Coronavirus (COVID-19) - how it is affecting our services

Queen's Park Sports Centre

Queen's Park Sports Centre

Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for details of any changes or cancellations, or take a look at our list of planned events below.

  • 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.

  • Coronavirus - Leisure service updates: 

    Queen’s Park Sports Centre and the Healthy Living Centre have now re-opened on  Saturday 25 July 2020

    All activities need to be booked - online, by telephone or at reception.

    Queen’s Park Sports Centre
    Telephone: 01246 345555

    The Healthy Living Centre
    Telephone: 01246 345666

    To find out more about the re-opening and how to book your activity, visit the frequently asked questions.

    To find out more about our leisure services and how these have been affected by coronavirus, please visit our coronavirus information hub.

Queen’s Park Sport Centre provides you with an incredible health and fitness offering with affordable memberships to suit everyone, including student and family memberships. The centre has the following facilities:

  • 90 station gym
  • an eight-lane swimming pool
  • a learner pool with children's fun water features
  • village changing facilities for our pools, including family cubicles
  • changing facilities for use by those with disabilities
  • eight court sports hall
  • two glass-back squash courts with moveable wall
  • group exercise class studios
  • free parking for approximately 150 cars
  • cycle shelter
  • midwifery centre
  • training rooms available for hire

Opening times

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

Access to the gym is via one hour bookable sessions. These can be booked via our on-line booking system, at the centre or over the phone.

Monday to Friday: 6:30am to 10pm
Weekends: 8am to 8pm

Swimming pool

Please check the leisure timetable for classes and session times.

Swimming pools

Please check the swimming pool page for timetables and session times

Our swimming pools are open at various times throughout the week accomodating various activities. Access to the pools is via one hour bookable sessions. These can be booked via our on-line booking system, at the centre or over the phone.

Our pools open as early as 7.30am Monday to Friday and close at various times depending on the programme, as late as 9pm.

During the weekend the swimming pools again operate a variety of sessions opening as early as 8am and closing at 4pm (small pool opens at 12pm on Saturdays).


We’ve got parking for up to 150 cars. Sports centre users can park for free for up to three hours, to give you plenty of time to enjoy all our facilities. We do request that you do not exceed this time and there is no return within one hour. We shall be monitoring the car park to ensure this is adhered to. Our car park will be covered by CCTV monitoring for your own safety during your visit to our centre. Please also ensure that you are parked within a marked car park bay.

Blue Badge holders – please ensure you clearly display a valid blue badge when using the designated parking bays. Parking fines may be issued to cars not showing a badge.

Cycle parking

We’ve got a cycle shed where you can leave your push bike to keep dry against the elements.

Drop-off points

These are clearly signposted as you drive onto the site. These are for coaches and people dropping by car. These are intended purely as drop-off points and to ensure the flow of traffic – no waiting will be allowed at these points.

Find Queen's Park Sports Centre in Google Maps.


Lockers are available for customers using the swimming pools. These will be operated by a £1 coin, which will be returned on finishing using the locker.

Lockers may be emptied nightly and all items removed and taken to lost property.

Events at Queen's Park Sports Centre

From time to time some of our facilities will be unavailable due to pre-booked events. 

We'll advertise these on our Facebook page or you can take a look at what's coming up below: 

Last updated on 18 September 2020