Burscough Sports Development Project

Engagement Survey

Your feedback is crucial in shaping the future of Burscough Sports (formerly known as Burscough Racquet and Fitness Centre).

As part of our commitment to creating a state-of-the-art facility that meets the diverse needs of our community, we invite you to participate in our engagement survey. This is an opportunity for you to share your thoughts about the proposed development and how the site will be operated.

By participating, you will help us ensure that the revamped Burscough Sports not only improves the building condition, efficiency, and sustainability but also incorporates new technologies, adapts to changing trends, and optimises space for greater flexibility and comfort. Your input will influence the design and functionality of the new facilities, ensuring they meet the needs of all users.

The survey will commence on the 8th July and remain open for three weeks closing on the 29th July.

Please follow the link here to take part – the survey will take approximately 10 mins to complete. Thank you for taking the time to engage with us and contribute to this exciting transformation.


Frequently Asked Questions

Below you can find a list of frequently asked questions related to our survey, or you can read our full development project FAQs here

The funding is focused on upgrading and refurbishing key areas of the building including essential works such as roof repair and replacement, and enhancing customer experience (i.e. gym, spin studio, wellbeing suite, entrance, changing and toilets).

The allocated budget is aligned with our strategic objective and local need. Local need is being meet by the current local offering of Swimming pools within West Lancashire, this has been detailed within Appendix 2 of the Water deprivation Report conducted by Swim England.

Works started on Monday 3rd June 2024.

The refurbishment is scheduled to take approximately 29 weeks, commencing Summer 2024 with completion expected by early 2025.

This page will be regularly updated throughout the course of the refurbishment as will our WELL Burscough Sports Facebook page, so please check both out.

There will be a period where current members and non-members can lock in, by purchasing an annual membership or Direct debit membership that is in line with current prices. Following the great pre-sale opportunity, the prices will slightly increase to reflect the quality and services of the refurbished Burscough Sports.

The colour of the sports hall is very important to some user groups, therefore we felt it important to ask which approved National Governing Body colour you prefer.

Virtual classes are delivered using technology and displayed on a large screen without an instructor in the room. Virtual classes are great if you want to trial a class before entering into a live class or if you prefer the around the clock accessibility.

A live class is a session delivered by one of our instructors. Who will lead and coach you through the moves providing minute by minute motivation to achieve your goal!

Various works will be taking place in the car park including trimming back trees and bushes, repair of potholes, relining and jetting of drains.

The survey will close on 29th July 2024. Officers will then review the themes within responses and analyse the data which will be used to influence operational improvements. We will aim to update all respondees by Autumn 2024.

The Burscough Sports works are part of wider plans in progress to significantly improve the opportunities for residents to improve their health and wellbeing. Two planning applications have now been submitted for the Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Wellbeing & Leisure Hubs. Both applications has received planning permission. West Lancashire Borough Council’s aim is to build two new modern, energy-efficient and centrally located Leisure & Wellbeing Hubs for the people of West Lancashire. The vision for the 300 acres of outdoor park space at Beacon Country Park is also under review as part of the future plans for the Borough's wider leisure offer.

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