Group activities suspended at two leisure centres in Chesterfield

It's following the latest advice from Public Health England.

Group activities have been suspended at two leisure centres in Chesterfield.

The borough council have implemented the measures from today.

You can read their statement in full here;

"The decision has been taken in line with guidance from Public Health England to suspend all group based activities within our sports centres, the Healthy Living Centre, Staveley and Queen's Park Sports Centre, Chesterfield. These activities are those where by people are encouraged to come together and take part in physical activity.

Such activities are as follow:,

  • swimming lessons
  • gymnastics courses
  • trampoline courses and group exercise (fitness classes).

It has been decided to suspend these activities as they encourage social gathering in groups thus potentially increasing the risk of spreading the virus. The suspension will be for the foreseeable future and we will keep you up dated via this website and our social media with regards to a restart date of these activities.

The last group activities will take place on Tuesday 17 March.

Childrens parties

Where there are children's parties booked over the next couple of weeks we will be in contact and discuss these with the person who has made the booking.


We will suspend the payment of courses during this period. This means that you do not need to do anything in regards to your payments as we will take care of this.

 Access to leisure centres

Access to the fitness gyms, swimming pool programme and racket sports is still available for fitness members.


If fitness members wish to also suspend their Direct Debits during this period they can contact either centre on hlcenquiries@chesterfield.gov.uk or  qpscenquiries@chesterfield.gov.uk

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We would like also to thank all our customers for their continued support."

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