Sports Facilities

Tennis Courts

The Park provides 6 publicly accessible concrete courts for tennis. To book a court, contact Lambeth Council’s sports booking line on 0845 130 8998. Alternately, try 02077386834.

For written bookings please contact Greenwich Leisure Limited who operate the courts for Lambeth by email at: or write to them at Ferndale Community Sports Centre, Nursery Road, London SW9 8BP or visit Ferndale Community Sports Centre in person.

Volleyball & Basketball

The Park provides 1 publicly accessible concrete court for volleyball and basketball. For bookings, see above.

 Cricket Net

A cricket net is available for public use next to the tennis courts.

Bowling Green

A publicly accessible bowling green that is open to players of all standards and experience. for bookings, call 020 7926 9000. Email: 

Should you wish to join the Brockwell Bowlers Group please contact Heather Bouchier-Hayes. Email:

BMX Track

A track available to BMX pedal cyclists. Headgear must be worn while using the track. Coaching sessions are offered by Brixton BMX Club for all ages during weekend mornings.

Trim Trail

The Trim Trail is a 3km circuit comprising 12 outdoor gym equipment, including ladders, bars, benches and hurdles. The Trail is unsupervised and use of the equipment is at your own risk.


  • Goalposts. There is a set of goalposts near Brockwell Hall on parkland; and a further set of goalposts on a clay court adjacent to the BMX facility.
  • Pitches. There are two pitches marked out on parkland by the cricket nets. These are used by The St Matthews Project for football coaching sessions.

27 thoughts on “Sports Facilities

    1. Hi Benjamin

      Thanks for this. There appears to be a fault with the booking number. I will check with colleagues if it has changed and update the website accordingly.


      Matt Allgood
      Brockwell Park Community Partners

  1. Hi Benjamin – problem solved. The number is in fact 0845 130 8998. If you call on this number you’ll be able to book. I’ve updated the page accordingly. Apologies for inconvenience caused.

  2. Just discovered the cricket pitch is really good (but isn’t mentioned above) except that now that the strip has been repositioned the boundary (formed by the long grass) on one side is really short. We had an excellent game of Rough Cricket (10 playing) there last night. Peter Avery

  3. Laura

    The booking number for Brockwell tennis courts does not work!
    How can I book for tomorrow morning?!

    1. Laura – thanks. I understand that there is a fault with the phone booking system and Lambeth Council is chasing this with tennis courts operator Greenwich Leisure Ltd. Apologies for the inconvenience.

  4. Sarah Jelly

    Just moved South from Tower Hamlets and they have an excellent on line tennis court booking site.
    Does Lambeth have anything similar instead of having to book by telephone.
    Many thanks

    1. There should be a link to the Sports Booking line (service by Greenwich Leisure)on our website but I am not completely sure how Lambeth are running bookings at the moment. There has been a lot of reorganisation.
      Sorry for the delay. Let us know how you get on.
      Best wishes

  5. Eleanor Forder

    Hello, I wanted to enquire about the policy for yoga teachers conducting group classes in your park. Is it allowed; is there a fee? Please let me know if you think it will be feasible to plan a class here during the summer.
    All the best, Eleanor

  6. Valentin

    Hello, I would like to know how long in advance the basketball court in brockwell park must be booked and how much it costs? I saw it has been refurbished recently and would be interested to use it for short practice sessions on a weekly basis.

  7. Tina

    Hi, does anyone know if the basketball court is open? I had a conversation with Lambeth Parks but they said they were not involved in bookings and that it was on a first come first served basis…which would be great except it was locked last time I was in the park. Any help appreciated!

  8. There has been (even more) reorganisation in lambeth and Sports are now part of the Parks service. We think this will result in a better system for booking but have asked for more information on progress with bookings. Online booking, as you say, would be so much easier.

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