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Outdoor recreation and sports

We have many outdoor recreation and sports facilities in the district so you can get out and get active. 

Most of our facilities are free to use and you don't need to book. Where booking is needed you'll find the details alongside the location. 

BMX courses

  • Morven Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield (dirt track)
  • West Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield (balance trail)
  • Nuncargate Recreation Ground, Annesley (balance track)
  • Westwood Recreation Ground, Jacksdale (balance track)
  • Nabbs Lane Recreation Ground (dirt track). 

Bowls (outdoor)

For all outdoor bowls locations email bookings@ashfield.gov.uk to make a booking enquiry:

  • Huthwaite Welfare Park, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Kingsway Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • Sutton Lawn, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Titchfield Park, Hucknall
  • Titchfield Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield. 

Cricket pitches

For cricket pitch bookings email bookings@ashfield.gov.uk to make an enquiry:

  • Titchfield Park, Hucknall.

Fitness areas (outdoors)

  • Albert Street Recreation Ground, Hucknall (next to Hucknall Leisure Centre)
  • Sutton Lawn, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Stamper Crescent Recreation Ground, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Healdswood Recreation Ground, Sutton-in-Ashfield. 

Grass football pitches

For all grass football pitch locations email bookings@ashfield.gov.uk to make a booking enquiry:

  • Kingsway Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • Titchfield Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • Nabbs Lane, Hucknall
  • Titchfield Park, Hucknall
  • Kenbrook Road, Hucknall (Merlin and Papplewick site)
  • Calladine, (Bluebell Wood Way), Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Cowpasture Lane, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Healdswood, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Pear Tree Lane, Teversal. 

Hockey

For hockey bookings email bookings@ashfield.gov.uk to make an enquiry:

  • Kingsway Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA or ball court)

  • Sutton Lawn Park, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Titchfield Park, Hucknall
  • Kingsway Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • West Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • Cowpasture Lane Recreation Ground, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Huthwaite Welfare Park, Huthwaite
  • Healdswood Recreation Ground, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • The Oval Recreation Ground, Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Acacia Avenue recreation Ground, Annesley
  • Summit Centre, Kirkby-in-Ashfield (not managed by Ashfield District Council). 

Netball

For netball court bookings email bookings@ashfield.gov.uk to make an enquiry:

  • Titchfield Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield (Outdoors with floodlights).

Parkour or free running

  • Kingsway Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • Morven Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Skate parks

  • Titchfield Park, Hucknall (concrete)
  • Kingsway Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield (concrete)
  • Sutton Lawn, Sutton-in-Ashfield (steel)
  • Huthwaite Welfare Park, Sutton-in-Ashfield (steel)
  • Wood Nook, Selston (concrete)
  • Wharf Green, Jacksdale (steel).

Synthetic pitches

For both synthetic pitch locations email bookings@ashfield.gov.uk to make a booking enquiry:

  • Kingsway Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield (outdoor with floodlights)
  • Titchfield Park, Hucknall (outdoor with floodlights).

Walking

  • Parks and recreation grounds.