The 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.


Opening Hours

Open Close
Monday 7.00am 10.00pm
Tuesday 7.00am 10.00pm
Wednesday 7.00am 10.00pm
Thursday 7.00am 10.00pm
Friday 7.00am 10.00pm
Saturday 8.30am 5.00pm
Sunday 10.00am 5.00pm

Facility Information

MERRICKSwimming 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

games hallSports 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

Public Swimming Ratios:

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

aquafitSwimming 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.


Monday Tuesday

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


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 – 6.15pm
Public Swimming – 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Adults Only Swim – 8.00pm – 10.00pm


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

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


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 Suite Health Suite inc Swim or Fit Suite Health 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.