Sunderland Downhill

Play football, socialise and get fit at Leisure United, Downhill. Train, play and improve your game on all-weather 3G, floodlit pitches. Power up and workout in our Life Fitness gym and studio or simply enjoy refreshing food and drinks in the LU café bar.

Welcome to Leisure United Downhill

Leisure United Downhill, Kingsway Road, Tyne and Wear, Sunderland, United Kingdom, SR5 4BB

  • Mon

    6.30am - 10.00pm

  • Tue

    6.30am - 10.00pm

  • Wed

    6.30am - 10.00pm

  • Thu

    6.30am - 10.00pm

  • Fri

    6.30am - 10.00pm

  • Sat

    8.00am - 6.00pm

  • Sun

    8.00am - 6.00pm

  • Bank Holidays

    8:00am - 6.00pm

  • Pay & Play

    Fuss free footie. Come alone, with mates or as a team, just pitch up and play on.

  • Pitch Hire

    Secure your spot. From a singular pitch to a block booking, get your game on every time.

  • Leagues

    5,6,7,9 and 11-a-side officiated competitive football leagues. Head to the pitch and head up the table.

  • Tournaments

    Experience the thrill of a win, top prizes and great football. Come raise your game at a Leisure United tournament.

  • Kids Football Parties

    Games, goals and good times guaranteed at a Leisure United kids party.

  • Kids Football Camps

    Boys and girls aged 5-12 years, pitch up for fun, friendship and football every school holiday. Free funded places available too.

  • Womens Football

    Join a league, play in a tournament or simply just play, women of all ages and abilities are welcome at LU.

  • Kids Football Development

    Develop confidence, skills and understanding of tactics with the best FA-accredited coaching. LU is the number one place to learn!


Leisure United is at the heart of Downhill’s community, collecting for food banks and organising kit swap shops. We are happy to host regular get togethers - such as wellbeing groups, coffee mornings and lunch clubs. Everyone is welcome to enjoy our playground, café lounge, and hire our meeting room.

Partner clubs Velocity and the Foundation of Light provide player development opportunities here.

Let us know if we can support your community initiative - we’ll do our best to assist.

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