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Sport and wellbeing adult and youth members may book on the sand-based pitch in advance in the following ways:

In Person  Sport and Wellbeing Receptions at the Jubilee Sports Centre, Mayflower Gym and Wide Lane Sports Ground    
Telephone   023 8059 2119  
Onlone  Online Booking  

Bookings by email and telephone will only be accepted during advertised Reception opening hours.

Membership Type Advanced Booking Period 
 Members  7 days
 Sports Pass and PAYG  2 days - £4.50 per person

NB Advanced booking subject to change

Bookees must quote their membership number and name, along with the date and time they wish to book.  Members are reminded that it is not permitted to make a booking on behalf of another member.  All customers playing on a booked court must either have an eligible membership, or pay the PAYG fee.

Failure to attend pre-booked slots without notifying JSC Reception will result in a fine of £2.25 and use of membership will be suspended until the fine is paid.  The person making the booking will be held liable for payment of any fines arising from abuse of membership rules.  Persistent offenders may receive a longer suspension or permanent ban at the discretion of the Sport and Wellbeing Management Team.

Customers should confirm their attendance at the Wide Lane reception before going to the rubber crumb to begin their booking.


Customers may book for 1 hour per day and play for up to 2 hours per day between 09:00-17:00. (Wednesdays not available during term time)*

Bookings may be possible outside of these time but will incur a charge.  Grass pitches are also available to hire at the Wide Lane Sports Ground.  Applications for hire of the rubber crumb and grass pitches should be made to


Hockey bookings are available on the sand-based pitch at the Wide Lane Sports Ground.

Sport and Wellbeing reserves the right to cancel or curtail a booking due to emergency maintenance or other factors beyond our control.  Please note that your booking time includes any necessary set up.

Cancellation by Bookee:  If you wish to cancel your booking, please contact the JSC Reception immediately giving at least two hours notice, on 023 80592119 and if possible confirm the cancellation by email to  Alternatively you can cancel your booking via the online booking system.  Only the members who made the original booking may cancel it; it may not be cancelled by any other individual.

Non-member Cancellation by Bookee:  Non-members wishing to cancel a pre-paid casual rubber crumb booking may do so up to two hours in advance of the booking and receive a credit to the value of the fees paid.  Cancellation within two hours on the start of the booking will not be eligible for refund or credit.

Sand-based pitch bookings cannot be made by customers under 17 years of age.  Child members aged 4 to 16 years may play with an Adult member on a pre-booked booking at Wide Lane.  Children under 17 years must be accompanied by an Adult member at all times.

Suitable clothing must be worn at all times in the sports facilities.  Jeans are not considered to be suitable attire and customers wearing jeans will be asked to leave the sports facilities.

Any member found to be in breach of our booking conditions or rules will lose their membership privileges and may be banned from the facilities.

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