‘Golden’ New Year at Portarlington Leisure Centre

Portlaoise Leisure Centre was awarded the prestigious Gold Award at a recent White Flag award ceremony.

Portlaoise Leisure Centre was awarded the prestigious Gold Award at a recent White Flag award ceremony.

The Gold standard is the highest that can be achieved and shows the dedication, pride and commitment that the management and staff have at Portlaoise Leisure Centre.

Mark Roberts, General Manager said “This award is testament of the hard work and commitment that our staff have in ensuring the highest level of services and customer care to all our users. To be awarded the Gold, in a centre that is so busy, shows that a lot of planning goes on to ensure our customers receive the best service possible.”

You only need to pop in to see that it is a thriving community of people from all walks of life with services catering for all ages.

The gym is a hive of activity with state of the art equipment that will stretch and strengthen all of your muscles. The gem here though is the small team of highly experienced instructors who are very friendly and attentive. They can create a specialised programme for you to ensure you meet your goals.

This is also where the fitness class studios can be found, from Spinning, Pilates, Zumba, and Step to name but a few.

Why not check out our timetable and give them a go for yourself.

With classes for everyone we are constantly looking at developing the timetable to attract new users and offer more variety.

With over 50 classes per week new classes to complement our timetable are:

• Body strength (using barbells and weights to develop all your muscles)

• KhaiBo and Core (martial arts movements, punch and kick your way to fitness)

• H.I.I.T (High Intensity Interval Training, you thought you were finished, there’s more to come)

• Swing Fit (using kettlebells in an aerobic movement)

• Circuits (encompassing a full body workout the traditional way)

• TRX Fusion (mixture of Pilates movements with TRX suspension training)

The swimming pool offers something for everyone. The two swimming pools - 25 metre main pool with its floating floor system and teaching pool with separate features pool, caters for swimming lessons from babies 6 months old to adult swimming lessons. Education is a big thing at with expert teachers delivering in total 2000 lessons per week. These are highly skilled and experienced people who follow a strict curriculum.

So why not come over to Portlaoise Leisure Centre – Where Quality Counts!

Gym opening hours Mon – Fri 7am to 10pm

Saturdays and Sundays 8am to 6pm

Tel: 057 86 81200