Call, text or leave us a message on 01226 763949 or 07526 253100
Emergency Contact Number- 07947 991727 (out of hours emergencies only)
The following busses stop on Thurlstone Road- 21, 21a, 23, 25, 25a, 29, 407.
Or we are approximately a 15min walk from Penistone Train Station.
We have a bike rack available for bike storage.
There is a car park with no parking charges for customers of the Leisure Centre.
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The Leisure Centre has two paid staff, who work part-time, under the trustees and alongside the volunteers to ensure the smooth running of the centre.
Meet our Staff!
[email protected] or 07526 253100
Nikki is the smiley face you’ll often see on reception! Nikki deals with organising the maintenance of the leisure centre, much of the day to day finance administration and also party enquiries and volunteer rotas.
[email protected] or 07545 978793
Fran is on reception on Tuesdays and Thursday evenings, and also works from home! Fran does a lot of the communications work (website content/newsletters/press), handles facilities hire, inclusivity and volunteers.
There are a team of seven trustees who lead the Leisure Centre. The Chair of trustees is Rachel Gibbons (Rachel is pictured here on the left, along with another trustee Amanda on the right). You can contact Rachel on-
Being a trustee is a volunteer role and is a valuable way of sharing your skills with the community. To find out more or to apply to be a trustee, please see the ‘Volunteer’ page.
Frequently Asked Questions
“Do I need a gym membership to use the gym?”
You do need to sign up for a gym membership to use our gym. You can sign up for a gym membership here- it’s free of charge, and one of our gym instructors will contact you to arrange a gym induction. The gym membership means we can make sure we have up to date health information for you (in the form of a brief document called a PAR-Q which needs to be completed annually). You don’t need a membership to attend our classes.
“How can I Help?”
There are lots of ways to support what we do here at Penistone Leisure Centre. If you’re interested in volunteering your time or expertise, you can find out more on the volunteering page of our website, or by contacting Fran. We are always on the look out for new volunteers and have roles to suit everyone! Reception, maintenance, being a trustee, the Leisure Centre relies on a broad variety of skills from our community and we wouldn’t be here without YOU!
“What classes do you have?”
You can find out more about what classes we have and their times, prices and the coaches by clicking on the ‘classes’ page.
“I’m a Coach and I’m interested in running my class at Penistone Leisure Centre, how much is it, and who do I contact?“
We have a run down of the facilities that are available to hire, along with prices etc on our ‘facilities>room hire’ page. If you need any help, further information or to query availability please contact Fran.
“I’m interested in having a party at Penistone Leisure Centre, how do I find out more information and who should I contact to book?”
There’s lots of information on our ‘Parties’ page! You can find out more about what we can provide, what you need to bring, prices etc. Nikki handles all of our party bookings and can confirm availability and answer questions etc.
“Is Penistone Leisure Centre Accessible?”
As part of our recent refurbishments, we have made big changes to the layout of the centre in order to make it accessible to everyone. We have installed a ‘Changing Places’ with a shower, toilet, adult sized changing table and hoist. We also have wide corridors, with high contrast door frames, lower serving counters and ramped access to all entrances/exits.
“Will I be welcome here?”
We pride ourselves on being a welcoming and friendly venue! Everyone is welcome at Penistone Leisure Centre.