Outdoor sport facilities

Outdoor sport facilities 

Outdoor gyms

Find a local outdoor gym in a park or location in Southwark and get advice on using the gym equipment.  

Who outdoor gyms in parks are for

The outdoor gyms are for adults of any level of fitness. They’re:

  • easy and safe to use equipment
  • suitable for lower levels of general fitness
  • free to use
  • available during the opening hours of the park

Find an outdoor gym in a local park

Outdoor gym in park with trees
Peckham Rye outdoor gym

The outdoor gyms in Southwark are located in the following parks:

  • Dulwich Park (SE21 7EB) has a trail of gym equipment on either side of the path that runs between Roseberry Gate entrance and Queen Mary's Gate entrance
  • Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park (SE1 6ER) gym is located next to the sports facility building
  • Southwark Park (SE16 2TX) gym is located between China Hall Gates and the Cafe Gallery
  • Peckham Rye Park gym can be found if you follow the path leading from the entrance near the junction of Peckham Rye and Homestall Road, past the adventure playground and next to the skate park
  • Burgess Park has three outdoor gyms at the following locations:
    • next to Albany Road between the junctions with Portland Street and Bradenham Close - two trails of gym equipment
    • near the junction of St Georges Way and Trafalgar Avenue - trail of equipment starts in the park's south east corner
    • near the part of New Church Road that's located inside the park - trail of equipment that starts in the south western area
  • Bermondsey Spa Gardens (SE1 3EU) gym is located next to the entrance on Alscot Road
  • Brimmington Park (SE15 2RQ) gym is located next to the fenced ball courts at the end of Clifton Crescent and offers a comprehensive range of equipment
  • Mint Street Park (SE1 1QU) gym can be reached from Southwark Bridge Road and Marshalsea Road; the outdoor gym is opposite the children's play area
  • Pearsons Park (SE16 5EY) gym is located next to the children's playground
  • Pynners Playing Fields (SE21 7ET) gym is located on the sports ground and not freely accessible to the public - access is managed by the host sports club, Caribb Youth and Community Association
  • Tabard Gardens (SE1) gym is located near the playground and astro pitch, off Tabard Street

You can download the Great Outdoor Gym Company app to find gyms local to you.

Tips on using the outdoor gyms

All the outdoor gyms have various equipment. You can watch videos on how to use some of the outdoor gym equipment:

Get more information about all of our parks and open spaces.

Page last updated: 05 February 2024


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