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Blackpool continues to develop sporting facilities within the area, with a number of high-quality venues available to book. 5-a-side and 8-a-side football pitches can be booked in Blackpool, played either indoors or on immaculate 3G astroturf pitches. Other sports available to play in Blackpool include badminton, cricket, netball, handball and basketball.

Pitches and courts in Blackpool

PlayFootball Blackpool

PlayFootball Blackpool offers a superb 3G astroturf rugby pitch, available for football hire to accommodate 5-a-side and 8-a-side matches. Instant booking through our online calendar is also available. The venue boasts excellent changing room facilities available for individuals or teams who have booked a pitch. Free parking is also available on-site, with PlayFootball located about a 15 minute walk from Layton station. So if you’re looking for a pitch in the area, PlayFootball Blackpool is a venue you simply have to check out.

St.Mary’s Catholic Academy

If you’re looking to stay active during some adverse UK weather, St.Mary’s Catholic Academy provides the perfect indoor facilities for you. Book the 5-a-side football pitch, hire the hall out and make use of the cricket nets, or even have a game of badminton if you’re in the Blackpool area. If fortunate enough to get some sunshine, then hire the great outdoors macadam area for either football or netball. The academy offers on-site changing facilities as well as free parking, adding excellence to this fantastic venue. If you’re making your way via public transport, Layton train station is located just a 15 minute walk away, the perfect warm up before you play.

Highfield Leadership Academy

Highfield Academy offers a range of sports to play inside its superb sports hall. A 5-a-side football pitch is available to book, other great sports available to play include badminton, cricket, netball, handball and basketball. The sports hall is kept in excellent condition all-year round by venue staff, adding to your experience. Highfield Academy offers free parking and changing facilities to customers, but Blackpool Pleasure Beach train station is situated just a few minutes walk away. So round up your mates and go check out the venue.

Additional info for Blackpool residents

Premier League and FA grant

More women in Blackpool are playing football than ever before, thanks to a little help from the Premier League and FA. In March 2019, an investment of £576,000 was outlaid to build a new state-of-the-art 3G astroturf pitch at Unity Academy Blackpool. The pitch will help support over 20 local female teams over the next 5 years.

Blackpool Enterprise Zone

As part of Blackpool’s continued development of sport, the town has recently developed plans to incorporate a state-of-the-art sports village as part of a £28.8m project for a Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone. The village will include 2 3G football pitches, 10 grass football pitches, indoor tennis and netball courts, a fitness studio and much more. By 2023, sport should be thriving within the famous seaside resort.

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