OLYMPIA Leisure Centre was the primary centre to profit from Belfast’s £105m leisure transformation programme, which noticed the ability turn into a contemporary twenty first Century advanced.
As effectively as being geared up with a state-of-the artwork gymnasium, train studious, and swimming swimming pools, Olympia Leisure Centre can be the house to an expensive spa the place you possibly can replenish your energies after a exercise.
Flawless out of doors pitches are complemented by indoor sports activities amenities, with area for soccer, basketball, badminton and extra.
The centre, which is run by social enterprise GLL, affords a spread of health courses that cater for all wishes and ranges of capacity.
If it is a chew to eat you are after, each members and non-members can seize a espresso, sandwich, or no matter else takes their fancy on the in-house café operated by social enterprise, Loaf.
Olympia Leisure Centre Manager, Kerry Craze, gave an perception into simply a few of what the centre affords.
“Olympia has now been working for 5 years, and inside that we’ve had over a million visits,” she mentioned.
“The constructing is exclusive within the sense that it’s hooked up onto the West Stand of Windsor Park, dwelling of the Northern Ireland soccer group.
“As effectively as having the standard facilities such a gymnasium, pool, sports activities corridor, multi-purpose room, and pitches, we now have the one spa expertise inside our Belfast leisure centres.
“The spa contains therapy rooms that provide a spread of parts remedies, a spa pool, saunas, steam room and heated loungers to chill out and rewind after a busy day.
“Not solely does our multi-purpose room cater for almost all of our 30-class timetable, we now have quite a lot of courses starting from spin, boxing, energy pump to holistic courses together with pilates and yoga.
“We have a well being group that run cardiac and most cancers rehab programmes and we additionally share this area with Belfast City Council’s neighborhood providers programme.
“Our 4 courtroom sports activities halls caters for badminton and basketball, that are bookable by the Better app.”
Kerry mentioned the 120-station gymnasium is at the moment present process a £25,000 refresh with “extra to come back over the following few months”.
“The smartest thing about being a member and even working for Better is understanding that cash is reinvested into the centres on the coronary heart of our neighborhood,” she enthised.
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