Sports, Clubs and Activities

Witham has football, rugby, hockey and cricket clubs, a Sports Centre with squash courts, swimming pools, and a first-class modern gym.

There are several golf clubs in the area including the Clubhaus Group’s Benton Hall, which is a three minute drive from the town centre. For those who prefer something exclusive the area boasts some rather good Country Clubs.

Sports Facilities

Witham Leisure Centre, Spinks Lane, Witham CM8 1BT 0845 2601535
All weather artificial pitch and changing rooms at Spinks Lane.

Sports Clubs

Witham Town Football & Social Club, Spa Road, Witham CM8 1NA 01376 511198

Witham Rugby Club, The Club House, Spa Rd, Witham CM8 1UN 01376 511066

Witham Cricket Club, The Park, Maldon Road, Witham CM8 1HN 01376 519777

Witham Hockey Club, The Park, Maldon Rd, Witham, CM8 1HN Tel: 01376 519777

Witham Mill Lane Bowls Club, Mill Lane, Witham Tel: 07967309883  A small friendly club with 61 members, invite you to come along to the Green any day at 1.30 pm between April and September to try the sport of bowling.  For further information please refer to their Facebook page.

Witham Outdoor Bowls Club
The Green, Collingwood Road, Witham CM8 2DY 01376 500760

Witham Dolphins Swimming Club

The Stepfield Snooker Club
The Surrey Centre, The Surridge, 2 Stepfield, Witham CM8 3TH 01376 517915

Crittall Athletic & Social Club
Village Hall, Broadway, Silver End, Witham CM8 3RQ 01376 584914

Rushgreen Bowmen Archery Club, Maltings Academy, Spinks Lane, Witham CM8 1EP

Witham Running Club
Monday – Meet 7.30pm at Jack and Jenny
Tuesday and Thursday – Meet 7.30pm Bramston Sports
Mon & Tues – 5-6 miles
Thurs – hill, reps and speedwork.
Sunday – Meet 9am Morrisons 6+ miles
All levels catered for, contact

Karate Club

Tuesday club meets in Powers Hall Academy (Junior) School Witham 6 pm – 7 pm, Tuesday club meets in Maltings Academy Spinks Lane Witham 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm, Wednesday club meets in Spring Lodge Community Centre Witham 6 pm – 7 pm and  Thursday club meets in Maltings Academy Spinks Lane Witham 6.15 pm- 7.15 pm.          The club caters for adults and children from age 5 upwards.  Contact Sensei Rowland Costin 3rd Dan on 07779119940.

Gyrus Olympic Gymnastics Club For further details contact Daren Norman – 07785787687

CrossFit Blackwater – become the most awesome version of you.  Try it free: Sat/Sun at 10am.    29 Crittall Road, Witham CM8 3DR 01376 521136.

Bramston Sub Aqua Club for further details visit

DS Fitness Experience Ltd Newlands House, Newland Street, Witham CM8 2AP

Jazzercise Classes
Monday 8pm – Powers Hall Junior School, Spa Road
Tuesday 7.30pm – Powers Hall Junior School, Spa Road
Thursday 7.30pm – Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End
First Class Free

Burn up to 600 calories in one fun and powerfully effective 60 minute total body workout. Every Jazzercise group fitness class combines dance-based cardio with strength training and stretching to sculpt, tone and lengthen muscles for maximum fat burn. Choreographed to today’s hottest music, Jazzercise is a fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga and kickboxing. Start dancing yourself fit and change the shape of your body today!

No booking required – just turn up and give it a go. For all ages and fitness levels.


£6.00 per class
£15.00 joining fee (Admin Fee payable after first week)
Student Prices available

*Attend two classes a week and you can have your classes for £2.60, or less, if you attend more than 2 a week!*

For further information: Tel 07747844199

All Starz Academy

Fun and funky street dance classes for ages 3-18 years on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and adult Street Dance class on Tuesdays at the Village Hall, The Street, White Notley CM8 1RH.    Free trial lesson and sibling discounts.

