Places to visit

Oadby Library

The library is wonderful and acts as a very effective community hub, hosting events and the regular meetings of several community groups.

Oadby Racecourse

The Racecourse hosts fixtures and music events, as well as family fun days and conferences.

Oadby Town Football Club

Based at Freeway Park the football club has attracts enthusiastic support.

Oval Park

Home of Oadby Wyggestonians Rugby Club and currently a training ground for Leicester Tigers, the park has a large club house.

Parklands Leisure Centre

With a gym and sports halls, Parklands also hosts special events and is available to hire for weddings, conferences, etc.

Parks and Gardens

OWBC site has an overview of facilities at each park in the borough.

1. Brocks Hill Country Park

Sharing a site with Parklands Leisure Centre, Brocks Hill has a sustainable environment centre with a cafe, alongside an amazing adventure playground, den making area, walks and wildlife. The park runs activities for all ages throughout the year and has a Friends group.

2. Coombe Park

Behind Beauchamp College, this park has a large grassy area and a small children's playground. It is the home for Oadby Owls football club and has a sports pavilion. 

3. Ellis Park

Opposite ASDA and next to the swimming pool, this park has tennis courts and a children's playground.

4. Iliffe Avenue Park

Near Langmoor Primary School, this park has a natural play area and swings.

5. The Morwoods

Alongside London Road, this is a bright and cheerful playground for younger children.

6. Uplands Park

Uplands has a large pavilion, low impact fitness equipment, young people and children's playgrounds and hosts football and cricket matches.

7. University of Leicester Botanic Garden

The garden is beautiful in any season, and the Friends group and University run special events and activities throughout the year, often with refreshments available. 

Swimming Pool

Located opposite ASDA and next to Ellis Park, the pool has a busy programme of lessons and public swimming sessions.