Sports Centres & Facilities


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Dover Leisure Centre

Dover-Swimming-poolDover Leisure Centre is a multi-sport leisure centre with a 25m pool, a 10m teaching pool, 8 court sports hall, squash courts, exercise studio, health & fitness club and sauna/steam suite. The centre offers a wide range of activities including 'Swim School Programme', numerous exercise classes, a children’s Crèche and a Sports Café bar. There is a range of membership packages available, or you can simply pay as you go.

For more information visit Your Leisure or telephone 01304 201145.



Dover Sea Sports Centre

Located on Dover's historic seafront the facility offers a range of sports including; sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, rowing, and swimming and a coastal sea safari. And if you are not taking part in sport, then you can relax and enjoy a meal in the highly-regarded fish restaurant on the upper floor offering spectacular views of Dover Castle, the White Cliffs and Dover Harbour.  

For more information visit  Your Leisure or telephone 01304 212880.


Tides Leisure Centre

Tides-Swimming-poolTides Leisure Centre is a multi-sport leisure centre. The swimming pool proves to be very popular with families, with its beach style pool, wave machine, slides and jacuzzi pools. The centre also offers a 4 court sports hall, health & fitness club, sauna/steam suite, and a superb Indoor 4 court Tennis Centre and Terrace Café. There is a range of membership packages available, or you can simply pay as you go.

For a full list of activities and prices, visit Your Leisure or telephone 01304 373399.

Deal Indoor Tennis CentreDeal-Indoor-Tennis

Deal Indoor Tennis Centre is adjoining to Tides Leisure Centre in Deal and features 4 indoor acrylic courts, spectator areas and a comprehensive membership and coaching programme. The courts were funded by the Lawn Tennis Association and opened in the summer of 2011.

For a full list of activities and prices, visit Your Leisure or telephone 01304 373399.

John Myers Sports Hall

John-MyersThe John Myers Sports Hall is part of Walmer Science College and was named in memory of the popular PE Teacher John Myers. The 4court hall is a modern indoor facility used for sports such as badminton, table tennis, football, basketball and open to public in the evenings and at weekends.

For a list of activities and prices, visit Your Leisure or telephone 01304 373399.

Walmer Paddling Pool

Paddling-PoolThis traditional paddling pool is situated on Walmer Green looking over the beach and lawns. This pool has qualified lifeguards, changing facilities, deck chairs for hire and a refreshment kiosk serving hot and cold snacks all day. Next to the pool is a putting green and crazy golf course, a play area with children's outdoor games and a bouncy castle. The pool is open from May to September each year and entry is FREE of charge.

For more information and directions visit Your Leisure or
telephone 01304  373399.

Castle Community College Artificial Turf Pitch (ATP)

CastleCastle Community College offers an outstanding all-weather floodlit pitch suitable for many sports, but in particular football. The pitch can be hired for both training and matches on weekday evenings, weekends and throughout school holidays. Additional facilities include changing rooms, a gymnasium and coaching rooms/classrooms.

For more information and booking visit  Castle Community College or telephone 01304 373363.

Deal Pier 

Deal-PierThe pier offers excellent views of Deal seafront and is a very popular venue for sea angling (day and night). Refreshments are available from the recently renovated cafe-bar.

Fowlmead Country Park

fowlmeadSituated between Deal and Sandwich Fowlmead offers a day out in the fresh air for all the family. This former coalfield site has been transformed into both a nature reserve and a leisure/sporting venue. The park offers a range of activities including cycling, walking, running, orienteering, confidence course and play area. Bikes can be hired and used on either the purpose built 3 mile tarmac track or on the surrounding leisure tracks. There is also a BMX circuit and single-track trails for mountain bikers. The site is home to numerous sporting weekly/monthly sporting events and clubs, and well as a site for ‘Healthy Walking Groups’. Make a day of it and bring a picnic
whilst taking in the sweeping views of the East Kent Coastal plain.

For more information visit Fowlmead Country Park or telephone 01304 615390.

Sandwich Sport & Leisure Centre (including Artificial Turf Pitch)

sandwich-Leisure-centreSandwich Sport & Leisure Centre is a multi-sport leisure centre with facilities that include a state of the art fitness suite with spin cardio theatre, 4-court sports hall, aerobics/activities studio, squash courts, tennis courts, netball courts, and a brand new 3G artificial turf pitch and a crèche facility.

For a full list of activities and prices, visit Freedom Leisure or telephone 01304 614947.

Aylesham Welfare Leisure Centre (including Artificial Turf Pitch)

aylesham-leisure-centreAylesham Welfare Leisure Centre is one of the district's newest facilities and offers a state of the art fitness suit, a Multi-Use Floodlit Games Area (suitable for netball, basketball, tennis, and football), a floodlit artificial turf pitch (suitable for football and rugby with shock absorption padding built in) and grass pitches for hire (football, rugby & American football). There is also a social bar, cafe, and changing rooms within the facility. 

For more information visit Freedom Leisure or telephone 01304 840661.

Indoor & Outdoor Tennis Courts

tennisThe Dover district contains 56 Tennis Courts owned and operated by various organisations (including district, town, parish councils and private clubs). There are 6 tennis clubs in the district and contact information can be found on the British Tennis website. The district is also incredibly lucky to have a 4 court indoor tennis centre funded by the Lawn Tennis Association in 2011. The centre offers a variety of membership or pay & play packages, and you can enjoy playing tennis all year round!


Contact Leisure Services

Tel: 01304 872448