The wait is almost over for Kirkby’s latest addition – a full size 3G football pitch – with the opening planned for Wednesday, 2 August 2017.
The new facility, which comprises of an investment of more than £610,000, includes a 3G all-weather surface, floodlights and changing facilities, available at Kirkby Leisure Centre.
The surface is being laid this week, with the lighting and fencing to follow.
The pitch is available for schools, football leagues or companies to host their own football competitions, so whether you’re a novice or skilled footballer, come and take a look!
Plus, there will be coaching sessions available as well as walking football.
This pitch is available to hire seven days a week between 9am and 9pm.
Bookings are being taken from 1 August 2017 for use of the pitch from week commencing 7 August 2017 – call the Volair team on 0151 443 2200 to find out more.
The pitch is just one part of a major relaunch of leisure facilities in Kirkby, with a brand new fully refurbished gym and sauna at Kirkby Leisure Centre also delivered.
It is the latest phase of the wider regeneration of Kirkby Town Centre, which has already seen major investment in public services and with plans for a high profile supermarket and other retailers set to be brought forward.
Volair has also made significant investment in its other leisure facilities in Halewood, Huyton, Prescot and Stockbridge Village. Over the last 12 months, Volair has seen an increase in participation and memberships at its centres in Knowsley.