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 £30 or £25 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 £35 for adults and £30 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 £30 for adults 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. Throughout May and August, prices will be discounted to £25 for adults and £15 for juniors.

One-off bookings: the hourly rate is £35 for adults and £30 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:

Annual (12 months membership)

  • Members of the public: £150
  • Staff: £125
  • Students and senior citizens: £100

Monthly direct debit

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

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.

Monthly pay-as-you-go

  • Members of the public: £18
  • Staff: £15
  • Students and senior citizens: £12

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 - Mondays 5-6pm
  • Yoga - Monday and Friday 1.30-2.15pm 
  • Circuits - Thursdays 5-5.45pm
  • Metafit - Tuesday 5-5.30pm

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

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 5-14.

When and where?

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

October Half Term

  • Monday 22 October - Friday 26 October 2018

January New Year

  • Wednesday 2 January - Friday 4 January 2019

Limited availability only 25 spaces

February Half Term

  • Monday 18 February - Friday 22 February 2019

Easter Half Term

  • Week 1: Monday 8 April - Friday 12 April 2019
  • Week 2: Monday 15 April - Thursday 18 April 2019

Closed: Friday 19 April 2019, Good Friday

May Half Term

  • Tuesday 28 May - Friday 31 May 2019

Closed: Monday 27 May 2019, Bank Holiday Monday

Summer 

  • Monday 22 July - Friday 30 August 2019

Closed: Monday 26 August 2019, Bank Holiday Monday

How much?

£12 per day, per child or £55 for the full week. Book early 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 on E sportcentre@blackpool.ac.uk or T 01253 504 184.

 

 

 

 

B&FC's holiday sport camps