Sport & Leisure

Karting North East

There's plenty going on to keep you active and entertained in Sunderland, plenty of opportunities to try something new!

Whether it's indoor or outdoor, you can get in the competitive spirit or try something new here. Make the most of our great outdoors with everything from surfing and skiing to go-kart racing, or go indoors to try climbing or a swim in the biggest pool in the region.

There's also indoor tennis, badminton and squash facilities, state-of-the art gyms and a huge host of sports clubs offering everything from trampolining and martial arts to cheerleading and basketball. Find out more about those at and

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AAA Sports Centre
AAAsports is designed to offer both children and adults a chance to take part in the exhilarating sport of gymnastics. The venue offers a wide range of activities, including trampoline, gymnastics and cheerleading and freestyle gymnastics. Sessions are for all ages and abilities and offer...
Ten pin bowling
Boasting 26 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, fantastic food and drink and a family friendly environment for all ages. A great place to create wonderful memories and share fun times with family and friends. Work up an appetite then turn to the food and drink outlets to refresh and refuel. Whether you...
Gravity Force
Whether you’re a freestyle pro looking to showcase an insane routine on the Tumble Tracks or an average Joe looking to get stuck into a game of trampoline dodgeball there really is something for everyone. Gravity Force Sunderland trampoline park features: Main court that includes over 60...
Karting North East offers the UK’s leading karting experience alongside a host of other activities. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie, celebrating something special or simply planning a day out with a difference, we’ve got it covered… At KNE you can experience the thrill of high speed karting on...
Surf, row, kayak, sail and more at this £1million watersports centre on Roker Beach. Feel the exhilaration of catching your first wave, enjoy the thrills and spills of a new sport, feel the wind in your hair and the spray on your face and most importantly, have fun. With family or friends, as a one...
ten pin bowling
Will it be a strike, a spare or a gutter ball? Practice your technique at MFA Bowl at the Sunniside Leisure Complex in the city centre. Gather your team, get your shoes on and get bowling. Whether it's a big group or a fierce competition between two, bowling is a great day or night out.
Ten pin bowling
Will it be a strike, a spare or a gutter ball? Practice your technique at Riverside Bowling, five minutes outside the city centre, on Wessington Way. Gather your team, get your shoes on and get bowling. Whether it's a big group or a fierce competition between two, bowling is a great day or night...
Family fun at Roker and Seaburn beaches
Sunderland’s Blue Flag award winning beaches are ideal for traditional family seaside fun Sunderland’s twin beaches at Roker and Seaburn are the perfect place to unwind. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to let the kids run off some excess energy or to sit and relax with a picnic; there’s miles...


Did you know?

L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.


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