The Folkestone Sports Centre

Radnor Park Avenue
Folkestone, Kent

Phone: 01303 850222

Fax: 01303 240842

Open Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

The Folkestone Sports Centre is a fun-filled activities, sports, and leisure centre the whole family can enjoy. Everyone in the community, whether local resident or visitor, is invited to come use the Centre's wide range of facilities for healthy recreation, competition, or leisurely entertainment. Among the offerings are two swimming pools, an all-year-round dry ski slope, a 9-hole 18-tee golf course, a Fitness Centre, and utilities for all sorts of team and singles sports, not to mention special clubs and courses geared toward adults and families. Many activities are regularly scheduled for school groups as well. If you use the Sports Centre often you can save money with an FSC Leisure Passport, designed to suit your individual lifestyle. Ask at the Information Desk for details.

For your between-activities pleasure and convenience there is a licensed café on the premises with viewing galleries overlooking the swimming pools. The Sports Café offers breakfast, lunches, and snack meals, featuring specialities such as cod and chips, chicken tikka masala, vegetarian lasagne and quiche, chilli nachos, corn on the cob, a wide variety of burgers, and an assortment of sandwiches and jacket potatoes. A children's menu is also available. The non-smoking café is open from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.

In addition there is the excellent Sportsman's Bar which is open during normal licensing hours. The bar features an excellent selection of real ales which changes regularly, as well as the usual pub drinks. Smoking is allowed in the Bar, and all meals and snacks from the Cafe may be ordered here.
The Centre stands on 12.5 acres of freehold land gifted to the Folkestone Sports Centre Trust in 1967 by Lord Radnor as well as half an acre donated by Gerald Glover. The completed Centre was officially opened in 1972 by HRH The Princess Anne. Over ten million people visited the Folkestone Sports Centre during its first 20 years. In 1990 the Fitness Centre opened, becoming one of the best facilities of its kind in the area.

The Folkestone Sports Centre is open all day seven days a week, providing hours of fun for the entire family.

©2000 Kent, UK
Last modified 1st March 2000