Ightham has a large recreation ground with a children’s park, a fotball pitch and tennis courts. The local football club has its home ground here and there is a pavilion with facilities for changing, showers and toilets. There are also two all-weather tennis courts with flood lighting and a club house. There is a picturesque cricket ground which is located on Tonbridge Road.
There are many sports clubs in Ightham including football, tennis, cricket, badminton, karate and petanque.