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In keeping with current guidelines our pool is operating at reduced hours and capacity.  All sessions must be booked online before visiting the centre.

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Shankill Leisure Centre has been providing fun for the whole community and beyond for 40 years.

Our heated Leisure Pool has range of water features, a flume slide and baby pool, and we are the only pool in Belfast with a wave machine.  

We offer a 25 metre section for swimming lengths and a spa pool on poolside which is available to customers over the age of 16



Keeping you safe with plenty of space, our fully equipped Gym at Shankill Leisure Centre offers a range of fitness equipment for everyone. Our members can choose from cardiovascular machines, resistance equipment, free weights and functional equipment, laid out to comply with physical distancing guidlines.  

Spaces are limited and must be pre-booked before you arrive.

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There is no joining fee, no minimum contract term and no cancellation fee on any of our memberships. 

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Our Sports Hall is eight badminton courts in size and can be divided into two sides so multiple activities can take place at one time.  We are also the perfect venue for large events.  

We are just a five minute walk from Belfast City Centre, with ample parking, bleacher seating, wifi access and much more.

Badminton courts are limited and must be pre-booked before you arrive.

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Please note that in line with Covid secure procedures some changes have been made to the way we usually run our fitness classes.

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We have a range of different Fitness Classes designed to target all areas and abilities, including Yoga and Circuits. 

Classes are available to casual users and members but must be booked in advance before arriving.

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Please note that the squash courts are not available for use at this time.

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Whether it's squash or racquetball, badminton or table tennis, Shankill has the facility.

Racquet Sports are included in all of our full Better Belfast memberships.


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We offer a wide range of affordable Birthday Party packages for kids under 16 years old. We also do all the preparation and tidying up, so you can just relax and enjoy the day.

Due to high demand, our birthday parties can only be booked up to 28 days in advance. 


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Our Silhouette Suite is set apart from the pool area and offers a quiet space away from all of the activity of the leisure pool.

We offer both sauna and steam room cabins, showers and a large seated area where our customers can sit back and relax .

We also have two therapy rooms for hire, which are used for massage and beauty therapies.