Sports Facilities

The main providers of sport facilities in Welwyn Hatfield are shown below. To find more information on facilities in our database click on the 'Find a Facility' pull-down under Clubs section above. Or click here for short-cut

Sport England Facility Design Document  download: 'Developing the Right Sports Hall'


SchoolHire Partnership

Herts Sports Partnership has formed a new partnership with SchoolHire to provide the public with access to sports facilities throughout Hertfordshire. it will give schools and other facilities the opportunity to maximise the use of their sports halls, pitches and courts allowing more people to be more physically active on a regular basis.

SchoolHire was launched to help the public easily locate sport facilities in their vicinity, while at the same time providing venues with an online platform to advertise their onsite facilities. To find out more about the partnership, click here: HSP & SchoolHire Partnership


Introducing your new leisure centre and leisure operator, Better

We are delighted to let you know that from 1st May 2018, Finesse Leisure Partnership has merged with GLL and the management of their leisure facilities will continue under our ‘Better’ brand.

GLL is a charitable social enterprise; we manage public leisure facilities in many areas of the UK including Newcastle, Wales, London and Cornwall.

We are not a profit making organisation but re-invest all surpluses back into the service. We are proud of our Four Pillars: Better Service, Better Communities, Better People and Better Business and we are also proud to be the largest public sector leisure operator in the UK.

This means we are very experienced at providing affordable and accessible community leisure facilities.

Please click on the links below to be taken to the new pages for your local leisure facilities. Don't forget to bookmark them as your favourites.


Delivering quality sports services and facilities for students, staff and the broader community from first experience to elite performers
Hertfordshire Sports Village is a state-of-the-art sports facility with something to offer everyone, from complete beginners to elite and professional sports people. Whatever your sport or preferred activity, you have the opportunity to enjoy great quality sports, health & fitness facilities and services. Click here for more information

Gosling hosts a diverse range of sports and leisure facilities and is one of the most comprehensive and prestigious developments of its kind in the UK. Gosling hosts the largest indoor tennis facility in the country as well as a gym and spa facility, 6 lane athletics track, a velodrom, dry ski slope and a 5-a-side football cages plus much more. For more information click here  

Has an extensive range of facilities for you to choose from, including our state of the art gym, swimming pool and racquet sports facilities, please see full list of facilities as there is something for everyone. Click here


Other Facilities: 

Sports Facilities managed by Hatfield Town Council include:

  • Birchwood Leisure Centre, Longmead, Hatfield, AL10 0AN
  • Roe Hill Hall, Playing Fields and Multi-use Sports Area, Briars Lane, Hatfield. AL10 8EY
  • Lemsford Hall and Outdoor Sports Area, Brocket Road, Lemsford. AL8 7TT
  • Newgate Street Village Hall and Outdoor Sports Area, Newgate Street, Nr Hertford. SG13 8RP.

For further information on the HTC website click here

Parish Council's Facilities

Welwyn Hatfield's 6 Parish Councils manage their own facilities.  For their contact details follow this link on WH Borough Council's website.