Keighley Aikido Club - Tae Kwon Do School of Excellence
Andrew Pratt - Tel No.077-6245-0422
British Aikido Board are the National Governing Body for Aikido.
There are around 12 different Angling Clubs Across Craven:
Appletreewick, Barden and Burnsall Angling Club
Tel No. 01756 720204 (Red Lion) or 01756 796294 or 07746 809556
Bentham Angling Association (River Wenning)
Skipton Angling Association (Embsay Reservoir, River Aire and Whinny Gill Reservoir.)
Settle Anglers Association (River Ribble in Settle and near Long Preston and River Wenning)
Kilnsey Angling Club
Tel No. 01756 752301 (Tennant Arms)
Keighley Angling Club (River Aire at Kildwick)
Yorkshire Dales Fly fishing lists all the other rivers, lakes and reservoirs that you can fish
Raygill Fishing Lakes (Lothersdale)
Steve Taylor is a level 2 fishing coach mainly based at Raygill
Steve@angling-coach.com Tel No. 07743 455757
Leeds to Liverpool Canal is operated by British Waterways. There are a few sections in Skipton that can be fished.
British Waterways also operate a Waterway Wanderers scheme that allows you to fish other sections of the canal.
The Angling Trust is the National Governing Body for Game, Course and Sea Angling
Archery GB are the National Governing Body for Archery
Skipton Athletics Club
The adults run out of Craven Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre. Club nights are Tuesday and Thursday.
Settle Harriers Athletics Club
The Club has an Adult and Junior section and full details are on the Club website.
Bentham Beagles Running Club
New adult running club in High Bentham. Run every Tuesday 7pm from Playing Fields.
Bentham Badminton Club
Julie Bridgeman - Tel No. 015242 62276
Feathers Badminton Club
Caris Kingham - Tel No. 01756 798060
Meet Monday 7-9pm at Aireville School. New members welcome and first session free.
Grassington Badminton Club
Tel No. 01756 752079. The club play at Upper Wharfedale School Sports Hall. New members, aged from 16, are welcome from 7.30pm to 9.30pm every Thursday. Each session costs £4.
Ingleton Badminton Club
Carolyn Coggins - Tel No. 0777 3558149
Settle Badminton Club
Ian Reid - Tel No. 07854211114
Skipton Badminton Club
Linda Wilkinson - Tel No. 01282 841972
St Andrew's Badminton Club
David Mitton - Tel No. 01756 700639
Sutton & South Craven Badminton Club
Spencer - Tel No. 01535 633907
Many of the Village or Community Halls have badminton groups playing in them, so check out your local community facility.
Badminton England are the National Governing Body for Badminton.
Skipton Basketball is a weekly social recreational play at Sandylands Sports Centre every Saturday morning from 11am to 12.30pm. Check out the facebook page for up to date info: https://www.facebook.com/SkiptonBasketball/ Just pay at reception and grab a ball to take part.
England Basketball are the National Governing Body for Basketball.
Matrix Superbowl is the only place in Craven where you can play indoor Ten Pin Bowling
Tel No. 01756 701 623
Outdoor Crown Green bowls is played at 14 greens in Craven District. There are 40 teams playing out of these greens, who mainly compete in the Skipton and District Bowling League.
Bowling Clubs in Craven:
Bentham Springfield Bowling Club
Teresa Freeman (Club Secretary) Tel No. 015242 61222.
Broughton Road Bowling Club
Tel No. 01756 793729
Burton in Lonsdale Bowling Club
David Parker - Tel No. 01524273394
Cononley Bowling Club
David Calvert - Tel No. 01535 634240
Craven Bowling Club
Tel No. 01756 795979
Crosshills and District Bowling Club
Peter Dowgill - Tel No. 01535 632971
Gargrave Bowling Club
L. Hall Tel No. 01756 749320
Ingleborough Bowling Club
Tel No. 015242 61546
Sutton Park Bowling Club
Neil Whitaker -Tel No. 01535 636204
Whinfield Bowling Club
P Dunderdale - Tel No 01756 795793
Indoor Bowls is also played at various venues (mainly Village halls) across the District. There several clubs across Craven District:
Gargrave Indoor Bowls Club
Mrs Doreen Lambert - Tel No. 01756749495 or Mrs.N.Green 01756 749620
Ingleton Indoor Bowling Club
Tel No. 015242 41701
Tosside and District Indoor Bowls Club
Ann - Tel No. 01729-840294
Clapham Indoor Bowling Club
Embsay Village Hall Carpet Bowls Club Tel. 01756 709737
Carleton Village Hall : 2-4pm on a Monday and 7-9pm on a Friday: http://www.carletonvillagehall.org.uk/calendar
There are several National Governing Bodies that cover the various types of Bowling and Bowls:
There are no clubs in craven, however the following 3 clubs are a short distance away. these clubs probably canoe some of the rivers in craven i.e. the river wharfe.
