Sports Facilities

B&FC has fantastic indoor and outdoor sports facilities available for use by students, staff and members of the public.

All weather 3G pitch

Our new 3G all-weather pitch feels and plays like natural grass, with excellent shock absorption to reduce the risk of injury. This, combined with a brand new floodlighting system, guarantees a great game whatever the weather and time of day.
 

Hire rates:

Our 3G pitch is available for hire all year round for team training, children’s parties, corporate events, clubs or just a kick-around.
 
Block bookings (minimum 6 weeks): the hourly rate is £32 or £26 for under 16s (September to April). Throughout May and August, prices will be discounted to £25 for adults and £15 for juniors.
 
One-off bookings: the hourly rate is £38 for adults and £32 for under 16s. We also require a £10 non-refundable deposit on booking.
 
For bookings, please call the Sports Centre on 01253 504 184 or email sportcentre@blackpool.ac.uk

Sports hall

Our sports hall is a great resource and ideal for indoor sports such as volleyball, badminton and basketball.

Hire rates:

Block bookings (minimum 6 weeks): the hourly rate is £32 for adults or £26 for under 16s and £8 for a badminton court. You can hire sports equipment too. The hall is also available for children’s parties. Throughout May and August, prices will be discounted to £25 for adults and £15 for juniors.

One-off bookings: the hourly rate is £38 for adults and £32 for under 16s. We also require a £10 non-refundable deposit on booking.

For bookings, please call the Sports Centre on 01253 504184 or email sportcentre@blackpool.ac.uk

Inspirations Fitness Suite

Our fully-equipped gym is open to everyone aged 16 and over from 7.30am till 9.30pm Monday to Friday and from 9am till 2pm on Saturdays. Here you can access:

  • A range of cardiovascular and resistance machines
  • Arc trainers (the most up-to-date cross-trainer on the market)
  • A Smith weight training machine and a free weights area
  • TVs, audio entertainment equipment and air conditioning
  • An induction for all new members
  • Personal trainers and personalised fitness programmes
  • Circuit training

Membership rates:

Members of the public:  £150 annual (12 months membership), £15 monthly direct debit, £18 monthly pay-as-you-go

Staff: £125 annual (12 months membership), £12.50 monthly direct debit, £15 monthly pay-as-you-go

Students and senior citizens: £100 annual (12 months membership), £10 monthly direct debit, £12 monthly pay-as-you-go

  • One month’s payment is required upfront when setting up a direct debit which will be taken on the 1st of each month.
  • No minimum length contract. To cancel a direct debit arrangement, 15 days’ notice must be given to the sports centre manager in writing.
  • Or you can pay per session at a cost of £3. We operate a pay-as-you-go system, which means you can stop your membership at any time.

Fitness class timetable

We run the following fitness classes, which are free to members and £3 to non-members.

  • Boxing Fitness - Monday 5pm - 6pm
  • Yoga - Monday 1.30pm - 2.15pm, Wednesday 5pm - 5.45pm
  • Circuits - Thursday 5pm - 5.45pm
  • Metafit - Tuesday 5pm - 5.30pm
  • Pilates - Friday 1.30pm - 2.15pm

For more information about the Inspirations Fitness Suite, please call the Sports Centre on 01253 504 184 or email sportcentre@blackpool.ac.uk.

Junior fitness sessions

Blackpool and The Fylde College offers junior fitness sessions for 11 to 15 year-olds.

All sessions are supervised by a qualified fitness instructor.

Sessions take place:

  • Fridays: 6 to 7pm
  • Saturdays: 11am to 12 noon
  • Sundays: 1pm to 2pm

Each session costs £2.

A parent or guardian must attend the child's first session to complete a health form.

Holiday sport camps

Our action-packed and fun programme of sports, games and creative arts is the perfect way to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays. There’s something for every age group so little ones can keep up and the older ones don’t get bored!
 
Sports activities are delivered by professional coaches and all staff are First Aid certified and DBS cleared.
 

Who is it for?

Our holiday camp is aimed at kids aged 5 to 14.

When and where?

8am to 5pm at the Sports Hall, Bispham Campus on the following dates:

February Half Term Sports Camp

  • Monday 17 February 2020 - Friday 21 February 2020

Early bird discount: book and pay in full by Saturday 1 February 2020.

Easter Half Term Sports Camp

  • Week one: Monday 6 April 2020 - Thursday 9 April 2020
  • Week two: Tuesday 14 April 2020 - Friday 17 April 2020

Closed: Good Friday and Easter Monday

Early bird discount: book and pay in full by Saturday 21 March 2020.

May Half Term Sports Camp

  • Tuesday 26 May 2020 - Friday 29 May 2020

Closed: Bank Holiday Monday

Early bird discount: book and pay in full by Saturday 9 May 2020.

How much?

£12 per day, per child or £55 for the full week.

Book early and pay in full to get a reduced rate of £10 per day or £45 for the week.

A minimum payment of £5 per week per child is required at the time of booking to secure your child's place.

For more information and to book, please contact the Sports Centre at sportcentre@blackpool.ac.uk or on 01253 504 184.

B&FC's holiday sport camps