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.

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The Flumes at Blackburn Sports & Leisure Centre will be closed for maintenance until further notice.


All pools will be closed at Darwen Leisure Centre from 11am on Sunday 24th September due to a swimming gala

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.



Our outdoor Athletics stadium at Witton Park includes an 8 lane 400m synthetic running track and facilities for Long Jump, High Jump and throwing events including Shot Put, Discus and Javelin.

Booking this facility

The outdoor track is available for public use at various times Monday – Sunday.  BwD Leisure monthly and annual members can use the track for free but must still book online.  Standard cost is £4.45 per session.

You can check availability and book the track online if you have a BwD Leisure online account.  Check out the timetable below, selecting ‘Witton Park Arena’ and ‘Outdoor Track Session’.

Outside of these times the track is reserved for Blackburn Harriers & Athletics Club and other private bookings.  Times are subject to change throughout the year.  If you would like to speak to a member of the team about booking an event please email