‘Working together to enrich lives.’

About Us

Who We Are

BPL is a not-for-profit social enterprise and charitable company that was established in July 1999. We seek at all times to provide affordable, value for money health, sport and leisure facilities and activities.

We operate a diverse portfolio of sports and leisure facilities across Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Mansfield and Pontefract. Our unique venues include multi use leisure centres, public golf courses, school out-of-hours amenities, and standalone health and fitness facilities. We also operate the Metrodome Leisure Complex, an award-winning regional attraction in Barnsley, South Yorkshire that houses Calypso Cove Waterpark, Metrodome Bowling, Rigby Café & Lounge, the Metrodome Arena and Fitness Flex Metrodome.

Our Values

BPL prides itself on the quality of its staffing team and the 'can do' attitude that is present in everything that we do. A working group of staff from all areas of BPL's workforce created the Core Values that we operate to on a day-to-day-level. These values are are:
  • Embrace Change
  • Passion
  • Respect for All
  • Value Our People
  • Fun & Happiness
  • Customer Excellence

Our mission statement is 'Working together to enrich lives' and we are proud of our diverse and exciting portfolio of health, sport, and leisure facilities.

BPL is proud to support Time to Change. We pleadge that is it "Time to Change" outdated attitudes towards mental health. We support, value and respect all our employees.

Click here to view BPL's Gender Pay Gap Report


Our Awards

Investors in People - Gold

BPL has demonstrated excellence in developing and supporting our staff by commitment to values, personal development and social responsibility.

Disability Confident Employer

BPL has been awarded Disability Confident status, due to our commitment to ensure inclusive practices promoting equal opportunities in recruitment, sickness management and progression.

Barnsley LGBT Rainbow Tick

BPL is an LGBT-friendly and safe business as recognised by Barnsley LGBT Forum.

Investors in the Environment

BPL is committed to reducing environmental impact and to the continual improvement of environmental performance.


BPL venues are Quest accredited, demonstrating good practice and ongoing development within a customer focused management framework.

Positive About Disability

BPL is committed to equality and disability awareness.