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Pool Closure and Gym Refurbishment

The swimming pool will be closed due to essential maintenance work from 6pm Friday 22nd July. The work is estimated to take 12 to 14 weeks, customers on swimming lessons have been contacted but if you'd like to know more please speak to reception. The rest of the centre is open as normal. We would also like to announce that our gym will be refurbished with brand new Technogym equipment very soon! To locate your nearest pool please follow the link to our new website.

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Bank Holiday Opening Times

There will be changes to our opening times over August Bank Holiday weekend. Please see the document for opening times. For details about which sessions are running please contact your local leisure centre.

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New Website

Take a look at our brand new website and let us know what you think!

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 John Smeaton Leisure Centre

Address: Smeaton Approach
off Barwick Road
LS15 8TA

Tel: 0113 3782280


Local transport information: Visit for information on getting to and from John Smeaton Leisure Centre by public transport.

Parking: 100+ free parking spaces
Bike rack facilities available (please bring your own lock)

Access: Disabled facilities include: reserved parking, level entrance, automatic entrance doors, lift to first floor, accessible shower, toilet and changing facilities, changing bed, graded steps into water (please request use at reception), pool hoist (chair and sling attached), Bodyline Gym (equipment includes hand cycle and dual assisted pulley machine)

  • Centre
    Monday to Thursday: 7.00am to 10.00pm
    Friday: 7.00am to 9.00pm
    Saturday: 8.00am to 6.00pm
    Sunday: 8.00am to 7.00pm

  • Gym
    Monday to Thursday: 7.00am to 10.00pm
    Friday: 7.00am to 9.00pm
    Saturday: 8.15am to 6.00pm
    Sunday: 8.15am to 7.00pm  
  • Junior gym
    Monday to Friday: 3.00pm to 5.00pm
    Saturday: 12.00pm to 5.00pm
    Sunday: 12.00pm to 5.00pm 
  • Pool
    For details about swimming pool opening times download the timetable in the 'timetables and pricing' tab. 

Please check times for individual activities in timetable section

  • 25m pool

  • 53 station gym

  • 4-court and 2-court sports halls

  • Outdoor multi-use games area - floodlit

  • Outdoor full size synthetic sports pitch - floodlit

  • WiFi (free)