With a summer of sports ahead, from the Euros to the Olympics (not forgetting the world famous Wimbledon), there’s no better time to explore the vibrant sports scene in Northwich. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or you simply want to get fit, Northwich offers a variety of sports clubs, fitness facilities, and businesses that cater to all your needs. Let’s take a closer look at what makes Northwich a hub for sports enthusiasts.

Organised Clubs 

The town is well served by a variety of clubs and organisations.  With two football clubs – Witton Albion Football Club and 1874 Northwich Community Football Club boasting teams ranging from 1st team to academy, womens and walking to Rugby Union (with 16 teams) and Cricket (with 10 teams), there are plenty of opportunities to watch your favourite sport live (or even take part).  

Our location next to the River Weaver also means that water pursuits are a popular choice.

The historic Northwich Rowing Club has an illustrious alumni, including Gold medalist Rower Matt Langridge MBE, and is open to both beginners and experienced athletes.

Northwich Anglers Association provides various angling within the area, including 9 miles of the River Weaver.

And, with lots of wide open spaces, why not lace up your trainers and take to the trails.  With Park Runs on Saturday mornings and organised runs with Northwich Running club it’s a great way to explore your local area. 

Northwich Sports Shops

Rosebank Running and Fitness

Rosebank Running and Fitness is an independent sports shop with a rich family history and offers essentials for running, fitness, walking, and swimming. It’s the go-to place for quality sports gear.

Sports Direct

This large sporting goods retailer offers a wide selection of brands like Nike, New Balance, and Under Armour. Sports Direct covers you whether you need new running shoes or gym clothes.


Northwich’s independent skate shop, DB.20, caters to all your skating needs. From boards to accessories, they have everything a skater could want.

Jack Gee Cycles

Another local gem, Jack Gee Cycles, is an independent cycling shop offering a range of bikes and cycling gear. Whether you’re a casual rider or a competitive cyclist, you’ll find what you need here.

Fitness Facilities in Northwich

Northwich Memorial Court

A leisure and entertainment centre offering a variety of classes such as Brio Cycle, Pilates, Aqua Fit, BodyCombat, Yoga, and Swimming. They also host entertainment events, making it a versatile spot for fitness and fun.

PureGym Northwich 

Open 24/7, PureGym Northwich allows you to work out whenever you like. With no long-term contracts and free parking, it’s a convenient option for busy people.

Snap Fitness

Offering 24/7 access to cardio, strength, and functional training equipment, Snap Fitness also provides group fitness classes and personal trainers. Join for just £20 today and enjoy the club for the rest of the month, free of charge.

Daves Gym

Founded in 1973, Daves Gym began with just a few weights and benches but has since expanded to accommodate a growing number of fitness enthusiasts. Membership is £19.99 per month, making it an affordable option for those looking to get fit.

Strong Girl Collective 

This women-only gym offers a fitness space for women to feel comfortable and confident in their fitness journey.

Hot Pod Yoga

Stretch further, breathe deeper, sweat harder and melt fully into the Hotpod experience – a balanced flow of active and passive postures, working the body and calming the mind in equal measure.

Other outdoor pursuits 

Vickersway Park and Northwich SkatePark

If you’re into skateboarding, BMX, blading, or scooting, Northwich SkatePark is a must-visit. Located next to Vickersway Park, the skatepark offers a range of activities, including a café, crazy golf, putting, tennis, table tennis, bowling green, and outdoor fitness equipment. It’s a perfect spot for families and friends to gather and enjoy some outdoor fun.

Explore these fantastic options and more and become a part of Northwich’s thriving sports community today!