Get out and about...

From more leisurely activities such as walking and fishing to more active pursuits like football, you can find a range of outdoor activities and facilities throughout the borough to suit you...

You can also find a park or find out more about how you can use our parks and public spaces.

BMX tracks

Find out more about all of the BMX tracks available to the public including their locations.

Brierley, Great Houghton and Grimethorpe

  • Chapel Street, Great Houghton

Cudworth and Darfield

  • Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre
    find out more about accessibility at Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre on the DisabledGo website

Darton

  • Darton Park

Hoyland Milton and Rockingham

  • Milton Forge

Monk Bretton, Royston and St Helen's

  • Burton Grange
  • Littleworth Lane recreation ground
  • Newstead Road, Athersley

Penistone

  • Park Avenue showground

Stairfoot, Wombwell and Worsbrough

  • Ardsley recreation ground
  • Kendray recreation ground
  • Ward Green recreation ground

Bowling greens

Find out more about all of the bowling greens available to the public including their locations.

Brierley, Great Houghton and Grimethorpe

  • Shafton recreation ground

Cudworth and Darfield

  • Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre
    find out more about accessibility at Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre on the DisabledGo website
  • Mitchell and Darfield

Darton

  • Ibberson Park, Mapplewell Recreation Ground
  • Darton Park

Dodworth and Kingstone

  • Highstone Lane recreation ground
  • Locke park

Hoyland Milton and Rockingham

  • Platts Common recreation ground

Monk Bretton, Royston and St Helen's

  • Carlton recreation ground
  • Smithies recreation ground

Penistone

  • Park Avenue showground

Children's play areas

Find out more about all of the children's play areas available to the public including their locations.

Brierley, Great Houghton and Grimethorpe

  • Brierley Park (up to 11 years)
  • Chapel Street, Great Houghton (up to 11 years)
  • Grimethorpe Millennium Green (up to 14 years)
  • Pleasant View, Great Houghton (up to 11 years)
  • Plumpton park (up to 11 years)
  • Shafton Green (up to 11 years)
  • Shafton recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • The Beck Grimethorpe (up to 11 years)

Cudworth and Darfield

  • Balkley Lane (up to 11 years)
  • Bellbrooke Avenue (up to 11 years)
  • Bly Road (up to 11 years)
  • Broomhill new (up to 11 years)
  • Cudworth Park (up to 11 years)
  • Darfield Road, Cudworth (up to 11 years)
  • Darfield Park (up to 11 years)
  • Little Houghton (up to 11 years)
  • Middlecliffe (up to 11 years)
  • North Street (up to 11 years)
  • Pinfold (up to 11 years)
  • Royston Road, Cudworth (up to 11 years)
  • Station Road (up to 11 years)
  • The Valley, Barnsley Road, Cudworth (up to 14 years)
  • West Green, Klondyke (up to 11 years)

Darton

  • Barugh Green recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Bluebell Road, Woolley (up to 14 years)
  • California, Staincross (up to 14 years)
  • Darton Park (up to 14 years)
  • Dovebush Way (up to 11 years)
  • Gilroyd recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Higham recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Ibberson Park, Mapplewell recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Kexborough recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Redbrook Hill (up to 11 years)
  • School Street, Darton (up to 5 years)
  • Springfields, Redbrook (up to 11 years)
  • Walton Street North (up to 14 years)
  • Windhill, Staincross (up to 11 years)
  • Woodview, Gawber (up to 11 years)

Dearne

  • Carrfield Lane, Goldthorpe (up to 14 years)
  • Dearne Backings, Bolton-on-Dearne (up to 11 years)
  • Derry Grove, Thurnscoe (up to 11 years)
  • George Street, Highgate (up to 11 years)
  • Goldthorpe recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Hawthorne Drive, Bolton-on-Dearne (up to 11 years)
  • Hickleton sports/Thurnscoe park (up to 11 years)
  • Holly Grove, Goldthorpe (up to 11 years)
  • Merrill Road (up to 11 years)
  • Rosegreave, Highgate (up to 11 years)
  • The Hill, Thurnscoe (up to 11 years)
  • Wath Road, Bolton-on-Dearne (up to 11 years)

Dodworth and Kingstone

  • Cranbrook Street (up to 11 years)
  • Dodworth recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Highstone Lane recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Locke Park (up to 14 years)
  • South Road, Dodworth (up to 11 years)
  • Stainborough Road, Dodworth (up to 14 years)
  • Stanhope Street (up to 11 years)
  • Station Road, Dodworth (up to 14 years)
  • Wareham Grove, Dodworth (up to 5 years)

