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Newry Leisure Centre

Public Notice

Sunday 16 June

Swim Ulster Swim Festival

Swimming pool, Learner Pool, Leisure Pool and Health Suite will be closed all day due to this event.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused

Opening Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 6.30am – 10.00pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8.00am – 10.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 5.30pm

10.00am – 5.30pm

*Swimming pool opens at 10.30am.

Essential Staff Training Closures in December:

Newry Leisure Centre will close on the following dates for essential Health and Safety Training:

Monday 16 December
Tuesday 17 December
Friday 20 December

As an alternative Down Leisure Centre, Kilkeel Leisure Centre and Ballymote will remain open to customers on Monday 16 December and Tuesday 17 December (All customers with memberships can avail of their existing entitlements at these alternative Leisure Centres free of charge on these dates).

Christmas and New Year Holiday Closures:

Tuesday 24 December
Wednesday 25 December
Thursday 26 December
Friday 27 December
Wednesday 1 January 

Normal hours on Saturday 28 December and Sunday 29 December.

Open 9.30am to 4.30pm on Monday 30 December and Tuesday 31 December. 

Contact Details

Newry Leisure Centre
Cecil Street
Co. Down
BT35 6AU
Telephone: 028 3031 3190
Email: poolreception@nmandd.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NMDBeActiveLeisure


8 Lane Pool
Learner/Leisure pool with water features
Health Suite
Sports Hall (8 court and 4 court)
80+ station Technogym Wellness Gym
Multipurpose rooms
Spin Studio 47 bikes
Indoor Soft Play Area
HIIT Coffee Co
Squash Courts
Handball Courts
Group Changing Rooms

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We offer an extensive variety of membership options to suit everyone's individual needs whether you want to swim, participate in classes, workout in the gym or combine all three.

We wish to make everyone's' wellness journey a successful one and will be on hand to offer advice and support in all aspects of your membership, training or a healthy living approach to life.

The flexibility in payment options alos allows members to avail of daily, pay as you go, as well as monthly direct debit packages and three, six or twelve month pay up front options.

Membership packages available from £15 - £29.95.

To view the Membership Packages click here

A full range of membership packages are available, please contact reception for further information.

028 3031 3130

Pool Programme

Please contact NLC reception for further information on the pool programme.

Admission Policy

Newry Leisure Centre currently operates the following admission policy for its users. All children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (at least 16 years old) at all times.

An adult (aged 16 years or over) may accompany:

  • 1 child under the age of 4
  • 2 children where at least one of the children is aged over 4 years.

Flume Admission:

The centre operates a height restriction of 1.2 metres for flume users.

Birthday Parties

Please contact NLC reception for further information.


Come and have fun in the soft play areas with lots of activities and equipment to entertain children. Sensory area available. Suitable for children aged 8 years and under.

Monday - Friday 9.30am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday 10.30am - 5.30pm

Swimming Lessons

Newry, Mourne and Down Leisure Services work in partnership with the STA and the International Learn to Swim Programme. There are a number of classes on offer that cater for a wide age range, ability levels and are programmed during convenient family times. The STA Learn to Swim Programme uses pupil friendly badges and certificates; the programme guides pupils from their very first moments in the pool right through to pre-competition stage

For more information please contact reception on 028 3031 3190.

Room Bookings

Newry Leisure Centre can cater for a range of corporate activities with the benefit of free parking.

NLC has a number of multi-purpose rooms that are ideal for meetings, conferences, training days etc.

For more information please contact NLC reception on 028 3031 3190.

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