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Astro and grass pitches

Boasting some of the best outdoor facilities in Purbeck we have a full sized artificial grass pitch used for football and hockey, a rugby pitch, two full sized football pitches and a cricket square, all with use of our indoor changing rooms and use of the free car park.

Astro Football/Hockey Pitch

The astro pitch can be used as a full size football/ hockey pitch, or can be divided into 3 mini pitches for small-sided games or training. The pitch can be hired by groups or teams by the hour. Ideal for regular training sessions, tournaments or just a kick about with a group of mates. Due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic and COVID-19 Safety measures we have in place we are currently only making our facilities available to organised clubs with risk assessments in place.

There is a very successful Dorset County Football Association affiliated adult 6-a-side football league on Tuesday evenings, with Premier, Championship and League One divisions. Please contact Bob Kitley of Soccer Solutions for further information

Grass pitches - football

The grass football pitches are currently used to the maximum capacity. Three teams are based at the centre - Wareham Rangers Football Club first and second teams (who play in Dorset Division 1 and Dorset Division 3 respectively) .

The cricket pitch with an artificial grass wicket is available for hire from April to the end of August, either for a one-off or series of bookings. The grass wicket may be available at some times - please contact us if you are interested.

Indoor cricket nets are available sometimes - please contact us for more details

Hire arrangements and charges:

Hire arrangementsJunior chargesAdult charges
Football Pitch £42 £62
Astro Pitch - Whole £48 £73
Astro Pitch - Mini £32 £40.25
Cricket Pitch - Artificial Wicket £32 £47
Indoor Cricket Nets (2 nets) £25.50 £51
Football hire £2.55 £2.55


NB - these are the maximum charges applicable and we offer reduced rates for some off peak use. Please contact us for more specific information.​


We are home to a number of local clubs that use our facilities, such as Wareham Rangers, Swanage and Wareham Hockey Club,  Please contact the clubs for further information and for their current Covid-19 operating processes.


All facilities can be booked up to one week in advance. You can book by phone or in person. 

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