The Best Sports Shops in Leeds

· Imagine Selby · Lifestyle

Need new sports gear? Here’s where you need to go.

Decathlon Leeds

Whether you’re a keen gym-goer, an avid runner or a martial arts pro, these sports shops have got you sorted.

Getting fit or taking up a new hobby? Then you probably need some new gear and we know just where to find it. Whether you want to up your game or perfect your Bukasana, you’ll find everything you need in these handy Leeds sports shops. Equipment isn’t all they offer either – you can even make the most of the in-store workshops and repair services to keep your gear in tip-top condition.

Woodrup Cycles

Woodrup Cycles

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Woodrup Cycles have been serving the Leeds cycling community for over 70 years, so you can trust that they know a thing or two about bikes and the like. They offer expert and tailored advice to help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Road bikes, mountain bikes, kids bikes, e-bikes and even indoor bikes – you want it, they’ve got it. With a fantastic variety of wheels and accessories from the best manufacturers, you’re bound to find your perfect fit.

Woodrup Cycles, 345-347 Kirkstall Road, Burley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2HD.



The flagship Decathlon shop takes up an inconceivably large spot inside Trinity Leeds. Get ready for two massive floors of camping, cycling, kayaking, swimming and home gym gear. In fact, they offer products for over 70 sports in store! Want to take up paddle boarding, hiking or mountain biking? They’ve got everything you’ll need to head off on your sporting adventures. Need a repair? Their workshop offers bike, tent and even kayak servicing.

Decathlon, Trinity Leeds, 49 Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5EL.

KO Sports

KO Sports

KO Sports are all about boxing – as if we needed to tell you. Whether you’re in need of fresh gloves or a new pair of boots, or you want to deck out your gym with top-of-the-line punch bags, these are your people. They’ve got every kind of protection you could ever need, from head guards to shin guards, as well as strength training equipment to keep you fighting fit. And it doesn’t stop there, you’ll find martial arts uniforms and wrestling gear here too.

KO Sports, 99 Roundhay Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 5AJ.

Nike Factory Store

Nike Crownpoint

Love Nike but not about those prices? You can find some right steals on their tried and trusted sports equipment and clothing at their outlet store in Leeds. They offer huge discounts on their swoosh-covered gear, including their iconic kicks. They’ve got something for every athlete, player and athleisure-lover, whether you’re seeking a fresh pair of Jordans, top quality footy boots or a brand new yoga fit – you can get them here and for less.

Nike Factory Store, 4 Crown Point Shopping Centre, Junction Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1ET.

Snow + Rock

Planning your next great outdoor adventure? Snow + Rock is the place to go in Leeds. Their team of outdoors fanatics will guide you through everything you’ll need to get up that mountain and down those slopes, armed with all the skiing and snowboarding essentials. More of a climber? They’ve got all the equipment you’ll need for the ascent. And for the tech-savvy, they stock a wide range of action cameras and do-it-all watches.

Snow + Rock, 8-12 Lands Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6LD.

JD Sports

JD Sports

JD Sports bring all the big sports brands to the Leeds high street. They stock Nike, Adidas, New Balance, The North Face, and Converse – and that’s just scratching the surface. The wall at their Briggate shop is lined with trainers for all purposes, in every colour-way going. And if you’re looking for limited edition and exclusive crep releases, you’re in the right place. You can also find all your activewear basics like hoodies and joggers, and even your favourite team’s kit.

JD Sports, 132 Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6HF.

Sweaty Betty

Sweaty Betty specialise in luxury women’s activewear that not only looks good, but feels good too. Their Victoria Quarter shop offers a fitting service, so you can find the right fit for you. Every sports bra, vest and pair of leggings are designed with you in mind. Whether you’re into swimming, running or yoga, their versatile pieces promise to keep you well-supported through it all. To top it all off, they even offer free fitness classes in their Leeds store.

Sweaty Betty, 7-11 Cross Arcade, Victoria Quarter, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6AZ.

Sports Direct

Sports Direct

It’s the all-encompassing brand that has something for every sport and from every brand you can think of – it could only be Sports Direct. Spread across four deceptively big floors on The Headrow, it’s one of the biggest sport shops in Leeds, and the selection is almost overwhelming. Looking for kid’s cricket gear? They’ve got it. New gym attire? Got it. Branded running trainers? Check. This is your one-stop shop for all things sports.

Sports Direct, 20 The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6PT.



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Got yourself a motorbike? You can pick up all your gear from Leeds’ award-winning bike shop, the aptly named Sportsbikeshop. They’ve got all the accessories, leathers, and equipment you could ever need to stay safe out on the road. You can fill your basket with the highest quality CE certified clothing, gloves and boots, and take your pick from over 20,000 helmets – you’re well and truly spoilt for choice.

Sportsbikeshop, 5 Regent Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7PX.

Welcome Skate Store

Welcome Skate Store

Welcome Skate Store is your friendly, local skate store. Independently-run and dedicated to skateboarding, here, you can find the gnarliest of garms and wheels in Leeds. They house all the main skating brands, whether you need to replace your wrecked Vans, you’re eyeing up that Carhartt WIP hoodie, or you fancy a new pair of Dickies – they’ve got ‘em all. While you’re here, check out their wall of awesome decks from brands like Anti Hero, Palace and Hockney.

Welcome Skate Store, 10-12 Thorntons Arcade, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6LQ.


Victoria Gate, Leeds

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With the lockdowns (sorry!) came the rise of the at-home workout. But it’s not all YouTube tutorials and TikTok trends – Peloton have got you sorted with an entire full-body workout you can do from the comfort of your living room. You can explore their whole range of hi-tech stationary bikes and treadmills at their Victoria Gate showroom in Leeds city centre, where on-hand experts will tell you everything you need to know about their specs and online classes.

Peloton, 18-19, Victoria Gate, Harewood Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7AR.