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Community facilities


Indoor and outdoor football pitches are available to hire in all of the borough’s secondary schools. They are located at:-

  • All Saints Catholic High School, Roughwood Drive, Kirkby, L33 8XF
  • Halewood Academy, The Avenue, Halewood, L26 1UU
  • Kirkby High School, Bracknell Avenue, Kirkby, L32 9PP
  • The Prescot School, Knowsley Park Lane, Prescot, L34 3NB
  • St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Academy, Cumber Lane, Whiston, L35 2XG

For further details and booking enquiries, contact Volair on 0151 443 2200.

The Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre, Halewood

Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre boasts a large function room, licenced bar, grass football pitches and changing rooms. There’s also a large multi-use sports hall and 3G football pitches.

Find out more on Halewood Town Council’s website, call 0151 428 1929 or email

King George V Memorial Playing Fields, Prescot

King George V Memorial Playing Fields in Prescot (known locally as Brown’s Field) achieved the prestigious Green Flag Award in October 2021.

Browns Field is leased to Prescot Town Council and benefits from a playground for younger children, a natural play space for 8-13 year olds, two senior and one junior football pitches and free parking. It also hosts the annual Prescot Carnival, usually in June.

Browns Field has a formal Park Management Plan in place, providing a framework for future development of the park which puts the community needs at the heart of its development and management. Brown’s Field has benefited in recent years from external funding, enabling improvements to be made at the park.

Find out more on Prescot Town Council’s website.

King George V Playing Fields, Longview Drive, Huyton, L36 7UN

King George V Playing Fields in Huyton is a sports venue, with a range of facilities, including two 5 A-Side Astro cages, three Astro tennis courts, grass football pitches for playing and training on, and a sports hall which is perfect for keep fit, dance and martial arts and as a meeting venue for up to 100 people.

You can find out more and book the facilities online

Eddie McArdle Playing Fields, Kirkby

Based on Simonswood Lane, the Eddie McArdle Playing Fields offer five adult grass pitches and are managed by AFC Kirkby.

For further information, email

AFC Knowsley (Community Interest Company)

AFC Knowsley is a not-for-profit, all-inclusive football club, providing opportunities for girls, boys, young people, men and women ranging between the ages of six to 18 years through to open-age to receive coaching and play competitive football.

AFC Knowsley’s home ground is situated on Knowsley Lane (Lord Derby’s Playing Fields) and includes four pitches, two mini-soccer pitches, training areas with changing facilities and free parking.

Find out more on AFC Knowsley’s website.

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