11 Slightly Obscure But Fun Sport Clubs To Try In Peterborough

Hockey, baseball or soccer not your thing? Just wanna try something new? Don’t you fret and don’t you frown, because Peterborough is full of other random options. Learn about these 11 local leagues/clubs you might not know even existed…

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1. Peterborough Ultimate League: It’s kind of like football but with a frisbee… and way more running!
For more info: https://pultimate.ca/

2. Peterborough Axe Club: Chucking steel has never been so fun. They have leagues for everyone.
For more info: https://www.ptboaxe.com/

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3. Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club: This is one of the oldest clubs in town, dating back to 1901.
For more info: https://www.peterboroughlawnbowlingclub.org/

4. Bocce Ball: Courts are located at King Edward Park. Start a club, and have at it.

5. LARPing (Live Action Rollplay): A medieval swords and sorcery sport that brings the battles you’ve seen in film and video games to real (padded) life.
For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/peterboroughamtgard/

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6. Ptbo Disc Golf Club: There are now two courses in town—Jackson’s Park and Riverview Disc Golf.
For more info: http://www.peterboroughdiscgolf.ca/

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7. Pickleball: A hybrid sport between ping pong, badminton, and tennis! There are awesome courts at Knights of Columbus Park or play indoors at many local gyms.
For more info: https://twitter.com/pickleballptbo

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8. PARD (Peterborough Area Roller Derby): Jam on in this full contact sport!
For more info: http://www.pard-rollerderby.com/

9. Underwater Hockey: There is great underwater hockey out at Trent University. Grab your snorkel and flippers and jump in the pool!

10. Peterborough Fencing Club: Strap on your gear and try this regal sport at the Peterborough Multisport Club, along with archery and longsword.
For more info: http://peterboroughmultisport.com/

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11. Peterborough Table Hockey Club: One of your favourite childhood games is an actual league in town and it’s a ton of fun. For more info: http://www.tablehockeypeterborough.com/

—post by Aaron Elliott

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