Sports and Social
Manchester LGBT+ Sports and Social Groups Guide
LGBTQIA+ Cycling Club in Greater Manchester
Rainbow Riders is an LGBTQIA+ cycling club based in Greater Manchester. We welcome cyclists of all identities, abilities, and experience levels. Join us for fun rides, social events, and community support.
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PRiDE OUT is a friendly and inclusive LGBT+ cycling group based in Greater Manchester. We genuinely welcome everyone regardless of sexuality, age, gender identity, bike, or ability. Come for a ride with us and cycle with PRiDE. Visit us here for more info.
Manchester Lesbian & Gay Chorus - We meet in Manchester Town Hall, 7-9.30pm
A medal-winning choir, the LG Chorus is a large friendly group with a professional coach/conductor and an impressive track record. For more information on this weekly rehearsal, visit MGLC Website.
Times: 7pm - 9pm.
We are a group of Scottish Country Dance enthusiasts that aim to teach many aspects of Scottish Country Dancing. The classes are held in the upstairs bar of The Thompson’s Arms, 23 Sackville St, Manchester, M1 3LZ from 7.45pm to approx 9.45pm every Monday except bank holidays. Classes cost £1.50 a night with discount for Full Members. Visit us here for more info.
Monthly Marlins Swim Group @ Levenshulme Health & Fitness Centre
Marlin is a monthly recreational swimming group for all trans people (MTF and FTM). They have exclusive use of the pool, changing rooms are individual cubicles, and you can wear what you like – as long as it's safe to swim in and won’t run in the water! - Marlin Website
Times: 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Door tax: See club website for details
As an outdoor pursuits group, each month we run a wide range of activities, from camping and hostelling to hillwalking and indoor climbing. There's something for everyone, no matter what your interest. Visit our Website for more info.
LGBTQ+ Yoga - GFF Damian Dance Studios
Every Tuesday: 18:00 – 19:00 £7
LGBTQ Wellness runs yoga and spin classes across Manchester. Their team actively promotes the safety of their classes to the transgender and gender-diverse community and encourages everyone to join them irrespective of sexuality, gender, race, or ability. Their classes are known for being diverse, inclusive, and insanely addictive. Book here.
Manchester Lynx Womens Basketball Club - Loreto High School, Chorlton
We are an LGBT+ club, and we welcome all women who share the same passion for the sport of basketball. Our first & second team's practice takes place Tuesday nights, 7-9pm, at Loreto High School [Arrowfield Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 7SW] and sessions cost £5 per session for the first 3 weeks. If you want to have a chat before coming along, please phone Georgia on 07769 691360.
Northern Wave Swimming Club - Moss Side Leisure Centre
Sunday at Manchester Aquatic Centre, 1930-2030, £4.50 on the door (£2.50 for those earning National Living Wage or less)
Tuesday at Moss Side Leisure Centre, 2100-2200, £4.50 on the door (£2.50 for those earning National Living Wage or less)
Thursday at Manchester Aquatic Centre, 2100-2200, £4.50 on the door (£2.50 for those earning National Living Wage or less)
For more information, please visit Northern Wave Website.
Manchester Frontrunners - The Waterhouse Pub
We are Manchester Frontrunners, an inclusive LGBT+ friendly running club that meets every Wednesday at The Waterhouse Pub in Manchester City Centre. We have a range of running abilities, from beginners to experienced runners, and we welcome everyone. Come and join us for a run and a social! Visit our website for more details.
Times: 7pm - 9pm.
From complete beginners to international players, all are welcome to join Water-polo LGBTQ+ (WPLGBT+), the LGBTQ+ water polo team in Manchester. We train on Wednesday nights from 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Manchester Aquatics Centre. For more information, visit our website.
Manchester Sharks Inclusive Basketball Club - Loreto College
The Manchester Sharks are an inclusive basketball club for players with a disability. We train on Thursday evenings at Loreto College in Manchester. New members are always welcome. For more information, visit the Manchester Sharks website.
Times: 7pm - 9pm.
Manchester Village Spartans - Sale Sports Club, 7:00 pm
Manchester Village Spartans RUFC is an inclusive rugby union club based in Manchester. We welcome players of all abilities, genders, and sexual orientations. Join us for training every Thursday evening at Sale Sports Club. For more information, visit the Manchester Village Spartans website.
Out & About (All LGBTQ+ welcome) - Meet at the Springfield Pub, 7:30 pm
Out & About is a friendly LGBTQ+ social group that meets every Friday evening at the Springfield Pub in Manchester. We organize various social events, such as pub nights, meals out, and day trips. Everyone is welcome to join us. Visit our website for more details.
Pride Sports Football Sessions - Wright Robinson College, Gorton
Pride Sports provides weekly inclusive football sessions for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies. We offer a fun and safe space to play football, regardless of your skill level or experience. Join us every Saturday at Wright Robinson College in Gorton. Visit the Pride Sports website for more information.
Times: 12pm - 2pm.
Manchester Canalsiders Rugby League Club - Hough End Police Club
The Manchester Canalsiders are an inclusive rugby league club based in Manchester. We welcome players of all abilities, genders, and sexual orientations. Join us for training and matches every Sunday at Hough End Police Club. For more information, visit the Manchester Canalsiders website.
Times: 10am - 12pm.