|（Department of Competition and Training，Guangzhou Sports University，Guangzhou 510500，China)
Abstract: Based on the new era, the author analyzed the bottlenecks faced by leisure sports development in China and put forward the paths for breaking through. This research shows that leisure sports development in China in the new era encountered the following bottlenecks: top-level design defects and the absence of matching mechanisms; sports facilities were total quantity insufficient and distributed in an unbalanced fashion; the industrial structure was irrational and the service quality was not high; consumption ability was inadequate and the consumption conception was lagged. The author put forward the following paths for breaking through: build a perfected leisure sports system assurance system; keep increasing the diversity and effectiveness of leisure sports basic facilities; vigorously boost the high quality development of the leisure sports industry; cultivate and expand leisure sports consumption.
Key words: social sports；leisure sports；sports industry；new era