Our Clients

25 local authorities trust our people to deliver excellent leisure facilities for their communities

Working in partnership with 25 local authorities to operate leisure centres from Barry to Essex and Leeds to Penzance, from golf courses to theatres, events venues to leisure centres of all shapes and sizes, Parkwood Leisure has developed a wealth of experience in managing a variety of leisure facilities. We work with the local authority to understand their needs and requirements, bringing some of our best brands in to the centres such the Camp Adventure holiday club, Sway Dance to encourage young people to get active and Aquazone Swimming Lessons where we make water safety a priority in partnership with the ASA. 

  • Breckland Council

    This exciting contract includes 4 leisure centres of various sizes including the newly built Dereham Leisure Centre. With a main pool, learner pool, 55 station gym , sports hall and group exercise facilities, the local community has access to a new and impressive range of fitness facilities.


    Dereham Leisure Centre
    Breckland Leisure Centre
    Attleborough Leisure Centre
    Swaffham Leisure

  • Bristol City Council

    Parkwood Leisure work in partnership with Bristol City Council to manage Jubilee Swimming Pool and build the new Hengrove Park Leisure Centre which opened in Spring 2012. The new facility is home to a 50 metre swimming pool, a 173 station gym, exercise studios, health suite and climbing wall. The Jubilee Swimming Pool was also recently refurbished in 2012 and a gym was built in to increase the accessibility to fitness facilities for local residents.


    Jubilee Swimming Pool
    Hengrove Park Leisure Centre

  • Broughton Astley

    Parkwood Leisure work in partnership with Broughton Astley to manage Broughton Astley's new leisure centre due to open in early 2020. The new facility will include a four-court sports hall, floodlit outdoor 3G pitch and a health club with a 70-station gym and two group exercise studios to encourage the local community to stay active. There will also be a café and an outdoor play area. 

  • Cardiff City Council

    Cardiff International Pool is an impressive family focussed facility with a fun pool, 50 metre competition swimming pool, gym, exercise studio and health suite located on the Cardiff Bay. The centre is home to many high profile competitions and was the training centre for the Brazilian Olympic Swimming team in the run up to London 2012.


    Cardiff International Pool

  • Chapel-en-le-frith

    Chapel Leisure Centre is operated by Parkwood Leisure on behalf of Chapel Parish Council

    Chapel Leisure Centre

  • Cherwell District Council



    Bicester Sports Centre
    Kidlington Sports Centre
    Woodgreen Leisure Centre
    Spiceball Park Sports Centre

  • Cornwall Council

    This PFI leisure centre offers a new and fully equipped gym, swimming pool, exercise studio, health suite and courts to help keep the local community active and engaged with exercise.


    Penzance Leisure Centre

  • Crawley Borough Council

    In an exciting partnership with Crawley Borough Council, Parkwood Leisure operates The Hawth Theatre which sees an impressive range of performances, comedians and shows throughout the year.

  • Erewash Borough Council

    A landmark agreement seeing Parkwood Leisure Ltd take over the running of Erewash Borough Council’s leisure services from 1 February 2019.

    Sites include;

    - West Park Leisure Centre
    - Victoria Park Leisure Centre
    - Rutland Sports Ground
    - Sandiacre Sports Ground

  • Exeter City Council

    This large contract includes the ISCA event centre, an athletics facility, 6 leisure centres and a golf course offering a fantastic array of leisure facilities to the local community.


    Riverside Leisure Centre
    Clifton Hill Sports Centre
    Northbrook Approach Golf Course
    Northbrook Swimming Centre
    Pyramids leisure Centre
    Wonford Sports Centre
    Exeter Arena

  • Forestry Commission England

    Parkwood Leisure is responsible for managing the Alice Holt Cycle Centre, which is located in the heart of the Alice Holt Forest, in Farnham, Surrey.

  • High Peak Borough Council

    Parkwood Leisure is working in partnership with High Peak Borough Council to take over the management of leisure services in High Peak, whilst also taking over management and operations of Buxton Pavilion Gardens


    The contract will started on April 1, 2019.



    Parkwood will also manage four of the council’s football pitches, which the authority said could open up the potential of these sites to host a range of community activities.


    Sites in this contract include;

    - Glossop Swimming Pool

    - Glossop Leisure Centre

    - New Mills Leisure Centre 

    - Buxton Leisure Centre

    - Buxton Pavillions 

  • Kettering Borough Council

    Working in partnership with Kettering Borough Council, Parkwood Leisure operates 4 centres including two leisure centres, an events venue and an athletics facility. Desborough Leisure Centre was recently built and has just seen heavy investment to encourage grass roots football in the area.


