The Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre offers an eight court multi-use sports hall suitable for Badminton, five-a-side football, basketball, netball, indoor hockey, trampolining and other sports.

Currently hired by academies, sports associations and local clubs for a variety of sports and teams. Our courts are the perfect venue for events as they include the ability for spectators to view the activities from the balcony.

We also have the facilities for a variety of other sports such as Volleyball, indoor tennis and cricket. The sports hall can either be hired out for a one off event; for example a childrens party or booked for an individual game of badminton.

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BADMINTON

Playing badminton whether for fun as a hobby or on a more competitive level will improve your overall health significantly.

Badminton can be played as singles or doubles making it a very sociable sport, and a great activity to do with your family or friends. We have a total of 8 Badminton courts within our main sports hall at the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre available to hire which can each accommodate 2 – 4 players. Spectators can also watch family and friends from the comfort of our elevated viewing gallery.

Courts can be hired on an individual basis by the hour for £8 or can be booked by clubs or a regular hire basis.

Rackets and shuttlecocks are available to hire from the sports centre at a cost of 50p per item.

Call 01872 246050 to book your court.

 

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SQUASH

Squash is a fast-moving game that requires skill, speed and agility, and gives excellent all round health benefits. It’s an easy sport to play with a friend or up to four players as a doubles game. Our two glass backed squash courts are regularly hired out for Cornwall squash games as the facilities are ideal for spectators with viewing either from game level or from our viewing balcony.

Squash courts can be hired on an individual basis or can be booked by clubs on a regular hire basis. (Hire periods are for 45 minutes)

Peak (Weekdays 1800-2200): £7

Off Peak (All other times): £6.50

Rackets and balls are available to hire from the sports centre at a cost of 50p per item.

Call 01872 246050 to book your court.

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5 A-SIDE FOOTBALL

5-a-side is the ultimate sport as it’s inclusive for any age and any ability! It’s fast paced and will give you a great workout without even realising!  5-a-side football is great for fun, stress-relief, and exercise as well as being a great opportunity to get social with your mates or compete against another team. We have 5 a-side football courts available to hire for one off occasions, birthday parties or on a regular basis.

Half hall hire for football is £32 per hour. (That’s as little as £3 per person)

Call 01872 246050 to book.

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NETBALL

Netball is one of the most popular woman’s sports in the country, which is accessible to all ages and abilities. It’s fast paced and has great health benefits, as well as developing hand eye co-ordination. With a strong focus on team work it’s a great way to make friends both on and off the court. Our facilities allow two courts to be hired for one off occasions or for regular team practice. Spectators can also watch from the comfort of our elevated viewing gallery.

Hire of half the hall for a netball court costs £32 per hour.

Call 01872 246050 to book.

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INDOOR CRICKET

Cricket nets are fundamental to cricket practice and are used at every level. The Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre offers 6 cricket nets which consist of an artificial mat enclosed by nets on either side and to the rear.

The cricket nets can be used by hiring half the hall which allows for the provision of 4 nets or the whole hall for all 6 nets.

4 cricket nets £32

6 cricket nets £64

Call 01872 246050 to book.

 

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BASKETBALL

Basketball is a fun team game which can be played with a few friends shooting hoops or as a competitive game. The fast paced nature of the game develops cardiovascular fitness  simultaneously developing speed, agility, explosive power and hand-eye co-ordination.

We have two basketball courts available to hire with competition sprung hoops and scoreboard available for match play. Courts can be hired for one off occasions, matches or on a weekly contract basis. Court hire for 1 hour is £32.

Alternatively if you just want to shoot some hoops with friend you can hire half a basketball court for £16 per hour.

Call 01872 246050 to book.

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INDOOR HOCKEY

Indoor hockey, is an indoor variant of “traditional” outdoor field hockey. The indoor game is much faster and more scoring opportunities are offered. Technical and tactical speeds are emphasized. A bad touch or a slow recovery will almost always result in a loss of possession, and quite often end with a goal scored by the opposition. This makes for an exciting fast paced game, perfect as a alternative to outdoor games especially during periods bad weather.

The sports hall is available for hire for indoor hockey with rebound boards and hockey goals. This is available for one off occasions, matches or on a weekly contract basis.

Hire of half the hall for hockey costs £32 per hour.

Call 01872 246050 to book.

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TENNIS

Looking for competition, social play, team camaraderie, a good workout or time with family and friends? Tennis has all of that , and more. Tennis requires alertness, tactical thinking, and problem solving, also giving players great health benefits.

Indoor tennis is available utilising half the sports hall which includes professional tennis nets and can each accommodate 2 – 4 players. Spectators can also watch family and friends from the comfort of our elevated viewing gallery.

Full tennis courts can be hired by the hour for £32 or can be booked by clubs on a regular hire basis.

Short tennis is a fun alternative version of tennis played on a smaller court with soft balls and lower net. Its ideal for children to learn the basics of tennis and ball control.

Courts are hired by the hour for £8 or can be booked by clubs on a regular hire basis.

Tennis rackets and balls are available to hire from the sports centre at a cost of 50p per item.

Call 01872 246050 to book your court.

 

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Table Tennis

Table tennis or ping pong is a fun game which can be played by 2-4 players. Its fast paced and requires quick reaction time making it an exciting game.

We have four table tennis tables available to hire which can be set up on the badminton courts.

Table tennis tables can be hired on an individual basis by the hour for £8 or can be booked by clubs or a regular hire basis.

Bats and balls are available to hire from the sports centre at a cost of 50p per item.

Call 01872 246050 to book your court.