Category Archives: Sport and leisure

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet has approved proposals for a state-of-the-art leisure centre in Halifax. As part of Calderdale’s Next Chapter, plans are in place for a new combined swimming pool and leisure facility on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre in Halifax. As well as a modern gym, pool and sports hall/dance studio… read more … about Step forward for new leisure centre>>

The Orange Box young people’s facility is reopening on Friday 9 August after extensive refurbishment works. The newly refurbished building in Halifax town centre will be the new home of Calderdale Council’s Youth Works and Youth Justice Team and will provide a variety of different activities for young people. Facilities available at the Orange Box… read more … about Bright future for Orange Box>>

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The swimming pool at Todmorden Sports Centre will be closed for essential repairs from Monday 29 July to Sunday 25 August. The temporary closure is necessary to allow improvement works to take place. These works will include maintenance to improve the reliability and life-span of the moveable floor and changes to the pool cleaning system…. read more … about Temporary closure of swimming pool at Todmorden Sports Centre>>

Wheels are in motion for a £2.1m scheme to improve cycling and walking access on a 6km section of the Rochdale Canal towpath between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden. This is part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s £60m CityConnect programme aimed at encouraging more people to travel by bike or on foot. At a meeting… read more … about Plans to boost cycling and walking access on canal towpath>>

New opening hours will soon be in place at Todmorden Sports Centre.  The programme at the centre will be changing from Monday 7 January 2019, to better reflect the usage of the site.  A recent review of activity usage at all Calderdale sports facilities showed that footfall at the centre was relatively low early in… read more … about Changes to timetable at Todmorden Sports Centre>>

Calderdale Council is working on finding a solution to the issues with the spa pool at Todmorden Sports Centre. The spa pool at the centre is currently unavailable following advice from a recent safety inspection of equipment at the centre. The sauna facilities, which include the spa pool, are well used, but the safety of… read more … about Update on spa pool facility at Todmorden Sports Centre>>

Following substantial damage to North Bridge Leisure Centre on Friday due to a burst water main, staff are working hard to reopen parts of the centre tomorrow (Tuesday 11 December). The entire ground floor of the centre suffered extensive water damage, with all carpets, equipment and electricals ruined. Over the weekend, staff from across the… read more … about Update on North Bridge Leisure Centre>>

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