There are a range of activities and facilities available daily at the Hirst Welfare Centre in Ashington.

The Centre, on Alexandra Road (NE63 9NH), is operated by Active Northumberland and includes the following facilities;

  • An indoor sports hall for football, basketball, netball or badminton
  • Fitness studio with a range of fitness classes including yoga, dancing and boot camps
  • Gym with some of the best weightlifting equipment in Northumberland
  • An outdoor 3G multi-purpose pitch
  • Function room
  • Café

In addition there are also regular youth activities that take place at the Centre (pictured). These currently take place on a Monday, Tuesday and Friday evenings.

The Centre is open Monday to Friday 7.00am - 9.00pm, Saturday & Sunday 9.00am - 4.00pm.  There is a small car park that is free for users of the centre.

For more information on the activities and facilities at the Hirst Welfare Centre please call 01670 620 200 or visit