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 John Charles Centre for Sport

Address: Middleton Grove
LS11 5DJ

Tel: 0113 3950000


Local transport information: Visit for information on getting to and from John Charles Centre Sport by public transport.

Parking: Free parking available.

Access: Reserved blue badge parking, level entrance, automatic entrance doors, induction loop, lift access to all floors, accessible changing and shower facilities, transfer hoist
Bodyline Gym (equipment includes ergometer bike and dual assisted pulley machine), pool hoist, tactile signage, level access to tennis courts, tennis wheelchairs,

  • Centre
    Monday to Friday: 7.15am to 10.00pm
    Saturday: 8.00am to 6.00pm
    Sunday: 8.00am – 4.00pm

    Monday and Wednesday: 5.00pm-7.00pm Outdoor track with flood lights available to casual users. Customers should check availability due to possible bookings.

    Bowls and Athletics centre (subject to seasonal opening times)
    Monday- Thursday: 10:00am-10:00pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am-2:00pm

    *Please note that advance bookings/events will be considered outside of these opening times 
  • Gym
    Monday to Thursday: 7.15am to 9.00pm
    Friday: 7.15am to 9.00pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 9.00am to 4.00pm 
  • Junior gym
    Monday to Friday: 3.00pm to 5.00pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 1.00pm to 3.00pm

    Juniors aged 14 and 15 can attend the gym at any time if accompanied by a responsible adult (16yrs+). 
  • Pool
    Monday - Thursday: 6.45am to 9.30pm
    Friday: 6.45am to 8.30pm
    Saturday: 7.30am to 3.30pm *
    Sunday: 8.45am to 4.00pm *
    *subject to change for galas 
  • Tennis
    Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 9.00pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 9.00am to 5.00pm

Please check times for individual activities in timetable section

  • 68 station gym

  • changing rooms

  • Grandstand hospitality suite

  • Dug-out bar

  • Parkside hospitality suite

  • Floodlit playing areas with fitted catching net and kickboards

  • 10 3rd Generation astro pitches

  • 50m and 25m swimming pool

  • 3m, 5m, 7.5m, 10m diving platforms

  • 1m and 3m springboards

  • Diving pool

  • 8 rink indoor bowls hall

  • Meeting room

  • 50 metre 6 lane indoor straight track for sprint and hurdle training and strength and conditioning work.

  • Facilities for all jumping disciplines.

  • Javelin throwing area.

  • Indoor throwing cage for discus, hammer and shot

  • WiFi (free)