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Sport and fitness

Barrhead Sports Centre

Facilities and prices for all activities at Barrhead Sports Centre

Service update

The centre is open as usual. However, the gym will be unavailable during refurbishment from Saturday 3 January 2015 until Tuesday 20 January 2015 (inclusive). Please keep checking back for updates and be aware of our festive holiday opening hours.

Car parking

To allow developments for the refurbished centre to take place, parking around the sports centre will be affected over the next few months. Further information is available on our parking page.

Facilities at Barrhead Sports Centre

Barrhead Sports Centre is conveniently located on Barrhead Main Street and has ample free parking. This excellent facility has

  • 25 metre pool
  • teaching pool
  • sauna
  • games hall
  • 2 squash courts
  • dance studio
  • gym

The Action Zone gym has 80 workstations and is one of the biggest and best-equipped gyms in the west of Scotland.


The centre has a ramped access and a passenger lift to the first floor. There are disabled changing facilities for the pool and the gym and a hoist for customers who have difficulty using the steps to the pool. Our staff will be pleased to help any of our customers who need assistance during their visit. Please ask at reception.

Child Admission Policy

To ensure children are as safe as possible in our pools we have implemented national safety guidelines for children:

  • In main pools there should be one adult for every swimmer under 4 years old.
  • In teaching pools and small pools, there should be one adult for every two swimmers under 4 years old
  • In all pools there should be one adult for every two children aged between 4 and 7 years old
  • In all pools there should be no child under the age of 8 years old unaccompanied by an adult                                                                                                      

Swimming & Sauna Packages

Swimming and sauna packages allow you to pay a cash fee over the desk to gain unlimited access to the swimming or sauna facilities for 30 days. Please note the swimming package does not include use of the sauna facilities however the sauna package does include use of the swimming facilities. An annual payment is also available to allow you a full year of swimming.

Monthly SwimAll AccessConcession
18 & under / 60+£7.70£4.60
Annual Swim  
18 & under£92.60N/A
 Monthly Sauna  
16/18 & 60+£14.70£8.70

How to book

You can make a booking for badminton, squash, table-tennis or five-a-side in person or by phone during normal opening hours. All Access card holders can book 7 days in advance, non-card holders 2 days. Please give us at least 24 hours notice if you want to cancel or you may be charged for the court. Block bookings are available for five-a-side at certain times. Please ask at reception for details.

Swimming pool during school holidays

During school holidays young people 16 years and under swim free at centres between 10am - 12 noon and 2pm - 4pm Monday - Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.
Barrhead only - Fun sessions will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2.30pm - 3.30pm.

Birthday parties

Parties can be booked in the centre on a Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Activities available - bouncy castle, football, trampoline, badminton, short tennis, soft play. Birthday tea is arranged in the cafe. area. For further details ask at reception desk.

Clubs in the centre

The following clubs use the centre:

  • Boxing Club
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Aikido
  • Karate
  • Trampoline Club
  • Gymnastics
  • Martial Arts
  • Judo
  • Junior badminton club
  • Ren 96 swim club

If you are interested in joining any of these clubs please contact Reception for further details.

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