Adult tap dancing: Washington Arts Centre, Thursday 6pm-7.30pm. £5 per session, enquiries 

Ballroom and Latin for adults: Classes every Tuesday 6-7pm at the Arts Centre Washington, Fatfield. No partner needed. Call 07952 155 919 for more information

Clubbercise, and high Intensity.: Two separate  fitness classes running back to back. Mondays 5.15-7pm at The Life House, Columbia.Contact 07969024184 for more information.

Columbia Judokwai: Mondays 5-6.30pm, Columbia Community Centre, NE38  7ET. £3 per session, first two free.

Iyengar Yoga: Classes for beginners and improvers Tuesdays 9.30-10.30am at Washington Village Community Association and Wednesdays 6-7pm at Willow Brook, Spout Lane, Concord. £20 for four sessions, £6 drop in. Further info. from 07874 218390

Ladies only  kickboxing: Mondays 7pm at Washington Village Community Association

Seishin Judokwai: Wednesday and Fridays 6.30-8.30pm, Oxclose Academy, NE38 OLN. £3 per session, first two free.

Smile Through Sport: Fourth Saturday of the month 11am-12.30pm, also numerous additional sessions. For children with a disability to, join in with inclusive and adapted sports activities – siblings welcome. Washington Leisure Centre, NE38 7SS. £3 per person.

Washington Judokwai: Wednesdays 6-7.30pm, Harraton Community Centre, NE38 8BQ. £3 per session, first two free.

Washington Boxing Club: (next door to the old Glebe playbarn, near Washington Village) Caters for men, women and children, open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Kids,(age 5 onwards) Mon/Wed 5-6pm, Men, Mon/Wed 6-7pm, Ladies Friday 6-7pm. Additional information on their facebook page.

Washington and Harraton Angling Club: Meets every Sunday at North Biddick Social Club at 11am. Any queries email Catherine Smith on

 WMAA Karate Club: Monday 6-7pm at St Andrews Methodist Church, NE37 2AX. All ages welcome, £4 per session. For information call 07968 646 357 

Washington Glebe Bowling Club: Meets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays,and Thursdays form 12pm in Clubhouse, Grasmere Terrace NE38 7LP, from 12pm.  Members old and new welcome,  Info from secretary Margaret Dixon, 0191 4150395. Members old and new welcome.

Washington Running Club: Open to anyone over 16 who can run 5km. Thursdays 7pm and Sunday 9pm, meet at Biddick Academy car park to run in groups based on people’s abilities. More information from:

40 plus Table Tennis Club: Washington Millennium Centre 12.30- 2.30 every Friday. 

Herrington Country Park run: Free weekly timed run, jog or walk around a 5k course every Saturday at 9am. Further information from – Volunteers also welcome.

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