Sport and Leisure in Welling

There are plenty of sports and leisure activities that people can participate in.

Indoor and Outdoor Gyms

East Wickham Open Space

There are exercise stations at various points around East Wickham Open Space by the main path

Danson Park

There are exercise stations at various points around the park

Novo Gym

Novo Gym is located in Bellegrove Road near Welling Corner and offers the follows:

  • 24/7 access
  • cardio equipment
  • resistance training
  • Infra-red sauna


Rose and Crown Welling FC

We are a men’s open age Sunday League team, formed in 2019 and compete in the league and cups all around SE London/Kent. We are a traditional pub team whereby after matches we head to our pub!
Always looking for new members to be part of the club.

Martial Arts

Gendai Combat Ju Jitsu

Gendai Combat Ju Jitsu and fitness at the Salvation Army
Juniors 7pm
Adults 8pm
New students welcome.


Let's go cycling

Many of our cyclists are from all parts of London including Bexley and South London with all kinds of backgrounds and riding a range of different bikes, the main focus is cycling and having fun.

We organise many social cycle rides, normally on weekends and sometimes in the summer evenings. We often have themed rides, where we visit places of interest, buildings etc, and learn about particular history of an area or have a ride with nice views/scenery and interesting. A food/Coffee/pub stop is common on our rides.
Always ensure that your bike is safe and fit for purpose before attending, Our rides are low risk rides that are tried and tested and all our rides are led by trained and competent leaders.  The rides are aimed to be fun and enjoyable social rides reaching back on time and not leaving anyone behind. Why not come along and join the fun! ” All Welcome”
The rides start from Danson park and other areas of Bexley and sometimes from the Cuttysark. – please feel free to contact me via the “Lets ride” messenger on this site or email at: if you have any questions or queries regarding our rides. Why not join our friendly “Let’s Go” Facebook group for everything cycling and more! Hope to see you on a ride soon – Harry Clark


Walx in Bexley at Danson Park

The WALX in Bexley Team are a delivery partner of Nordic Walking UK. WALX in Bexley offers an extensive programme of walks. Walks are delivered by trained NWUK instructors, community NWUK leaders and WALX Guides.

Click on the link below for more details of the walx coming up in Danson Park.  Some are free and some are chargeable.  There are also some online classes.

Running / Jogging

Bexley Park Run

Bexley parkrun is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock. It is held every Saturday at 9:00am.

The event takes place at Danson Park, Bexley. See Course page for more details. It’s free to join in but please register with parkrun before you first come along. 

We all run for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace!

We’re friendly!

Please join us for a post run coffee at the Danson Stables every week. They open from 10am and provide a good range of food/drink. Indoor and outdoor seating available – weather dependant!


Group Fitness and HIIT Classes

MOVE2THEBEAT GROUP FITNESS runs daily fun and inclusive group exercise classes both online and in person within the local community of Bexleyheath, Plumstead and Welling.

Welling classes take place on Thursday evenings, Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings at St Mary’s Church in Marina Drive.  Classes currently available in Welling are Fatburners, Zumba Gold and Zumba fitness.

((BOUNCE)) is a full body HIIT workout performed on mini trampolines. Our FUN, FRIENDLY and FIERCE classes are for all abilities and run by Nic & Char – come & join us at Bexley Grammar!
Monday 6.30pm & 7.30pm
Tuesday 7pm
Wednesday 7pm – barbells
Saturday 8.30am
Sunday 9am – barbells