Clubs and Associations

We are proud to host a number of clubs and associations at Stocksbridge Leisure Centre who all welcome new members. From Bowling to karate we have a club that suits you.

Details of all the clubs that are based at the Centre are below, please contact them direct for further details.

If you run a club and would like to hire our facilities please call 0114 288 3792 to discuss rates and availability

“Facilities and prices are second to none in Sheffield.  The new development work currently being carried out will further enhance the services you provide. Due to the commitment and dedication of staff/volunteers the Leisure Centre has survived and blossomed”.   Thorncliffe Bowling Club.

Club Contact via the Leisure Centre on 0114 2883792.

Hallam Grange Bowling

Hallam Grange Bowling Club offers social and league Crown Green bowling for men and women. Friendly matches and club tournaments are organised by the club captain. New members of any age and ability are always welcome

Club Contact: Roy Darlinson

Middlewood Bowling Club

Bowling club for female, male and veteran players.

Club Contact: Megan Brook

Stocksbridge Indoor Bowlers

Club Contact via the Leisure Centre on 0114 2883792.

Thorncliffe Bowls Club

The club is located to the north of Sheffield in the village of High Green on Thorncliffe Recreation Ground. Our membership ranges from under 21 years to over 90 years and we welcome players of all ages and abilities to come and join our friendly club.

Contact: Glyn Jenkinson

Wadsley House Bowls Club

Wadsley House Social Club has a large bowling section run by its members. The club boasts a well maintained bowling green set within a most picturesque setting.

Contact: David Atkinson

Oxley Ladies Badminton Club

Oxley Ladies Badminton Club plays in the Sheffield and District Badminton League. Players at every level welcome.

Sessions are held on Thursday evenings at Stocksbridge High School

Contact: Hazel Short
Telephone No.: 01226 767241
Mobile: 07730 733906

Vixen Badminton Club

Contact: Hilary Gay on 0114 2887956


WiggleTots is a Multi-Award Winning toddler dance programme for children age 1-5yrs.

The syllabus is specifically written to enhance children’s confidence, develop their social skills, improve their balance & co-ordination and to develop their gross and fine motor skills. All taught in a structured fun environment with a professional dance teacher.

Join us for a Teddy bears Picnic or an under the sea adventure.

Cost: £5 per class payable in a block. First class is FREE. Term time only.

To book a trial: Booking essential. Call/text Dawn 07779 611 862 or visit our website

Age: 1-5years

Where: Activity room

When: Wednesdays 9.45-10.30am

Junior Foxes Football Club

We are a junior football club based in the Stocksbridge / Deepcar area of Sheffield with age groups ranging from under 8’s to under 16’s.

We pride ourselves on being a very community focused, family friendly club made up of enthusiastic people who give their time freely to provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for all.

find out more at

Met Tech FC

Contact: Dennis Rolfe

Stocksbridge Gymnastics

Stocksbridge Gymnastics Club is a non profit community gymnastics club.

We are registered with British gymnastics and our classes work towards achieving their Core proficiency and Advanced proficiency awards.

4 pm – 5 pm Recreational class 5 years +

5:15 pm – 7:15 pm Development Group (Invitation only)

4 pm – 6 pm Development Group (invitation only)
4 pm -5 pm Recreational class 5yrs +
5 pm – 6.15 pm Recreational class 7yrs +
 6.15 pm – 7.30 pm Recreational class 7yrs +
4 pm – 4:45 pm Pre-school 2 years+
4:45 pm – 6 pm Recreational class 5yrs +
6 pm – 7:15 pm Recreational Class 7yrs +
For more information email Heather at

Telephone – 07776376148

Facebook – Page ID 978719915590249 (Stocksbridge gymnastics club)


Karate Zone

“We would like to invite you to enrol your child into our professional martial arts self-defence academy. We have been running the academy for over 10 years now and are offering a free no obligation lesson and full uniform to every child interested. We appreciate how parents want the best for their children as we also want the same thing for every child. Choosing our academy will give you the following piece of mind-“

