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Valley Leisure Centre

T. 028 9086 1211
E. valley@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk



Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 06:30AM-10:00PM
Swimming Pool closes 9:30PM, Fitness Suite closes 9:45PM
Sat-Sun 09:00AM-06:00PM
Fitness Suite and Swimming Pool close 5:30PM

Holiday Openings

Tuesday 17 March: Open

Our Facilities

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Please see Useful Downloads below for our most up to date Class Timetable.

Changes to Fitness Class Bookings - effective for classes week commencing 7 October

If you are unable to attend a class that you have booked, please ensure you cancel your booking so that someone else can avail of your space. You can do this by logging in to your online account or by contacting the leisure centre directly T. 028 9086 1211. Thank you for your co-operation.

Memberships or Pay & Go

Get MORE from your membership!

Get MORE for your family with our inclusive family memberships. With five fantastic leisure centres across the Borough and a wide range of activities on offer, there is something for everyone.

If you would like to try any of the activities you can simply Pay-and-Go, please see prices in our useful downloads section.

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Family Membership

  • £39 per month
  • 2 adults and all children under 18 in the same household

Family Membership (Concession)

  • £29 per month
  • 2 adults and all children under 18 in the same household

Single Membership

  • £25 per month

Single Membership (Concession)

  •  £16 per month This includes under 18s, over 60s, fulltime students, people in receipt of benefits, people with a registered disability, GP Referrals.
Pay and Go Prices
  •  See Useful Downloads for more information

Fitness Suite

Council has invested over £500,000 in a new Health Suite which includes a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, heated loungers and an ice machine. This state-of-the-art facility offers a 5 star experience and an oportuity to relax and unwind. 

Our fantastic Fitness Suite includes 25 resistance machines, 1 functional training frame (OMNIA), 50 various cardiovascular machines, 30 group cycle bikes and an extensive new free weights area. All customers are offered a personal training plan and regular review sessions. 

Class Information
​We have over 60 classes each week! All our classes are instructor led and you will be taken step by step through the moves etc. Don’t be shy! - all abilities and levels are welcome in all our classes. Members can check availability and book their class online or simply call us to book in advance and then turn up and join in.

The age limit for using the fitness suite is 14 years. Please note 14 & 15 year olds must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please see Useful Downloads below for our most up to date Class Timetable.

Spa at the Valley

We are delighted to announce that the brand new spa facility at the Valley Leisure Centre has now reopened following a phenomenal £1/2 million investment. The modernised and extended facility includes a new Jacuzzi, Steam Room and Sauna with the addition of new heated loungers and monsoon showers. This stunning new facility will provide an experience of tranquillity, giving you the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Come and experience the spa as part of our MORE membership. For details on 
prices and what all is included visit antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/MORE
or T. 028 9448 1499 


The swimming pools will be closed on Friday 24 January, 7.30-9.30pm.

Valley Leisure Centre has two swimming pools, a main 25m pool and a learner pool.

These pools cater for both the serious length swimmer, children learning to swim and family fun. The real enthusiasts can even have a swim before work as the pool is open early mornings - see timetable below for specific times.

Slide & Inflatables
From January 2020, sessions will take place on the first Friday of every month, 6-7pm and 7.15-8.15pm

Slide & Open Swim 
Saturdays and Sundays 1-1.45pm, 2-2.45pm and 3-3.45pm 

Please see Useful Downloads below for our most up to date Swimming Timetable and Swimming Lesson Application Form. 

Adult Swimming lessons are now available to book online.
Prices Swimming Information & Lessons
Members: FREE
Concession member: £3.00
Adult non-member: £5.00
Family non–member: £10.00


Playzone is our indoor soft play area suitable for children 12 months to 11 years of age, up to height of 1.46m/4.59ft.

Opening Times
Monday - Friday: 12.00pm – 5.30pm
Toddler mornings Thursday and Friday, 10.00am - 11.30am (excluding school holidays). See downloads below. 
Saturday - Sunday: 10.00am - 5.30pm
(Last entry 30mins before closing - maximum stay 1.5 hours)

Holiday Opening Hours including Easter, Summer, Halloween, Christmas and Half Term
Monday to Friday: 10.30am – 5.30pm
No change to weekends times.

During school holidays and busy periods, session times may apply. Please contact reception T. 028 9086 1211 for more details.     

£4.50 per child or FREE for children who are part of a MORE membership
Please note, a responsible adult must remain in the soft play area with the children

Toddler Days - see downloads below.
Sessions will not run during the half term week. Please note Toddler Days are not included in the MORE membership. 
The Rules for both Children and Grown Ups!
We want to make sure your visit to Playzone is safe and enjoyable so here is a list of important rules. Make sure you stick to them or you'll get zapped!
  • Socks & Long Sleeves must be worn
  • Large Play Area Max Height is 1.46m and Max Age is 11
  • Small Play Area Age Restrictions are 12 months to 4 years
  • No Running
  • No Jewellery
  • No Drinking / Eating in Playframe
  • No walking on slides
  • Move away from bottom of slide
  • All children should stay within confines of Playzone
  • During Playzone staff do not supervise children
  • During busy periods Sessions may be restricted to 90 minutes
  • Access to Playzone as a member or casual is for individual use only
  • Only birthday parties that are booked through the council and use the designated party rooms are permitted.

