Dover District Leisure Centre
The new Dover District Leisure Centre is now open. See our latest press release!
The first county-standard competition swimming pool in Kent
Work is now well underway to deliver the district's new £26m leisure centre at Whitfield. This exciting new facility includes the first county-standard, eight-lane competition swimming pool in Kent. BAM Construction are the main contractors for the build and you can follow progress, including news, information and photo updates on their dedicated project page on Facebook.
Facilities in the new leisure centre
Fit for the future, the new Dover Leisure Centre has a wide range of state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.
| Activity Areas||Facilities|
||8 lane x 25m county-standard competition pool
||250 person capacity
||15m x 8.5m with moveable floor
|Health and fitness
|Multi activity studio
||2 x studios
|Multi purpose room (ground floor)
||1 x room for meetings / parties / soft play / crèche etc.
||1 x studio
||2 x courts
||Clip 'n' Climb
|Sauna and steam room
|Five a side football
||2 x outdoor 3G pitches
||250 spaces minimum
Design of the new Leisure Centre
The new leisure centre has been designed to meet the latest Sport England facilities requirements, including access for people with a wide range of disabilities. The swimming pool will be fully accessible with pool pods for wheelchair users. Sport England contributed £1.5m to the project. The architects of the new leisure centre are sport and leisure specialists, GT3 Architects.
Places for People Leisure Management Ltd. (“Places Leisure”) have been awarded a 12 year contract to manage the new Dover Leisure Centre.
Places for People manage a portfolio of 116 leisure facilities for local authorities across the country.
For operational enquiries including membership, facility hire and general queries about the new leisure centre, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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