Leisure centres and sports facilities

Find a wide range of sport and leisure facilities you can use in Brighton & Hove, including swimming and paddling pools and sports centres.

Indoor sports facilities and swimming pools

The sports 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 extra income back into the facilities.

Our leisure centres and swimming pools

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.

Free swimming

Find up-to-date information on the free swimming scheme for young people aged 18 and under in Brighton & Hove.

Paddling pools

There are a number of paddling pools and play fountains across the city

Further information about our leisure centres and 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.

Read about our Sports Facilities Investment Plan 2021 (SFIP) which aims to develop good quality, accessible, sustainable facilities and services over the next 10 years. 

If you want to make a comment or suggestion about the sports facilities provision in the city or find out more, you can send an email to sports.facilities@brighton-hove.gov.uk.

You can also contact Freedom Leisure directly.

Outdoor sports facilities

Parks sports facilities

Make a sports facilities booking and get more information about outdoor sports facilities for football, cricket, tennis, bowls, cycling and summer sports like basketball and rounders.

Skate parks

Find information about skate parks in the city.

Table tennis

Join in the fun with Ping! our free table tennis programme.

Climbing walls

Find information about where you can go where you can go climbing and bouldering in the city.

Further information

For more information about sports activities in general across the city, send an email to healthylifestyles@brighton-hove.gov.uk.

Community sports facilities

Community sports facilities can be found at Longhill Sports Centre and the Manor Sports and Activities Centre.