Sports clubs and groups

There are a number of regular clubs and groups for all ages which take place in Shevington – keep scrolling for sports clubs, social activities, youth groups, baby groups and more!

Rugby

Shevington Sharks (Shevington ARLFC)
From under 7s to open age
Sec: Derek Gibson 01257 252047
Chair: Steve Dillon 07718 228 422 
Head Coach: Martin Ellis 07976 777563

Football

Shevington FC
Senior and Junior teams of all ages. Emphasis on enjoyment and development.
Contact: David Houghton
01257 253224

Appley Bridge FC 
Opposite “Sam’s Bar Country Inn “, Appley Lane South
Alan Newton – Tel: 01695 622014 

Appley Bridge Football Club is a Charter Standard Club, and has six junior teams from U8 to U15, as well as an open age senior team and an over 35’s team.

Dance

Anna Shimmin School of Dance

Fully qualified dance tuition for all ages in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Street Dance and more.

Telephone: 07738 350164

Email: anna@shimmindance.com

SK Dance Studio (Susan Kielb School of Dance)

@ The Vale Methodist Church, Skull House Lane, Appley Bridge, WN6 9DJ 

Est.1974 – We offer classes in ballet, tap, national, modern and street-dance styles for adults and children of all ages. Visit our website for full details and class times. 

Telephone: 07952 864 084, Email: susankielb@hotmail.com

Golf

Gathurst Golf Club
2 Miles Lane, Shevington
Contact: Isobel Fyffe 01257 255235

Bowling

Crown Green Bowling
Shevington Bowling Green (Whitehall)
Parish Clerk
01257 473022

Men’s Bowling (Vale Bowling Club)
Methodist Church
Thursday 2.00pm
Grover 01257 253415 

For local bowling fixtures and results see shevibowls.co.uk

Gym

Health and Fitness Gym
Youth Centre Shevington
Monday to Thursday 10.00am – 9.00pm
Friday 10.00am – 8.00pm
Saturday noon – 4.00pm
John and Michelle Greenhalgh 
01257 255556
e-mail us . . .

Martial Arts

Impact Self Defence

Impact Self Defence is a professional Martial Arts organisation based in Wigan in Lancashire, specialising in Self Defence techniques, and traditional Ju Jitsu.We welcome students from any age and background, and our many years experience, coupled with a vast amount of knowledge enables us to bring out the very best in students of any ability.

Appley Bridge Village Hall, Appley Lane North, Appley Bridge WN6 9DX

Call 07545 640722

Other sports

Robin Park Leisure Centre runs a range of sports activities and is only a 10-minute drive from Shevington. See the Robin Park website for details.

Wigan Juniors FC Stuart Callister 01942 215466

Norman Edmondson also runs a variety of football teams for the under 14s. Tel: 01257 401794 

Music

Staves Professional Music Tuition

2 Gathurst Ln, Shevington, Wigan WN6 8HA, 01257 255340

Wigan Youth Orchestra 
Performing Arts Development Centre, Hindley, Wigan – Tel: 01942 255227

Willpower Youth Theatre Group
01942 498339

Youth Clubs

Shevington Youth Club, Shevington Community Centre:

John Whiteley (Secretary)

Highfield Avenue, Shevington

Wigan, WN6 8HB 

Telephone 01257 423342

The Youth Club building is available for hire for meetings, parties, classes, etc.

Email the secretary

Appley Bridge Youth Club

Appley Bridge Community Centre (11+ yrs) 

Wednesday 7.30 – 9.30 pm – Sheila or Chris

Scouts, Guides, Brownies & Brigades

Shevington Scout HQ – Miles Lane

Beavers (6 – 8 yrs) – Friday 5.00 – 6.00pm – Kevin Green – Tel: 01257 401487

Cubs (8 – 10 1/2 yrs) – Friday 6.15 – 7.30pm – Scout Hut – Tel: 01257 252301

Scouts (10 1/2 – 15 1/2 yrs) – Friday 7.30 – 9.30pm – Scout Hut – Tel: 01257 252301

Ventures (15 1/2 – 21 yrs) – Friday 7.30 – 9.30pm – Scout Hut – Tel: 01257 252301

Appley Bridge Scout HQ – Appley Lane North

Cubs (8 – 10 1/2 yrs) – Monday 6.30 – 8.00pm 

Liz Roberts – Tel: 01257 255727

Scouts (10 1/2+ yrs) – Friday 7 – 9pm

David Bankier – Tel: 07979 690117

GUIDES, BROWNIES AND RAINBOWS – want to register your daughter or volunteer as a Leader?  . . . Click here or telephone 0800 1695901

BOYS BRIGADE – Vale Methodist Church

Anchor Boys and Juniors (5 – 11 yrs) – Thursday 6.45pm – 7.45pm; Seniors & Company (11+ yrs). Thursday 8.00.pm onwards – David Booth – Tel: 01257 252316 

Girls Brigade – Vale Methodist Church 5 – 16 years Monday 6.45.pm – 8.15.pm. Sandra Morris – Tel: 01257 255675

Can’t find the group you’re looking for? Try our other pages: Social activities – Adults, Baby & toddler groups, Youth groups.

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