We are a small and friendly orienteering club covering the M11 corridor: NE London and SW Essex. We welcome new members of any age and ability.
If you have any questions, please email Dave Norman via firstname.lastname@example.org
Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure sport that exercises your mind and your body. It is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. The aim is to navigate between checkpoints marked on a special orienteering map (click here to see an explanation of the symbols used on the map). There is no set route so the skill and fun come from trying to find the quickest way to go. In terms of equipment you will need a compass, lightweight running kit (with full leg cover in forested areas), some training shoes with a good grip and a whistle (to summon help in the event of a fall). If you are taking part in a competitive event you will also need an electronic dibber, which you can hire.
We have a range of permanent and virtual orienteering courses available which you can enjoy whenever suits you. The permanent courses are typically in rural areas like Harlow Town Park and the River Lee Country Park: click here for details. The virtual courses are in urban districts in the NE London area (e.g. Leyton): click here for details (to see a list of all virtual courses near you, click here).
These permanent and virtual courses are a great way to learn about orienteering, as are our coaching sessions in Epping Forest. Further details of these sessions are on our Training page.
To see a list of upcoming competitive fixtures, see below or go to our Fixtures page.
The 2022 series of London Park Orienteering events is now underway: see here for details
Below is a list of our most recent results (click here for the full list of results)
Claybury Park – 26 June 2022
Epping North Quad Match 18 May 2022
Warlies Park – 20 Mar 2022
2021 SE Individual League
Mitre – 5 Dec 2021
Central Line Street-O 2021 Champions
Epping South East – 10 Oct 2021
Wanstead Park – 4 Jul 2021
Warlies Park – 8 Mar 2020
Leyton Central Line Street-O – 27 Feb 2020
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