About Our Sports Centre

Sherborne Sports Centre is located in the heart of the town and has been providing leisure activities to the local community since 2002.In 2023 we opened our brand-new state-of-the-art Sports Centre, which is second to none in West Dorset and South Somerset.

Our vast array of facilities includes:
A large spacious gym filled with the latest equipment | A warm 25m swimming pool |2 bright and airy sports halls | A fantastic 9.5m tall climbing wall and outstanding bouldering wall | A golf simulator boasting the newest technological advancements | 2 fully air-conditioned fitness studios, one with atmospheric lighting | 4-competition level squash courts| A Sports performance gym providing Strength and Conditioning training for sports men and women.

The range of activities we have on offer include:
High energy classes including Boxercise and indoor cycling | Low intensity classes including over 50s classes | Mind and Body classes including Yoga and Pilates | Gym programming to help you reach your goals | Personal Training | Strength and Conditioning | Swimming lessons | Facility and court hire | Swimming sessions


Sherborne Sports Centre prides itself on not only delivering the best facilities and activities around but also the best experience. Our staff are passionate about health and fitness and it is our mission to give you our very best so that you gain a lifelong love for sport and fitness to enhance your life and achieve your goals.

Our mission:

Sherborne Sports Centre aims to offer a range of high-quality fitness activities at competitive prices. We pride ourselves on giving the best member experience, so you can find your fitness and hit your goals.

Meet Our Superheroes:

James Cattigan

Sports Manager

  • Favourite part of the job: Seeing members enjoy their experience and helping members and swimmers improve their abilities.
  • Favourite sport/Activity: Football
  • Most proud of sporting/fitness achievement: Completing a 22 mile race up Mount Snowdon.
  • Favourite exercise: Deadlift

Tess Kelly

Health and Fitness Manager

  • Favourite part of the job: Supporting clients to feel empowered through movement and sharing the benefits of exercise for both mental and physical health.
  • Favourite sport/Activity: Open water swimming
  • Most proud of sporting/fitness achievement: Running the Rome Marathon
  • Favourite exercise: Thrusters

Thomas Hacking

Duty Officer

  • Favourite part of the job: Being able to engage with members and help them with their fitness journey
  • Favourite sport/Activity: Badminton
  • Most proud of sporting/fitness achievement: Cutting my 5k time from 32 minutes to 22 minutes in the space of 4 months
  • Favourite exercise: Metcon 45

Teddy Gordon-Le Clerc

Fitness Instructor/Water polo coach

  • Favourite part of the job: Socialising with members and making them laugh
  • Favourite sport/activity: Athletics
  • Most proud of sporting/fitness achievement: Winning Gold in the 400m at Hampshire County Championships
  • Favorite Exercise: Leg Press

Kieran Bennett

Fitness Instructor, Lifeguard, Swimming Teacher and Exercise Referral Specialist

  • Favourite part of the job: Seeing people gain confidence in the gym and the swimming pool
  • Favourite sport: Football
  • Most proud sporting/fitness achievement: Completing the Ten Tors challenge at 35, 45 and 55 mile distances
  • Favourite Exercise: Squat

Travis Pike

Fitness Instructor/Lifeguard

  • Favourite part of the job: Remembering members' names as it creates a bond between us and and everyone that comes here
  • Favourite sport/Activity: Basketball
  • Most proud of sporting/fitness achievement: running a sub 5 minute mile when I was 13
  • Favourite exercise: Cable fly's

Alana Cheasley

Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

  • Favourite part of the job: Helping others work towards their health and fitness goals in 1-1 and group settings both in the gym and pool.
  • Favourite Sport/Activity: Indoor Cycling
  • Most proud of sporting/fitness achievement: Hitting a PB of 140kg Hip Thrust
  • Favourite Exercise: Lat Pulldown

Milly Carter

Fitness Instructor

  • Favourite part of the job: Watching my clients grow and develop their skills in my classes.
  • Favourite sport/Activity: Going to the gym
  • Most proud of sporting/fitness achievement: Completing Martock 10k
  • Favourite exercise: Romanian Deadlifts

Adam Heaton

Fitness Instructor/Football Coach

  • Favourite part of the job: Chatting to members about their stories and fitness journey and hearing about their progress both in and outside of the Sports Centre.
  • Favourite sport/Activity: Football
  • Most proud of sporting/fitness achievement: Signing a pro football contract at 18
  • Favourite exercise: Skullcrusher

Sarah Tombs

Sports Centre Administrator

  • Favourite part of the job: Every day is different, I love working within such a friendly and knowledgeable team, and it's a delight to see so many happy members!
  • Favourite Sport/Activity: Coastal or woodland walks
  • Most proud of sporting/fitness achievement: Running 100k for Breast Cancer awareness
  • Favourite Exercise: Running