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Sport and leisure

Sport and leisure

  • Fitness Sale

  • Christmas and New Year opening times

    24 December - Queens Park Sports Centre closed, Healthy Living Centre closing at 4pm

    25 December - both centres closed

    26 December - both centres closed

    27 December - Healthy Living Centre closed, Queens Park Sports Centre open as normal

    28, 29, 30 December - both centres open as normal

    31 December - centres close at 4pm

    1 January - both centres closed

    From 2 January onwards our centres will be open as normal

    Swimming lessons:

    There will be no swimming lessons between 24 December 2018 and 6 January 2019. Swimming lessons will begin again as normal on Monday 7 January 2019.

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 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.

The Treasure Island Creche* can look after your under-sevens while you enjoy the facilities at the Healthy Living Centre.


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, and Treasure Island Creche and Nursery are 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 30 November 2018