The Brand New Carlisle Sands Leisure Centre Is Now Open!

The £27 million Carlisle Sands Centre redevelopment, developed in partnership with Carlisle City Council, introduces a new flagship facility to the city and supports a broad range of new programmes and opportunities for physical activity and mental health development.


State of the art gym equipment: Copyright Stuart Walker Photography 2022

Improvements include:
• Main pool hall (25m x 17m, 8 lane) & learner pool with a moveable floor (20m x 8m) and a spectator seating gallery.
• Four court sports hall with a spectator gallery.
• Fully equipped gym.
• Two dance studios.
• Spinning studio.
• Changing facilities.
• Changing Places facility.
• Dementia friendly design.
• NHS Physiotherapy suite.
• Environmental measures to support more efficient use of energy and photovoltaic panels and combined heat and power energy generation.

Swimming Pool: Copyright Stuart Walker Photography 2022
The new Sands Centre building is set across two storeys and accessed by a bespoke, internal street, the new build extension adds 40,000sqft to the existing building, with the redeveloped centre offering state-of-the-art facilities including a 25m main pool and a 20m learner pool.
There is a four-court sports hall, fully equipped gym, and a spinning studio and dance studios. It also boasts a café and bar areas to be provided by Hickory’s.

With a relaxing atmosphere and free wifi, it is the perfect place to get refreshed after a workout, wait for your children’s swimming lessons, or simply grab lunch!

The coffee shop menu will focus on quality barista coffees and speciality teas supported by a range of soft drinks and freshly baked pastries, We offer high quality food and service delivered throughout the year. A seasonal menu and the use of fresh, local and ethically traded/sourced products, as well as a good range of meat, dairy and gluten free options are available.

Find out more HERE

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