ABOUT US The Centre The Centre The John Pounds Centre is Portsmouth’s flagship community and enterprise facility boasting a 350-seat capacity multi-use Sports Halls, Gym/Fitness Suite, Meeting & Training Rooms, IT Suite, Arts Spaces, Library, Youth Rooms, Nursery, Launderette, Office Space, and Cafe, providing affordable and accessible activities and services to local residents and the wider city. The John Pounds Centre has established a reputation for its quality of service as it seeks to encourage Wellbeing & Healthy lifestyles to all its members. All Abilities Badminton Basketball Children's Parties Cricket Fitness Studio Education & Groups Fitness Sessions Football Gym Indoor Bowls Sports Hall Sports Hall Trampolining Venue Hire I never realised the Centre had so much going on... and the staff always seem to be on hand to help INSET Teacher Training Accessible The Centre has a comprehensive disability policy, which incorporates access, signage and staff training, with an aim to achieve access for all Wheelchair Users or Restricted Mobility Full or restricted wheelchair access is available at the centre, with two lifts allowing access to the first floor. Disabled Hoist and Changing Room Available for public use on the first floor. Blind or partially sighted members Guide dogs are welcome at all times at all of our clubs. Deaf and hard of hearing customers Meeting rooms and reception have hearing loops, and we have two portable hearing loops that are available at all times.