London Youth Games

The London Youth Games is a unique competition at the heart of youth sport in the city.

The Games are free and open to all young people aged 7 to 18, living in or going to school in London. You can trial and compete in more than one event.

Training and trial dates

Sport Squad training/contact info Date of competition
Angling                Male & Female Year 12 & Under Contact jhearn@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 4810 June 2017
Aquathlon Male & Female Years 7-13 Every Monday from 5-6pm at Seymour Leisure Centre, W1H 5TJ Contact ibannister@westminster.gov.uk 020 7641 5889 9th July 2017
Athletics Male & Female Contact ibannister@westminster.gov.uk 020 7641 5889 9th July 2017
Badminton Mixed Contact ibannister@westminster.gov.uk 020 7641 5889 June 2017
Basketball Male Years 12 and under Contact aemanuel@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 5879 TBC End of May 2017
Basketball Female Years 12 and under Contact aemanuel@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 5879 TBC End of May 2017
Cricket Male & Female   Every Monday 5-7pm at Little Venice Sports Centre, W2 1ND Contact ibannister@westminster.gov.uk  0207 641 5889 4th & 5th February 2017
Cross Country Male & Female Contact aemanuel@westminster.gov.uk  0207 641 5879 19th November 2016
Cycling Road Race Male & Female Year 11 and under Saturday May 2017 from 10-12pm, Venue TBC. Please contact Mary – 07890301235 to confirm your attendance. Please bring own bike and helmet.   June 2017
Diving Male & Female Every Wednesday 5:30-7pm at Queen Mother Sports Centre, SW1V 1EL Contact jhearn@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 4810 9th July 2017
Fencing   Mixed   Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at Westminster City School. Please visit the website for dates and more information: http://salleboston.com/ Contact tomek.boston@btinternet.com 07710917677 June 2017

Football

Female Year 8 and 9

Wednesday’s 4.30 – 6.00pm at Paddington Recreation Ground, W9 1PD cbrown@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 5874 8/9th July 2017

Football

Male

Year 8 & 9

Every Wednesday (term time) from 4-6pm at Paddington Recreation Ground, W9 1PD Contact Sam Essien yellowboard@gmail.com 8th July 2017
Hockey Male and Female Years 9 and under and Year 7 and under Hampstead & Westminster Hockey Club, please visit their website for more information: http://hwhockey.club/ LYG training starts Wednesday 26th April 6-7:30pm at Paddington Recreation Ground, W9 1PD Contact Holly Smith hsmith@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 2397 June 2017      

Indoor Rowing

Mixed  

Contact Holly Smith hsmith@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 2397 8th July 2017
Judo Male & Female Contact ibannister@westminster.gov.uk 020 641 5889 June 2017
Kayak Slalom and Sprint Male & Female Years 12 and under Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm at The Westminster Boating Base, SW1V 3JY Contact Adam White adam@westminsterboatingbase.co.uk  0207 821 7389 June 2017
Netball Saturday’s 11-12pm at Academy Sport W2 5EW Contact aemanuel@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 5879 8/9th July 2017
Sailing Male & Female Years 4-14 From 3rd April: Monday’s 6:15-9pm, Tuesday’s & Wednesday’s 4:45-7:30pm all at The Westminster Boating Base, SW1V 3JY. Contact Kevin Burke kevin@westminsterboatingbase.co.uk  0207 821 7389 June 2017
Squash Male & Female Contact Holly Smith hsmith@westminster.gov.uk 02076412397 June 2017
Swimming Male & Female Years 5-12           Send in swimming times for all strokes to jhearn@westminster.gov.uk 020 7641 4810 8th July 2017
Table Tennis

Male & Female

Year 11 & Under

Day TBC at Stowe Youth Club, W2 5ES from 6-9pm. Please contact rspencer@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 5882 June 2017
Tennis Male & Female Year 13 & Under Starts Wednesday 1st March 2017, then every Wednesday (term time) from 5-7pm at Paddington Recreation Ground, W9 1PD Contact jhearn@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 4810 June 2017
Trampolining Male & Female Years 7-12 Monday 10th April from 6-7pm at St Augustine’s Sports Hall, NW6 5AW   June 2017
Volleyball Male & Female Contact ibannister@westminster.gov.uk 020 7641 5889   June 2017
ParaGames Male & Female (sports for disabled people) e.g. football, athletics, swimming and boccia Contact cbrown@westminster.gov.uk 0207 641 5874     April 2017

Get in touch

If you are interested in attending the trials or training or simply want more information about the London Youth Games please contact either Jonathan Hearn on 020 7641 4810/jhearn@westminster.gov.uk.

Information can also be found on our twitter page @ActiveWCC and Balfour Beatty London Youth Games.​

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Last updated 02 February 2017