Fitness in parks

There are various fitness classes taking part in parks across Sheffield. There are also free outdoor gyms across Sheffield in various parks and green spaces. 

Outdoor gyms

  • Charnock Recreation Ground
  • Endcliffe Park, Ecclesall Road
  • Green Oak Recreation Ground
  • Hollinsend Recreation Ground
  • Lydgate Lane
  • Millhouses Park
  • Richmond Park
  • Dyche Lane
  • Tannery Close/Skelton Lane
  • Addy Street
  • St George's Court
  • Dyke Vale Open Space

Parks Tennis

Tennis courts at 7 of Sheffield’s parks have been refurbished and can now be booked online, through our new partnership with Parks Tennis. Find our new-look courts at:

  • Graves Park
  • Thorncliffe Park
  • Concord Park
  • High Hazels Park
  • Hillsborough Park
  • Millhouses Park
  • Weston Park

You can book online to reserve courts in advance; enjoy tennis coaching for juniors and adults, and join a local tennis league, where people are paired up for friendly matches in the park.

Rivelin Valley Water Play

Rivelin Valley Water Play is just off Rivelin Valley Road. You’ll find a variety of easily operated interactive water play equipment, such as jets, sprinklers, bucket drops and water tables.

Open 11am to 5pm, 7 days a week from Monday 17 July – Sunday 3 September.  When the gate is locked this facility is closed. A small car park is located adjacent to the pond, off Rivelin Valley Road.

Fishing in parks

We have a number of sites throughout the city where fishing is available.

Free fishing

  • Arbourthorne Pond
  • Crookes Valley Dam
  • Frecheville Pond
  • Graves Park (middle pond only)
  • Hillsborough Park
  • Rivelin Valley

Chargeable fishing

  • Howbrook Reservoir and Angling Club
  • Westwood Reservoir and Nancy Pond
  • Wire Mill Dam

Where fishing is not allowed

Fishing is not permitted at any other pond or lake we manage, including the Local Nature Reserve in Shire Brook Valley.

Parks and Countryside Service

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