Charles Dickens Centre

Centre Info

Charles Dickens Centre is facility based in Lake Road Buckland.  It is a modern facility with a very large sports hall which can cater for a wide range of sport and exercise activities as well as private functions.  There are changing facilities and showers available to our customers using the centre.

The centre also has a custom designed dance studio which is fully equipped with a sprung floor and PA system.  We also have space available to cater for meetings and training events.

The centre is available to all the local community as well as businesses and organisations for activities such as:

  • Exercise Classes
  • Various sports
  • Education provision
  • Conferences
  • Private functions

If you would like to hire a space at the centre, please use the form below to get in touch or contact the office.

Where to find us

023 9273 8482


We are based in Buckland and the main entrance to the building is on Lake Road.  Limited parking is available to group leaders only but off-road parking is available in close proximity to the centre.

What's On

Regular Activities

We have a variety of regular groups here at Charles Dickens Centre running across days and evenings, 7 days a week.

To find out more about an existing group or if you are interested in starting a group or activity then pop in to the centre and speak to a member of staff or fill in the contact form at bottom of page.

Please click the link below to see a list of our regular activities at the centre:

Charles Dickens Centre – Regular Activities

Opening Times

Monday9am - 9:30pm
Tuesday9am - 9:30pm
Wednesday9am - 9:30pm
Thursday9am - 9:00pm
Friday9am - 6:45pm
Saturday9am - 5:00pm
Sunday9am - 4:00pm

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