Hoyland Milton and Rockingham

  • Birdwell community park (up to 11 years)
  • Blackerhill recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Cloughfields (up to 14 years)
  • Elsecar Park (up to 14 years)
  • Hemingfield recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Jump Park (up to 11 years)
  • Milton Forge (up to 11 years)
  • Tinker Lane, Hoyland (up to 11 years)

Monk Bretton, Royston and St Helen's

  • Burton Grange (up to 11 years)
  • Carlton recreation ground (up to 14 years)
  • Chevet View, Royston (up to 11 years)
  • East End Crescent, Royston (up to 11 years)
  • Littleworth Lane recreation ground (up to 14 years)
  • Lynwood Drive, Carlton (up to 11 years)
  • Monk Bretton recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Monk Bretton Social (up to 11 years)
  • New Lodge (up to 14 years)
  • Newstead Road, Athersley (up to 14 years)
  • Rotherham Road playing field (up to 11 years)
  • The Green, Royston (up to 14 years)
  • Winter Avenue, Royston (up to 14 years)

Old Town

  • Brettas Park (up to 11 years)
  • Blackburn Lane, Gawber (up to 11 years)
  • Harry Road playing field (up to 14 years)

Penistone

  • Church View (up to 11 years)
  • Crane Moor (up to 11 years)
  • Crow Edge (up to 14 years)
  • Cubley Brook (up to 11 years)
  • Greenacre (up to 11 years)
  • Greenmoor (up to 11 years)
  • Hood Green (up to 11 years)
  • Littleton Crescent, Cubley (up to 11 years)
  • Manor Park, Silkstone (up to 11 years)
  • Martin Croft, Silkstone (up to 11 years)
  • Millhouse Green (up to 11 years)
  • New Road, Tankersley (up to 11 years)
  • Oxspring (up to 14 years)
  • Park Avenue Show Ground (up to 11 years)
  • Silkstone Common recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Spring Vale (up to 11 years)
  • The Nook, Hoylandswaine (up to 11 years)
  • The Orchard, Cawthorne (up to 14 years)
  • Thurgoland welfare ground (up to 11 years)
  • Wellthorne Avenue, Ingbirchworth (up to 11 years)
  • Wentworth Road (up to 11 years)
  • Westfield Avenue (up to 11 years)
  • Wortley Rugby Club (up to 11 years)

Stairfoot, Wombwell and Worsbrough

  • Aldham House Lane, Wombwell (up to 11 years)
  • Ardsley recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Bank End recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Bank Street, Stairfoot (up to 11 years)
  • Birk Avenue Teen Zone (up to 14 years)
  • Central Park, Kendray (up to 11 years)
  • Everill Close, Wombwell (up to 11 years)
  • Kendray recreation ground (up to 11 years)
  • Leslie Road, Kendray (up to 11 years)
  • New Scarborough playing field, Station Road (up to 11 years)
  • Summer Lane, Wombwell (up to 11 years)
  • Ward Green recreation ground (up to 14 years)
  • Wombwell Park (up to 11 years)
  • Worsbrough Park (up to 11 years)

Town centre

  • Churchfields (up to 11 years)
  • Dearne Valley Country park (up to 11 years)
  • Hen Pen, Doncaster Road (up to 5 years)
  • Locke Park (up to 14 years)
  • Measbrough Dyke (up to 11 years)
  • Spring Street (up to 14 years)
  • Warren Quarry Lane (up to 11 years)

Cricket pitches

Find out more about all of the cricket pitches available to the public including their locations.

Brierley, Great Houghton and Grimethorpe

  • Houghton Main Miners Welfare Sports and Social Club

Cudworth and Darfield

  • Darfield Cricket Club

Darton

  • Darton Cricket Club
  • Woolley Miners Cricket Club
  • Kexborough Cricket Club

Dearne

  • Wath Cricket Club

Dodworth, Kingstone and Pogmoor

  • Shaw Lane Cricket Club
  • Stainborough Cricket Club

Hoyland Milton and Rockingham

  • Rockingham Colliery Cricket Club
  • Elsecar Cricket and Social Club

Monk Bretton, Royston and St Helen's

  • Monk Bretton Cricket Club

Penistone and Silkstone

  • Silkstone Utd Cricket Club
  • Penistone Cricket Club

Stairfoot, Wombwell and Wosbrough

  • Wombwell Main sports ground
  • Worsbrough Bridge Football and Cricket Club

Town Centre

  • Shaw Lane Cricket Club

Football pitches

We manage a number of football pitches around Barnsley, some of these are open access, others are available to hire. Visit our venues and pitch bookings page for more information about open access and hireable pitches.

Golf courses

Find out more about all of the golf courses available to the public including their locations.

