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Looking for Training Space in Sheffield ?

Posted on: August 19th, 2015 by Amy Johnson

With the September welcome back fast approaching now is the time to book in your training sessions for the season ahead.

Active8-Sheffield has a variety of spaces and sessions available to block book throughout the winter months. Suitable for a variety of activities including Badminton, Basketball, Football, Netball, Korfball, Volleyball, Dance, Fitness Classes, Theory based lessons and much more, our venues are available to hire for both one off sessions and events as well as to block book on a weekly basis for your training and matches.

We have a range of different spaces available at various locations across Sheffield which includes:

Sports Halls

Our large multi-use sports halls have court markings for a variety of sports such as football, badminton, basketball, netball and volleyball. All the sports hall facilities have access to both male and female toilet and changing facilities and we have a variety of  equipment to use within the sports halls including indoor football goals, badminton posts, netball goals, basketball hoops and volleyball nets.

Our gymnasiums rooms are equipped with floor markings for a variety of sports such as badminton, basketball, football and Boccia, however the spring loaded floor favours other activities such as fitness, self defence, tai-chi and dancing classes.

We have a variety of equipment available for use within the gym such as badminton posts, basketball nets, trampolines, mats and benches.

Our 3G astro Turf pitches are complete with outdoor floodlights, full size and 5-a-side to 7-a-side nets and goals as well as Hockey goals and access to changing facilities.

Our pitches have a full 11-a-side football pitch marked out for matches but also have small sized pitches marked out, these pitches run width ways across the pitch and are ideal for 5-a-side to 7-a-side football training sessions. The Astroturf is mostly used for football training and matches however it is used for a range of other activities such as rugby, lacrosse and hockey.
To arrange to view any of the facilities or to book a session please contact Junior on 0114 402308 – Option 2.


Summer Football Tournament 2015

Posted on: June 11th, 2015 by Amy Johnson

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Our annual Men’s Summer Football Tournament is underway! The following teams will be battling it out to take the 2015 trophy :

Norton Oaks FC
Devonshire FC
Active8 Sheffield
FC Pockets

As the tournament unfolds you can keep up to date with the fixtures, league table,  match action and scorers by using the links on this page .

Summer Tournament – Fixtures 2015 

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 1

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 2

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 3

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 4

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 5

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 6

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 7

You can also follow the action on Twitter – twitter_square-32@activ8sheffield #SFT

Football Gala and Fun Day

Posted on: May 27th, 2015 by Amy Johnson

On Sunday 12th July 2015 Active8-Sheffield will be hosting our annual Charity Fun Day in aid of Weston Park and Barnsley Hospice Cancer Charities to support the fantastic work that they do.

As part of the event we will be running a Junior Football Tournament which will take place on our very own 3G Astroturf and Grass Pitches at Tapton and King Edwards Community Sports Centres (Crosspool).

The day will run from 10am–3pm and will feature junior teams from around Sheffield and south Yorkshire with medals for all who enter.

We are looking for teams to be able to run separate tournaments for under 8’s, 9’s and 10’s and these will require squads of 10 with 7 playing at any one time. There will also be a 9-a-side tournament with squads of up to 14 for the under 11’s age.

The cost will be £30.00 per team or £45.00 if the same club enters two teams.

Your support this year will help to make a great day for all the teams involved and is sure to help make a difference to someone’s future.

Please contact us back via email to or by calling  0114 2402 308 – Option 2  should you wish to enter a team or wish to discuss anything further.


We hope to hear from you soon.


Car Boot Pitches Available

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 by Amy Johnson


Our Annual Charity event in aid of Weston Park Cancer Charity is being held on Sunday 12th July 2015, as part of this day we will be running a Car Boot Sale. We are therefore looking for anyone who will be interested in holding a pitch on the day or anyone looking for a great day out and some bargains.

The events will be taking place on the grass field at King Edwards Community Sports Centre (S10 5RG). Sellers from 10:00am -Buyers from 11:00am.

Pitches cost just £7.00, with all of the money going to Weston Park Cancer Charity and any monies made from sales is the pitch holders to keep.

As well as the Car boot sales there will be plenty of other opportunities to get involved with on the 12th of July, some of which will include a Junior Charity Football Gala, bouncy castles, a parrot show, fairground rides, face painting, various craft stalls, charity basketball and tennis, our ever-present Caribbean food and, of course, Big Al himself leading the microphone.

To book a pitch, or to get involved in the event in any other way, please e-mail or contact us on 0114 2402308- Option 2 or 07795222579.

We thank you for your support and look forward to hearing from you soon.

Site Closures 29/01/15

Posted on: January 29th, 2015 by Amy Johnson

Unfortunately due to the weather conditions our Tapton and King Edwards Community Sports Centres will be closed for all sessions on 29/01/15. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and hope that we can re – open as planned tomorrow but this will be dependent on the weather.

We will continue to update you as time progresses and please check our website as changes will continue to be posted on there or follow us on twitter @active8sheffield

If there is any change we will contact you immediately or alternatively you can contact us on 01142 402308- Option 2.


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A Monster Mash @ Mosborough Fun Camps

Posted on: November 10th, 2014 by Amy Johnson

The clock struck Halloween this October half term and our Mosborough Fun Camps were full of Ghosts, Ghouls and plenty of little monsters.

Over the course of three days the camps were action packed with lots of Halloween tricks and treats including spooky variations of all our usual Fun Camp Favourites, such as Monster Mash Musical Mats, Ghostly Obstacle Courses, Pumpkin Drawing Competitions, Build a Skeleton Race and of course Devilish Dodgeball.

Our next camps will be taking place on the 17th, 18th and 19th February 2015.

To keep up to date with all of our fun camp updates and receive alerts as to when spaces are available to book please follow us on:


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Job Vacancies

Posted on: September 5th, 2014 by Amy Johnson

We are looking for both casual and permanent Leisure Assistants to assist in the devlopment of Active8-Sheffield please see the Job Description and if you feel you are suitable for the job please send your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to or post to Interserve (FM), C/O Ecclesfield School, Chapeltown Road, Sheffield, S35 9WD for the attention of Nathan Reid.


Job Description – LA Sept 2014

Job Description – CLA Sept 2014








Ross Papercraft 2014

Posted on: May 19th, 2014 by Amy Johnson

On Sunday 18th May Ecclesfield Community Sports Centre hosted its first Ross Papercraft Show in partnership with Active8-Sheffield, this popular nationwide event took over our Sports Hall and Classroom areas to convert our facilities into a world of paper craft.

The show featured a whole host of crafting workshops, activities and stalls all open to the public with over 350 people attending the event to have a go at new crafts, purchase new collections and pick up tips from the paper crafting experts.

There were a variety of different stalls and workshops taking part in the show, all showing off their skills, new techniques and materials for all manner of painting, stamping, quilting, engraving and card making crafts, more details for these and Ross Papercraft Shows can be found at:

We would like to say thank you to Ross Papercraft for using our venue to create such a successful event; we hope that this is the first of many to come.

Please get in touch with us on 0114 2402308  or to find out how you can run an event like this in any of our facilities.







Posted on: May 10th, 2012 by Nathan Reid

We are looking to add to our team of Leisure Staff from May 2013 please see our employment section for further details.

Mosborough Fun Camp

Posted on: May 26th, 2010 by Nathan Reid

Mosborough Fun Camp is running during the June Half Term on Tuesday 1st, Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd, 10.00 am – 3.00 pm. To book your place please contact Steve on 0114 2402038 or email at

Mosborough Fun Day Camp Flyer

Fun Camp Registration Form

We look forward to seeing you there