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New Tennis Floodlights Installed!

At last we have been able to double up the floodlights on the old double tennis court. Our new court at the front of the site already has 6KW of lighting on a single court to match LTA recommendations. The older double court has only had 4KW across the 2 courts for...

Desford FC named Charter Standard Community club of the year 2016

Great recognition of the work being done by all at the Club Desford FC are pleased to announce that the club has been awarded the title of Charter Standard Community Club of the year by the Leicestershire and Rutland County FA. A big Thanks to all involved in the club...

Leicester Mercury Saturday 20th August

[su_heading]Olympian heroes inspiring more people to try sports[/su_heading] Sports clubs are hoping to see a boost after a successful Rio Olympics. With only a few events left in the games, Team GB have scooped 66 medals - including 27 gold - the best haul since the...

Get Running

Desford Striders Presents … A FREE 9 week beginners running group designed to get you from couch to 5k. Starts Thursday 4th August at 6pm from: Sport in Desford (SiD) , (Opposite the Caterpillar factory) Flying Fields, Peckleton Lane, Desford, Leicester , LE9 9JU...

Jim and Sue Awarded British Empire Medals

On Saturday it was officially announced that Jim and Sue Houghton, founders, chair and development officer of Sport in Desford  have each been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to sport in the Queens Birthday honors list.     [su_divider top="no"...

Unlock Your Potential

All levels of exercise from health related GP and Heartsmart referrals to high level performance and everything in between.

Benefits of regular physical activity

No. 1: Exercise controls weight Exercise can help prevent excess weight gain or help maintain weight loss. When you engage in physical activity, you burn calories. The more intense the activity, the more calories you burn. You don't need to set aside large chunks of...

Desford Tennis Club fundraising events

Dear Members Desford Lawn Tennis Club will be holding a fundraising event on Sunday 3 July in order to help generate funds towards improvements to the flood lighting on the two original courts. The all-day event will cater for all ages, with members being able to take...


Forthcoming Events

1:45 pm U3A Photography
U3A Photography
Jun 28 @ 1:45 pm – 3:45 pm
7:30 pm Mindfulness @ Sport in Desford, Sports Room
Mindfulness @ Sport in Desford, Sports Room
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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