Days Out York

Pools & Leisure Centres

York Leisure Centre opened in 2021, as part of the York Community Stadium Leisure Complex located in Huntington, York. The centre includes a 25m swimming pool, learner pool and splash pad. As well as a large spacious gym, fitness class studios, multi sports hall, Clip N Climb arena and 3G pitches.

Clip N Climb is a fun interactive indoor climbing arena where adults and kids 4+ can enjoy some healthy action-packed fun. No climbing experience is necessary as a full safety briefing and equipment is given before you start.

Swimming: The Main Pool is available for fitness lane swimming, and swim for all sessions The Splash Pad is shallow water paddling pool for under 8’s with an interactive water play area perfect for building water confidence. Booking also includes access to the Learner Pool. These sessions can be found under ‘Swim For All’ – select Main Pool, or Learner Pool (includes Splash Pad) Lockers take £1.

Gym and Fitness classes are available for members and non members. There are a number of fitness classes scheduled throughout the day at times to suit all.

Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross Dr, Huntington, York YO32 9AF

All sessions are bookable via the ‘Better UK App’ or online, just click below. 

💜  Check out the York Mumbler blog post with lots of images and information from when we visited the amazing Little Gym York when it opened in January 2021! 💜
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Out of York

If you don’t mind travelling that little bit further then don’t forget the Out of York page for Day’s out ideas that little bit further afield.

Better Energise Leisure Centre

Leisure Centre

Boasting a gym, 25-meter and learner pools. As well as a large spacious gym, fitness class studios, multi sports hall, Clip N Climb arena and 5 aside 3G pitches. We have something for everyone.

Activities are bookable via the Better UK App or the website.

Cornlands Road, Acomb, York YO24 3DX
T: 01904 403900

Goosewood Holiday park – Swimming Pool – Sutton-On-The-Forest

Distance from York: 7 miles

Guests love our modern heated indoor swimming pool and splash pool for the kids. Guests will love the pool which provides all weather entertainment for the whole family. Charges apply for the use of the facilities which are also open to the public. Residents receive a discounted rate for entry.

Carr Lane, Sutton-On-The-Forest, York, YO61 1ET

Marriott Leisure

Open 6am until 11pm, 7 days a week.

“The York Marriott hotel have a pool which is not over whelming to young ones that’s are getting used to the pool. They offer private swims. Give them a call and take her there highly recommend as this is where I started with my boys”

CLB, Jan 19

Tadcaster Rd, Dringhouses, York, YO24 1QQ
T: 01904 701000

Red Goat Climbing

A colourful bouldering area with walls for experienced and beginner climbers, courses and a cafe.

Opening Times:

Mondays and Fridays: 9am to 10pm

Wednesdays and Thursdays: 6:30am to 10pm

Saturdays and Sundays: 10am to 8pm

6 Redeness St, Layerthorpe, York YO31 7UU

Stamford Bridge Community Swimming Pool

Open/family/parent & toddler swim sessions available.
Various swim schools run lessons.
Adult £3, children (3-9) £2.
Private hire for parties just £33 (includes lifeguard)

T: 07432 350598

Yearsley Swimming Pool

Close to the Nestle factory on Haxby Road. 50 yard (45.7 metre) 6 lane swimming pool. Balcony and spectator area.

Haleys Terrace, York, YO31 8SB
T: 01904 552424

York Sport Village

York sport runs many kids activities, from junior athletics sessions, holiday multi-sport camps, and family swims.

We have a number of facilities for grown-ups including a state of the art gym, fitness classes, 3G Football pitches, and cycle track.

Location: Near Grimston park and ride, and at the end of the 66/67 bus route.

“I take my daughter there for lessons and it’s a lovely pool.
Has it’s own separate small, shallow pool and also has a big pool and is open to the public at certain times of the day. X”

LB, Jan 2019

York Sport Village, Lakeside Way, York, YO10 5FG