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' WH BC Sports Facility Strategy latest (link to WH BC website)
Save Gosling: Gosling Northern Sports Facility Closure (Announcement 24 Dec 18)
Clubs in the northern sports facility have recieved notice that the hall will close 31March 2019. See email notificaion of closure and meeting invitation to Knebworth Inclusive Badminton Club
Documents that cannot be included on WHSPAA Facebook will be available here:
- Charities and litigation: a guide for trustees:
- Charity investigation opened into Legal Action, case not mentioned but the details might be of relevant
- Industrial and Provident Societies (IPS)
- Charity Commission Guidance 2013 - Exempt charities
- Charity Commission Guidance 2013 (new format January 2017) Industrial and provident societies
World Champion Gobi Raanganathan welcomes this refurbishment funded by Badminton England and Sport Engand 2009 obtained by Welwyn Hatfield Community Badminton Network and GSP management
Olympian Jo Goode and Handside Coumcillor Fiona Thomson welcome the refurbishment funded by Badminton Engalnd and Sport Engand 2014 (obtained by Welwyn Hatfield Community Badminton Network and GSP management). The agreed 15 year devlopment plan between WH CBN and GSP would be good for badminton and the health of WGC, Welwyn Hatfield, Hetfordshire and the Region.
Leisure centre and leisure operator, Better
From 1st May 2018, Finesse Leisure Partnership 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
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.
- Upcoming EventsStay safe in the heat! - Hertfordshire Health Walks Programmes online01st May, 2019
- Upcoming EventsWELWYN GARDEN CITY CENTENARY – SPORT FOR ALL - Summer 2019 Newsletter10th July, 2019
- Upcoming EventsSport and Recreation Alliance Summer Report - mapping children's activity, protecting school sport, CrowdFunding, etc.12th July, 2019