FAQs

About Customer Service Team


No, you are through to the Customer Service Team. We take all calls and enquiries for all Nottingham City Council Leisure Centres, and able to help you in any way.


Once you have an Active Nottingham account, you can book and pay for activities online. You can download our app from the App Store and Google Play, just search ‘NCCSport’ or visit our dedicated booking website; www.booknottinghamsport.co.uk  


To secure your activity payment will be taken at the time of the booking.

Active Nottingham Membership


An Active Nottingham account is a free account that is set-up after you have registered onto our booking systems. Creating an Active Nottingham account will allow you to book online and get a small discount off activities.


Full price, is for when you just want to pay for that session and do not have an Active Nottingham Account.

The Active Nottingham Member price is for those who have a registered Active Nottingham account with us.

Concession rate is for those who are City residents, and are over the age of 60 or are in receipt of benefits. This price also applies to any child who lives within the City boundary


To be granted up to 50% off you will need to be a Nottingham City Council resident in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance/Universal Credit, Income Support, Employment and Support Allowance, along with DLA/PIP.  A benefit award letter dated within the previous 3 months and proof of residency must be shown at reception in order for this to be applied. Proof of ongoing eligibility to access this rate will be required annually.


Of Course, a replacement Active Nottingham card/fob/wristband, can be purchased at reception for a fee of £3.00

General Leisure Centre Information


All centres apart from the Victoria Leisure Centre in Sneinton have their own car park. For Victoria LC, you are able to use the Brooke Street and Handel Street pay and display car parks nearby.


Unfortunately not. Any gaps in the Swimming Timetable means the pool is closed to the public. This could be due for example to swimming lessons, private hire or maintenance.

About Gym


Yes, gym inductions are mandatory across the Nottingham City Council Leisure Centres.


Active Nottingham members can use the gym from 14 years of age but must be accompanied by a responsible person aged 16+.

About Swimming


Children from 8 years of age can access the pool on their own. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied in the pool by an adult ages 16 years plus.


All of our pools have pool hoists. If you require any further assistance please speak to reception on arrival where a member of staff will be happy to help.

Direct Debit Memberships


You can join one of our Direct Debit memberships, by either visiting the leisure centre of your choice or phoning the Customer Service Team.


Direct Debits are collected on the 5th day of each month or the next working day where the 5th falls on a weekend.


You can cancel your membership as per your Terms and Conditions, by contacting the Customer Service Team on 0115 876 1600 or by emailing sportandleisure@nottinghamcity.gov.uk with your name, address, date of birth and the membership you wish to cancel.

All cancellations require a 30 day notice period from the next direct debit collection date.


Please note, you will have to contact us with 30 days’ notice of your next collection to enable us to administer this change for you.

Freezing is not applicable to Swimming or Tennis lessons.


You are unable to cancel if you are still within the initial 12 months of your agreement, unless the following conditions are met:

  • You move more than 25 miles away from the site you signed up at
  • You are made redundant or are declared bankrupt
  • You are unable to train due to medical reasons.

In these instances proof will be required upon cancellation request.

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