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Outdoor leisure

Great Yarmouth Services Ltd is responsible for a range of services related to Great Yarmouth Borough Council owned outdoor leisure and sport facilities. Facilities available in Great Yarmouth are:

  • eight full size football pitches located at Beaconsfield Recreation Ground, Wellesley Recreation Ground, Mill Lane Recreation Ground, Gorleston Recreation and Magdalen Recreation Ground
  • 23 mini football pitches located at Beaconsfield Recreation Ground, Mill Lane Recreation Ground and Magdalen Recreation Ground
  • two rugby pitches at Cobholm Recreation Ground
  • two cricket pitches at Beaconsfield Recreation Ground
  • six bowling greens located on North Drive, Britannia Greens and Gorleston Cliffs
  • an athletics track and field at Wellesley Recreation Ground
  • a 4G multi sports area at Wellesley Recreation Ground
  • six tennis courts on Gorleston Cliffs - currently unavailable due to refurbishment
  • a pitch and putt course at Bure Park
  • a putting course on Gorleston Cliffs

Services undertaken to ensure these facilities are kept in peak condition and fit or purpose include:

  • maintaining the playing services - grass cutting, weed and pest management, surface repair and ensuring adequate soil drainage
  • line marking, including football pitches are in accordance with relevant sporting bodies regulations (such as FIFA and ECB), without the use of additives that may prove detrimental to the grass
  • supply, erection and storage of goal posts, crossbars and nets
  • landscaping
  • management of changing rooms and attendants
  • the letting and hire of the sports pitches and managing their use

If you are interested in using any of these facilities please visit the Book sports facilities section.

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