Minsthorpe Leisure

Minsthorpe Leisure
Ash Grove, South Elmsall, Pontefract, WF9 2TF

01977 722301

Opening times

​Monday - Thursday​8am - 9pm
​Friday​8am - 8pm
​Saturday - Sunday​8am - 2pm


​A six-lane 25-metre swimming pool offering:​A 60-station gym with:​A multi-functional studio space for fitness classes, including:
  • General swimming
  • Lane swimming
  • Adult and junior lessons
  • School swimming
  • Aqua classes
  • Fun swimming
  • Ducklings
  • Joints and muscle mobility
  • Cardiovascular
  • Resistance
  • Functional fitness equipment
  • Individual workouts
  • ​Small group fitness
  • Functional training
  • Exercise on referral
  • Junior Gym
  • Aerobiking
  • Zumba
  • Body pump
  • Body combat
  • Pilates
  • Zumba Strong
  • HIIT
  • Circuits
  • Boxercise

Sign up now for just £21 a month

Be one of the first people to use Minsthorpe Leisure by signing up for an Aspire Health membership for just £21 (£17 concessions).

Along with access to all facilities at Minsthorpe Leisure, an Aspire Health membership will give you access to our five other sites across the district – Sun Lane Leisure, Featherstone Sports Complex, Thornes Park, Normanton Leisure and Pontefract Pool.

New Aspire members also receive a free 12-week tailored exercise programme designed to help you achieve your individual health and fitness goals.

What’s more, securing your membership at Minsthorpe Leisure before Friday 16 March also guarantees you will only pay £21 per month for your first year* - beating this year’s price rise.

*£21 per month membership fee applies to new sign-ups at Minsthorpe Leisure on or before 16 March 2018.

£23 per month fee applies to new sign-ups after 16 March 2018. 

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For more information, email aspirehealth@wakefield.gov.uk or call 01924 305897.

Virtual Tour of our new gym

You can now take a virtual tour of our new 60-station gym,  including cardiovascular, resistance and functional training equipment for individual use or as part of our fitness classes

Minsthrope swimming pool

Group induction schedule

During the initial launch of Minsthorpe Leisure, group inductions for the fitness equipment will be held.  Each session will have a capacity of 8 members.

These sessions will run on the hour. The first session will start at 8am

The last session will start at 8pm Monday to Thursday, 7pm on a Friday and 1pm Saturday and Sunday.

To book a place, please speak to a member of staff.


* Fitness classes start on Monday 19 March