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Grand Central

About the Centre

Located in the centre of Stockport, next to the train station, Life Leisure Grand Central provides first class fitness and swimming facilities*. The gym houses the latest fitness equipment and has a dedicated performance zone and aerobics studio with weekly programme of classes. Grand Central is also home to Stockport's only 50m swimming pool and Stockport Metro, the UK's most successful swimming club and learn to swim programme.  

*Please note that during busy times your time in the pool may be limited to a maximum of 1 hour. For opening times please see the live timetable below.

Important Notice: Stockport Metro Swimming Meet 13th - 15th March

Due to the bi-annual Stockport Metro Swimming Meet, all swimming & health spa facilities at Grand Central Pools will be closed between 14:30pm Friday & 06:30am Monday. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused. Members are advised that they will be able to use all other Life Leisure swimming facilities during this time.

Facilities & Activities include:

  • Gym/Fitness Suite with the latest training equipment
  • Performance Training Zone
  • Aerobics Studio with weekly programme of classes 
  • 50m Swimming Pool
  • Health Suite
  • Children's Splash Pool & Slides
  • Home of Stockport Metro

Adult Studio Class Timetable

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Slides and splash pool

We are delighted to announce the newly refurbished slides and splash pool** are now open at Life Leisure Grand Central. Please see our live swimming pool timetable at the bottom of the page for opening times.

Adult Swim & Slides £5.80
Adult Swim & Slides (Leisure Key) £4.05
Child Swim & Slides £3.30
Child Swim & Slides (Leisure Key) £3.15
Over 60's Swim & Slides £4.05

**Please note: slide customers must be a minimum of 1.1 metres tall and also be able to swim 25 metres competently.

FREE PARKING FOR GRAND CENTRAL CUSTOMERS

Life Leisure Grand Central visitors will be granted 2 hours free parking if using the NCP multi-storey car park. Please be aware that any visit longer than 2 hours will be charged at the normal rate including the first 2 hours. Customers must validate their parking ticket using the machine at reception.

Stockport Metro Swimming Programme

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

Location

A: Grand Central Square, Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TA

T: 0161 474 7766, Swimming Lessons - 0161 429 0401

Opening Times

Monday-Friday 6.30am - 10.00pm
Saturday (Gym) 8.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday (Pool) 8.00am - 3.00pm
Sunday 8.00am - 9.00pm

Health Suite Opening Times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 7:00am–2:30pm & 3:00pm–9:30pm
Thursday 7:00am–10:00am | 10:15am–12:00noon (Female Only) | 12:30pm–9:30pm
Saturday 8:00am–3:00pm
Sunday 8:00am–3:00pm & 4:00pm–8:00pm (Female Only)