British Canoe Union are the National Govening Body for Canoeing.
British Caving Association are the National Governing Body for Caving.
The British Mountaineering Council have a full definitive list of all accessible Crags in the Yorkshire Area
There are a few Indoor climbing walls in Craven. The main wall it at Ingle sport in Ingleton
Ermysteads Climbing wall is a small wall inside the school sports hall. It is available for groups to book.
British Mountaineering Council are the National Governing Body for Climbing.
Bentham Cricket Club
Tony Atkinson - email@example.com Tel No. 015242 61645
Carleton Cricket Club - No known contact. Club may have ceased.
Cononley Cricket Club
Cowling Junior Cricket Club
Cross Hills Cricket Club - No known contact. Club may have ceased.
Snooker league: Crosshills and District Snooker League
Snooker League: Skipton Snooker League
Tel No. 01756 795979
English Pool Association are the recognised National Governing Body Pool.
There is no recognised National Governing Body for Snooker or Billiard
Settle World Wide Wheelers are mainly a road club based out of Settle
NEW: Skipton Cycling Club have several club runs each week on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
They also run a Junior Club on Sunday afternoons: Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW: South Craven wheelers have club rides over the summer on Thursday evenings and a womens section
Gargrave Tuesday Club are a club that meet up once a month for leisure road rides
There are numerous well used cycle routes and mountain bike routes in the Craven District.
There are 20 recreational rides listed on our Cycle Routes page
Cycle the dales offers the best guide to Road riding and Touring in the Dales
MTB the dales offers the best guide to Mountain biking in the Dales
British Cycling are the National Governing Body for Cycling.
Helen Green Dance Academy (Skipton Girls High School and Sandylands Sports Centre)
Helen Green Tel No. 07967 831661
Helen Howard School of Theatre Dance Helen Howard Tel No.: 015242 61350
Northern Dance Centre (Skipton, including Ballet, Folk Tap and Streetdance.)
Alison King School of Dance teaching Ballroom/Latin/Argentine Tango for adults and children in Long Preston / Settle Area
Silver Web Academy of Dance, I centre Ingleton. Dawn Butterworth 07949041712
Craven Swimming pool and Fitness Centre run weekly Zumba classes.
Many Village halls, Town Halls and Community Centres have weekly dance sessions, so please check out your local centre for more information.
There are several National Governing Bodies for Dance, please see Sport England Recognised Sports for more information on them.
There are currently lots of Darts Clubs across Craven District playing in local pubs and social clubs. Visit your nearest local clubs or pubs for more information.
League Name: Skipton Premier Darts League
The British Darts Organisation are the National Governing Body for Darts.
See below for full details of Disability Sport opportunities in Craven
Settle Area Disability Swimmers are a club for people with disabilities to swim.
Peter Barker - Tel No 01729 823 603
In Airville park there is a new Table Tennis table to be used free of charge.
Tel No. - 01756 792805.
Also at Airville Park there is Disability cycling once a week, if you would like to book a place please get in touch. Tel No: 01756 792805.
Simon Pierce is the lead officer of EFDS in the North Yorkshire Area. He works with plenty of groups to promote disabled sports, Also he has set up a new program for disabled children, which is called Playground To Podium. Tel No. - 01432 556782
The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) are the national body responsible for developing sport for disabled people in England.
Craven Country Ride, (Coniston Cold, Nr Skipton)
Draughton Riding Centre (Draughton, Skipton )
Tel No. - 01756 710242
Kilnsey Trekking & Riding Centre (Homestead Farm, Conistone with Kilnsey)
There are various National Governing Bodies for Equestrian activities, please visit the Sports England Recognised Sports page for more information on them.
British Fencing Association are the National Governing Body for Fencing.
Carleton Juniors Football Club - Boys and Girls aged 7-11 years old Email: email@example.com - Tel No. 01756 709415
Embsay Football Club
Alan Robinson - Tel No. 01756 793209
Embsay Wolves Junior Football Club
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Horton Football Club - Playing Field Association - Tel No. 01729 860366.
Ingleton Women's Football Club - No known contact. Club may have ceased.
