Applications for use of sports pitches and pavilions are issued to teams in April. For further information on availability please contact Leicester (0116) 288 8961.

To purchase a leisure card contact Parklands Leisure Centre, telephone Leicester (0116) 272 0789.


Bowling Greens are located in:

  • South Wigston - Blaby Road Park, Blaby Road, South Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4PH
  • Wigston - Peace Memorial Park, Long Street, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2AJ and
  • Oadby - Ellis Park, Brabazon Road, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5HB.

New members are always welcome. Please contact Leicester (0116) 288 8961 for details of the Bowls Club Secretaries.

Tennis courts

Tennis courts are free to use and are situated at:

Willow Park, Aylestone Lane, Wigston

Peace Memorial Park, Long Street, Wigston

Ellis Park, Brabazon Road, Oadby

Pavilion bookings

Some of our pavilions have rooms available for private hire. This page lists the pavilions and community centres that can be hired from us.

The pavilions and community centres are situated at:

  • Sheila Mitchell Pavilion, Peace Memorial Park, Long Street, Wigston
  • Coombe Park Pavilion, Coombe Rise, Oadby
  • Thythorn Hill Community and Sports Centre, Horsewell Lane, Wigston
  • Freer Community Centre, Leicester Road, Wigston (A5199)
  • Walter Charles Centre, Wigston Road, Oadby

Find out more with our community facilities available for hire page.

Fitness sessions or outdoor activities

If you wish to use our parks for organised activities or fitness sessions you will need to apply for a licence.

The cost of a licence is:

  • Annual licence £150
  • Monthly licence £20

Complete an application form - Use of public park for non-pitch based activities - Application form (PDF Document, 357.2 Kb)

Football and cricket pitches

We provide a number of pitches for teams and individuals to hire for the playing of cricket and football matches. This page provides information on pitches, bookings and prices.

Where football and cricket pitches are situated

Where Football and Cricket Pitches are situated



Horsewell Lane Recreation Ground, Horsewell Lane, Wigston

3 pitches


Uplands Park, Uplands Road, Oadby

4 pitches

2 pitches

Willow Park, Aylestone Lane, Wigston

2 pitches


Blaby Road Park, Blaby Road, Wigston

2 pitches


Coombe Park, Coombe Rise, Oadby

3 pitches


Peace Memorial, Long Street, Wigston (5 a-side only, no pavilion available)

(Free to use; no booking required)

5 a-side


Information on availability can be obtained by using the contact details on the right or the forms below.

For football teams already using one of our pitches, the form can also be used to notify the council of fixture dates and cancellations.

Football Team - Contact Form

Cricket Team - Contact Form

Community centres

For information about Community Centres in the Borough please find out more with our community facilities available for hire page.

Last updated: Tuesday, 15 August 2023 2:19 pm