    Kettering Swimming Pool
    Kettering Atheletics Pitch and Track
    The Cornmarket Hall
    Desborough Leisure Centre

  • Leeds City Council

    The Forum Leisure Centre is situated within an office building, encouraging it's employees to stay active. The centre offers a swimmng pool, gym and fitness classes.


    The Forum Leisure Centre

  • London Borough of Bexley

    Working in partnership with The London Borough of Bexley Council, Parkwood Leisure operates three large centres which offer an impressive range of facilities to the local community. The contract has a significant number of children enrolled in Sway Dance classes and is a fantastic example of an area which actively encourages children to get active.


    Crook Log Leisure Centre
    Erith Sports Centre
    Sidcup Leisure Centre

  • London Borough of Hounslow

    Working on behalf of the London Borough of Hounslow, Parkwood Leisure delivers accredited cycle training to a wide range of groups such as school children, helping to improve cycling safety and awareness.

  • Maidstone Borough Council

    In 2013, Parkwood Theatres began working with Maidstone Borough Council to operate the exciting local theatre; The Hazlitt. The venue sees many exciting shows and local performances.

  • North Devon Council

    Working with North Devon council, Parkwood Leisure operates North Devon Leisure Centre and the Ilfracombe Swimming Pool, ensuring that local fitness facilities and swimming lessons for children are available to the local community.


    Ilfracombe Leisure Centre
    North Devon Leisure Centre

  • North Somerset Council

    This exciting partnership includes two leisure centres, one swimming pool, a elegant wedding and events venue and the well known theatre; The Playhouse which has been home to impressive acts such Lee Evans, The Russain Ballet and the Jack and The Beanstalk pantomime featuring George Sampson.


    Backwell Leisure Centre
    Hutton Moor Leisure Centre
    Scotch Horn Leisure Centre
    The Playhouse Theatre

  • Nottinghamshire County Council

    Parkwood Leisure manage a range of attractions, activities and catering options at Rufford Abbey Country Park on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council. Visit www.ruffordabbey.com to find out more.

  • Rushcliffe Borough Council

    Operating five local leisure facilities, including a bowls and event centre and 4 leisure centres Rushcliffe Borough Council work in partnership with Parkwood Leisure to offer easily accessible facilities to local people of all ages, abilities and interests.

    Bingham Leisure Centre
    Cotgrave Leisure Centre
    Keyworth Leisure Centre
    Rushcliffe Arena

  • Sefton Borough Council

    Crosby Leisure Centre just celebrated it's 10th birthday and remains an incredibly popular leisure facility on the outskirts of Sefton. It's distinctive design, range of facilities and unique cycle hire scheme make it an exciting leisure centre to visit and helps to enocurage a range of local residents to get active.


    Crosby Leisure Centre



  • South Holland District Council

    South Holland District Council is working in partnership Parkwood Leisure to deliver leisure services in South Holland.

    The five-year contract, which starts on March 1, 2019  includes the management and operation of 


    - Castle Sports Complex and Pool 

    - Peele Leisure Centre

  • South Northamptonshire Council

    Working in partnership with South Northamptonshire Council, Parkwood Leisure operates three leisure facilities in Towcester and Brackley.


    Towcester Centre for Leisure

    Brackley Swimming Pool

    Brackley Leisure Centre

  • Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

    With three leisure centres throughout Staffordshire Moorlands, Parkwood Leisure operates an array of facilities which have seen heavy investment in recent years to improve the quality and accessibility of an active lifestyle to the local community.


    Biddulph Valley Leisure Centre
    Brough Park Leisure Centre
    South Moorlands Leisure Centre

  • Torbay Council

    Torbay Leisure Centre has seen significant refrubishment over the last year including a whole new gym. The centre is now better equiped than ever to offer a range of fitness equipment to local residents.


    Torbay Leisure Centre


  • Tower Hamlets

    Working in partnership with the local authority, Parkwood Leisure operates this school gym and makes it available to the public in certain hours.


    Mulberry Sports and Leisure Centre

  • West Berkshire Council

    Operating an eight leisure centres in parntership with West Berkshire Council, the local community have access to several large leisure centres, a sports hall and a school based gym. 

    Cotswold Leisure Centre
    Hungerford Leisure Centre
    Kennet Leisure Centre
    Northcroft Leisure Centre
    Willink Leisure Centre
    Downland Sports Centre
    The Lambourne Centre
    Theale Green Sports Centre