In the Rother District there are leisure centres and sports halls providing a variety of activities. This page gives you details about the venues and how you can find out more.

Freedom Leisure operates Bexhill Leisure Centre, Bexhill Leisure Pool and Rye Sports Centre and Pool on behalf of Rother District Council as a not-for-profit trust. Details on Freedom Leisure and these sites can be found at www.freedom-leisure.co.uk.

There are also sports halls linked to educational establishments across the District that are open for community use:

  • Battle Area Sports Centre
  • Pretious Sports Hall, Northiam
  • Bexhill College Sports Hall
  • Robertsbridge Sports Hall

In addition, there are private sports centres and health clubs that operate across Rother. Details of many of these can be found at http://www.activerother.org.uk/leisure-centres/

Please note: Leisure centres will sometimes change opening times, so please check the individual centres.

Bexhill Leisure Centre

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Bexhill Leisure Centre in Down Road, Bexhill has a range of sports and leisure facilities available to the whole community

  • large gym with cardio vascular and resistance equipment
  • exercise studio offering a programme of different classes
  • sports hall for badminton, 5-a-side football etc
  • 3 squash courts
  • café
  • health suite
  • soft play centre
  • stretch area
  • conference / function facilities
  • licensed bar
  • birthday parties
  • crèche

A range of memberships are available or you can visit at any time on a pay as you go basis.

For up to date timetables, price lists and class programmes, please visit: Freedom Leisure Bexhill Leisure Centre or telephone (01424) 731171

Bexhill Leisure Pool

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Bexhill Leisure Pool on Ravenside Retail Park offers a great swimming experience for the whole family.

The pool has a flume and wave machine making it the ideal place for having fun in the water.

The pool is also popular for lane swimming whether for fitness, relaxation or just for enjoyment and meeting new people.

Aqua fit classes and swimming lessons are also available.

The Pool centre also has

  • a small gym
  • sauna
  • café
  • shop selling swimming aids and swim wear.
  • birthday parties

Membership is available or you can use any facility at any time on a pay as you go basis.

For up to date timetables, price lists and class programmes please visit: Freedom Leisure Bexhill Leisure Pool or telephone (01424) 731508

Rye Sports Centre and Pool

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Rye Sports Centre offers a range of sports and leisure facilities for the whole community.

  • 25m pool
  • Gym with cardio vascular and resistance equipment
  • exercise studio offering a small programme of classes
  • sports hall for badminton, five aside football etc
  • squash court
  • birthday parties

Membership is available or you can use any facility at any time on a pay as you go basis.

The centre is well situated for public transport links and has dedicated parking. 
The swim school programme offers a range of classes for all ages and abilities and during school holidays there are activity programmes for children with an ‘Active Membership’ option.
Children’s parties can be booked on Saturdays and Sundays with private pool parties being available on Saturdays between 5-6pm.

For up to date timetables, price lists and class programmes, please visit: Freedom Leisure Rye Sports Centre or telephone (01797) 224747

Battle Area Sports Centre

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Situated at Claverham Community College in North Trade Road, Battle, this sports facility is available for community use after school hours and at the weekends.

From Judo and Gymnastics to Kids Clubs and Rock Climbing this sports centre offers a nice range of activities for all ages.

For further information please contact the centre directly on (01424) 774772.

Pretious Sports Hall, Northiam

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This new Sports Hall on the site of Northiam C of E Primary School offers a wide range programme for adults and children after school and at the weekends.

With activities such as Tai Chi, Aerobics, Table Tennis and Basketball plus children’s after school and holiday programmes and taster sessions, this new facility makes it easy to become more active.

To find out more and to ‘give it a go’ phone the centre coordinator on (01797) 253164

http://www.pretioussportshall.co.uk

Bexhill College Sports Hall

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The College sports hall in Penland Road, Bexhill, is available for community use after school hours and at weekends. Holiday programmes with a wide variety of activities are run for children at a very reasonable cost.

For opening times and further information please call (01424) 215245.

Robertsbridge Sports Hall

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This facility is located at Robertsbridge Community College. Contact details are below:

Tel: 01580 880360