Sport & Leisure
Sport and Leisure facilities and events
If youíre feeling sporty, try windsurfing, hire a jet ski or ride the wild water slides at King Alfredís Leisure Centre. Spectators can enjoy county cricket, football, horse and greyhound racing and world-class windsurfing championships.
The sweeping Sussex Downs are a fabulous setting for sporting activities hang-gliding over the dramatic Devilís Dyke, golf overlooking the sea, mountain biking and walking.
Click here for listings of Brighton & Hove's sport organisations, clubs and associations
Sports Champions of Brighton & Hove
Chris Eubank, former WBO Super-Middleweight boxing champ.
Sally Gunnell, Olympic gold medallist in the 400-metre hurdles at Barcelona
Steve Ovett, 800-metre gold medal winner at the 1984 Moscow Olympics (a statue honors him in Preston Park).
Nik Baker, top windsurfer.
Karen Pickering, Olympic swimmer and Commonwealth Games medallist.
If that sounds too much, or you'd rather watch others go
red in the face, there are plenty of spectator events to choose from - see the links above or in our listings here.
Or take a gentle stroll with a guide from Brighton Walks.
Enjoy a flutter? Brighton Racecourse has plenty of fixtures or try Goodwood near Chichester, Fontwell
near Arundel, and Plumpton, near Lewes. Or if you'd rather go to the
dogs, there's Coral Greyhound Stadium in Hove.
Other sporting/leisure events to watch out for inlcude the annual London to Brighton Bike Ride and the 10K Road Race on the front.