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Shard End Community Centre & Sports Hall

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Shard End Community Centre and Sports Hall a centre for everyone

The Shard End Community Centre and Sports Hall is a place where everybody can find something to do, if you like sporting activities Football, Badminton, Netball, Basketball, Cricket and Bowls are all available.

Shard End Gym

If you want to keep fit you might want to try out one of the Centre’s two Gyms. Our Cardio Vascular Fitness Gym is designed to accommodate everyone from beginner to athlete. Our Zero Impact Easy-Gym is Ideal for people with Muscle tone problems, Osteoporosis, Mobility problems, Joint problems and Poor posture. Easy-Gym offers a total body work-out without overstressing joints or muscles our machines work your muscles rather than you working the machine. Use all 6 machines and get a total body work-out.

If you do want to lose some weight then why not come along to one of the Centres Slimming Clubs and supplement it with one of our daytime or evening Aerobic classes. The exercise on Prescription Scheme is for people who want to be more active to improve their health. Ask your GP or Practice Nurse to see whether your Surgery is involved in the Scheme. Alternatively why not come in to the Centre and ask for the Health and Fitness Advisor.

Of course sports and fitness is not the only activities we provide, we are also very much a Community Centre with local people coming in and taking advantage of our many other activities and facilities. The Shard End Community Centre and Sports Hall is truly and honestly serving its local Community - it’s the place for everyone.

Shard End Community Centre and Sports Hall
170 Packington Avenue
Shard End
Birmingham
B34 7RD

Telephone Number: 0121 464 5485

Public Transport: Buses 55, 59

Parking: Approximately 25 spaces including 2 spaces for disabled customers

Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-10pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am - 1pm. Closed on bank holidays.

Do you have facilities for disabled? Yes

See Essential Information below for further details about facilities, courses, prices and times relevant at this Leisure Centre

For further information about discounts and Passport to Leisure, please contact the leisure centre direct.

Other Activities & Special Events

Please see Essential Information below for prices/timetable information. To make an enquiry, please contact the leisure centre direct.

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Meetings and conferences
  • Netball
  • Over 60’s Short Mat Bowls
  • Recording studio
  • Sports hall
  • Volleyball

Excellent facilities, great activities, friendly and welcoming environment plus its right on your doorstep, what more could you ask for?

Shard End Gym

We have a recording studio that was professionally designed to offer a comfortable and relaxing environment for high quality sound production activities. The studio is equipped with both 48 channel analogue and 32 Channel digital mixing consoles. Recording can be done via 24 track ADAT and complimented by computer based audio and Midi recording platforms. Cubase SX and Propeller heads Reason software provide a plethora of recording and editing options. Mastering is available to CD, Mini-disc, MP3 and Cassette formats.

Our new multi-media training room is fully kitted out with 9 high spec PCs along with associated hardware and popular professional music production and sound mixing software packages. Funded by Birmingham City Council and NRF this new 50k facility will further develop and enhance the Centres ability to offer and provide basic and accredited multi-media training.

Essential Information
  • Opening Times

    Day

    Opening Time

    Closing Time

    Monday - Friday

    9.00am

    10.00pm

    Saturday

    9.00am

    5.00pm

    Sunday

    9.00am

    1.00pm


  • Opening Times

    Day

    Opening Time

    Closing Time

    Monday - Friday

    9.00am

    10.00pm

    Saturday

    9.00am

    5.00pm

    Sunday

    9.00am

    1.00pm

    Last ticket issued 1 hour before the close of centre

    Easy Gym

    Day

    Daytime Sessions

    Evening Sessions

    Monday - Friday

    9am - 2pm

    5pm-8pm

    Saturday

    CLOSED

    CLOSED

    Sunday

    CLOSED

    CLOSED

    Easy Gym offers a total body workout without overstressing joints or muscles Our machines work your muscles rather than you working the machine. Use all 6 machines and get a total body workout. (Last session ½ hr before closure)

    Prices

    Price

    Passport to Leisure Members Price

    Adult Fitness Suite

    £5.40

    Passport to Leisure card holders - Monday to Friday 40% reduction between 7.00am - 5.00pm
    Saturday and Sunday 50% reduction between 1.00pm and 4.00pm
    At all other times the reduction will be 10%

    Junior Fitness Suite

    £3.10

    Starter Programme

    £12.00

    £8.40

    Full Programme

    £23.00

    £16.10

    Easy Gym

    £5.40

    Passport to Leisure card holders - Monday to Friday 40% reduction between 7.00am - 5.00pm

    Saturday and Sunday 40% reduction between 1.00pm and 4.00pm
    At all other times the reduction will be 10%

  • Fitness Class Pricing
    Class Day Time Price
    Walk 2000 (led walking group) Monday 9.30am - 10.00am - Free on Be Active
    Aero-Fit 6.00pm - 7.00pm £4.40
    Bums and Tums 7.00pm - 8.00pm £4.40
    Be Active Aerobics Tuesday 9.30am - 10.30am £4.40 Free on Be Active
    Walk 2000 (led walking group) Wednesday 9.30am - 10.00am - Free on Be Active
    Be Active Aerobics Class Thursday 10am – 11am £4.40 Free on Be Active
    Zumba 6.00pm - 7.00pm £4.40
    Bums & Tums 7.00pm - 8.00pm £4.40
    Gymnastics Saturday 10.00am - 12.00pm £3.60 -

    For passport to leisure prices please see reception
    Be Active Terms and Conditions Apply
  • Court / Indoor Activities
    Court Activity Day Times Price
    Badminton

    Sports hall available to book during normal opening hours throughout the day.

    Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

    £6.70 per hour per court
    Netball £37 per hour
    Hockey £37 per hour
    Volleyball £37 per hour
    Over 60’s Short Mat Bowls 11.00am – 2.00pm Please contact the leisure centre for further info
    Basketball £37 per hour indoor
    Cricket £37 per hour 2 nets
  • Sports Clubs

    Club

    Contact Details (if run by a 3rd party organisation

    Day

    Times

    Club Information

    Shard End Karate Club

    Frank Halford
    07910 969727

    Wednesday

    6.30pm-7.30pm

    Children’s class (£3.50)

    Shard End Karate Club

    Frank Halford
    07910 969727

    Wednesday

    8pm - 9.30pm

    Advanced class (£3.50)

    Shard End Karate Club

    Frank Halford
    07910 969727

    Saturday

    2pm – 4.00

    Advanced class (£4.50)

    Badminton Club

    Janet Murray

    Tuesday

    8pm – 10pm

    Need to contact club for further details.

    Junior Self Defence

    Simon Preece

    Sunday

    11am- 12pm

    Junior Self Defence ( see club for further details)

    Goodrich F.C

    Alan Walsh

    Monday

    6pm-7pm

    Football Training

    Steven Baker F.C

    Steven Baker

    Thursday

    7pm-8pm

    Football Training

    Northern over 60s S.M.B league

    Derek Stevens
    0121 523 3776

    Monday

    11am – 3pm

    Short Mat Bowles

  • Activities for the Elderly

    Activity

    Day

    Times

    Information

    Price

    Day Centre

    Tuesday & Thursday

    9am - 2.00pm

    For the Elderly

    £3.50 (£5.00 incl taxi )

    The Easy Gym provides gentle exercise for the elderly and those with disability or mobility problems

  • Sports hall £37.00 per hour.

    Recording studio - prices available on request.

    Rooms for hire for meetings and conferences - prices available on request.

  • We have a range of different types of membership available to suit your needs, or you can simply pay and play for a number of activities. To help you choose a membership we have provided some essential information on each type please take a look at our Leisure Centre Memberships page for more details

  • The Be Active Scheme is a free scheme open to Birmingham residents. We are working in partnership with Birmingham Public Health to offer all Birmingham residents free swimming, group exercise classes and gym sessions at certain times at various leisure centres and parks. The scheme is currently ongoing.

    For more information about Be Active please visit contact your local Leisure Centre or visit http://beactivebirmingham.co.uk/

  • Your Choice Members – Continue your fitness journey with us.

    Simply visit your local leisure centre 8 times during November and December and be entered into a free draw to win some fantastic prizes. Loyalty cards need to be stamped 8 times and multiple entries will be accepted.

    A Stamp can be given for any of the following your choice membership activities: Gym, Swim, Fitness Class, Sauna

    Prizes include free memberships!

    Terms and Conditions:

    Only one stamp per activity Cards must be stamped at the time of the visit. Lost cards cannot be replaced. Cards stamped with 8 visits will be entered into a prize draw to win a prize. Only one prize per person, per month. The winners 8 visits will be validated by their Leisure Flex attendance records. Premier Membership prizes will be added onto existing membership and are not transferable/ Winner will be notified by Business Development.

  • Stuck for that perfect Christmas present, not sure what to buy that special somebody? Why not give the gift of health this Christmas.

    This December, we are giving all Leisure Card Holders the opportunity to purchase a two week Premier membership for only £10*. Recipients of the gift have until the 17th January 2015 to redeem their membership which includes full access to the gym, swimming pools, fitness classes and sauna suites. Recipients also receive the bonus of a further £10 off any Your Choice Membership if taken out by the 31st January 2015.

    Limited stocks available – to buy yours, visit your local leisure centre now.

    *Terms and Conditions:

    • Offer is subject to availability
    • The purchaser must have a leisure card to be eligible
    • A gift voucher will be provided to the purchaser which can be used to activate a 14 day membership. Membership must be activated by 17th January 2014.
    • £10 off a Your Choice Membership discount must be taken by the 31st January 2015.
    • A mini induction is required for use of gym – this will be provided free of charge
    • Unlimited access to swimming, fitness classes, aqua exercise, gyms and saunas where available at sites.
    • Concessionary prices not available on two week membership
Frequently Asked Questions
    • If you wish to make a booking for yourself click on the button at the top of this page.
      If you already have a self service account you will be asked to sign in using your details.
      If you do not have a self service account you will be taken straight to the online bookings as a non member guest.
      Follow the instructions to make your booking.
      If you have the advanced booking option on your leisure card you will be able to book 8 days in advance and pay for the court/pitch when you arrive at the leisure centre
      If you do not have the advanced booking option you will only be able to book 7 days in advance and will be required to pay at the time of booking.

      If you wish to track your bookings (and take advantage of the advanced booking option if you have purchased this) you need a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • If you wish to make a booking for someone else click on the button at the top of this page. You will need the leisure card number and postcode/surname of the person you are booking for.

      If you wish to track the bookings for the person you are acting on behalf of you must have a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • No – you can make bookings up to 7 days in advance but must pay for the booking at the time you make it.
      If you wish to book up to 8 days in advance you will need the advanced booking option. An Advance Booking option can be added to a standard card or PTL card for an annual fee of £15. The Advance Booking option allows you to book courts and pitches an extra day in advance of other customers (8 days ahead, instead of 7).

    • For all sports and leisure activities an adult charge will apply to anyone aged 16 years and above.

    • Please contact the leisure centre direct, if you haven't been able to find the information that you need.

    • The easy gym provides gentle exercise for the elderly and those with a disability or mobility problems.