Ponds Forge International Sports Centre


Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2BP

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Tel: 0114 223 3400

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Relax and enjoy excellent food and drink in the comfortable surroundings of the foodetc. café. Located through the lobby behind reception, the café enjoys views of the leisure pool and has access to the balcony/spectator area for the lane swimming pool. A perfect location to socialise, relax and cool down after your workout or swim.

With a superb menu and full range of drinks, snacks and a fully licensed bar you have every reason to be spoilt for choice.

foodetc. has an excellent menu and special offers which provide a varied choice for everyone - from quick snacks, to healthy meals, to tasty food for kids. Look out for the seasonal offers and take out options at the café.

The café has a private meeting room which can be hired out for parties and social events. Call 0114 223 3400 to find out more about our party options and 0114 223 3413 for meetings.

Leisure Swimming

Come leisure swimming at Ponds Forge for family swimming, kids swimming, and fun swimming in our leisure pool. The swimming pools at Ponds Forge are open for public swimming everyday.

Karate Lessons

Karate is an excellent martial art to develop your discipline, coordination and self defence techniques. With commitment and determination, you could be the next Karate Master!

Sports Centre

Part of Sheffield International Venues (SIV), Ponds Forge boasts a 50m, 10 lane Olympic size competition pool, an Olympic size diving pool, a leisure pool, a 140 station gym, 2 dedicated fitness studios and a sports hall.

Lane Swimming

Swimming provides a great low impact cardiovascular exercise, working almost every major muscle group in the body. It is also an effective means of relieving stress and a great way to unwind from the strains of the day.

Active Lifestyles

The active lifestyles programme provides discounted activity days with a wide choice of sporting and leisure activities. Prior to using the gym, customers must undertake an induction to learn how to use the equipment correctly.

Fitness unlimited Gym

Fully refurbished 100station air conditioned gym includes: free weights, a vast amount of CVG equipment, resistance machines, cable jungles, stretch areas, consultation rooms, a spin room and a kinesis room.

Sports Hall

Courts in the sports hall are hired in 45 minute sessions - we recommend that you book your court in advance to avoid disappointment.
Bookings are taken 7 days in advance by calling 0114 223 3400

Trampoline Lessons

It's great to learn a new skill, so why not try these coached sessions with our fully qualified staff at great prices.

£3m refurbishment finished in June 2008, includes a new gym with over 100 stations, two new dedicated semi-sprung floor studios, new members changing rooms and spa and redecoration of The Leisure Pool.
Aquamark: Centre of excellence for swimming lesson scheme
Quest: Highly Commended – UK quality scheme for sport and leisure
Home training venue of Some of the British Diving Team.
Host to the FINA World Diving series
Chosen venue for Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Cash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Telephone (public)

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted


Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
The nearest motorway exit to Sheffield City Centre is junction 33 of the M1. This will bring you onto the Sheffield parkway and as you continue to head for the city centre, Ponds Forge is sign posted. Located at the end of the parkway the centre can be seen from the large (Park Square) roundabout.
By Public Transport:
Ponds Forge is located extremely close to the City Centre.
By Train: British Rail, Sheffield Station, Ponds Forge is less than 10 minutes on foot.
By Bus: The Sheffield Interchange, Ponds Forge is less than 5 minutes on foot.
For timetable and fare information, telephone Traveline on 0870 608 2 608
By Supertram: The Supertram is also a reliable way of getting in and out of the City Centre, and Ponds Forge has its very own tram stop (Fitzalan Square/Ponds Forge), which nearly all routes pass. You can telephone 0114 272 8282 for more information.

Accessible by Public Transport: Midlands Station, Sheffield station is 0 miles away.

Opening Times

* Monday - Friday - 8.00am until 8.00pm
Saturday & Sunday - 9.00am until 8.00pm

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