For further information: or visit

 Aerobics/Exercise Classes

New Aerobics/Exercise to music class on Tuesday morning from 10.45am – 11.30am in Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham.  For further information: Tel 07879771606

Essex Boot Camp

Meet at Bramble Road, Witham CM8 2XA on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings at 7pm and on Sunday mornings at 8am.  For further information visit


Benton Hall Golf Club, Wickham Hill, Witham, CM8 3LH 01376 502454
Benton Hall Golf Club

Braxted Park Golf Club, Braxted Park, Witham, CM8 3EN 01376 572372
Braxted Park Golf Club

The Notleys Golf Club, The Green, White Notley, CM8 1RG 01376 329328
The Notleys Golf Club

Rivenhall Oaks Golf Centre, Forest Road, Witham, CM8 2PS 01376 510222
Rivenhall Oaks Golf Centre

Youth Associations

Air Training Corps-295 (Witham and Rivenhall) Squadron
Air Training Corps, c/o RAFA Club, Howbridge Road, Witham CM8 1BX

Parade Evenings: Monday and Thursday, 19.00 – 21.45.  Witham Air Cadets are part of the Royal Air Force Air Cadets youth organisation which is parented by the Royal Air Force.  They offer a wide range of opportunities and activities like; flying, gliding, shooting, adventure training, archery, camping, DofE, music, first aid and much more.  For more information please come along to a meeting or visit

2nd Witham Boys Brigade, Joseph’s Barn, Wood End Farm, Hatfield Road, Witham CM8 1EH 01376 520400

Guide Association
For information on Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Young Leaders’ Groups in Witham
Contact Kay Haig 01376 513619

Explorer Scouts  – meet each Monday evening for 14-18 years. For more details contact Graham Bishop 07880 700284

Crusaders Children / Youth Club The Centre, United Reformed Church, Newland Street, Witham, CM8 1AH 01376 500958 Ages 5 – 14 years 6 pm – 9.30 pm.

Parkside Youth Centre Maldon Rd, Witham CM8 2BH 01376 511043

Charity Papworth Trust / Youth Club
Parkside Youth Centre, Maldon Road, Witham CM8 2BH
Weekly Youth Club for disabled teenagers in Witham, every Tuesday 7 pm – 9 pm
Helen Stanley 07764 784469 or email

Steeple View Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Centre at Parkside Youth Centre, Maldon Road Witham CM8 2BH.  Open Mondays 6 pm – 8 pm.  Offering Bronze, Silver and Gold level. Email contact 07875367748 or visit

Witham Army Cadets, Church House, Collingwood Road, Witham CM8 2DY

 Community Centre

Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham CM8 2HE 01376 511042   This is a licenced premises with Sky Sporting Events, Bingo first Friday of every month, OFFSTED registered Pre-School age from 2-5 years, Holiday Club age from 2 -11 years and Hall Hire.

Other Associations

The Rotary Club of Witham meet on Tuesdays at 1 pm and usually on “fifth” Tuesdays. Visiting Rotarians are always welcome.  Rivenhall Hotel, Rivenhall End, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB 01376 516969

Women’s Institute, The Rugby Club, Spa Road, Witham 07815742862

Womens Institute, Whitelands Business Centre, Terling Rd, Hatfield Peverel
Chelmsford CM3 2AG 01245 382233

Witham Chess Club meet every Wednesday evening 7.30 pm – 10 pm at Witham Library, 18 Newland Street, Witham CM8 2AQ.  Contact Jim Steele on 01621 892637

Witham Twinning Association For more information click on the link

WOW – Witham Operatic Workshop the home of Youth Theatre in Witham for young people aged 11 to 18 years.  Contact Graham Green 07799557543
WAOS – Witham Amateur Operatic Society involves members and friends whose shared interest is musical theatre.  Their aim is to work together over the year producing two fully staged shows that bring the enjoyment of musical theatre to the wider public.  New members very welcome.  Contact for details.

