RE:FRESH sessions: Discounted swim for adults under the RE:FRESH Leisure Scheme. Anyone aged 16 years or over, who lives, works, has a GP or is in full time education in Blackburn with Darwen can access this session for £1.

Anyone aged under 16 years, who qualifies can access this session for FREE! as long they are accompanied with a qualifying adult.



Darwen Leisure Centre

Please note one of the Sauna Boxes is currently closed awaiting repair.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Witton Park Arena

Due to unforeseen circumstances the café pavilion toilets will be closed until the afternoon of Thursday 18 April.

During this time the Witton Park Arena toilets will be available to use from 9am until 8.30pm

Sorry for any inconvenience caused

Thank you for your patience.


Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre

Feilden Street Multi Storey public car park is available for use Monday – Saturday and the opening times/charges can be found here;

Feilden Street multi-storey and Undercroft car parks | Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

The car park in front of the leisure centre is privately owned and operated by Blackburn College and an ANPR system is in place. There is strictly no use of this car park for leisure centre customers before 4.30pm Monday-Friday as this is for permit holders only. After 4.30pm weekdays and all day at weekends leisure centre customers can use this car park on a pay and display basis; there are signs indicating the charges by the payment machines. Failure to comply with the above will result in a penalty notice being issued by the car park operators.

For gym members/swimming lessons/block booking customers only we are able to offer 3 hours free parking on Feilden Street Multi Storey car park at all times it is open – you must provide your car registration details at reception for this discount to be applied. 6-8am and after 4.30pm weekdays, also all day at weekends we are able to offer 3 hours free parking on the Blackburn college car park; you must input your registration details into the tablet at reception to access this discount, failure to do so will result in a penalty notice being issued by the car park operators.

Darwen Leisure Centre

Darwen Leisure Centre has it’s own car park for people using the leisure facilities.  Car registrations must be entered into the tablets at reception on each visit.

Witton Park Arena

Members using Witton Park Arena can claim a parking permit for a refundable deposit of £10.  For more information please email