Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich IP4 3DJ

Northgate Sports Centre is a dual-use facility with Northgate High School and offers a great variety of activities and facilities to both local people and people from across the county. It is located in Northgate, just of Colchester Road in northeast Ipswich.

The sports centre includes:

  • A gym
  • 4-court sports hall
  • 2 practice halls
  • 8-lane athletics track with grandstand
  • Multi-use games area
  • Tennis courts
  • 2 squash courts
  • Netball courts

Fitness classes are available throughout the week to fit anyone’s daily routine. If you find yourself using the sports centre regularly, consider becoming a member. Joining Ipswich Fit gives you discounts on using facilities at Northgate Sports Centre and other sports centres and fitness centres around Ipswich.

The sports centre offers dedicated junior sports sessions for under 17s. These include junior racquet and trampolining classes, athletics and the Wildcats Girls’ Football training.

Northgate Sports Centre is also home to the Ipswich Cardinals, an American Football team. They play on the 150-seat stadium attached to the sports centre.

If you have an active child and a birthday to plan, Northgate Sports Centre can help. They provide themed parties for children that make excellent use of the centre’s facilities.

Choose from a range of activities including archery, football, roller skating and trampolining. If you have younger children who enjoy soft play, the Jungle Trail party offers bouncy castles and soft play equipment for your kids to burn off some of that birthday cake energy.

Northgate Sports Centre is just one of Ipswich’s many leisure and fitness centres. Since it is attached to Northgate High School, expect it to be busy during term time as classes use the facilities.