NL Active at Axholme North Leisure Centre

Sharing The Axholme Academy site in Crowle, Axholme North Leisure Centre offers a range of activities for people of all ages and fitness levels.

Whether you are looking to keep fit or improve your health, we’re sure you’ll find an activity to suit.

We offer several membership packages to help keep you fit and active as well as saving you money. For further information visit our membership information page. You can view prices for swimming and activities on our current prices webpage


  • Four lane, 25 metre swimming pool
  • Outdoor tennis and netball courts
  • 9v9 3G outdoor football pitch
  • 30 station gym
  • Pool spectator area
  • Sports hall shared with The Axholme Academy

Join and book online

You can sign up for a membership and book your group fitness classes, gym visits and racket sports online.


With over 150 fitness classes across our five centres and via our live streamed offer, we aim to cater for all fitness levels and ages. We offer a wide range of different classes from high energy to relaxation and wellbeing. Find out more on our Group Fitness Classes page.

We operate five swimming pools in North Lincolnshire and offer a wide range of swimming sessions.

  • Ancholme Leisure Centre – five lane, 25 metre pool with separate teaching pool.
  • Axholme North Leisure Centre – four lane, 25 metre pool
  • Baysgarth Community Hub – four lane, 20 metre pool.
  • Riddings Community Hub – six lane, 25 metre pool.
  • The Pods – eight lane, 25 metre pool with separate teaching pool.

Swimming is great fun at any age. Whether you want to learn to swim, improve your technique, get fit or just have fun, we’re sure you’ll find a session you enjoy.

For further information including booking, prices and timetables visit the swimming at your leisure centre page.

Our SwimLincs learn to swim programme is delivered in all NL Active pools. You can find out more about our SwimLincs programme here. In addition to our regular SwimLincs lessons we also deliver crash course swimming lessons during school holidays.

On our swimming lesson page you’ll also find information on our RLSS lifeguard courses and our swim teacher training programmes. If either of these interest you contact the site so that they can let you know when the next course is due to take place.

Our fully equipped, air conditioned gyms offer a range of Life Fitness equipment for everyone. You can choose from cardiovascular machines such as rowers, cycles, treadmills and steppers, resistance equipment including free weights or try our dedicated stretch areas with stability balls, medicine balls, body bars and more. Find out more on our Gyms page.

A fast paced racket sport played with a shuttlecock over a 1.55 metre high net. Can be played by two or four players.

Badminton is a great aerobic sport that helps improve stamina, agility and motor coordination and has been proven to burn fat and increase muscle tone when played regularly.

Our courts are available to book online or by contacting the centre.

Pickleball is a mash-up of tennis, badminton and ping-pong and can be played by singles or in pairs on courts in the sports hall. All equipment is provided, so just book, turn up and play!

Find out more about the rules of pickleball here – pickleball rules

You can book courts online or by contacting the centre.

Table tennis is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small rackets. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net. Advance booking is required for table tennis. For more information and to book the table contact the centre.

Tennis can be played on the outdoor courts at Axholme North Leisure Centre. A great physical and social game, tennis can be played by either two or four people.

Our courts are available to book online or by contacting the centre.

Axholme North Leisure Centre also runs cardio tennis sessions as part of the group fitness programme.

Netball is a fast-paced sport played by two teams of seven players. The aim is to try to pass the ball through the court then shoot it through a high hoop.

Netball is a great sport for developing speed, agility, coordination and teamwork.

Netball can be played on our outdoor courts or in the sports hall. We also run walking netball sessions every Saturday morning in partnership with England Netball. For more information contact the centre.

If you fancy giving volleyball a go, you can now play in our sports hall and book your court online. All equipment is provided, so just book, turn up and play!

Axholme North Leisure Centre has a 3G 9v9 football facility that’s available for hire for the full pitch, or for a third for 5-a-side play. The 3G facility has floodlights so can be used all year round. For more information and to book a pitch contact the centre.

Children’s parties

If you’re looking for a no stress, no mess way to celebrate a birthday, how about a pool party? Our pool is available to hire for pool parties from 1pm to 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays after the centre closes to the public. You’ll have exclusive use of the pool and the pool viewing area for your party. Your pool session will run from 1pm to 2pm, and you’ll have use of the pool viewing area until 3pm.

We have two pool party options at Axholme North Leisure Centre:

Pool party with giant inflatable assault course, £160

This party is 40 people maximum. The inflatable assault course is suitable for those aged 14 and under.

FunSplash pool party with floats and toys, £134

This party is for 50 people maximum and is suitable for all ages.

What’s included in the party package:

  • Exclusive use of the pool and pool viewing area
  • Birthday card
  • Party invitations to download (you’ll be emailed the party invite when you receive your booking confirmation)
  • Free swim voucher for all children attending the party
  • 10% off your next party booking

To book your party please click the button above to submit your request and a member of the team will get back to you.

Please make sure that you have read and understood the terms and conditions before confirming your booking.

Party booking terms and conditions


  • Meet & Greet (if you require this assistance please contact the site prior to your visit to arrange)
  • Changing Places Toilet (CPT)
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Low Counter
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Disabled Parking
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Step-free access throughout the building
  • Accessible Toilet with hoist
  • Automatic doors
  • Pool Hoist
  • Shallow steps into the pool
  • Accessible Changing Rooms
  • Accessible Changing Rooms with hoist

Please contact the site prior to your visit if you have any specific accessibility requirements or would like more information. Our Exercise Referral programme supports people with long term health conditions to become more active and improve their health and wellbeing. You can find more information on all of our health programmes here.

Hiring our facilities

If you’d like to hire our facilities you can submit a booking request using our online form. You can find hire charges on our NL Active prices page.

Contact details:


01724 291900

Axholme North Leisure Centre
Wharf Road
North Lincolnshire
DN17 4HU

Opening hours

Monday to Friday; 7am to 8.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8am to 12.30pm

The last time of entry to our facilities is 1 hour before closing.