  • Your child will learn how to protect themselves and learn street safety
  • We aim for the children to enjoy each lesson whilst at the same time maintaining class discipline
  • Your child will benefit from increased concentration and focus which in turn will help them with their academic studies
  • Lessons will consist of fitness work, pad work, stretches and learning the Black Belt martial arts curriculum
  • Your child will have the opportunity to socialise with other children outside of school
  • Each class has up to 5 fully qualified, first aid trained, insured, DBS checked male and female Black Belt instructors
  • Fees are charged on a month to month basis with no joining fee or cancellation fee (£29 for individual and £49 for siblings)
  • We have kept the costs as low as we possibly can for parents whilst still being able to operate and provide the best quality lessons with the best possible instructors.

To book your child their free taster session Text STOCKSBRIDGE KARATE TO 07880 864077. You can check out Karate Zone’s Facebook Page below

Training times: Friday 17:45 pm – 18:45 pm

Makenki Karate Club

An established Karate school based in Sheffield U.K. run by qualified Senior Shukokai Instructors Gary Ward (3rd dan) and his team of instructors. Whether you are a beginner or advanced or just want to get fit or become an accomplished martial artist, we have the experience to guide you through your training achievements. We teach authentic traditional karate,effectively & safely to a world recognised style all at very sensible prices. Clubs at Parson Cross, Gleadless, Stocksbridge.

For full details please see

Contact: Gary Ward – 07530850316  email:

Training times: Tuesday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Tang So Do Martial Arts Club

Training times:
Monday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm and Wednesday 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Contact: Paul Goldsworthy

U3A Racketball

This group is aimed at men and women who are retired or semi-retired.  It is suitable for people who have played a racket sport but this experience is not essential.  This friendly group meets every Tuesday morning.

Contact: Elaine Smith


Sheffield (Chapeltown) Sub Aqua Club, (CSAC)

Sheffield (Chapeltown) Sub Aqua Club, (CSAC), is an affiliated branch of the British Sub-Aqua Club, (BSAC), branch No.256 and was formed on 30th May 1967.

We are a family friendly club and welcome people new to diving and those already qualified.

We offer scuba diving teaching during pool nights which take place each Friday evening at Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre.

If you fancy a Try Dive, (over 12 years old only) before deciding whether it is the sport for you please contact us on

or call Steve on 07813 207944 or visit us at the Leisure Centre at 8pm on a Friday.

Once qualified you will be welcome to dive with us in the UK and abroad.

Pentaqua Swimming Club

Established at the Leisure Centre since 1974, Stocksbridge Pentaqua Swimming Club is a friendly, family-orientated swimming club with swimmers ranging from 7 to 22 years of age who have achieved ASA Swim Stage 7 and above.

We are a SwimMark accredited club and train swimmers through a structured training programme, led by qualified coaching and teaching staff who are all DBS checked.

We regularly compete at swimming galas and are proud to have a high percentage of swimmers who qualify for Yorkshire and North Eastern Championships, as well as swimmers aiming for National qualification.

To find out more and to see our current training timetable, visit

Or to arrange visit, email

Follow us…

Facebook: @stocksbridgepentaquaswimmingclub

Twitter: @StocksPentaqua

Flying Foxes Trampolining Club

Flying Foxes is a not for profit community trampolining club, based at Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre.

We have classes for ages 3-5 years and 5-18 years.

Our classes are on:

Tuesday 4:00pm – 6:00pm              Ages  5-18 years.

Wednesday 6:30pm – 7:30pm         Ages 5-18 years

Saturday 2:00pm – 5:00pm             Ages 5-18 years.

2:00pm – 3:00pm Pre school

This is a great way to have fun and keep fit.

If you are interested in having a go please get in touch on facebook


Contact: Angela on 07429 459058