Our swimming pools at the Hydro in Harrogate and at Nidderdale leisure centre are open for lane swimming and family sessions. Our Brimhams fitness centres at The Hydro, Nidderdale leisure centre and Ripon leisure centre are also open to members only.
To swim, or to use the gym, you must pre-book in advance.
Everybody aged 12 years old and over, who enters any of our leisure centres, or swimming pools, will need to wear a face covering in the communal areas.
New Ripon pool and leisure centre refurbishment project
Work is currently underway to build a new six-lane 25 metre swimming pool, along with other state-of-the-art sport facilities, at Ripon Leisure Centre.
During this time the leisure centre will remain open (government guidelines permitting) although some facilities will be unavailable. A temporary entrance and car park is now located at the rear of the building, accessed from Knaresborough Road.
For more details about the project please visit our update page.
The centre offers a multi-purpose facility providing a range of activities seven days a week.
- sports hall
- four badminton courts
- sports coaching courses in football and gymnastics
- activities for over-50s
- playschemes in the school holidays
- children's parties
- Brimhams fitness centre offering inductions, programmes and reviews, and a full range of fitness classes
- full disabled access
- meeting room
- changing facilities
- Monday to Thursday 7am until 12 noon and 3pm until 8pm
- Friday 7am until 12 noon
- Saturday and Sunday 8am until 1pm