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The Regent's Park is the biggest outdoor sports area in central London. We operate a seasonal sports programme with football, rugby and lacrosse in winter and cricket, softball and touch rugby during the summer.

The Hub Closure & Sports Pitch Usage

The Hub remains closed until further notice.

Where sports have received government approval to return to play (e.g. cricket, rounders and softball) we are requesting users written COVID-19 plan and risk assessments to ensure compliance with NGB and government guidelines.

All pitch usage must be pre-booked. For sports pitch enquiries please see royalparks.org.uk/sportspitches

We are not currently hosting any company event / sports days.

Please check our website for daily updates at www.royalparks.org.uk/coronavirus as well as our Twitter feed @theroyalparks


To request a sports pitch, select from the following two sports seasons:

Winter sports pitches
(04.09.21 – 27.03.22)

All pitch usage and any regular, organised activity must be pre-booked.

We do not host tournaments, events or corporate events during our winter sports season.

Please note we are:

  • only accepting block bookings of 3 or more separate dates
  • only accepting pitch bookings. Changing rooms and equipment hire are currently unavailable.

Available sports pitches:

  • Football
    • 9x Adult Football Pitches
  • Rugby
    • 3x Rugby Pitches
  • Lacrosse
    • 1x Lacrosse Pitch

Make a pitch enquiry

Summer sports pitches
(19.04.21 - 22.08.21)

Please note we are:

  • only accepting pitch-only bookings.  Changing rooms and equipment hire are currently unavailable
  • asking users to confirm they are aware of the relevant sports governing body Covid guidelines (Softball / Rounders / Cricket) and confirm the guidance will be followed throughout the booking
  • Cricket
    • 4x Cricket Pitches
    • 1x Premium Cricket Pitch
    • 1x Junior Cricket Pitch (Under 13s only)
    • 4x Cricket Nets (£12 / hour / net)
  • Softball
    • 16x Softball Pitches
  • Rounders
    • 5x Rounders Pitch
  • Touch Rugby
    • 4x Touch Rugby Pitches

Make a pitch enquiry

Make a cricket net booking

Looking after our pitches

We aim to provide high quality sports pitches and to do so need to maintain and rest the playing surface at various times throughout the year.

We spend in excess of £250,000 per annum on the upkeep of the sports pitches in Regent’s Park.

We do not make a profit from the charges so we ask you respect our policy of keeping off the sports pitches if you do not have a booking.

Informal play areas

You may see pitches that are not being used but this doesn't mean they are free to play on. We regularly rest and carry out maintenance work on the sports pitches to ensure their high quality throughout the year.

All pitch usage and regular, organised activity must be pre-booked.  For cricket, softball or rounders (max group size 22) please complete a pitch enquiry form.  For bookings for larger numbers and / or other activities (company events) complete this form.

There are few informal play areas around the Hub, therefore we ask you not to base your informal games in this area as you will be asked to move if you play on a sports pitch which you haven't booked.

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