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Sport and leisure

Sport and leisure

  • Coronavirus - Leisure service updates: 

    Leisure Centres to re-open from Wednesday 2 December 2020

    In accordance with the government's announcement, we will be re-opening our Leisure Centres, but group fitness classes will not be taking place. 

    Bookings can be made online and over the phone from Monday 30 November 2020.

    Our admin team is currently dealing a high volume of calls and enquiries so please be patient.

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    Queen’s Park Sports Centre
    Telephone: 01246 345555

    The Healthy Living Centre
    Telephone: 01246 345666

  • Please note:

    We are experiencing a high number of telephone and email enquiries.
    We are answering them in turn and as fast as we can. Please be patient with us at the present time.

Our leisure centres have now re-opened.

We have some frequently asked questions to tell you everything you need to know and do when visiting our leisure centres.

Our modern, purpose-built sports and leisure centres are perfect for people like you.

The Healthy Living Centre in Staveley, and Queen's Park Sports Centre in Chesterfield, have a wide range of facilities and activities on offer, and with inclusive active fitness memberships or 'pay as you go' options, the choice is yours:


Multi-station fitness suites with modern equipment to suit all levels and abilities, featuring PulseMove to help you plan and track and achieve your fitness goals online or on your mobile. There's also free weights, medicine balls, sandbags and BOSU in our functional workout zones. Our dedicated studios host a packed programme of group fitness classes, why not try our health spa for some well-earned relaxation, or maybe a treatment from Time Beauty*?


Our learner, 6 lane, and 8 lane pools provide a varied swimming programme, with family friendly 'village' style changing and easy access to the pools for customers with reduced mobility.

We hold a range of water-based fitness classes, and our comprehensive learn to swim programme suits all ages and abilities - fees are discounted for members, and children on our swimming lessons programme can swim for free.


You can play a wide range of sports at our Queen's Park Sports Centre including squash, badminton, table tennis, basketball, football, volleyball, bowling and boccia, plus we have a floodlit outdoor 3G court for hire. The Healthy Living Centre also boasts a 17 line, 70 route, 10.5m climbing wall and bouldering room.

Our trampolining and gymnastics programmes offer classes for all ages and abilities up to competition level.


We've loads going on specially for kids at our two centres. As well as trampolining, gymnastics and swimming lessons, there are climbing clubs and gym sessions for juniors.

Our five-floor soft play zone (currently closed) is open every day, and our Spike Island and Water Rave sessions will keep them busy in the holidays. We run a fun packed holiday activity club for kids aged from 6 to 14 (with a discount for members), and offer a variety of birthday party packages including sports, climbing, soft play (currently closed), bouncy castle and pool parties.


Active fitness members can enjoy a wide range of activities and facilities at both of our centres, with advance online booking for many activities, for just one monthly payment.

There are also special reductions on swimming lessons, birthday parties and holiday clubs for family memberships - find out more here.

* Time Beauty and Spa is independent companies that are based at the Healthy Living Centre, but they are not owned, operated or managed by Chesterfield Borough Council.

Last updated on 13 October 2020