|SPORTS AND LEISURE FACILITIES
The Dronfield Sports Centre located in the Civic Centre is one of the finest in the county. The complex includes a 25 metre swimming pool and a learner pool. Two sports halls cater for aerobics, archery. athletics, badminton, basketball, bowling (shortmat), dances, discos, exhibitions, 5-a-side football, gymnastics, ju jitsu, karate, keep fit, punch bag, roller skating, short tennis, table tennis, trampolining and volleyball. In addition there are squash courts, a sauna suite with steam room and multi gym. A large number of training courses are organised and entertainments include brass band concerts. For enquiries and bookings telephone 01246 416166
Parks, Recreation Grounds and Children's Play Areas A wide range of outdoor activities are offered at the parks and recreation grounds in the town as follows:
Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane
Children's adventure play area, enclosed sandpit, outdoor table tennis table, tennis courts, howling green. Refreshments available all year round. Floodlit all weather multi-games area, for five-a-side football, hockey.
For enquiries and block bookings telephone 01246418573, casual bookings telephone 01246 416539.
Coal Aston Recreation Ground, Birches Fold . Children's play area, bowling green, tennis courts, basketball area and football pitches. Refreshments available during the summer months.
DronfleldWoodhouse Recreation Ground, Carr lane . Children's play area, bowling green, tennis courts, basketball area, outdoor tennis table, football and cricket pitches.
Sindelfingen Park Pentland Road
Children's play area, picnic area, fun and fitness trail, full size basketball court, 12 acre parkland.
Stonelow Playing Fields, Stonelow Road
Children's play area, football, cricket and hockey pitches.
Chi1dren's Play Areas.
There are additional children's play areas located at Cemetery Road, Hilltop Recreation Ground, Lundy Road, Marsh Avenue, Moonpenny Way, Stubley Place and
For enquiries and bookings of cricket, football and hockey pitches telephone 01246 416166 (or 01246 412372 for pitches at the Dronfield School Gosforth site). For all other enquiries telephone 01246 418573.
Dronfield Civic Hall, Civic Centre is available for regular or casual bookings.
The Main Hall seats up to 200 people and includes a fully equipped stage and large kitchen.
The Shaun Hadley meeting room seats up to 20 people and is suitable for small meetings, coffee mornings etc. Concessionary rates apply to local organisations. For enquiries and bookings telephone 01246 418573.
Coal Aston Community Association Hall,
Eckington Road . For enquiries and bookings telephone 01246 415262.
Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane is available for regular or casual bookings on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Lodge seats up to 80 people and includes a large kitchen.
Concessionary rates apply to local organisations. For enquiries and bookings telephone 01246 418573.
The Peel Centre, High Street. Available for regular or casual bookings telephone 01246 418573. The Centre seats up to 70 persons. (Thomas Taylor Hall), 132 persons (Edward Lucas Hall), 25 persons (Dr Fletcher Room), and 12 persons (John Rotherham Room), and a counselling suite comprising two interview rooms.
The James Slinn Gallery at the Peel Centre, High Street houses a growing collection of photographs, books, maps and documents relating to the history and natural history of Dronfield. The Heritage Committee, which oversee the collection, is actively collecting Dronfield material for the collection and will be happy to receive offers of items. Anyone wishing to make use of the material should contact members of the Heritage Committee on any of the following telephone numbers: 01246 412313 or413231 or412361.
Parish Church Hall, Church Street . For enquiries and bookings telephone 01246 412328.
There are some 120 allotment plots at four sites in Dronfield. The rents are very reasonable. The administration of the allotments is undertaken by the Dronfield Horticultural Society. Enquiries should be directed to the Chairman of the Society (Tel: 01246 412747).