Community Centres

About our communty centres

Portsmouth City Council manage 4 community centres across the city, Charles Dickens Activity Centre, Cosham Community Centre, Paulsgrove Community Centre & Somerstown Community Centre. Please visit each sites page for further details.

Whether you’re looking to make new friends, keep fit, tidy up your tango, lose weight, or take up a new hobby, our community centres have a wide range of groups, classes and gatherings on offer. There’s something for everyone!


What we offer

The facilities differ for each site, some have dancehalls, sports halls and music studios, others have splash pools, snooker,  community facilities or a cafe. To find out what’s on offer at your local centres either select a venue or search for a key term.

Our community facilities enable us to run the following activities:

  • Cookery
  • Arts and crafts
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Sports
  • Hobby groups
  • Community meetings
  • Splash pools
  • Computer skills
  • Room hire