Birthday Parties

Birthdays and Parties at Playzone! Enjoy a birthday treat at Playzone that includes:
•    60 mins play at Playzone
•    30 mins in a private Space Party Room
•    Delicious Party Food
•    Free return pass for the birthday child
•    Available Monday-Sunday!
•    The kids can enjoy their birthday with no stress or mess for the adults.

£8.50 per child: Includes 60 minutes activity and 30 minutes in party room. Food is included excluding the birthday cake. Minimum of six children per party and deposit must be paid at time of booking.
For more information or to book T. 028 90861211

Package Options
Package prices: £8.50 per child. Choose one of our great packages below:

Food includes: Sausages, beef burger, chicken goujons, fish fingers all served with chips and jugs of juice.

Food includes: – Sandwiches, Chicken Bites, Cocktail Sausages and Jugs of Juice.

Flask of tea & Coffee available to purchase

All dietary requirements can be catered for under the guidance of parents/carers, however we accept no responsibility for any allergic reaction which may occur as a result.

Pitch Bookings

MORE Soccer
It looks like grass, feels like grass and plays like grass! The MORE Soccer centre has 7 superb floodlit rubber – crumb synthetic grass pitches including 5 a-side and 7-aside. You can play in football boots with a real football and there are even standardised rules.

MORE Soccer Opening Times
Monday to Friday: 9.00am-9.45pm (last booking 9:00pm)
Saturday & Sunday: 9.00am – 5.15pm (last booking 4:30pm)

There also facilities at V36 suitable for 11 a-side football, rugby or Gaelic. For more information or to book T. 028 9086 1211.

Grass Pitch Bookings
We have four grass pitches suitable for 11 a-side football. For more information or to book T. 028 9086 1211 or E. nathan.mcmullan@antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk 

MORE Soccer Prices & Booking Book a Pitch Online

MORE Soccer Prices:
45 mins: £30.00 (5 a-side) 
60mins: £42.00 (7 a-side)
Yearly Block Booking Fee is £30.00

For further information or to book your slot call reception on 028 9086 1211.
*Note our yearly pricing policy takes place each September and the price per game is subject to change.

Active Lifestyles 50

As part of our Active Lifestyles programme, Valley Leisure Centre will be offering an Over 50s activity morning on four mornings per week. It is the main aim of this programme to offer a fun-based, multi activity programme which will provide a social outlet as well as enhancing health and well-being.

Our site co-ordinators will encompass the management of this programme, ensuring that activities run smoothly and on time. The co-ordinators will also be on hand during these activity sessions to deal with any enquiries and feedback from participants.

For more information contact Reception T. 028 9086 1211


  • 10:30am-11:30am 50+ Keep Fit


  • 10am-12pm Badminton, Short tennis, Curling, Swimming pool, Health suite

  • 2pm-4pm Tea Dance


  • 10:30am-11:30am 50+ Keep Fit


  • 12pm-1pm 50+ Aqua Fit

Hall Bookings

Indoor Facilities

  • Main Hall (Table Tennis, Zumba, badminton etc )
  • Minor Hall 1 (Gymnastics, Judo, Climbing Wall etc.)
  • Minor Hall 2 (Yogabellies etc.)
  • Minor Hall 3 (Valley Ju Jitsu, Tae Kwondo, Judo etc. )
  • Dance Studio (Tea Dance, Pilates, Children's Dance Classes etc.)
  • Playzone (Birthday Parties, Group bookings)
  • Conference Room (Meetings, Events, First Aid training etc.)

Outdoor Facilities

  • 4 grass pitches (Soccer etc.)
  • 6 Zest Fitness 5-a-side courts
  • New 3G facilities - 2 full sized soccer pitches can be configured for 1 rugby or Gaelic pitch.

Valley Pavilion
A pavilion changing facility is available for outdoor activities. This is open Monday - Friday: 8.00pm - 10.00pm and Saturday: 8:30am - 5.00pm.

How To Book Book a Badminton Court Online
For indoor facility bookings and outdoor grass pitch bookings T. 028 9086 1211.

V36 at the Valley

This new shared space development, which received £3.58 million funding under the EU PEACE III Programme will host many events for the Borough, offering fun for all the family!

V36 includes the following facilities: 
  • A full size floodlit third generation pitch suitable for football, rugby and Gaelic sports
  • A civic linear park including event spaces, open space, scenic walking routes and installations of both public and community art
  • A unique children’s adventure play area
  • A picnic area

Cafe Sinnamon

Visit Cafe Sinnamon at the Valley Leisure Centre where you can purchase a selection of food and drink items.

Opening Times
Monday: 9am - 7.30pm
Tuesday: 9am - 7.30pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8.30pm
Thursday: 9am - 8.30pm
Friday: 9am - 7.30pm
Saturday: 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday: 9am - 5.30pm

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