Where are my nearest sports facilities?

Sports Facilities

The Council is responsible for a number of sports facilities across the district ranging from grass pitches, to tennis courts, multi-use games areas and leisure centres.

A local leisure trust, Your Leisure, have responsibility for managing many of the leisure facilities on behalf of the Council, delivering health and fitness opportunities for people of all ages throughout the District. These include;

Leisure Centres

  • Hartsdown Leisure Centre (gym, sports hall, swimming pool)

           Hartsdown Park Road

           Margate, CT9 5QX

           Phone: 01843 226221


  • Ramsgate Sports Centre (gym, sports hall, swimming pool and spa)

           High Street

           Ramsgate, CT11 9TT

           Phone: 01843 585111

Sports Pitches

Your Leisure also manage the bookings for outdoor playing pitches in the district. These include football pitches, cricket pitches and the Astroturf pitch at Jackey Bakers Recreation ground.

For further information please visit the Your Leisure website, phone: 01843 868302 or email info@yourleisure.uk.com

Margate Beach Sports Courts  

This facility provides a dedicated sports court area suitable for beach volleyball, soccer and a range of other beach sports. Further information and to book a court


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Other Sports

The District Council also owns a number of tennis courts, multi-use games areas, skateparks and adventure playgrounds. Access to these varies with some being freely open, others being run on a pay and play basis and some being run by local clubs. For more information please contact us on the details at the top of the page.

Bowling/croquet greens - all of the Council owned facilities are now managed by local clubs. They deal with memberships and set the costs of hire.

Further leisure facilities in Thanet can be found on our Tourism website

To find out how and where to get involved visit the Be Inspired website