About Us

Blue Flames is a registered Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) and a not-for-profit business whose mission is to provide quality sport and leisure facilities at affordable prices to the community at large. It developed from a gas employees members only club to its current accessible community facility, managed by a board of volunteer directors.

The Club is located at the eastern edge of Newcastle upon Tyne on Whitley Road and is a Sports and Leisure complex on the 15 acre Whitley Park site. The Club provide indoor facilities inside the Sports Hall and Clubhouse buildings and outdoor activities on grassed pitches and bowls green.

The Northumberland F.A. has its HQ on the site and Newcastle United U21’s play a number of home games at Whitley Park.

Other sporting activities on the site include indoor and outdoor football, netball, cricket, tennis, badminton and bowls. In addition a range of fitness sessions take place – fitness gym, indoor & outdoor training

As well as being a popular sports venue, the centre also caters for a whole range of leisure activities and offers full Conferencing facilities. Blue Flames is licenced with North Tyneside Council to hold Civil Ceremonies. Blue Flames has 3 licensed function rooms, varying in capacity from 100 to 250 people. These are suitable for the whole range of events from meetings, training and presentations to all types of celebrations – Weddings, Christenings, Parties, Sporting Dinners, BBQs, Fun Days, Quiz Nights, Prize Giving, and so on… and remember –


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Blue Flames uses income from commercial activities and fees to subsidise its sporting activities. However, it still needs to fundraise for major improvement projects such as building the Sports Hall or relaying court surfaces and in this it has been supported by many local and national organisations. We would like to register our appreciation to the following who have provided grants or assistance to the club over the years: 

  • SITA Trust 
  • Northern Rock Foundation
  • Taylor Wimpey
  • North Tyneside Council
  • Sport England
  • English Netball Association 
  • English County Cricket Board 
  • Lawn Tennis Association


Drop in, phone us (0191 2700885) or e-mail us at reception.blueflames@googlemail.com.


Facilities that allow for football, netball, cricket, tennis, badminton and bowls, as well as our fitness gym, indoor & outdoor training, Bootcamps and more!


Versatile facilities capable of hosting parties of between 100 to 250 attendees, allowing your business to execute effective meetings, training, presentations and the like.


With 3 licensed function rooms, Blue Flames is a perfect spot to celebrate, with experience in hosting everything from weddings to christenings, sporting dinners to family fun days.