Sports and leisure

Whether you're a football or rugby supporter, or prefer to take part rather than watch, Wigan Borough has lots going on for sports fans.


DW Stadium

Home to Wigan Warriors rugby league club and Wigan Athletic football club, the impressive DW Stadium is a fantastic place to visit, and not just on match days. A venue for all seasons, the stadium is an ideal location for conferences and events, as well as parties and celebrations. You can even get hitched there! To find out more about the DW Stadium, visit:


Leigh Sports Village

Leigh Sports Village is a state of the art facility for sport, physical activity, education, health and leisure that serves the whole community. Home to the Leigh Centurions rugby league club, the stadium also welcomes a number of Manchester United teams and other high profile sporting events. The stadium boasts impressive conference, event and wedding facilities. To find out more about Leigh Sports Village, visit:


Three Sisters Circuit

With 1.5km of exhilarating outdoor racing, the Three Sisters Circuit is a perfect place for petrol heads. From outdoor karting to motorsports, the circuit boasts a wide range of activities and events to get the adrenaline pumping. Looking for a unique children’s birthday party idea? There are even junior karting sessions and AIM laser combat to keep the younger members of the family happy.


Pennington and Haigh Hall golf clubs

Pennington Golf Club is a friendly golf club affiliated with Pennington Country Park that has been running for over 40 years. Boasting a stunning 9-hole course, it is a good test for all abilities due to its flat park land surrounded by stunning streams and ponds.

Fancy a longer game? Haigh Hall is home to a stunning 18 hole public golf course that is open to men and women of all ages and abilities. The club also hosts regular competitions for the competitive golfer.


Ashton, Ince and Newtown skate parks

Wigan Borough is home to not one but three top skate parks! Try out your skills on a mix of mini-ramps, Wembley gaps, quarter-pipes, jump boxes and much more. The parks are suitable for a range of activities and are perfect for learning the basics or developing some impressive tricks.


Scotman's Flash Activity Centre

Scotman's Flash is a fantastic outdoor adventure hub just 10 minutes from the centre of Wigan featuring a huge lake and lots of exciting experiences for everyone to enjoy. It's the perfect place for water sports, whether you’re brand new to canoeing, sailing and kayaking or want to get your game on with courses and qualifications to match your skills.