Witham Town FC Under 12s Witham Town FC Under 12s Football Team – Players needed in school year 6 + 7 for the U12s team.  Boys and girls of all abilities welcome.  Training Mondays 5 pm – 6 pm, Spa Road playing fields, Witham, £2.50 a session.  Kit provided free.  Please contact Will Abbott (FA trained coach with CRB) on 07702 023144 or email

Witham Carnival Association For details of the date, time, route to be taken, themes, sponsors and any other information regarding the Carnival, please log on to

Rascals Theatre was established in September 1997 with the specific aim of providing fun, affordable classes in the performing arts and to give children of all backgrounds and abilities the chance to perform.  In the last 11 years our students have performed in numerous productions both in local and West End theatres.  We have taken part in several dance gala’s at the prestigous Royal Albert Hall and taken a troupe of dancers to perform right in the heart of Disneyland Paris!  Classes will be held at Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham EVERY THURSDAY from 3.30pm
Classes for ages 3 years upwards in STREET DANCE, DRAMA & POP SINGING
CLASS FEES vary from £3 up to £7 depending on age group
Limited spaces in each age group
FREE TRIAL SESSION for all age groups
CONTACT email: or telephone 01376 331543

INNOVATION Majorettes are a Witham based majorette troupe who hold their training session on Wednesday night at the Witham Rugby Club 6 pm to 8 pm.  First training session is free, £3.00 per week thereafter.  We also train on a Friday night at St Andrews Church Hall, Hatfield Peverel 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm.  We welcome any experience for 4yrs+  Please contact for more details or Mobile 07710049892


ROCK CHOIR – Pop, Gospel and Motown singing for everyone. ADULTS No audition and no requirement to read music. ALL welcome.  Braintree, Colchester, Sudbury and Witham.  Book online for a FREE taster –

THE BIG SING – Challenging Witham, Essex Community to show the town that together we can sing! Witham’s BIG Sing is a community singing choir who perform at events by Witham Town Council.  The choir is open to everyone!  You don’t have to be a fantastic singer – no auditions – we just want your energy!  Come along and give it a try.  We meet every Friday, 7.00 pm at the United Reformed Church, Newland Street, Witham, CM8 1AH – only £5.00 per week.  Singing inspirational, pop soul and gospel.  A great way to meet other people in your community and show Witham that together WE can sing.  For further information Gemma Francis 07872 568597 or

Witham & District  (Essex) U3A – 01376 563727/07919 387667 – Contact Miall James, 37s Stoneham Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1UH Email :

Witham & District Lions Club – contact Mr Sue Hall (Sec) on 01376 516731 or 0845 833 2758  Meet at The Railway, Chipping Hill (8pm 1st Tuesday monthly)

Witham & District Lioness Club – contact Mrs M Stote on 01376 515291.

Witham & Countryside Society is the civic society/amenity group for Witham and the surrounding villages.  The Society’s objectives are: to encourage high standards of architecture and planning, to stimulate public interest and pride in the environment, and conservation, development and improvement of features of public amenity and historical interest.  To contact the Society email: or visit where full contact details are given.

Art and Design – It’s not too late to apply for Art Clubbing, after school activities starting this autumn at your school.  A thriving and academic approach to art that will support you in your interests in Art and Design/IT with the flexibility you need as you learn new skills.  For further information please visit

Witham Town Luncheon Club meets in the Town Hall, Newland Street, Witham CM8 2FE on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11.30 am until 1.15 pm.  We serve a home cooked dinner, dessert and tea or coffee at a price of £4.50, and we have a raffle each day.  The club is open to retired members of our Witham based Community.  Come and join us, meet some new friends or chat to some old friends.  For more information please contact Karen 07842249397.


If you would like your Club or Organisation to be included in this listing, please email the Town Hall.Town Hall