Facilities - 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. The hourly rate is £30 or £25 for under 16s (September to April). Discounted rates are available from May to August.
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:

The hourly rate is £30 or £25 for under 16s and £8 for a badminton court. You can hire sports equipment too. The hall is also available for children’s parties.

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:

All new members pay an introductory fee of £15, which covers the first two months’ membership. After that, the monthly costs are as follows:

  • Members of the public - £15
  • Staff - £12.50
  • Students and senior citizens - £10

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.

  • FIGHT KLUB® - Mondays 5-6pm
    The high intensity fun workout that makes getting in shape an addiction. Set to music, the programme is a combination of boxing, kick-boxing and Thai boxing.
  • Indoor cycling - Mondays 5.30-6.30pm
  • Metafit - Saturdays 9-10am 
  • Circuits - Thursdays 5.30-6.30pm 
  • Gymnastics (for 5-10-year olds) - Saturdays 10.00am-12 noon

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

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.

When and where

Between 8.00am and 5.00pm from Monday 31 October to Friday 4 November 2016 at the Sports Hall, Bispham Campus.

How much

  • Bookings made before 30 September: £10 per day, per child or £40 for the full week 
  • Bookings made after 30 September: £12 per day, per child or £50 for the full week
For more information and to book, please contact the Sports Centre on E sportcentre@blackpool.ac.uk or T 01253 504 184.






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