About us



Not for profit social enterprise


We are a not-for-profit social enterprise, which means we re-invest any financial surplus back into our services.

What goes in – stays in!

We work for the whole community, providing quality facilities and opportunities to lead a healthier, active lifestyle.

We manage 18 facilities across Suffolk with 1 in Cambridgeshire, on behalf of West Suffolk Council and Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council.

Our annual report is published on the Charities Commission website or you can download a copy below.

Our annual social impact is
£6 million

Last year we reinvested £237,000 back into our services

We are accredited as a genuine social enterprise.

The Social Enterprise Mark is an independent guarantee that we put the interests of people & planet above shareholder gain.

We have been externally assessed against sector-agreed criteria and have proved our commitment to using profits and income to create benefits for society and the environment and we are part of a diverse international network of accredited social enterprises.

Find out more about the Social Enterprise Mark.

Swimming pools

State-of-the-art gyms

Classes per week

Sports Halls

All weather pitches

See what we’re all about…


We make a difference.
Our annual social impact is £6 million


We are a not-for-profit social enterprise.
What goes in stays in!


We are a trusted partner of choice.
We work with our strategic partners for improved services for all.


We work with partners on health prevention and rehabilitation, embedding physical activity into the lives of our community.


We are local.
We have knowledge and understanding of the communities we work in because we are part of those communities.

Our strategic partners

In delivering community health, sport and leisure provision across the region, we work with a large number of partners. These include:

Some of our business partners



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Annual Impact report
Animated Annual Impact Report


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Impact Report
Impact Report

2017-2018 plus history 2005-2017

Impact Report
Annual Report
10 Year History of
Abbeycroft Leisure

Vision, Mission and Values


Inspiring healthier active communities through excellent facilities and services, great experiences and strong partnerships.


Inspiring a Healthier You

Inspiring someone to do something that has a positive impact on their health and wellbeing.


Act with Integrity – Do the right thing

Community Focused – Be social, be active

Delivering Together – Look for opportunities to deliver together

Pride – Pride of what we do and how we do it