Weymouth Football Club plays in the Blue Square South division of non-league football.  Its home games are played at The Wessex Stadium on the outskirts of the town.  The football ground is easily accessible by bus; the bus stop being a short walk along the promenade from The Esplanade.  For information on fixtures and pricing, please visit for further information.

Bowls and bowling

Bowls is a popular pastime in Weymouth with many rinks upon which to ply your fun.  The main rinks are Weymouth & Melcombe Regis (01305 766923), Greenhill (01305 784268), Moonfleet (1305 759106) and Wellworthys (01305 779316).  
Each summer Weymouth hosts an open bowls tournament.  For information and/or entry forms, contact which also has directions to and information on venues etc.
There is also a ten-pin bowling alley situated a short walk from The Esplanade in the town centre.  The Lakeside Superbowl can be contacted on 01305 781444.
Skittles is a popular pastime in Weymouth.  Many pubs and clubs have skittle alleys and regular pub league skittles is played each week.  If this is something of interest to you then we will be more than happy to assist in locating somewhere for you to play.


Although not overabundant, tennis courts are available throughout the year.  The most picturesque are situated at Greenhill gardens overlooking the sea. They are approximately five minutes’ walk from The Esplanade and can be booked for play with the attendant during the summer (June – October) or are free during the winter.  There are a couple of other municipal courts around the town, notably situated at Radipole Park Gardens has seven.  These are open all year round to the public, free of charge.  Wyke Gardens has one, again free all year and there are also two free courts in Victoria Gardens, in Fortuneswell on Portland.  They too are open all year round.
For the more discerning player, Weymouth Tennis club has four all-weather courts and can be contacted on 01305 832432.  They also play at Radipole Park Gardens.


For swimming in the sea see beaches.  You can also swim in the pool.  Weymouth has a 25 metre heated indoor pool with a separate learner or children’s pool.  As well as lessons, the pool hosts fun sessions involving inflatable attractions and other toys, ideal for a rainy day or just for a change.  The pool is approximately a 20 minute walk from The Esplanade.  For further information, contact 01305 774373 or visit for opening times and timetables etc.
There is also a pool situated in The Hotel Rembrandt situated just a five minute stroll from The Esplanade.  Their leisure club is open to non-residents and day passes can be purchased.  A combined ticket can also be gained that gives access to their gym facilities too.  Contact 01305 764000, or visit for further information.


The local swimming pool has a newly fitted multigym available to non members.  The gym is in the same building as the swimming pool and can be contacted on 01305 774373 or visit for further information.  It will take approximately 20 minutes by foot or 5 minutes in a car to get to this gym.
The Hotel Rembrandt just a 5 minute stroll from The Esplanade also houses a gym which is made available to non-residents and non members.  Contact 01305 764000, or visit for further information.


For the more serious golfer, there are several excellent courses in the vicinity.  For information, availability and green fees, please contact the following:
Weymouth Golf Club, 0844 9809909 or visit 
The golf course is less than a ten minute drive from The Esplanade and situated within the boundaries of the town. Course details - 18 holes; 6,044 yards.
Came Down Golf Club, 01305 813494 or visit 
The golf course is approximately a ten minute drive from The Esplanade and picturesquely situated on the Ridgeway between Weymouth and Dorchester. Course details - 18 holes; 6,255 yards from the white tees – par 70.  There are three other tee spots.
Bridport Golf Club, 01308 421095 or visit 
Wareham golf course, 01929 554147 or visit 
Bere Regis Golf & Country Club, 01929 471294 or visit 
For the less discerning golfer and those that just want to swing and hit, try the following:
Weymouth Pitch & Putt – located next to the Sea Life Centre at Lodmoor Country Park, it is just a 15 minute stroll from The Esplanade along the sea front.  Call 01305 779898 for further information.
Wessex Golf Centre – situated behind Weymouth Football Club, this 9 hole course is a 10 minute car journey from The Esplanade.  There is also a large driving range with a practice bunker and putting green.  Telephone 01305 784737 for further information.  Details - 9 holes; 1,432 yards; Par 3.
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