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Healthy Living Centre

Healthy Living Centre

Latest news

  • Unfortunately, due to an electrical power failure the swimming pool will be closed at The Healthy Living Centre tomorrow, 15 September. We apologise for the short notice and inconvenience this may cause.

    Queen's Park Sports Centre will be open but with a change to their timetable. They will be hosting Swim England's talented athlete programme. Both pools will be open at Queen's Park Sports Centre between 11am and 2.30pm.

Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for details of any changes or cancellations.

The Healthy Living Centre at Staveley offers top class health, sport and leisure facilities for Chesterfield. We offer a wide variety of activities for people of all ages and abilities at affordable prices. The Healthy Living Centre lets you, your friends and family get active and enjoy a happy and healthy lifestyle using local facilities.

The centre is easily accessible by pedestrian routes through Staveley town centre. We are also walking distance from Poolsbrook Country Park.

Normal opening hours

We are open seven days a week.

We close early on bank holidays - details are published in our latest news section.

Fitness suite opening times

Monday to Friday: 6.30am to 10pm
Saturday: 8am to 6pm
Sunday: 9am to 8pm

Pool opening times

We open for early morning sessions.

Monday to Friday: 6.45am
Saturday: 7am
Sunday: 8am

Pool timetable

How to find us

By bus

The main bus terminal is situated directly opposite the centre. The 77 bus runs from Chesterfield to Barlborough and the 46 connects Bolsover, Arkwright and Calow, also calling at Chesterfield.

By car

The entrance to the the centre is off Barlow Road via Market Street. Free parking is provided on site at the front and adjacent to the building. There are disabled car parking bays located close to the centre and automatic access doors for easy access to the building.

Chesterfield Borough Council aims to reduce the impact of travel on the enviromnent, so wherever possible please travel by public transport, car share, walk or cycle to the centre.


  • 25 metre six lane swimming pool with adjustable floor and underwater lighting 
  • pirate themed soft play area which accommodates up to 60 children
  • 10 metre high indoor climbing wall and separate bouldering room
  • 150 station fitness suite gym 
  • two studios
  • health spa comprising sauna, steam and aromatherapy steam 
  • meeting room suitable for functions and seminars 
  • Social area
  • Treasures crèche run independently
  • beauty therapy from Time Beauty 

The centre has been awarded the Inclusive Fitness Mark by the IFI at Provisional Level. They have recognised our commitment to improving customer service and access for disabled people. The swimming pool has a hoist so that disabled user groups can easily gain access to the pool through the push of a button.

Last updated on 03 September 2019