Sport and leisure

Aims and actions

We provide help for individuals, local clubs and organisations in Barnsley by offering a signposting service for funding, inclusive clubs and training courses. We want to get more people involved in sport and active recreation and close the gap in health inequalities.

Sport and leisure enquiry

Barnsley Town Centre Races

Hot on the heels of this year's Tour de Yorkshire, the Barnsley Town Centre races take place on Friday 19 July 2019.

There's also the opportunity to experience the course for yourself during the community ride.

More about the Barnsley Crit

Apply for a leisure card

Leisure centre activities for less!

Find a leisure centre

Our leisure centres are operated by Barnsley Premier Leisure.


Find a bike route, club or event, hire a bike or learn to ride one.

Play golf

Opening hours, memberships, competitions and golf packages.

For clubs

For information on coaching, funding, pitch hire or clubs available, ask online.

Book a football pitch

Get in touch to make a booking or find out about venue safety.


Find a route or group, walk for health or active travel.

Barnsley Physical Activity Partnership

Who's involved, how it's run and the strategy action plan.

Live Well Barnsley

Directory of local services and activities for you and your family.

Safeguarding and Protecting Children Workshop

Monday 30 September - 6pm to 9pm

Metrodome, Queens Ground, Queens Road, Barnsley, S71 1AN

This course costs £35. Payments can be accepted over the phone.

This three hour workshop for sporting coaches raises awareness of the common signs of abuse and poor practice, and give you the tools you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

It is compulsory to attend this workshop when undertaking a number of NGB courses.

To book a place, email Lisa 
or call (01226) 772446.