Our multipurpose Sports Hall is ideal for a wide range of sports, activities and events for all ages, abilities and interests. The hall has the capacity for 8 badminton courts or a combination of badminton, five-a-side football, soft-tennis, netball, basketball, volleyball and table tennis, with an upper viewing gallery.
The Main Hall is an excellent place for teams to train and has the availability for special events and private hire. Please see our Meetings and Special Occasions page for further details.
Monday - Friday from 8am - 9.00pm (Last Booking)
Saturday and Sunday from 8am - 6pm (Last Booking)
If you require further details or would like to book please contact our Reception on 01325 406000.
We have 3 squash courts. Court bookings are for 40 mins.
Monday - Friday from 7.40am - 9.40pm (Last Booking)
Saturday and Sunday from 8am - 6.20pm (Last Booking)
Please contact our Reception on 01325 406000 for availability.
If you'd like to take part in sports in our sports hall or squash courts, visit our Sports Directory for clubs you can join.
Online bookings are now available for Squash, Football, Badminton and Exercise classes, please click here: https://leisurebookings.darlington.gov.uk/bookings [opens in new window] and register to make a booking. If you have any problems with the process please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out benefits and offers for clubs on our Club Support and Funding Page.
The Dolphin Centre run a weekly Soccer School every Saturday morning for boys and girls.
The Soccer School is coached by FA qualified instructors in the indoor sports hall and costs £3 per session.
Times and Ages:
9.30am-10.30am for 4-6yrs, 10.30am-11.30am for 7-9yrs, 11.30am-12.30pm for 9yrs+
For more details contact The Dolphin Centre on 01325 406000.
Sports and Fitness - loose comfortable clothing (no jeans) and training shoes.
All cultural requirements will be considered - please ask at Reception.