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Sport and leisure

Sport and leisure

  • We are now fully operational and we look forward to seeing you back in the centre soon.

    Please be aware if you are not a member, you will need to become a registered user before attending the centre for activities including swimming, climbing and any other activities that do not require a membership, this is to help us implement the COVID-19 track and trace system.


    How do I become a registered member?

    To do this you can email or with your name, address, date of birth and telephone number for everyone wanting to use the centre.

    This can also be done within the centre, however please arrive with plenty of time for your activity to enable reception to set this up for you

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 Trakk 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?

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.


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 (not currently available) programmes offer classes for all ages and abilities up to competition level.

Kids and young people

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 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, 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 about pay as you go.

Last updated on 02 November 2021