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March 2015

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Sowerby Parochial Hall, The Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LY. Tel 01845 522885

Blue Star Football Club

Hillside Rural Activities Park, Knayton, YO7 1AX.

Football in Thirsk/Knayton, Sunday mornings 10:30. Children welcome. Playground. Welcome as spectators. Dogs welcome

Cato Martial Arts

2 Castlegate, Thirsk YO7 1HL. Tel 07733 695823

Teaching Judo & Karate to children and adults. Children welcome.

Dishforth Shooting Club

Dishforth airfield, Dishforth, Thirsk YO7 3EZ. Tel 07449 835503

Safely brings together clay target shooters in games, tournaments, tuition and fault finding. We have no pretense and our only prerequisites are the legal ones. Anyone is welcome to the club. Flexibility and satisfaction is our aim. Fun is always on the agenda.

Hambleton Paddlers Canoe Club

10 Winston Court, Northallerton DL6 1PY.

Meets at Carlton Lodge Outdoor Centre, Thirsk and Thirsk swimming pool. Aims to introduce anyone to the pleasures of kayaking and canoeing in a safe environment.

JS Karate Academy

Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Tel 07870 409846

Karate Tue 6-7pm. All ages welcome. Fully insured. CRB/DBS enhanced checked. Member of the English Karate Federation.

Leake Tennis Club

Goosegreen, Borrowby, Thirsk YO7 4QL.

3 tennis courts providing an excellent playing surface all year round. Club times Tuesday & Sunday 10am (all year). Strong commitment to developing junior members. Match play. Coaching opportunities for all ages and abilities.

Northallerton Angling Club

The Garth, Danby Wiske, Northallerton DL7 0NA. Tel 01609 771117

Some of the of the best fishing in North Yorkshire, with over four miles of fantanstic fishing water on the River Swale. Pond suitable for children & disabled due late 2014 or early 2015.

North'ton Carpet Bowls Club

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Tel 01609 770356

Thursday, 12.45pm to 3.45pm. £3 per session + joining fee of £10 (but your first session is FREE!). A social afternoon of indoor carpet bowling with the benefit of gentle exercise, light competition and companionship.

Sowerby Angling Society

Tel 01347 868294

Particularly interested in juniors (16 and under) wishing to fish our stretch of the Codbeck. Fly fishing during the early part of the season, with both worm and fly fishing during the later part.

Sowerby Flatts Bowls Club

The Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LY. Tel 01845 525701

Open April to September, New players and experienced players welcome. Children welcome. accompanied by parent/guardian. Game not suitable for under 16s. Accessible. not suitable for wheelchair users. Dogs welcome with conditions.

Swaledale Outdoor Club

17 New Road, Richmond DL10 4QS.

Canoeing, Caving, Climbing, Cycling, Fell running, Mountain biking, Orienteering, Skiing and Walking. In all activities standards range from novice to expert. Beginners and new members welcome.

Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers

Thirsk Athletics Club, Newsham Road, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01845 526550

Not sure a running club is for you? We cater for all running abilities – from those who run a 5k distance to a full marathon and beyond, both on or off road, offering support and encouragement to get you running and keep you running!

Thirsk 6-a-side Football

Tel 01937 841440

The Thirsk league takes place on Monday evenings 7-9pm, outdoors on the astroturf pitch at Thirsk School. No joining fee - please phone.

Thirsk Angling Club

2 Garden Cottages, South Crescent, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1RA. Tel 01845 524633 (after 6p.m.)

Thirsk Athletics Club

Newsham road, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01845 522910

Bowls, cricket, junior football, rugby, tennis, squash, running & hockey. Children welcome. Accessible. partial

Thirsk Bowling Club

Thirsk Athletic Club, Newsham Road, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01845 522711

Children welcome. Coaching given

Thirsk Bowmen

Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, Thirsk YO7 3BZ. Tel 01845 501050

Open access all year round for members only.GNAS members please contact either of the telephone numbers for information

Thirsk Cricket Club

Thirsk Racecourse, Newsham Rd, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01845 522910 / 07933 413262

Thirsk Falcons FC (juniors)

Newsham Rd, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 07977 446175

Provides FA Charter Standard football coaching and TJFA league matches for local children in age groups ranging from 3 – 16 years upwards. Girsl & boys. Children welcome.

Thirsk Falcons FC (seniors)

Chapel Street, Thirsk YO7 1LU. Tel 07850 881257

Senior football

Thirsk Hockey Club

Tel 07766 208670

Men's and women's senior & junior sections. Thirsk Floodlit Astro, entrance off Gravel Hole Lane, Sowerby

Thirsk Karate Club

24 Sycamore Business Park,, Dishforth Rd, Copt Hewick, Ripon HG4 5DF.

Children welcome. Fitness, health, sport & confidence Accessible.

Thirsk Rugby Union Club

Newsham Rd, Thirsk YO7 1QP.

Meets at Thirsk Athletics Club, Newsham Rd. Seniors Thu 7pm, juniors Sun 10.30am & Tue 6.30pm. Children welcome. Girls & boys aged 6 to 17

Thirsk Squash Club

Newsham Road, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01845 523869

Located next to Thirsk Athletics Club

Thirsk Tennis Club

Thirsk Athletics Club, Newsham Rd, Thirsk YO7 1QP. Tel 01845 578344

All year round tennis on recently resurfaced artificial grass courts with full floodlighting - beginner to team standard. Coaching for Juniors and Seniors. Club sessions and friendly tournaments. Team play for men's, ladies' and mixed doubles at a range of standards. Clubhouse bar. Tennis for young people: Saturday Mornings 10-11am (yr 5 and above). If interested please join us Tuesday night from 7 - 9pm for fun, friendly, gently competitive tennis.

Topcliffe Bowling Club

Tel 01845 577930

Meets on Thursday evenings

Yorkshire Gliding Club

Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EY. Tel 01845 597237

Cafe and viewing area open to the public. Trial lessons can be taken with prior notice, gift vouchers available. Children welcome. Lounge with children's toys. Dogs welcome