Ponds Forge

, in Sheffield

Address: Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1AA

Phone: 0114 223 3400

Email: info@ponds-forge.co.uk

Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, inaugurated in 1991 for the World Student Games, has since been synonymous with world-class swimming, diving, and a multitude of other sporting events. Spanning over 6.7 acres, this esteemed sport and leisure complex, along with its acclaimed health and fitness centre, serves the community of Sheffield with unparalleled facilities and services.

World-Class Facilities for Sport, Leisure, and Entertainment

Situated in the vibrant heart of Sheffield City Centre, Ponds Forge is not just a sports venue but a cornerstone of community and entertainment, drawing over 1.3 million visitors annually. Its offerings include:

  • Olympic Sized Swimming Pool: A premier facility for swimmers of all levels.
  • UK’s Deepest Diving Pool: Accommodating 2,600 spectators, this pool is a training ground for the GB diving squad and a venue for major diving competitions.
  • International Sports Hall: Sheffield’s largest and most versatile events space, suitable for both sporting and non-sporting events.

A Diverse Array of Activities

Ponds Forge caters to a wide range of interests and ages, ensuring there’s something for everyone:

  • Award-Winning Gym and Spa: State-of-the-art fitness and relaxation facilities.
  • Children’s Activities: Engaging and fun experiences for younger visitors.
  • Two Swimming Pools: Including the Olympic sized pool and the UK’s deepest diving pool, providing exceptional swimming and diving opportunities.
  • International Sports Hall: A flexible space for a variety of events, from sports competitions to community gatherings.

Pricing for Activities

Offering Pay As You Go (PAYG) options, Ponds Forge maintains accessibility and affordability for all visitors:

  • Adult Swim PAYG: £5.95
  • Junior Swim PAYG: £4.00

Ponds Forge International Sports Centre stands as a testament to Sheffield’s commitment to sports, leisure, and community well-being. With its vast array of facilities and activities, it remains a beloved destination for individuals and families alike, fostering a love for physical activity and community engagement in the heart of Sheffield.

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