Boyle Memorial Community Centre
Athletes of all skill levels can find a team sport to join at a local community centre. The City of London operates many throughout town. Near Bentley Place Apartments (1265-1275 Bentley Drive), for instance, is the Boyle Memorial Community Centre (530 Charlotte Street). Drive five minutes to this local facility for adult team sports, such as soccer, basketball and dodgeball. There are also countless activities for kids, including Family Game Time, which is held on Sundays beginning at 2:30 p.m.
BMO Centre London
The BMO Centre London (295 Rectory Street), around a 10-minute drive from Bentley Place Apartments, is a premier soccer community centre where London residents can take part in team sports, despite the wintertime weather. Registration for winter programs must take place in person at the BMO Centre. Stop by today to learn what opportunities are offered in the year ahead.
Western Fair District
Join an adult hockey team at the Western Fair District (316 Rectory Street). This local facility is considered among the best in southwestern Ontario. Located within a 10-minute drive from Bentley Place Apartments, there are three NHL ice surfaces and one Olympic ice surfaces here. Are you feeling intimidated by the prospect of getting back on the ice? Ask about the rink’s Huff & Puff program, designed to encourage players over age 55 to start playing again in a comfortable, fun environment.
Stoney Creek Community Centre, YMCA & Library
Another excellent place to find team sports, even during the dead of winter, is your local YMCA. There are a number of branches in London to choose from. Start at Stoney Creek Community Centre (920 Sunningdale Road East), just over a five-minute drive from Bentley Place Apartments. Browse the online schedule of programs, including team sports, or the group fitness schedule to find the best workout and game for you this winter and spring.