The Baxtons Lane site currently accommodates Cricket, Football, Swimming, Tennis and Bowls not to mention an annual 10k run event and playing host to running endurance events in the last year. It also has a children's play area, which attracts younger children and their parents. Please refer to the headings on the left hand side of this page to find out more about what we have to offer. This website features on Day Out with the Kids a marvelous resource for families
Helmsley Recreation Ground is owned by the registered charity Helmsley Recreation Charity Number 523358. The amalgamation of the two previous charities to occupy the site on Baxtons' Lane was concluded in 2006 to provide recreation and leisure amenities for the townspeople of Helmsley.
It is operated by a Management Committee with delegated authority from the Trustee to provide all the facilities on the Baxton's Lane site. The Management Committee comprises of representatives of the Clubs that use the site together with a Town Council delegate.
Links to the Clubs, currently Football, Cricket, Bowls, Tennis and Snooker & Billiards can be found on the left hand navigation panel together with a link to the Open Air Swimming Pool which operates normally from the middle of June until early September.
People wishing to use the facilities, including the private hire of the pavilion on the site, are requested to use this link to make an enquiry stating their requirements. A response will normally be provided within 24 hours.
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