Local Social and Sports Clubs
Based just a few miles north of Newquay, on the Trevarrian Holiday Park, Atlantic Lanes is a 4 lane 10-pin bowling centre that’s also the home of Cornwall’s Men’s Bowling Team. Good on-site parking and diner available. Bowl and meal deals. Free WIFI.
Address: Atlantic Lanes, Trevarrian Holiday Park, Mawgan Porth, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4AQ
Membership of the Newquay Auto Club is by membership and subscription at a rate of £12/year for individual membership and £15/year for husband and wife.
The club run events in sprinting, tours and hillclimbs. Newquay Auto Club was first started in 1914 and is based at Newquay with an aim to promote motor sport throughout Cornwall and the South West.
The Newquay Surf Life Saving Club were established in 1958 and are based on Fistral Beach, Newquay. Members range in age from 8-70 and the Club covers all areas required for Life Guard training.
Members can learn all aspects of beach life saving and take part in a regular calendar of competitions and life saving events.
The modern Clubhouse is inside the Fistral Surf Complex at Fistral Beach, where club members meet throughout the summer months, from the beginning of May to the end of September. October to April, club meets are at Waterworld Swimming Pool, Trenance. Parents are welcome to attend, to enjoy a cup of coffee/tea or other refreshment for which there is a small charge.
The Fistral and Newquay Surf Life Saving Club is arranged in three age groups:
Nippers – ages 7-12
Youth – ages 13-19
Seniors – age 16+
A committee is responsible for the general running of the club. An AGM is held each year which is open to all members and parents.
The Mission Statement of the Club is:
To promote water safety, develop beach life saving techniques and to encourage active participation in SLS competitions and SLSGB awards.
To provide facilities for exercise to all members regardless of their ability and to provide equality of opportunity within all aspects of club life.
Newquay Rowing Club was first set up in 1921 and has a modern Clubhouse at Newquay Harbour. They own what is believed to be the oldest Pilot Gig traditional rowing boat that is still in regular use, called “The Newquay”, the wooden gig was built in 1812.
Newquay Rowing Club has an active social scene and fixtures diary, being the hosts of the annual County Gig Championships since they came up with the idea in 1969.
There are races every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the rowing season held in Newquay Bay all starting at 7pm around a triangular course, starting and ending at the Harbour.
The Club runs weekly sessions for new and novice rowers, usually on a Monday night between mid-May until September. You are invited to come down and try the sport (weather permitting). These sessions are run by experienced coxswains and rowers helping you to learn the basics and progress your rowing ability at your own pace.
All equipment is provided, just wear suitable training clothes (shorts, T-shirt, vest, tracksuit bottoms etc) and footwear you don’t mind getting wet (old trainers, sandals etc). There is a charge of just £3 per session, which goes towards the upkeep of the gigs and equipment.
Address: Newquay Harbour, South Quay, The Harbour, Newquay, TR7 1HR
Website: Newquay Rowing Club
Facebook: NRC Facebook
See all events at Newquay Harbour: What’s On in the Harbour?
Newquay Golf Club was started in 1890 and is based on Tower Road, Newquay in the white building that looks like mini castle, the tower dates back to 1835.
The Club celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2015. This is a golf club with sea views – as well as having a bar area and restaurant.
The offices are open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Address: Newquay Golf Club,Tower Road,, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1LT
Where to Play Golf in Newquay: Newquay Golf Clubs
Opening in 1974, Newquay Indoor Bowling Club is well established and holds a high-achieving track record in national championships.
The bowls centre is a separate building in the grounds of Newquay Sports Centre.
The club welcomes anybody wanting to give bowls a try, before joining.
Visiting bowlers and holidaymakers are very welcome to take advantage of the facilities for a moderate rink fee.
This is lawn bowls, not a bowling alley.
Address: The Sports Centre, Tretherras Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2SL
The Newquay Ladies’ Lifeboat Guild organise fundraising events for the RNLI. Based at the Lifeboat Station building at Newquay Harbour.
If you want to help to join the Guild and help to raise funds for the RNLI, or to donate goods, pop in to the Lifeboat Station next time you’re passing and make enquiries.
The Guild has been continuously operating since 1966, although it did operate prior to this date with some gaps.
Newquay model boat club operates at Trenance Boating Lake. Members with boats of any size are welcome, although noisy/oily boats are discouraged. Typically members have 1m boats.
One-Metre sailing/racing takes place on Sunday mornings at 10am and often on Tuesday mornings. To join the club phone or email, or just turn up at the lake and chat to members with boats. There is an Annual Regatta too, often in July as part of Newquay Carnival Week.
Location: Trenance Boating Lake, Newquay, TR7 2HX
Newquay Roadrunners has been operating since 1983.
They now operate from Newquay Sports Centre and have regular road running events and sessions, as well as operating three races/year.
Tuesday evenings there is an ‘Introduction to Running’ session starting at 6.30 pm.
Wednesday evenings are the regular club nights, at 6.30pm for a weekly run.
Address: Newquay Sports and Community Centre, Tretherras Road, Newquay, TR7 2SL
Trenance Bowling Club is located alongside Trenance Boating Lake in Newquay.
The Club was founded in 1916 and affiliated in 1919. Open from April onwards each year, the Club has an active diary of competitions and an 8-day Open Tournament in August each year.
2016 is the Centenary year for the Club.
Address: The Green, Edgcumbe Avenue, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2NN