Darwen Leisure Centre

Darwen Leisure Centre

Contact Information

The Green

Tel: 01254 874900

Darwen Leisure Centre has an impressive 25 metre, eight lane, swimming pool; a teaching pool; a main gym with 80 pieces of equipment; a multi-purpose fitness studio; a multi-use sports hall and activity rooms that are available for a range of courses and room hire.

From the moment you step inside Darwen Leisure Centre, you can’t help but be impressed by the friendliness of the place and the fantastic facilities. It’s bright, spacious, modern and inviting.The team are friendly and helpful, and on hand to make sure you are happy and enjoy every aspect of your visit. In fact, regulars see us more as friends than members of staff.

You will be surprised by the quality and style of our contemporary changing facilities. The lockers and furniture are brightly coloured with modern finishes, facilities you would associate with a luxurious spa. Everything has been designed for ease of use and your comfort in mind. We know you will be impressed!

Our pool facilities cater for all levels of swimmers, from the smallest baby to an Olympic standard athlete. The state of the
art main pool, which is 25m long, features an adjustable floor and hosts galas and competitions. For the fitness-focused
individual there's lane swimming and classes. We have swimming lessons if you want to learn or improve and, of course,
if you just fancy a splash about in the water, we have casual and family sessions. The main pool area is light and spacious with a large, comfortable spectators’ area. The pool can also be viewed from the café.The smaller teaching pool is ideal for younger visitors experiencing the water for the first time and for families to have fun and relax in.

The sports hall is a fantastic space for enjoying the leisure centre with friends, family or colleagues whilst participating in all kinds of sports – team or individual, casual or competitive.From football to netball, aerobics to archery, badminton to cricket – the hall is large and flexible enough to accommodate whatever you want to do. It can be for sporting fun with friends or something more competitive.

Fitness classes at Darwen are the ideal way for you to stay healthy, enjoy yourself and meet people with the same aims.
We provide a wide range of classes from yoga to aerobics to spinning to suit all needs and levels of achievement. From
beginners to more experienced fitness enthusiasts, as with all our activities at Darwen, the emphasis is on fitness with fun.

Road Directions

Darwen Leisure Centre can be found in the centre of Darwen just off the A666 from Blackburn or Bolton. From the M65 take junction 4 & follow the A666 towards Darwen. There is free parking just behind the centre.

Public Transport Directions

There are regular trains & buses into Darwen from Blackburn, Bolton & Manchester. Please contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for more information 01254 688040.

For infromation out of normal office hours contact Travelines 0871 200 2233 or National Rail 08457 484950

Opening Times

1 Jan 2021 to 31 Dec 2021



  • Open All Year

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Search Attractions

Within miles of
  • Blackburn & Darwen Town Centre Maps to download