Sports & leisure

Bedford Rowing Club

The Boathouse, Duckmill Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire MK42 0AX

Tel: 01234 353183    Website:

Rowing is a sport that can be experienced by people of all ages from about 12 upward, and all are welcomed and catered for at Bedford Rowing. For those new to the sport there is a one-month introductory period in which you can try out the sport and facilities for just £10. Should you wish to carry on after this you can upgrade to senior or student member.


Robinson Pool

Park Avenue, Bedford, MK40 2JZ
Tel. 01234 354901

We have three pools; the main, 6-lane competition pool, the diving pool and a beginners teaching pool. The facility offers something for everybody, from 3 month old babies to senior citizens, with an all-encompassing programme of activities designed to cater for the whole community. You will also find a state of the art gym and a variety of fitness classes for all levels and ages. 


Oasis Beach Pool

Cardington Road, Bedford
Tel. 01234 272100 

Far away from crowded cities is a place where a tropical paradise awaits you and your family.  Located on the out skirts of Bedford you will find Bedford's own indoor tropical paradise the Oasis.  The warming sun shines down on to the crystal clear waters with temperatures into the 80's.  We are the pool with a difference! WAVES! FLUMES! BUBBLES! WATER CANNON! WATER MUSHROOM! BUBBLE BEDS! BUBBLE BURST! And in the summer an OUTDOOR RAPIDS! We have it all: something for everyone.


Bedford International Athletic Stadium

Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB
Tel. 01234 351115, Fax. 01234 325280

The Bedford International Athletic Stadium has acquired a reputation as one of the finest facilities of its kind in the south and indeed the UK. The outdoor facilities comprise an International standard eight lane floodlit synthetic track, athletics field events, and two rugby pitches, one of which is floodlit. 

The sports hall comprises of eight badminton courts with one court for team sports such as football and a 60 metre sprint track. Activities offered range from Athletics, Football, Badminton, Short Tennis, Basketball, Netball, Volleyball, Martial Arts and a variety of general fitness sessions.  


Twinwoods Adventure Centre

Twinwoods Road, Clapham, Bedford, MK41 6AE
Tel. 0845 200 2960

The world’s largest indoor skydiving facility. Come and learn the fun and exciting sport of Bodyflying in the safety of a vertical wind tunnel. No heights or jumping involved! Skydivers use Bodyflight as a valuble training tool and we often have some of the world's top skydivers here practicing formation skydiving and freeflying. 


Bedford Bunyan Sports Centre

Mile Road, Bedford, MK42 9TS
Tel. 01234 364481, Fax. 01234 356445

The Bunyan Sports Centre is a multi-purpose centre situated on the outskirts of Bedford, with ample car parking facilities. The friendly atmosphere generated at the centre ensures an enjoyable visit for everyone.

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