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Birmingham City Council

Laurel Road Community Sports Centre

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Overview

Please note: our football Pitch 1 & 2 is temporarily out of use, we are using one of our multi-purpose courts in the meantime for football, 5 aside the price is £18.00 we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Laurel Road Community Sports Centre
Laurel Road
Handsworth
Birmingham
B21 9PB

Telephone Number: 0121 675 6712

Public Transport: 11, 101

Parking: 24 free car parking spaces, designated disabled car parking available

Opening Hours: Mon, Tues,Wed 9am - 10pm, Thurs & Fri 9am - 12 noon & 4pm - 10pm, Sat - Sun 10am - 4pm

Do you have disabled facilities? Yes

See Essential Information below for further details about facilities, courses, prices and times relevant at this leisure centre.

For further information about discounts and Passport to Leisure, please contact the leisure centre direct.

Available to book online

  • Climbing
  • Mini Soccer
  • Netball
  • Tennis

Other Activities/Services

See Essential Information below for prices/timetables information. To make an enquiry, please contact the leisure centre direct.

  • 5-a-side Football
  • Artificial Floodlit Pitch
  • Basketball
  • Bowls
  • Community / Activity Hall (with kitchen)
  • Meetings Room
  • Outdoor Rock Climbing Tower
  • Strikes Soccer Academy
Essential Information

  • Opening and Closing Times

    Day

    Opening & Closing Time

    Monday

    9.00am - 10.00pm

    Tuesday

    9.00am - 10.00pm

    Wednesday

    9.00am - 10.00pm

    Thursday

    9.00am - 12 noon & 4.00pm - 10.00pm

    Friday

    9.00am - 12 noon & 4.00pm - 10.00pm

    Saturday - Sunday

    10am - 4.00pm


  • Aerobics Fitness Class Timetable

    Day

    Class

    Fitness Level

    Time

    Price

    Monday

    Bums and Tums

    1-3

    6.15pm-7.15pm

    £4.90

    Thursday

    Boxercise

    1-3

    6.30pm-7.30pm

    £4.90



  • Strikes
    Ages 4 - 7 years Ages 8 - 13 years
    Day Saturday 10am - 11am Saturday 11am - 12 noon
    Course Details

    12 week course
    £46.00 (Passport to Leisure £27.60)

  • We have a range of different types of membership available to suit your needs, or you can simply pay and play for a number of activities. To help you choose a membership we have provided some essential information on each type please take a look at our Leisure Centre Memberships page for more details


  • Be Active
    Activity Day Times
    Table Tennis Monday 8.00pm - 9.00pm
    Tuesday 6.30pm - 9.00pm
    Wednesday 6.30pm - 9.00pm
    Thursday 8.00pm - 9.00pm
    Friday 6.30pm - 9.00pm
    Saturday 11.00am - 4.00pm
    The Be Active Scheme is a free scheme open to Birmingham residents. We are working in partnership with the NHS to offer all Birmingham residents free swimming, group exercise classes and gym sessions at certain times at various leisure centres. The scheme is currently ongoing.
Frequently Asked Questions
    • If you wish to make a booking for yourself click on the button at the top of this page.
      If you already have a self service account you will be asked to sign in using your details.
      If you do not have a self service account you will be taken straight to the online bookings as a non member guest.
      Follow the instructions to make your booking.
      If you have the advanced booking option on your leisure card you will be able to book 8 days in advance and pay for the court/pitch when you arrive at the leisure centre
      If you do not have the advanced booking option you will only be able to book 7 days in advance and will be required to pay at the time of booking.

      If you wish to track your bookings (and take advantage of the advanced booking option if you have purchased this) you need a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • If you wish to make a booking for someone else click on the button at the top of this page. You will need the leisure card number and postcode/surname of the person you are booking for.

      If you wish to track the bookings for the person you are acting on behalf of you must have a self service account. Sign up for one now.

    • No – you can make bookings up to 7 days in advance but must pay for the booking at the time you make it.
      If you wish to book up to 8 days in advance you will need the advanced booking option. An Advance Booking option can be added to a standard card or PTL card for an annual fee of £15. The Advance Booking option allows you to book courts and pitches an extra day in advance of other customers (8 days ahead, instead of 7).

    • Juniors aged 14 and 15 can use the fitness studio. They must bring proof of age and a letter of consent from their parent or guardian to the first session.
      Juniors can only use the fitness studio at certain times and at other times must be accompanied by an adult. Please contact the leisure centre for specific times.

      Alternatively the ICE gym, available at Kingsbury LC, Small Heath LC, Aston Villa FC, Hamstead Hall Community Learning Centre and Northfield Pool, is designed especially for children aged 8 – 16. All our instructors are professionally qualified and have undertaken additional specialist training to enable them to train children. All instructors are cleared via the Criminal Records Bureau.

      To use the gym, each child must complete a three stage induction process, where they will be shown how to use the equipment safely. The induction course. After that, kids can visit the gym as often as they like, paying for each visit separately. Alternatively, monthly membership is a available. Please check with your local centre for prices.

      If you have any queries about the ICE gym or about children’s fitness, please contact the leisure centre of your choice.

    • For all sports and leisure activities an adult charge will apply to anyone aged 16 years and above.

    • Please contact the leisure centre direct, if you haven't been able to find the information that you need.