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Valley Leisure Centre

T. 0300 123 1580
E. more@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk
40 Church Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 7LJ

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Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 06:00AM-10:00PM
Sat-Sun 08:00AM-04:00PM

Closed: 12 July, 13 July, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day 

Holiday Openings

Valley Leisure Centre

The Valley Leisure Centre is a inclusive leisure facility which offers a fitness suite, swimming pool, health suite, squash courts, group cycle studio, fitness studios, a cafe, soft play area and a sensory room. Outside it has synthetic pitches, grass pitches and it's right next to the V36 which features Skate 100, an outdoor event space, an adventure play area and much more!

Valley Fitness Class Timetable

Valley Swimming Timetable

Valley Swimming Timetable - Summer (1 July - 31 August) 


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Valley Leisure Centre

Facilities at the Valley Leisure Centre

MORE Active Kids Classes

Get MORE from your kids leisure membership with our wide range of classes for children and sessions are for -15 year olds. 

MORE Dance sessions:  

  • Monday: 5.15-6pm (age 4-7) and 6-6.45pm (age 8-12)

MORE Play sessions:

  • Thursday: 10am-10.45am (age 1-3)

MORE Skills sessions:

  • Wednesday: 3.30pm-4.30pm (age 4-7)

MORE Fitness sessions:

  • Wednesday: 4.30pm-5.30pm (age 8-12)
  • Friday: 4.30pm-5.15pm (age 6-12)
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MORE Swim School

MORE Swim School

Learn to swim at the  Valley Leisure Centre! Children aged five and older can join the MORE Swim School, where non-swimmers are guided through five levels to develop into confident swimmers.

Priced £6 per lesson, MORE members can also enjoy a discounted rate.

Parents have the convenience of logging onto the portal to track their child's progress and stay informed about their swimming journey.

Further information 

Book your induction

Book your induction

The minimum age for using the fitness suite is 13+ years. Please note 13-15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Find out more about Junior Fitness here.

Before you get started, you must book an induction with one of our qualified fitness instructors to ensure you're using the equipment correctly and safely.

Members -  book induction now

Pay as you go - book induction now

Facility Hire

Our leisure sites have a wide range of faciltiies available for hire, detailed below. For any enquiries or to book, please E. more@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk



Room size

Soft Play Area (Playzone) 1  
Main Hall 1 15x17.5m
Hall 1 1 11.5x30m
Hall 2 1 11x12m
Hall 3 1 13x13m
Conference Suite  1 9x12m
Dance Studio 1 13x10m
Main Swimming Pool  1 25x12.5m
Small pool 1 2.5x10
3G Breakdown – available at one time    
3G Full Soccer Pitch 2 90.2x55m
3G Training Pitch 4 45.6x27.5m
3G Rugby/ GAA Pitch 1 135x90m
More 5aside 6 20x30m
More 7aside 1 18.3x7.5m
Synthetic Full Size Pitch 1  
Grass Pitches 11  
Meeting Room 1  
Greyhound Gallop 1  
Gulliver’s Fairy Trail 1  

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  • MORE Council information at your fingertips

  • View MORE fitness class timetables

  • Book MORE fitness classes

  • Store your MORE Membership card

  • And MORE to come

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Contact Us

To make contacting us as easy as possible, you can reach us via our Leisure Customer Hub:

We are available to help you Monday – Thursday 8AM - 8PM, Friday 8AM - 6PM and Saturday – Sunday 10AM - 4PM.