**Due to COVID restrictions we are currently not taking any bookings for raquet sports.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to have them back available soon.**

Various court activities are available at our centres with weekly and block bookings available. Casual bookings can be made by calling your preferred centre or booking online. To book online you must register for a Leisure Card before you will be able to make any bookings.

Book Now

Bookings are available 7 days in advance and from 9am (online) or from when the Leisure Hub opens (in centre/telephone bookings). Please note you will need to pay for your court when making the booking.

Where you can play:

Facility Badminton Short Tennis Table Tennis
Blackburn Central High School Yes Yes
Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre Yes Yes
Darwen Leisure Centre Yes Yes Yes
Pleckgate High School Yes Yes
Witton Park Academy Yes Yes

Casual hire prices:

Adult re:fresh Junior/Senior
Badminton £10.15 £4.00 £6.15
Short Tennis £10.15 £4.00 £6.15
Table Tennis £6.50 £3.00 £4.00

For more information on block bookings please email bwdleisure@blackburn.gov.uk.


re:fresh Subsidised Leisure

Racquet sports are available to book with a re:fresh discount for adults who qualify for the re:fresh Subsidised Leisure Scheme.  To qualify you must have a leisure card, be aged 16  or over and either live, work, have a GP or be in full time education in Blackburn with Darwen.

When is the discount available?

Darwen Leisure Centre

Monday – Friday 9am – 10pm

Saturday and Sunday 9am – 5pm

Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9pm – 10pm

Saturday and Sunday 9am – 5pm