Lee Forsyth

Lee Forsyth

Sports Centre Manager, Hazel Grove Sports Centre

Lee started his career in 2007 working as a Fitness Manager at number of leisure centres across the High Peak including Glossop Leisure Centre, New MIlls Leisure Centre and Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre for High Peak Borough Council and DC Leisure.

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In 2013 Lee became Operations Manager at Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre leading on community relations, membership sales, facility operation and income generation.

He then progressed to General Manager working at Brookvale Recreation Centre for Places Leisure (formerly known as DC Leisure) where he had overall responsibility for the site and staff.

In 2017 Lee became the Sports Centre Manager at Hazel Grove Sports Centre at Hazel Grove High School. Since then the Sports Centre has seen some significant improvements from a new 3G football pitch to a new state-of-the-art fitness gym.

He has a keen interest in Rugby League having represented Lancashire, England and Great Britain at amateur level and having professional stints at both Leigh and Salford.

Hazel Grove Sports Centre is now part of the sports centre portfolio operated by the Laurus Trust following Hazel Grove HIgh School’s transfer to the Trust in September 2019.

Located in Hazel Grove High School’s grounds, the centre offers a wide range of sporting and recreational activities for all ages. All facilities are open to the community outside normal school hours including our brand new state of the art Fitness Gym.

Our activities include:

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Fitness Classes
  • New Fitness Gym
  • Roller Hockey
  • Dance Classes
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Cheerleading
  • Tai Chi
  • Netball
  • Table Tennis


We will gladly show you around the Sports Centre so you can choose which room is most suitable for your requirements.

Artificial Turf Pitch (3G)
Our brand new, floodlit pitch has three 5-a-side pitches or one 11-a-side pitch.

Sports Hall
Our large hall features 6 badminton courts, two basketball courts and is also suitable for 5-a-side football.

With a wooden sprung floor suitable for high impact activities this room hosts martial arts,
gymnastics and cheerleading, as well as featuring a basketball court.

Dance Studio
Our mirrored studio is suitable for group classes including dance and fitness.

Netball and Basketball Courts
We have two outdoor netball courts and also a basketball court.



Our sports hall is available to hire for children’s parties. Organise fun and games yourself or we can provide a trained sports leader to tailor a party to your requirements. We can also provide a social room with tables and chairs for food and drinks after your party.