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Life Leisure


Grand Central Square
Wellington Road South
Stockport SK1 3TA
T: 0161 474 7766
T: 0161 429 0401 (Swimming Lessons)

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TimetablesSwimmingClass Descriptions Opening Times
Saturday (Gym)8.00am-5.00pm
Saturday (Pool)8.00am-3.00pm

Grand Central

Located right in the centre of Stockport, next door to the train station, Life Leisure has recently taken over Grand Central Pools as management contractors and over the next few months the centre shall be revamped to the town centres most advanced fitness facility.  Newly fitted with the latest fitness equipment it is planned to refurbish a number of areas across the facility.

Easter Opening Times @lifeLEISURE Grand Central

Friday 18th April (Easter Friday)06:30 - 18:00
Saturday 19th AprilOpen as Normal
Sunday 20th April08:00 - 21:00
Monday 21st April (Easter Monday)06:30 - 18:00

Please be aware that some activities will incur a price increase as of the 1st April 2014 at all lifeLEISURE facilities.

Customer Notice - Car Parking
From Monday 22nd April the small car park adjacent to Life Leisure Grand Central has become a long stay car park, with a price of £10 per day. Please note: there is a free 10 minute safe pick up and drop off system in place with no charge. Please see alternative car parking facilities in the vicinity of the centre.

  • State of the art Fitness Suite
  • Brand new fitness equipment
  • Performance Training Zone
  • Aerobics Studio (with weekly classes)
  • 50 metre Swimming Pool
  • Health Suite
  • Home of Stockport Metro

Studio & Class Fitness Timetable

The centre is also home to Stockport Metro, the UK's most successful swimming club, where world class swimmers and Olympic medallists train on a daily basis. The Stockport Metro programme also offers lessons for complete beginners from 6 weeks old.  For more information contact the Swimline on 0161 429 0401. For general centre enquiries please call 0161 474 7766.

Please note the Children's Pool is open Monday-Friday from 16:00-20:00 and the Water Slide is open Monday-Friday from 17:00-20:00.


Swimming Lessons
Stockport Metro
Offering lessons from Baby Splash & Pre-school (0-4 years old) to adults, beginners to advanced and competitive club swimming.
Courses for Adults
Courses for Adults
For the latest in fitness courses including toning, weight loss and strengthening visit our courses page to see what's on offer.
Football at SSV
GP Referral
Welcome to the newest and largest football facility in the north west. With 16 'Optima' 3G Pitches call us today to book...
Personal Training
Need that extra bit of motivation or an extra push to reach your goals. Why not try Personal Training or Buddy Training?
Need that extra bit of motivation or an extra push to reach your goals. Why not try Personal Training or Buddy Training?
Kids Activities
Kids Activities
GP Referral
GP Referral
For the latest information on our Physical Activity Referral in Stockport (PARiS) scheme click here.
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