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Canford Sports Centre


Although Canford Sports Centre is still closed due to Covid19, we are trying to edge back to some form of activity. On a trial basis, tennis court hire will be available from May 25th. This will be in a pay and play format only and all players will need to follow social distancing guidelines. To book a court please call sports centre reception  01202 847524 between 9-12 noon mon-fri or email Our courts will be available from 9.30am-18.00 and are £7.50 for a 60 minute booking.

Please note that all memberships will remain frozen, therefore hire fees apply to all. Please refer to the FAQs on this page below with regard to your membership, payments and standing orders. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. I have a monthly standing order, will it stop automatically?

A. No, standing orders will continue to come out of your account and you we will add/extend your membership from the renewal date. However, we understand that you may wish to cancel your payments at this time, in which case please cancel the standing order with your bank and then just email us to let us know at sportscentre@canford,com 

Q. I have paid for a years membership up front, will my renewal date be extended automatically?

A. Yes you don't need to do anything, all active sports centre memberships will be extended for the period we are closed. 

Q. I have received a renewal letter for my membership, do I need to pay this now?

A. No, you can renew once we have reopened and you will receive an extension for any period of membership that you were unable to access the sports centre. 

Q. How long will the centre be closed?

A. We don't know at this stage, but please check this website for any update and we hope all our services and facilities will be open again soon. 

Q. Will the centre be clean when it reopens?

A. Yes we will be doing a deep clean of the centre before we open the doors to members and customers again.


The Canford Sports Centre offers a wide range of sports, health and fitness facilities.  It is the perfect venue for competitive sports. The facilities for sports, health and fitness related activities are second to none in the area. 

All this and more, located in the beautiful surroundings of Canford School, Wimborne, is available in this tranquil environment at remarkably affordable rates.

Included in the range of facilities available is a comprehensively equipped fitness suite, a 25m heated indoor pool, a studio room with a varied class timetable, and one of the largest sports halls in the region.