Putting the world-class within reach.
Configured for professionals, accessible for everyone – our facilities include a 100m track, run routes, cycle routes, a full-size 3G pitch, cricket pitch and open green spaces.
English Institute of Sport Sheffield
English Institute of Sport Sheffield is the country’s largest multi-sport training centre, and is dedicated to making sport accessible for all – from local communities and schools to businesses and elite athletes with their eyes on the biggest prizes.Visit website
Proud home to Sheffield Eagles Rugby League Club, our full-size, state-of-the-art 3G outdoor pitch is also available for community use and can be hired during evenings and weekends on non-match days.
iceSheffield boasts two Olympic ice pads, but when tomorrow’s champions aren’t training, people of all ages and abilities are welcome to visit for a recreational skate.Visit website
Love cricket? The Don Valley Bowl is available for leisure, recreation and sport all year round. Yorkshire Cricket Board has installed a synthetic cricket pitch, as part of a city wide programme in association with Sheffield City Council, which can be accessed by everyone for free.
Outdoor City Run Routes
Our Outdoor City Run Routes are part of a city wide programme funded by England Athletics. Over 30 run routes are signposted and mapped in 15 of Sheffield’s parks and woodlands. The run routes on Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park include 1km and 1.8km easy rated routes. These also include an optional climb to the top of the hill to take in the view across the city.
A longer 6km medium rated route takes in sections of the nearby Sheffield and Tinsley Canal, Attercliffe and River Don. All routes start and finish at the 100m marked track and are clearly signposted throughout. They are free to use and always available.
Westfield Health Active Space
In October 2022 we opened our Active Space, funded by Westfield Health Charitable Trust and comprising an extensive range of Fresh Air Fitness outdoor exercise equipment.
With pieces designed for building strength, developing cardiovascular fitness and improving flexibility, balance and co-ordination the equipment appeals to a wide range of users including pieces designed specifically for wheelchair access.
Canon Medical Arena
Canon Medical Arena is a carbon-neutral built community arena with multi purpose sports facility and integrated Medical Diagnostic Centre.
It offers a flexible sporting facility, featuring three full-size basketball courts, and is designed to hold 2,500 spectators. It is the home of the Sheffield Sharks and the Sheffield Hatters professional basketball teams and the arena is available to wider sporting, education, and community organisations.