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Council Takes Next Step in Recovery of Leisure Services

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has announced the reopening of a number of leisure facilities across the Borough, following the recent easing of lockdown restrictions announced by the Northern Ireland Executive.

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council has announced the reopening of a number of leisure facilities across the Borough, following the recent easing of lockdown restrictions announced by the Northern Ireland Executive.

Antrim Stadium has now reopened with reduced opening hours. The stadium will be available for training purposes only with a restriction on numbers using the track at any one time. More information and details on how to book can be found at https://antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/leisure-centres/booking-faqs/
 
Synthetic pitches across the Borough have also reopened. The below pitches will operate 1-9pm weekdays and 10am-4pm at weekends. Please note, bookings are restricted to clubs only. More information and details on how to book can be found at https://antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/leisure-centres/booking-faqs/
 
Location Facilities
Valley 3G pitch
3 synthetic hockey pitches
2 x 5-aside & 1 x 7-aside pitches
Allen Park 3G pitches
Crumlin 3G pitches
Foundry Lane Synthetic hockey pitch
Antrim Forum Marks Arena
MUGA
 
Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Alderman John Smyth commented,

‘I am delighted to announce we are one step further in restoring our leisure services following the Covid-19 pandemic. Antrim Stadium and Synthetic Pitches will provide an excellent opportunity for any of our residents wanting to get active outdoors. I would like to take this opportunity to thank our residents for being understanding and co-operating with us as we work through these uncertain times.”


For more information on all of the Council services during Covid-19, visit antrimandnewtownabbey.gob.uk/coronavirus
 

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