Class Timetable

For week commencing 30th March
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  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
Time
Activity
Duration
9:00 AM
Baby Splash Baby Splash sessions are for babies up to 3 years of age. They are designed for parents/guardians to spend time in the water to increase children’s water confidence in a structured fun/play session. The sessions cover: • How to support your child’s movement in the pool. • Safe entries, how to turn and hold the side • Underwater confidence, starting with washing faces and blowing bubbles. • Progressing to floating and performing push and glides between the parent and teacher.
45
10:15 AM
H.I.I.T H.I.I.T - High Intensity Interval Training. An advanced form of interval training, with alternating periods of short intense exercise with less intense recovery periods. H.I.I.T is a form of cardiovascular exercise. These short, intense workouts provide improved fitness, improve your metabolisma and improve fat burning.
30
11:00 AM
Circuits A variety of exercise stations using different pieces of equipment. Alternative exercises given for beginner, intermediate and advanced level. You will perform the exercise for a designated time on each station when time is up you move to the next station.
45
Time
Activity
Duration
10:00 AM
Baby Splash Baby Splash sessions are for babies up to 3 years of age. They are designed for parents/guardians to spend time in the water to increase children’s water confidence in a structured fun/play session. The sessions cover: • How to support your child’s movement in the pool. • Safe entries, how to turn and hold the side • Underwater confidence, starting with washing faces and blowing bubbles. • Progressing to floating and performing push and glides between the parent and teacher.
30
10:30 AM
Little Splashers Baby Splash sessions are for babies up to 3 years of age. They are designed for parents/guardians to spend time in the water to increase children’s water confidence in a structured fun/play session. The sessions cover: • How to support your child’s movement in the pool. • Safe entries, how to turn and hold the side • Underwater confidence, starting with washing faces and blowing bubbles. • Progressing to floating and performing push and glides between the parent and teacher.
30
12:00 PM
Swimfit Swim fit is the right place to start if you are looking to improve your swimming fitness. Perfect your stroke and improve your endurance here.
60
12:15 PM
Body Conditioning This class uses the latest body sculpting exercises and will work on every single muscle in the body in order to create the perfect toned body.
30
5:30 PM
Spin A fast and fun indoor cycling experience guaranteed to burn maximum calories and improve fitness levels. A motivating non -impact class, suitable for all ages and ablities.
45
6:30 PM
Body Combat High energy non contact martial arts class to music. Jab, kick and attack your way to improving your fitness levels and tone up.
45
7:30 PM
Body Pump Weight Training in the studio. This workout will seriously change the shape of your body. Each body part is worked in turn using a barbell to improve strength and body shape.
60
8:45 PM
Zumba The Latin inspired easy to follow calorie burning dance class. Mixing salsa, rumba and funky dance routines. Join the class that is taking the world by storm.
45
Time
Activity
Duration
11:00 AM
Little Splashers Baby Splash sessions are for babies up to 3 years of age. They are designed for parents/guardians to spend time in the water to increase children’s water confidence in a structured fun/play session. The sessions cover: • How to support your child’s movement in the pool. • Safe entries, how to turn and hold the side • Underwater confidence, starting with washing faces and blowing bubbles. • Progressing to floating and performing push and glides between the parent and teacher.
30
11:00 AM
Pilates Strength & relaxation for body and mind. Improves posture with absolute abdominal control. Class enables you to attain a firmer fitter body.
45
12:00 PM
Swimfit Swim fit is the right place to start if you are looking to improve your swimming fitness. Perfect your stroke and improve your endurance here.
60
12:15 PM
BOXFIT 30 This fantastic class will take your training to another level, to give you a comnpletely different total body workout! Class consists of gloves, pads, bags, core and circuit class moves.
30
5:30 PM
CIRCUITS 30 A variety of exercise stations using different pieces of equipment. Alternative exercises given for beginner, intermediate and advanced level. You will perform the exercise for a designated time on each station when time is up you move to the next station.
30
6:30 PM
Clubbercise If you like the idea of a fitness class that feels more like a night out than a workout, you'll love Clubbercise! Fun, easy-to-follow dance routines using rave glow sticks to club anthems from 90's classics to the latest chart hits taught in a darkened room with disco lights.
45
7:30 PM
Aerotone Highly motivating class to get your pulse racing and heart pumping. A combination of high and low impact routines to improve your fitness, burn calories and tone up.
45
Time
Activity
Duration
10:00 AM
Baby Splash Baby Splash sessions are for babies up to 3 years of age. They are designed for parents/guardians to spend time in the water to increase children’s water confidence in a structured fun/play session. The sessions cover: • How to support your child’s movement in the pool. • Safe entries, how to turn and hold the side • Underwater confidence, starting with washing faces and blowing bubbles. • Progressing to floating and performing push and glides between the parent and teacher.
30
12:00 PM
Swimfit Swim fit is the right place to start if you are looking to improve your swimming fitness. Perfect your stroke and improve your endurance here.
60
12:15 PM
H.I.I.T H.I.I.T - High Intensity Interval Training. An advanced form of interval training, with alternating periods of short intense exercise with less intense recovery periods. H.I.I.T is a form of cardiovascular exercise. These short, intense workouts provide improved fitness, improve your metabolisma and improve fat burning.
30
5:30 PM
Body Pump Weight Training in the studio. This workout will seriously change the shape of your body. Each body part is worked in turn using a barbell to improve strength and body shape.
45
6:30 PM
Zumba The Latin inspired easy to follow calorie burning dance class. Mixing salsa, rumba and funky dance routines. Join the class that is taking the world by storm.
45
7:30 PM
BLT A fantastic toning, conditioning and aerobics class that targets the bums, legs and tums using body weight and the option to advance your workout with weights and resistance bands.
45
9:05 PM
Adult Evening Masters A coached session that concentrates on those who are looking to improve their swimming performance. This is perfect for masters swimmer or triathletes trying to improve their times!
60
Time
Activity
Duration
10:30 AM
Baby Splash Baby Splash sessions are for babies up to 3 years of age. They are designed for parents/guardians to spend time in the water to increase children’s water confidence in a structured fun/play session. The sessions cover: • How to support your child’s movement in the pool. • Safe entries, how to turn and hold the side • Underwater confidence, starting with washing faces and blowing bubbles. • Progressing to floating and performing push and glides between the parent and teacher.
30
11:00 AM
Little Splashers Baby Splash sessions are for babies up to 3 years of age. They are designed for parents/guardians to spend time in the water to increase children’s water confidence in a structured fun/play session. The sessions cover: • How to support your child’s movement in the pool. • Safe entries, how to turn and hold the side • Underwater confidence, starting with washing faces and blowing bubbles. • Progressing to floating and performing push and glides between the parent and teacher.
30
12:00 PM
Swimfit Swim fit is the right place to start if you are looking to improve your swimming fitness. Perfect your stroke and improve your endurance here.
60
12:15 PM
Aqua Lively and fun pool basedbased exercise class to music class. Excellent for all ages and fitness levels and suitable for pregnant ladies.
45
5:30 PM
Spin A fast and fun indoor cycling experience guaranteed to burn maximum calories and improve fitness levels. A motivating non -impact class, suitable for all ages and ablities.
45
6:30 PM
Body Pump Weight Training in the studio. This workout will seriously change the shape of your body. Each body part is worked in turn using a barbell to improve strength and body shape.
60
Time
Activity
Duration
12:00 PM
Swimfit Swim fit is the right place to start if you are looking to improve your swimming fitness. Perfect your stroke and improve your endurance here.
60
12:15 PM
CIRCUITS 30 A variety of exercise stations using different pieces of equipment. Alternative exercises given for beginner, intermediate and advanced level. You will perform the exercise for a designated time on each station when time is up you move to the next station.
30
5:30 PM
H.I.I.T H.I.I.T - High Intensity Interval Training. An advanced form of interval training, with alternating periods of short intense exercise with less intense recovery periods. H.I.I.T is a form of cardiovascular exercise. These short, intense workouts provide improved fitness, improve your metabolisma and improve fat burning.
30
6:15 PM
Body Combat High energy non contact martial arts class to music. Jab, kick and attack your way to improving your fitness levels and tone up.
60
7:30 PM
Clubbercise If you like the idea of a fitness class that feels more like a night out than a workout, you'll love Clubbercise! Fun, easy-to-follow dance routines using rave glow sticks to club anthems from 90's classics to the latest chart hits taught in a darkened room with disco lights.
45

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