Blackburn and Darwen has some fantastic sporting opportunities. Home to Blackburn Rovers Football Club, Blackburn Ice Arena, various leisure centres and climbing facilities and a number of excellent Golf courses there really is something for everyone. If it is cycling and walking that you prefer then take a look at our Outdoors section.
Fun, thrills, sport, entertainment and most importantly getting active and keeping you fit & healthy is on the agenda. There’s plenty to keep you active, here in Blackburn and Darwen we have the finest and the most diverse attractions to suit all.
Blackburn Rovers Football Club is the boroughs acclaimed football club based at Ewood Park.
The new Blackburn Sport and Leisure Centre has modern sports facilities, swimming pools, children’s’ water fun zone and two water slides.
Something different – but equally exciting – is a visit to Blackburn Ice Arena to ‘Holler for the Hawks’, Blackburn’s pro-ice hockey team. The arena is the North West Regional Centre of Ice Skating Excellence.
For those who like the outdoors Blackburn and Darwen have eye-catching and spectacular countryside, perfect for playing golf, there are 6 golf courses for the serious players and two driving ranges for those who want to flex your arms and have some fun.
Blackburn’s Soccerdome has a fitness centre, superstore, 11 indoor pitches and gym, making a great day out for fitness fans.
Fantastic facility for climbing enthusiasts. Indoor bouldering wall provides a wicked challenge for beginners and veterans alike. Shop stocks, wide range of climbing gear & accessories.