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Welcome to Leisure Services

Health and Wellbeing

North West Leicestershire District Council is committed to supporting our communities to enjoy good health and wellbeing. Take a look at our Health and Wellbeing Strategy. We work closely with partners to address key prioirities to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes of residents.

Take a look at our Health and Wellbeing Page to find out how you can recieve support for your health and wellbeing in North West Leicestershire

Lets Get Moving North West Leicestershire

lets get moving logo

We should all aim to do some type of physical activity everyday to reduce our risk of developing several diseases. Being active is great for the body, mind and overall health. 

One aim of the North West Leicestershire Health and Wellbeing Team is to improve the health of residents by increasing physical activity opportunities. Access our physical activity service. Let's Get Moving encourages every person to move more, do what they enjoy in bite size chunks. Take a look at our Lets Get Moving Page to recieve information and support with how you can get more active. 

Sport Development

Our Sports Development Officer co-ordinates and supports the work of the Local Sports Alliance which aims to get more people participating in sport, using sport as a tool to help tackle health inequalities, and supporting local sports clubs, athletes and volunteers to continually develop. We also work with partners to ensure the delivery of the NWL Playing Pitch Strategy and NWL Sports and Recreation Facilities Framework.

Leisure Centres

Cllr Andrew Woodman, centre, cuts a blue ribbon. L-R Metnor Site Manager Jay Harrison, NWLDC Head of Community Services Paul Sanders, NWLDC Portfolio Holder for Community Services Cllr Andrew Wood, Everyone Active Contract Manager Duncan Gibb and NWLDC Portfolio Holder for Planning Cllr Keith Merrie MBE

We support our leisure partner, Everyone Active, in the day to day running of Whitwick and Coalville Leisure Centre and Ashby Leisure Centre & Lido.

Community Leisure

Measham Leisure Centre Web

We support our partners in the management of the leisure facilities in Measham, Ibstock, and Castle Donington. This includes supporting the delivery of £1m of council investment to improve the fitness provision at these sites.

Parks and Open Spaces

Green Flag Staff Grounds Maintenance Team Parks and Open Spaces

We maintain all the district council's parks and open spaces; 155 hectares of open space on an ongoing basis, as well as being responsible for areas within Coalville. This includes Coalville Forest Adventure Park, Nature Alive, and Coalville Park, for which we have achieved Green Flag status. We specialise in grounds maintenance and undertake work on behalf of numerous organisations.

Last updated: Tue 16 April, 2024 @ 10:55