Shropshire Council

SpArC Bishops Castle

Use of the fitness suite, exercise classes and swimming pool will be via pre-booked slots only.  You can book your session by phoning the leisure centre directly on 01588 630 243.

Please come along on our virtual tour to see how to keep safe from Covid-19 whilst using our leisure centre.

Opening times

All will initially be available to book seven days in advance for a fitness suite and pool, and will initially be for a maximum of one hour per member per day.

Please take a look at our revised general and fitness suite opening times


Day Opening times
 General & Fitness Suite  
 Monday  4pm - 9pm
Tuesday   7am - 9pm
Wednesday  4pm - 9pm
Thursday  4pm - 9pm
Friday  7am - 6pm
Saturday  9am - 12pm
Sunday  9am - 12pm


  • 20m swimming pool
  • 20-station fitness suite with air conditioning
  • Three badminton court sports hall
  • Two glass back squash courts
  • Sauna
  • Fully equipped studio theatre
  • Vending area
  • Art gallery
  • Floodlit artificial pitch


Take a look at our price list leaflet or see a breakdown below

Facility Cost
Sports hall  
Whole hall £31
2/3 hall £20.40
Badminton court £11.10
Introduction £15
Session £5.30 / £4.70
GP consultation £22
GP session £4.10
GP 12-session pass £41
Exercise class £5.30
Health suite  
Sauna (20 mins) £3
Squash court (40 mins) £6.20 / £4.80
Squash 12-session pass £62
Astro turf £35


Swimming Cost
Adult £4
Junior (under 18yrs) £2.70
Senior citizen £3.20
Under 3yrs Free
Activity junior £3
Aqua aerobics £5.20
12-session swim passes  
Adult £40
Junior £27
Senior citizen £32
12-month swim pass £185
12-month swim pass (concession) £165


Fitness classes and swimming programme

Take a look at our fitness classes timetable and our swimming pool timetable for a full listing of what's available and when throughout the week.

Stages 1 to 7 Swimming at SpArC Bishops Castle Leisure centre

We believe everyone should have the opportunity to learn to swim, and that it should be fun!
We offer swimming lessons which follows the ASA Learn to Swim Framework, which will gives children everything they need to feel comfortable and confident in the water.

For more information please contact Bishops Castle leisure centre

Exercise referral

Group exercise classes give you the chance to socialise as well as get fit and have fun. All classes are taken by qualified instructors who will give you the advice and motivation needed to meet your goals.

At SpArC we offer an extensive range of classes. There's a class to suit everyone's needs, from yoga to boxercise, studio cycling to pilates, body conditioning to aerobics and many more.

Advance booking is recommended and payment is required upon booking.

GP consultation £22
GP session £4.10
GP 12-session pass
GP second reassessment 


We offer the following types of membership:

Option 1 - Annual
Single: £285 (only £5.48 per week)
Joint: £535 (only £10.28 per week)
Concessions: £250 (only £4.80 per week)
Concession joint: £500 (only £9.60 per week)

Option 2 - Monthly
Single: £28.50 (only £6.57 per week)
Joint: £53.50 (only £12.34 per week)
Concession: £25 (only £5.76 per week)
Concession joint: £50 (only £11.52 per week)

Membership direct debit scheme

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