About The Parks

The Parks is home to a Contours gym, studios for exercise classes and a sports hall and bowling green meaning it can cater for basketball, indoor and outdoor football, badminton, bowls, cricket, table tennis, trampolining, gymnastics, martial arts and more. There is also a children's Play Den. 

Based on the outskirts of North Shields, the centre is also a convenient location for meetings, with a variety of good-value room hire options available, including multi-media facilities.

The Parks Sports Centre boasts:

  • Free parking, with disabled spaces
  • Contours gym
  • Exercise classes (instructor-led and virtual) 
  • Sports hall
  • Dance/exercise studios
  • Café
  • Play den
  • Multi-sensory room
  • Martial arts
  • Badminton
  • Table Tennis
  • Gymnastics
  • Trampolining
  • Cricket nets
  • Outdoor football pitches (floodlit)
  • Indoor and outdoor bowls
  • Disabled changing facilities
  • After school and school holiday activities
  • Baby and toddler activities
  • Children’s parties
  • Private hire for meetings and functions

Wellbeing Walking Groups also take place across the borough, with one group meeting at The Parks. For more information, see here.