Settle United Football Club
Alan Dinsdale - Tel No. 01729823738
Skipton Futsall Club, contact Paul Douglass Email - email@example.comTel - 07989979394
Skipton LMS Football Club
The Football Association are the National Governing Body for Football.
Golf driving range:
White Hills Driving Range (Skipton)
There are several National Governing bodies for Golf. These can be found on the Sports England Recognised Sports page.
Craven Gymnastics Club based at Skipton Academy Nee: Aireville School, with 3 sessions per week: Tues and Thursday evening and Saturday morning. Club has a waiting list.
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07522760239
British Gymnastics are the National Governing Body for Gymnastics.
There are no Hockey Clubs based in Craven District area, but the following are nearby:
Skipton Ladies Hockey Club: Training takes place on Thursday evenings 8-9pm at Oakbank School, Oakworth (come early for the warm up run at 7.30pm!!).
Lisa Cooper - 07702404530 - -email- Ali Taylor - 07707398451 - -email- Jayne Fort - 07581205125 - -email-
Ben Rhydding Hockey Club - Illkly
Airedale Hockey Club - Oakbank School in Keighley
England Hockey are the National Governing Body for Hockey.
The nearest Judo Club is:
Keighley Central Judo Club
Sensei Bill Root 5th Dan - Tel No. 01535 602 690
British Judo Association are the National Governing Body for Judo.
NCAA - Newby Combat Arts Academy
Paul Newby - Tel No. 01535 632957 or Vision Fitness - Tel No. 01535 958792
There is no known Governing Body for Martial Arts
Karate England are the National Governing Body for Karate.
Girder Fork Motercycle Club
Sutton Bulls Scooter Club
Steve Emmett - Email. email@example.com
Motor Sports Association are the National Governing Body for Motor Sports.
Fable Widdop - Tel No. 07772926819
There is a Netball Club at The Keighley Leisure Centre Every Friday 18:00 - 19:30
South Craven School also have a netball class Every Wednesday 18:00 - 19:00
Anna Sheryn - Tel No. 07813 703585
England Netball are the National Governing Body for Netball.
Airienteers are the local Orienteering Club
Pendle Ski Club, in Clitheroe have their own dry ski slope
British Orienteering are the National Governing Body for Orienteering.
Ramblers Association are the National Governing Body for Rambling.
Ramblers Association are supporting the Walking Groups .
Roller Skating / Sports
Wharfedale Inline Puck Hockey Club
Tel No. 01756 752 215
British Roller Sports Federation are the National Governing Body for this sport.
There are several clubs / teams in Craven. Most of them are co-located with the local Cricket Club, so please contact the relevant Cricket Club.
Rounders England are the National Governing Body for Rounders.
Rugby Football League are the National Governing Body for Rugby League.
The Rugby Football Union are the National Governing Body for Rugby Union.
Royal Yachting Associationare the National Governing Body for Sailing and Windsurfing.
Clay Pigeon Shooting Association are the National Governing Body for Clay Pigeon Shooting.
National Rifle Association are the National Governing Body for Rifle Shooting.
England Squash and Racketball are the National Governing Body for this sport.
Ingleton Otters Swimming Club
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Upper Wharfedale Swimming Club
Tel No. 01756 752 556
British Swimming are the National Governing Body for Swimming.
Bradley Village Hall Tuesday and Friday at 1.30pm https://sites.google.com/site/bradleyvillagehall/
Hellifield Table Tennis Club
Email - email@example.com
Lothersdale Table Tennis Club
NEW: Skipton Table Tennis Club
Mr Barry Atkinson Tel No. 01756 228395 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
South Craven Table Tennis Club
Mr Higgins - Tel No. 01535 634097
English Table Tennis Association are the National Governing Body for this sport.
There is no school or classes in Craven. The nearest is the TSX School in Keighley
British Taekwondo Council are the National Governing Body for Taekwondo.
Clapham Tennis Club
The Lawn Tennis Association are the National Governing Body for Tennis.
British Triathlon Federation are the National Governing Body for Triathlon.
Brierfield Volleyball Club at Pendle Leisure Centre
Tel No. 01282 661166
Volleyball England are the National Governing Body for Vollyball.
Skipton Weightlifting Club
David Lynan - Tel No. 07990572151
British Weightlifters Association are the National Governing Body for Weightlifting.
Both the following Sailing clubs have Windsurfing membership.
Royal Yachting Associationare the National Governing Body for Sailing and Windsurfing.