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Sports Facilities

As a leading training and performance centre in the North of England, our facilities offer state-of-the-art provisions for elite athletes and professional sports teams. 

Our high grade equipment and all-round training provision allows each and every sportsperson to achieve the best results and achieve their full training potential.

Exceptional Playing Surfaces 

The Sports Village facilities are outstanding, with seven superb grass pitches and four state-of-the-art 3G astro pitches, suitable for rugby and football. The excellent on-site hockey facilities include both a water-turf pitch and a sand-dressed-turf pitch.  

The Sports Village also incorporates five tennis courts and 14 netball courts; including a full-sized international standard court with ample spectator seating. Cricket facilities include a purpose-built cricket ground with six grass wickets and one artificial wicket. The training facilities include a nets area comprising of four artificial surfaces and two grass surfaces.  

The athletics facilities onsite include four long jump pits, high jump, and throwing areas. All the outdoor facilities are completely floodlit, extending the opportunities to train, with 101 lighting columns in total (79no 17.0m & 22no 10.0m) covering the 31 acres of outdoor playing area. The grounds are meticulously looked after by our in-house team of professional grounds staff, who have experience at both Premier League and FIFA World Cup level.

Aquatic Centre 

The Sports Village is home to an impressive Aquatic Centre, including three endless pools, each fitted with underwater treadmills, a four lane 25 metre pool, supporting a full Colorado competition timing system, touch pads, and fixed screen. Additionally, the centre includes a spa pool, steam room, sauna and ice baths, which can be used as part of rehabilitation programmes. 

Strength and Conditioning Suite 

Our state of the art gym is home to a 100-station fitness suite and free weights centre, which includes: