the Gallery Room of the Sports Hall at Kirkby Stephen Grammar School on Fridays.  Anyone can attend. Under 7 – 12 year olds from 6.00pm – 7.00pm. 12 years and over (including adults) from 7.00pm – 8.30pm.  There is also a class every Monday for 12 years and over (including adults) from 7.00pm – 8.30pm.
Contact: James Wilbye
Tele: 07591 522317
[email protected]

Koryo Eden Taekwondo Club
Learn self-defence, try Olympic style sparring, make new friends and get in shape.Taekwondo is not just about fighting, it’s about a whole new way of life..
Club Training is as follows-:
Wednesday 6.00pm to 7.30pm at Warcop Parish Hall.  Your first lesson is free.
For details contact:
Master Tom Stammer 07710011730, email: [email protected]  or Mr Stuart Hall 07784872392

Ladies Rugby
The Upper Eden Eagles women’s rugby union team welcomes all women 17+.  During the season, training takes place every Wednesday evening, 7.00-8.30pm at Upper Eden RUFC, Pennine Park, Kirkby Stephen.  No experience is required and anyone interested in giving women’s rugby a try can speak to the Eagles Recruitment Officer, Katy Strong via their social media pages or on 07557 799 086.  Payment of an annual club membership is expected from regular players, but it costs nothing to come along to training.

Men’s Fitness Class M8-KS
At Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club.  Men’s Fitness class with 8 weekly sessions to improve health and wellbeing, build strengths and stamina and help you to be in the best conditions you can, to tackle life’s challenges and make the most of Summer.  Limited spaces. £50 for all 8 sessions.  For more information visit

Monday Night Fitness at Kirkby Stephen Sports and Social Club
60 minute fitness session beginning at 7.30 pm.  £7 per session or £30 for five sessions if paid in advance. For more information and to book your place ring 07962 220460, visit or Facebook @StuartWetherellFitness

Newbiggin-on-Lune Bowls Club
We meet each Friday evening between September and the end of March at Newbiggin-on-Lune Village Hall.  Carpet Bowls is a winter activity enjoyed by local people of mixed ages.  Friendly matches are played with other groups.
Contact Thelma Mayfield, Secretary
Tel 015396 23329

Ravenstonedale Tennis Club
Tennis for all ages, all year round.  Open to members and visitors.
Family, £20.00, Adult £10.00, Child £5.00. (local primary school age children – free)
Contact secretaries Heather and Andrew Leach at [email protected]
or Treasurer Jenny Johnson at [email protected]

Senior Exercise – get fit for life.
Fun ways to support mobility.  Subsidised by Active Cumbria and the Live Longer Better Fund so sessions are only £3.  Runs Mondays 2 – 3 pm at Warcop Village Hall.

Details available from Pauline 07483 274538.  Improve your health…..improve your fitness.  Beginners welcome! Booking essential as spaces limited.

Stretch, Strength & Balance Exercise Class
Monday evenings 6.15 pm – 7.15 pm at Soulby Village Hall.  Come and join me for a fun class working on improving on your overall strength using your own body weight which will improve your posture.  Balance and flexibility movements will be included in the class and each week the class will be different.

Upper Eden RUFC
Rugby club promoting mini, youth and senior Rugby.  Play at Pennine Park, Kirkby Stephen.  Telephone 017683 71585 or see our website for more details

Vinyasa Yoga 
Your Tuesday evening flow & rest.  Tuesdays at Kirkby Stephen Grammar School 19.00 – 20.30. Visit

Westmorland Wanderers Netball Club
Develop netball skills through fun activities.  Experience friendly and competitive games and links with super league coaches.  Club trains on Thursdays at Appleby Sports Centre:
U10 – U12 5.00 – 6.00pm
U13 – U14 6.00 – 7.00pm
U16 – Seniors 7.00 – 8.00pm
Contact Helen Paul, Head Coach
Tel 017683 42543
Email [email protected]

Yoga for All
Thursdays 6 pm to 7.15 pm.  Stretch and Relax Thursdays.  For more information and to book a place ring 07716187133 or email [email protected]

Yoga for Intermediates
Soulby Village Hall Thursday nights 7.00 – 9.00pm.  For more information email [email protected]