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Jersey Sporting Facilities I - Z

Indoor Bowls

Indoor bowling is available most weekdays at Fort Regent and The Jersey Indoor Bowling Stadium is open all year to members of recognised clubs


Fort Regent. Tel: 500233.

The Jersey Indoor Bowling Stadium
Grainville, St Saviour, Tel: 768772.

Jet Skis


Jersey Seasport Centre
La Haule Slip, by St Aubin’s Village, Tel:
07797 738 180,

Open daily mid April to the end of September for Jet Ski Hire including wetsuit, lifejacket and tuition. 

Lawn Bowls

Lawn bowls is  popular with all ages and there are a number of clubs


Jersey Bowling Club West Mount, St Helier, Tel: 732133.

Sun Bowls Club,First Tower, St Helier, Tel: 720470.

St Saviour's Bowls Club Grainville, St Saviour, Tel: 766815.

St Brelade Bowling Club Quennevais, St Brelade, Tel: 746894.

The Jersey Recreation Grounds Greve d'Azette, St Clement, Tel: 721938.

Leisure and Fitness


Lido Health and Fitness Centre
St Saviour's Road, St Saviour, Tel: 875568.
Fort Regent Leisure Centre, Tel: 500233
Les Quennevais Sports Centre.


Powerboat Trips


Jersey Sea Sport Centre, La Haule Slip, by St Aubin’s Village, Tel: 07797 738 180, Open Easter - mid September. 

Gorey Water Sports, Longbeach, Groville. Open July & August, 07797 816 528

Rock Climbing, Abseiling and Caving


Ecole D'Activites Tel: 873074.

Sand and Sea

Jersey has 50 miles of shoreline and 12 major beaches and has some of the largest tidal flows in the world. Care must be exercised when bathing or exploring the rocks. 

From mid May to the end of September, three bays St. Ouen, St. Brelade, and Plemont are patrolled by beach lifeguards. The patrolled areas for swimming are marked with red and yellow flags. The flagged areas are  moved throughout the day due to the tides and will be advised to move into the new areas if necessary. If conditions are dangerous and unsuitable for swimming, red flags will be flown. There is a also a guard at West Park but the area is not patrolled.  Please ask for advice if in doubt.

Live Surf Conditions - St Ouen's Bay


Snooker and Pool


Fort Regent Leisure Centre
St Helier Tel: 500200.

147 Snooker Club
Wharf Street, St Helier Tel: 721923.

Sky Dive

Skydiving club offering lessons to become qualified. Once certified, you can skydive over the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey during operating periods.  


 For a one off experience, the Jersey Sky Dive club also offers Tandem skydiving, where you are attached to an instructor to experience free fall from an aircraft. 

Call for information to join. 


Jersey Sky Dive Club
Tel: 747410.



Squash is a popular sport in the island and there are many  courts available. Visitors can obtain temporary membership at the following centres


The Jersey Squash Club
Jersey Recreation Grounds, Grève d'Azette, Tel: 735773. 

Fort Regent, Tel: 500236. Les Quennevais Sports Centre, Tel: 490909.
Lido Health and Fitness Centre, Tel: 875568.

Surfing - see Windsurfing and Surfing


Play tennis at the following centres:

The Caesarean Tennis Club
Tel: 789321. Grands Vaux. 09.00 -18.00. 

The Jersey Recreation Grounds
Greve d'Azette - Tel: 721938. Open all day


The Jersey Tourism sites feature several interesting walks from the spectacular coastline lined with heather and gorse to quiet country lanes.  Enjoy the varied landscape from the flat southern coast to the rugged cliffs of the north-west and the views of the other Channel Islands. See also Walking page.

Jersey Walking site


Water Skiing


Jersey Sea Sport Centre, La Haule Slip, by St Aubin’s Village, Tel: 07797 738 180, Open daily Easter - mid September.

The Gorey Watersports Centre
Grouville, Tel:
07797 816 528. Seasonal opening July & August

St Brelade's Windsurfing and Sailing School
Wayside Slip, St. Brelade's Bay, Tel: 853250. Mobile 07797 717564. Seasonal opening.

Windsurfing and Surfing

Jersey has one of the best beaches in Europe for windsurfing and surfing. Feel the force of the Atlantic rollers at St Ouen's bay on Jersey's west coast. It is a surfers' mecca all year round. Other bays include Greve de Lecq, Plemont and St. Brelade's Bay which have no restrictions from November to March. Please note however that  surfing is restricted to before 1000 and after 1900 from April to October for the safety of other beach goers. The borders of the permitted surfing zones in St Ouen's Bay are marked by red and white stripes painted on to the sea wall. In the interests of safety, no surfing outside this area.


Jersey Surfboard Club - Europe's oldest surfing club est. 1959. Contact Colin Crowther e-mail: Website: Also see

Surf Shak
Watersplash, St Ouen's Bay, Tel: 484005. Surfboard and wetsuit hire and surfing lessons daily and shop open every day during the season.

Sands Surf & Sail
St. Ouens Bay. Open all year round for surf hire and lessons including Surf & Sail Shop. Tel: 483707.

Atlantic Waves School of Surfing
Le Port, St. Ouen's Bay. Fin Award Courses and Beach Safety and Awarness Courses. All instructors are fully qualified. Boards and wetsuit hire. Tel: 865492 or 07797 718150. 

Live Surf Conditions - St Ouen's Bay 

Yachting and Sailing

The waters around the Channel Islands offer a fabulous cruising area for yachtsmen with St Helier the ideal base for circular and day cruises. Many French ports can be reached within a single tide.

A range of skippered or bare boat charters is available, and the fleet includes yachts and motor cruisers suitable for families or large groups. Visiting yachtsmen can find attractive moorings, particularly suited to fair weather, in coves and bays on the north and south coasts, but you must complete custom and Immigration formalities at Gorey or St Helier Harbours. Jersey's new 600 berth Elizabeth Marina is situated at St Helier. Berths are available to non-residents on one, five and ten year leases. Tel: 885588.


The Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club
at St Aubin, Tel: 741023.

The St Helier Yacht Club
South Pier, St Helier, Tel: 721307. Fax: 720842. Visiting yachtsmen are welcome.

Jersey Cruising School and Yacht Charters
St Helier. Tel: 888100. Courses and charter facilities including year round classroom courses. Charters available for unskippered vessels or with the services of a fully qualified skipper. 

South Coast Cruises
Albert Quay, St. Helier, Tel: 732466 or 789465. Seasonal, daily trips from St. Helier. Wheelchairs accepted.

St Brelade's Windsurfing and Sailing School
Wayside Slip, St. Brelade's Bay, Tel: 07797 717564/853250. Seasonal.

St Brelade's Surf Conditions

Dolphin Cruises
Gorey Pier Tel: 857813. Mobile: 07797 716949. Seasonal, daily Catamaran trips from Gorey Harbour daily and special charters by arrangement.



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