Mike Brickhill

Mike Brickhill

Sports Centre Manager, Hazel Grove Sports Centre

Mike joined the Laurus Trust in 2016 in time for the successful launch of Club Cheadle Hulme following an extensive refurbishment. Mike has worked in the leisure industry since the age of 19, as a Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Duty Manager and Assistant Manager.

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He has a background in sport, have played youth football at Stockport County FC, going on to play semi-professional football for numerous local clubs. Some of his highlights are making FA Youth Cup and FA Cup appearances. Mike is also a keen runner, completing most distances from 100m to marathon, has won numerous Park Runs and has a 5km personal best of 16.45 minutes.

In 2021 he was appointed Sports Centre Manager here at Hazel Grove Sports Centre. Mike has assisted with the successful openings of Club Laurus and Club Didsbury in recent years and is looking forward to seeing some familiar faces at his new site.

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. We can also provide a social room with tables and chairs for food and drinks after your party.