Sports and fitness

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Swimming pool, leisure centres and sports facilities

What swimming pools, leisure centres and sports facilities there are in Bristol, where they are and what you can do there.

Outdoor sports facilities

Book football or rugby pitches, bowling greens, cricket pitches and tennis courts.

Parks pitch update

Find out if your sports pitch booking has been cancelled because of bad weather.


Play golf at Ashton Court Estate, including times, prices and hire fees.


There are indoor, all-weather and outdoor football pitches in Bristol.

Tennis in Bristol

There are indoor and outdoor tennis courts across Bristol.


Where you can fish and what licences and permits you need.

Disability sport

We provide a wide range of disability sports across the city.

Ping pong

We have several permanent ping pong tables in our parks as part of Ping! Bristol. All are free to use.

Running in Bristol

Find out about measured routes, marathons and running events.

Bristol Girls Can: sport for women campaign

Campaign for women in the city, breaking down the barriers around exercise.

Bristol International Athletes Scheme

Free use of sports facilities, leisure centres and swimming pools to Bristol residents aged 16 and over who have international sports status.


There are several outdoor bowling greens, as well as two indoor rinks, around the city.


Find out how to book a rugby pitch, or find a local team to join.


We have three cricket pitches you can hire.

Free swims for pregnant women

If you're pregnant, you can get a free swimming pass for any council pool in Bristol.

Mountain biking

With a range of trails on offer, we have something to offer riders of all abilities.