Proposals for two new leisure and wellbeing centres and potential new swimming pool in Kippax to be tabled at executive board

A proposal seeking to develop plans for two new leisure and wellbeing centres in Leeds are set to be discussed by senior councillors next week. Featuring in a report setting out the council’s future vision for leisure and wellbeing centres to Leeds City Council’s executive board on 14 December 2016, members have the opportunity to…

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Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds General Sale Launches

Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds entries are now on general sale, inviting more than 5000 participants to take part in a show-stopping event on 10-11 June 2017. The release follows a week-long priority entry window dedicated to British Triathlon Home Nation members and participants of the 2016 event, during which nearly 1000 spaces were…

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Aireborough Leisure Centre set for £1.2m refurbishment

Proposals for a £1.2m revamp of a north west Leeds leisure centre will be discussed by senior councillors next week. Submitted as part of a report to Leeds City Council’s executive board on 16 November 2016, members will have the chance to support a wide-ranging refurbishment programme at Aireborough Leisure Centre and also back…

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Sporting stars inspire at Leeds schools conference

Education professionals from across Leeds will be inspired by sporting stars and nationally recognised speakers at a conference aimed at encouraging more physical activity in schools, tomorrow (20 October 2016). Inspirational guest speakers, including Ali Oliver, CEO Youth Sport Trust, Ronnie Heath, Managing Director of Create Development and Jon Smedley from Maths of the…

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City’s first direct arena to host 2017 Leeds Sports Awards

Sport Leeds is delighted to announce that the 2017 Leeds Sports Awards will be staged for the first time at the city’s first direct arena on Tuesday 7 March. The Leeds Sports Awards is an annual celebration of local sporting talent and achievements across all levels of sport throughout the city of Leeds, recognising…

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Route revealed for Yorkshire ‘Rio Heroes’ homecoming parade

The route of the hotly-anticipated Rio Heroes homecoming parade in Leeds celebrating the achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes has been unveiled. Held on Wednesday 28 September from approximately 5.45pm-6.45pm, the people of Yorkshire will have the chance to welcome back their Rio Heroes in style and line the streets as they tour…

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