Leisure centres and sports facilities
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
For the latest information on plans to re-open following the Government announcement on the 9th July 2020 please go to the Freedom Leisure website.
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.
Freedom leisure centres and swimming pools
- 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
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
There are paddling pools and play fountains across the city.
Parks sports facilities
Visit our Sports booking page to make a booking or to get more information about outdoor sports facilities for football, cricket, tennis, bowls, cycling and summer sports like basketball and rounders.
Visit our Skate parks page for information about great skate parks in the city.
Join in the fun with Ping! our free table tennis programme.
Visit our Climbing walls and bouldering page for information about where you can go climbing or bouldering in the city.
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.
Our current priorities are explained in 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.