Sports and Leisure
For such a small town, Leighton-Linslade has a huge variety of groups to become involved in, most of them within walking or cycle distance of the Southern Leighton Buzzard Development.
Sports clubs cater for all tastes including football, netball, swimming, rugby, golf, but also the more unusual ones such as bowls and croquet.
Please take a moment to look at the various clubs and leisure centres throughout the town and surrounding areas by clicking on a link below, all of which are easily accessible by Public Transport, Walking and Cycling.
Health and Fitness
Youth Clubs & Information
Astral Park is an exciting community centre, which combines facilities for sports, leisure, business and other community events.
For more information about the events on at Astral Park (Which include baby and toddler groups, Yoga and Dance classes) please visit the facilities’ website here.
Health and Fitness
To help you keep fit we have managed to negotiate a number of discounts with the local fitness centres. Please keep an eye on our website and Twitter site for future promotions.
From Southern Leighton Buzzard you can walk (25 mins) or cycle (10 mins) across Billington Road into Chartmoor Road, through the Grovebury Industrial Park to the roundabout, then follow the old railway track to the bridge across the canal. Continue into Mentmore Gardens then turn left along Mentmore Road and the Centre is on the left. The number 36 bus also stops in Finch Crescent and Cedars Way which are a 3 minute walk from the Leisure Centre.
Anytime Fitness, 01525 308 646 Alzheimer’s Society, 07930 894 206
Cancer Support Group, 01525 631 177
Curves Women’s Fitness, 01525 219 800, www.curves.com
Doreen’s School of Dancing – tap, modern and ballet classes for all ages, 01525 237 400,www.doreensschoolofdancing.co.uk
Extreme Fitness, 01525 850 770Fit 4 less by energie, 01525 853 000, www.f4l.com/leighton-buzzard/ Jazz Exercise, 01525 851 308
Multiple Sclerosis Society, 01525 377 099, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pilates, 01525 850 368, email@example.com
Pilates, 01525 382 657, www.vanillastudio.co.uk
Reiki Support Group, 01525 632 638, firstname.lastname@example.org
Yoga, 01525 210 553, www.yoga-alison.co.uk
Of course, the cheapest and easiest way to get fit is to go for a walk or a bike ride, or kick a ball in the park. Leighton Buzzard has a large number of parks with grass areas and children’s play equipment as we have identified below:
Pages Park (5 minute walk up Billington Road) – narrow gauge railway, playground, cricket, tennis and croquet.
Parsons Close Park (20 minute walk, 10 mins cycle, or take number 36/Dash bus to Lake Street and walk through Duncombe Drive car park) – skatepark, playground, paddling pool, bandstand.
Tiddenfoot Waterside Park (25 minute walk, 10 minute cycle, across Billington Road into Chartmoor Road, through the Grovebury Industrial Park to the roundabout, then follow the old railway track to the bridge across the canal. Turn left down the towpath after crossing the bridge. Alternatively you can catch number 36 bus to Finches Crescent and walk 5 minutes to the Park).
Astral Park (15 minute walk, 10 minute cycle, in Billington Park Housing Estate) – running track.
There are numerous walks and traffic-free cycle tracks around the town. For more information please see http://www.iloveleightonbuzzard.com/community/transport/cycling/
St Judes Clinic offers Clinical Pilates and Ante/Post natal Pilates. Sessions are run by a Chartered Physiotherapist additionally qualified as an APPI Pilates Instructor – so you know you are in safe hands. 1:1 and small group sessions are offered in Leighton Buzzard after an initial assessment.
Tel: 01525 377 751