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Merrick Leisure Centre

The Merrick Leisure Centre offers quality leisure facilities. It has a 25 metre swimming pool with spa & sauna, 16 Station Fitness Suite and 3 court Sports Hall.

Merrick Leisure Centre - Entrance Merrick Leisure Centre - Swimming Pool

Opening Hours

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Monday7.00am10.00pm
Tuesday7.00am10.00pm
Wednesday7.00am10.00pm
Thursday7.00am10.00pm
Friday7.00am10.00pm
Saturday8.30am5.00pm
Sunday10.00am5.00pm



Facility Information


Swimming Pool

  • 25m x 8m pool which can be split into 4 lanes
  • Male and female changing villages for pool
  • Disabled changing and family/group changing room
  • Spa pool - situated just off pool side and will hold up to 6 people
  • Sauna cabin - located just off poolside and will hold up to 8 people


Fitness Suite

  • 16 station fitness suite
  • Combination of c.v. and resistance equipment
  • Hand weights
  • Qualified staff available for information or assistance
  • Individual programmes can be created to match personal needs and abilities
  • Male and Female changing rooms specifically for Fitness Suite users


Sports Hall

The sports hall can be used for any of the following:

  • 3 badminton courts
  • 3 short basketball courts
  • 1 large basketball court
  • 1 volleyball court
  • 1 netball court
  • 1 small-sided football court


Swim Ratio

Public Swimming Ratios:

1 Adult: 1 Child under 4 years of age
1 Adult: 2 Children aged between 4 and 7 years (inclusive)

Swimming Lessons

A wide range of swimming programmes are available at the Merrick Leisure Centre. Lessons are open to everyone and have been designed to help individuals progress regardless of age, ability or confidence. Places on the lesson programmes can be booked with staff at the pool.


Timetable

MondayTuesday

Early Dips - 7.00am - 9.00am 
Public Swimming - 9.00am - 3.45pm
Staff Training - 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Public Swimming - 6.00pm - 10.00pm

Early Dips - 7.00am - 9.00am
School Use - 9.00am - 5.30pm
Merrick Mavericks - 5.45pm - 6.45pm
Adults Only Swim - 7.00pm - 10.00pm


Wednesday

Thursday

Early Dips - 7.00am - 9.00am
Public Swimming - 9.00am - 10.00pm

Early Dips - 7.00am - 9.00am
Public Swimming - 9.00am - 12.45pm
Parent and Toddler - 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Disabled Session - 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Nifty 50s - 3.00pm - 4.00pm
Merrick Mavericks - 4.15pm - 5.15pm
Public Swimming - 5.00pm - 8.00pm
Adults Only Swim - 8.00pm - 10.00pm


Friday

Saturday

Early Dips - 7.00am - 9.00am
Public Swimming - 9.00am - 10.00pm

Merrick Mavericks - 8.30am - 9.30am
Public Swimming - 9.45am - 5.00pm
Free Under 18s - 12noon - 1.30pm


Sunday

Family Ratio Session - 10.00am - 12noon
Public Swimming - 12noon - 4.00pm
Free Under 18s - 12noon - 1.30pm
Merrick Mavericks - 4.00pm - 5.00pm


Fees and Charges

Swimming

General Swimming
Junior£2.25
Adult£3.60
Senior Easy Access£1.95

*Please note General Swimming does not include 20p locker charge*

Health and Fitness

Fitness SuiteHealth Suite inc Swim or Fit SuiteHealth Suite Small
Adult£4.85£6.80£4.00
Senior Easy Access£2.90£3.50-

*Please note there is a on off fitness suite induction for pay as you go members of £12.55*




Indoor Sports Halls (55 minute bookings)

1 Court

Full Hall

Senior Citizen /Junior

£6.95

£20.85

Adult

£9.30

£27.90


Leisure Passes and Membership


The Council's Profiles Plus membership package offers unlimited access to our facilities during normal public opening times.



Location Map


Related Information

Contact Details

 

Merrick Leisure Centre

Corsbie Road
Newton Stewart
DG8 6JQ

Tel: 01671 40 4301
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD

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