Manchester Aquatics Centre, run by Better, was built for 2002 Commonwealth Games and still plays host to international events. The state of the art facilities, including swimming pool, diving pool and fitness suite are available to the public
The fully air-conditioned fitness suite is home to the latest Technogym cardio and resistance machines. There is a dedicated area for free weights and matted areas for stretching pre and post workout. If you need some advice on your workout the gym staff will be happy to offer some tips to ensure you get the most out of your workout.
Manchester Aquatics Centre is home to a 50m swimming pool which can be split into two pools and a diving pool. The pool is suitable for all swimming abilities and is host to a range of aqua classes throughout the week. If the pool is not for you then book onto one of the 50+ classes per week including Zumba, Yoga and Body Pump. Head to the health suite after your workout to relax your tired muscles and unwind in the sauna and steam room. These activities will incur additional costs and may require pre-booking.
How to find us:
Manchester Aquatics Centre is located just off Oxford Road in Manchester City Centre. Several university and college campuses are located nearby making this centre perfect for students. Due to its central location access via public transport is very easy. Get here via train with Manchester Oxford Road Station (Northern, Arriva Trains Wales, East Midlands Train) just over 10 minutes from the centre. Several bus services stop directly outside the centre including 41 (Eccles – Altrincham), 42(Manchester Piccadilly – Didsbury) and 38 (Ashton – Hazelhurst). For those travelling by car, 35 parking spaces are available on site.