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Leisure management

Places for People Leisure develops and manages leisure facilities, including swimming pools, gyms and sports halls, on behalf of local authorities across the UK. Providing leisure services is a key part of our placemaking approach to create healthy, sustainable communities.

About Places for People Leisure

  • We manage 116 leisure centres
  • Our centres attract around 50 million visits each year
  • We've built 2 new leisure centres in the last year - with more to come
  • We were named Leisure Centre Operator of the Year in the UK Active Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • We're a social enterprise, so we reinvest any money we make back into the business, for the good of society. 

To find your nearest Places for People Leisure centre, visit