Sport & Wellbeing

Sharon Pounder is Peterlee Town Council’s Sport and Wellbeing Manager and is based at The Pavilion, Helford Road. Sharon is responsible for organising, developing and delivering a varied programme of sport, wellbeing & physical activities to encourage people of all ages to become more active and look after their physical and mental health. The aim of the Sport and Wellbeing department is to:

  • Increase participation
  • Organise facilities for sport and wellbeing activities
  • Club Development
  • Coaching and Volunteering Opportunities
  • Sharon Manages the Council’s grass pitches, which cater for adult and junior grassroot sport.
  • Sharon and her colleague Elaine; Activities Officer, run PACES; Peterlee Active Community Exercise Scheme, which provides low impact, social exercise sessions for adults.

More information on PACES classes can be found here:

2023 PACES Timetable



Part of Sharon’s role as Sport & Wellbeing Manager is to work with local clubs and community groups, as well as organising activities for all ages.

Wellbeing Sessions

Come along and have a two-course meal and socialise with like-minded people, staff and volunteers. There are optional activities to take part in, including a quiz, arts and crafts and board games, or just come along and have a chat and a cuppa.  All for excellent value of £5.50 per person, per session!


Time to Talk Day reminds us that we’re all in this together and gives everyone the opportunity to open up, chat and socialise with like-minded people.
Everyone is welcome to join us at the Peterlee Pavilion, Helford Road, Peterlee on Thursday 1st February 2024, from 10.30am until 12Noon.
Socialise and chat whilst enjoying a FREE cuppa & cake. Plus fun quiz & wellbeing activities included!

image promoting Time to Talk Wellbeing free session


Peterlee Town Council sports facilities include: –

  • Pavilion Sport & Community Building
  • MUGA (3G) at Helford Road
  • Football Pitches at Lowhills Road & Helford Road
  • Rugby Pitches at Eden Lane
  • Cricket Pitch at Helford Road
  • Outdoor Bowling Green at Eden Lane
  • Adult & Junior Tennis Courts at Eden Lane
  • Public Access Games Areas at Eden Lane & Woodhouse Park
  • Skate Park at Woodhouse Park

little dribblers sessions

How to Contact Us

Got a question? Contact Sharon at The Pavilion in the following way:

Telephone:     (0191) 586 9957

You can follow us for regular updates on the PACES Facebook page, click on the below link to take you direct to the page

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