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.




Please be aware that all freezes for Ramadan have to be received by 15th February.

These can be processed at site or via email at

Freezes will only take effect from the 1st of the following month and available for Direct Debit memberships only.

Darwen Leisure Centre

All pools at Darwen Leisure Centre will be closed from 12pm on Sunday 25th February due to a swimming gala.

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

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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.

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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 Sports and Leisure Centre Yes Yes Yes
Darwen Leisure Centre Yes Yes

Casual hire prices:

Adult Junior 60+
Badminton £10.30 £8.00 (all players must be under 16) £8.00 (all players must be 60+)
Short Tennis £10.30 £8.00 (all players must be under 16) £8.00 (all players must be 60+)
Table Tennis £6.60 £4.05 (all players must be under 16) £4.05 (all players must be 60+)

For more information on block bookings please email