Five Towns Leisure and Wellbeing Hub

​​​​​Entrance Plaza​​​
​​​Foyer and Reception
Gym​
North elevation
South elevation
Site plan​
Ground floor plan​
​​​First floor plan​

Planning ap​​plication s​ubmitted

​​​​​We have now submitted a full planning application for our new flagship leisure facility in Pontefract Park.

The facility will include:

  • A 10-lane, 25 metre swimming pool, studio pool with moveable floor, and a splash pad water confidence area, along with a pool viewing gallery
  • A 115-station health and fitness gym, exercise studios and a dedicated spin studio

  • A café space and servery, soft play area and ‘clip and climb’ activity

  • Multi-use meeting rooms

  • 4 tennis courts, a full size 3G (synthetic grass) pitch, outdoor interactive play area, wellness garden and outdoor seating

  • 250-space car park and cycle parking, including electric vehicle charge points

  • Outdoor changing facilities and external toilets

As well as providing residents of the Five Towns with a first-class leisure and wellbeing facility, we hope to encourage people to enjoy the outdoor space and other activities that are available in the park.

View the plans and comment on our application​

The planning reference is 18/01441/FUL​

Over the coming weeks we will also be hosting a series of road show events at venues across the Five Towns area and the wider district, where you will have the chance to find out more about the proposed facility.

VenueDateTime
Knottingley MorrisonsMonday 16 July 1.30pm – 4pm
Castleford Market (Indoor Unit 56)Thursday 19 July 9.30am – 12noon
Pontefract Swimming PoolFriday 20 July 9.30am – 12noon
Wakefield One AtriumMonday 23 July 9.30am – 12noon
Sun Lane LeisureMonday 23 July1.30pm – 4pm
Normanton LeisureWednesday 25 July9.30am – 12noon
Featherstone Sports CentreWednesday 25 July1.30pm – 4pm
Thornes Park StadiumThursday 26 July 9.30am – 12noon
Minsthorpe LeisureFriday 27 July 9.30am – 12noon