Leisure centres and sports facilities
King Alfred Leisure Centre swimming pools now open
The swimming pools at King Alfred Leisure centre were damaged by Storm Imogen earlier in the year.
The swimming pools re-opened on Monday 16 May 2016. The gym has returned to the main building and the sports halls and studio are also open as normal.
In Brighton & Hove, there are a wide range of sport and leisure facilities you can use, from swimming and paddling pools, to sports centres and golf courses.
Indoor facilities and swimming pools
The facilities listed below are managed for the council by Freedom Leisure and monitored by the Sports Facilities Team.
Freedom Leisure is a not for profit trust with no shareholders, which allows them to reinvest any surplus income into the facilities.
- Prince Regent Swimming Complex
- Stanley Deason Leisure Centre
- Withdean Sports Complex
- St Luke's Pool
- Moulsecoomb Community Leisure Centre
- King Alfred Leisure Centre
- Portslade Sports Centre
The Leisure Card
If you receive certain benefits, you can get up to 40% off selected activities at the leisure centres listed above with the Leisure Card.
For up to date information on the scheme for 16 and under's in Brighton & Hove please visit our free swimming page.
Outdoor sports facilities
Across the city there are three paddling pools.
Our parks have outdoor sports facilities for football, cricket, tennis, bowls, cycling and summer sports like basketball and rounders.
Find out more about the various Brighton & Hove skate parks.
Join in the fun with Ping! our free table tennis programme.
Community sports facilities
We work to improve the overall supply, quality and accessibility of sports facilities in Brighton & Hove to meet the current and future demands of residents.To view our current priorities please refer to the Sport Facilities Action Plan 2012-2022 (PDF KB).
The Sports Facilities Team is responsible for the operation and development of leisure facilities, including seven sports centres.
For more information about sports activities in general across the city contact the Sports & Physical Activity Team.