John Charles Centre for Sport

Class Timetable

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John Charles Fitness Timetable (PDF, 726KB)

Please note that when booking a tennis court/session the time shown is 1 hour. This includes 50 mins on court and 10 mins change time. 

Swim Timetables

Remember you no longer have to book in advance for your swim session. You can just turn up for your desired session, but we would advise to arrive 15 minutes before your session as they will be filled on a first come first served basis

Opens in new windoAquatics Centre, JCCS Swim Timetable 15 April - 26 May 2024 (PDF,143KB)

Opens in new windoAquatics Centre, JCCS Spring Bank Half Term Swim Timetable 27 May - 2 June 2024 (PDF,155KB)

For session descriptions click here


  • 68 station gym
  • 50m pool with capability to reduce to 3 sections
  • 3m, 5m, 7.5m, 10m diving platforms
  • 1m and 3m springboards
  • Diving pool
  • Grandstand and Parkside hospitality suites
  • Dug out bar
  • Cafe
  • Meeting rooms for hire
  • Floodlit playing areas with fitted catching net and kickboards
  • 10 3rd generation astro pitches
  • 8 rink indoor bowls hall
  • 50 metre 6 lane indoor straight track for sprint and hurdle training and strength and conditioning work
  • Indoor throwing cage for discus, hammer and shot
  • Outdoor Athletics track
  • Facilities for all jumping disciplines
  • Javelin throwing area
  • WiFi (free)

Opening Hours


Mon - Fri* 07:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 16:00
Sun* 08:00 - 16:00

*Low Sensory Time Wed 18.30-20.00 & Sun 13.00-14.30

Junior Gym Hours*

Mon - Fri 16:00 - 18:30

* Juniors need to be accompanied by a responsible participating adult (18yrs+) outside the junior gym times. Ratio for u16 junior to adult is 2:1. School holiday: centre specific sessions will be put on and advertised in advance, check our Facebook page


Mon - Fri 07:15 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 16:00
Sun 08:00 - 16:00

Wed: 17:00-19:00 Outdoor track with flood lights available for casual users. Customers should check availability due to possible bookings.

Bowls and Athletics Centre

Please contact the Stadium for details on operating hours 0113 3788000  


Mon - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat and Sun 09:00 - 16:00


  • Level entrance with automatic doors
  • Induction loop
  • Lift access to all floors
  • Accessible changing and shower facility
  • Transfer hoist
  • Gym (equipment includes ergometer bike and dual assisted pulley machine)
  • Pool hoist
  • Tactile signage
  • Level access to tennis courts
  • Tennis wheelchairs

Local Transport

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