Brierley, Great Houghton and Grimethorpe

Darton

Read more about golf facilities in Barnsley

Dearne

Hoyland Milton and Rockingham

Penistone and Silkstone

Stairfoot, Wombwell and Worsbrough

Read more about golf facilities in Barnsley

Multi-use games areas (MUGA)

Find out more about all of the MUGAs available to the public including their locations.

Brierley, Great Houghton and Grimethorpe

  • Brierley Park
  • Grimethorpe Millennium Green
  • Hillside Crescent, Grimethorpe
  • Norfolk Road, Great Houghton
  • Pleasant View, Great Houghton
  • Plumpton Park

Cudworth and Darfield

  • The Valley, Barnsley Road, Cudworth
  • Bellbrooke
  • Broomhill old
  • Cudworth Park
  • Inkerman recreation ground
  • Middlecliffe Working Men's Club

Darton

  • Ibberson Park, Mapplewell recreation ground
  • Barugh Green recreation ground
  • Gilroyd recreation ground
  • Leyland Walk, Redbrook

Dearne

  • Hickleton sports/Thurnscoe Park
  • Merrill Road
  • Carrfield Lane, Goldthorpe
  • Wath Road, Bolton-on-Dearne

Dodworth and Kingstone

  • Highstone Lane recreation ground
  • Locke Park

Hoyland Milton and Rockingham

  • Birdwell Community Park
  • Blackerhill recreation ground
  • Elsecar Park
  • Hemingfield recreation ground
  • Milton Forge
  • Pigeon Park, Church Street, Jump
  • Tinker Lane, Hoyland

Monk Bretton, Royston and St Helen's

  • East End Crescent, Royston
  • Littleworth Lane recreation ground
  • Monk Bretton Social
  • New Lodge
  • Rotherham Road playing field

Penistone

  • Church View
  • Crow Edge
  • Millhouse Green
  • Park Avenue showground
  • Silkstone recreation ground
  • Silkstone Common recreation ground
  • Springvale
  • Thurgoland, Halifax Road (Side of Thurgoland Preschool)

Stairfoot, Wombwell and Worsbrough

  • Aldham House Lane, Wombwell
  • Ardsley recreation ground
  • Bank End recreation ground
  • Everill Close, Wombwell
  • Kendray recreation ground
  • New England and Cutting Edge
  • Summer Lane, Wombwell
  • Wombwell Park
  • Worsbrough Park

Town Centre

  • Measbrough Dyke

Outdoor gyms

Find out more about all of the outdoor gyms available to the public including their locations.

Darton

  • Ibberson Park, Mapplewell recreation ground

Dodworth and Kingstone

  • Dodworth recreation ground
  • Locke Park
  • Penny Pie Park

Hoyland Milton and Rockingham

  • Tinker Lane, Hoyland

Penistone

  • Park Avenue showground

Town Centre

  • Dearne Valley Country Park
  • Warren Quarry Lane

Skate parks

Find out more about all of the skate parks available to the public including their locations.

Brierley, Great Houghton and Grimethorpe

  • Chapel Street, Great Houghton

Cudworth and Darfield

  • Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre
    find out more about accessibility at Dorothy Hyman Sports Centre on the DisabledGo website

Darton

  • Darton Park

Hoyland Milton and Rockingham

  • Milton Forge

Monk Bretton, Royston and St Helen's

  • Littleworth Lane recreation ground

Penistone

  • Park Avenue showground

Stairfoot, Wombwell and Worsbrough

  • Ardsley recreation ground
  • Kendray recreation ground
  • Ward Green recreation ground

Tennis courts

Find out more about all of the tennis courts available to the public including their locations.

Darton

  • Darton Park

Monk Bretton, Royston and St Helen's

  • Carlton recreation ground

Youth shelters

Find out where you can find youth shelters in the borough.

Cudworth and Darfield

  • Dorothy Hyman sports centre
  • Middlecliffe Working Men's Club

Darton

  • Darton Park
  • Gilroyd recreation ground
  • Walton Street North

Dearne

  • Wath Road, Bolton-on-Dearne

Dodworth and Kingstone

  • Dodworth library (at the rear)

Hoyland Milton and Rockingham

  • Birdwell community park

Monk Bretton, Royston and St Helen's

  • Littleworth Lane recreation ground
  • New Lodge
  • Smithies recreation ground

Penistone

  • Silkstone recreation ground
  • Silkstone Common recreation ground
  • Thurgoland, Halifax Road (Side of Thurgoland Preschool)
  • Park Avenue showground
  • Springvale

Stairfoot, Wombwell and Worsbrough

  • Aldham House Lane, Wombwell
  • Ardsley recreation ground
  • Kendray recreation ground
  • New England and Cutting Edge

Town Centre

  • Measbrough Dyke
  • Warren Quarry Lane

Park services enquiry

Phone (01226) 774353 or

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