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Our centres are open and operating as normal. We encourage customers to wear masks while using our centres.

You can read about the improvement works at Dovedale, scheduled for 2023.

Dovedale Sports Centre

Dovedale Sports Centre (DSC) has excellent facilities with a community gym feel and is easily located by bike, by car or public transport.

Facilities at DSC

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Dovedale is a Breastfeeding Welcome centre. Please ask one of our team for more information.

Gym and Studios

The gym is equipped with Technogym equipment that is accessible to all. To complement our great gym facilities, we also offer a fantastic range of fitness classes for all abilities. Please visit our  exercise classes page for more information. 

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Dance studio

Our large dance studio hosts a variety of exercise classes and is also available for hire by clubs and schools. Please see our hire page for more information. 

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Sports hall

Our multi use sports hall is perfect for hire by clubs, schools or individuals looking for a match. Please see our sports pages for individual court hire, or our Schools and Hirers page if you are a school or a club.

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Squash Courts 

Our squash court is available for hire, along with rackets and squash balls. 

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Changing facilities

We have compact, accessible male and female dry changing facilities. 

Our changing rooms are located on the first floor and are fully accessible by lift. They include accessible changing facilities with showers and toilets. 

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Dovedale is accessible with level ground floor and lift access throughout the centre. We have dry change area and showers on the first floor accessible by lift.  

For detailed accessibility information please see our accessibility page.

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Centre opening times

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 5pm to 11pm
Wednesday and Friday, 5pm to 10pm
Saturday, 9am to 5pm
Sunday, 9am to 8pm
Bank holidays, closed


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Dovedale Sports Centre
Vicarage Road

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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