Shropshire Council

SpArC Bishops Castle

New virtual tour

Explore SpArC Bishops Castle leisure centre from the comfort of your own home with our virtual tour. You can take a walk through the venue before your visit, and locate everything you might need on the day. We've labelled all the important things you might want to know before your visit, such as the lifts, wheelchair spaces, toilets, box office, and where to buy food and drink.

How to use the virtual tour:

  • Hit the 'play' button to get started
  • Tap or click on the circles to move through the venue
  • Drag the screen to get a 360 view
  • Hover over the coloured circles representing points of interest to find out more information

Please note, the tour does rely on being able to use a mouse, touchscreen, or other pointer to activate the points of interest. If there is information that you are unable to access, please contact us.

View our virtual tour.

Health & Fitness App

We are excited to announce the launch of our Shropshire Leisure Time App for booking sessions at your local leisure centre. Click here to find out how to use it.

SpArC details

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.

General & Fitness Suite

Day Opening times
Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 7am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 7am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm
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


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 under "Related documents".

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 on Referral Scheme

Find out more about our Exercise on Referral Scheme.


We offer the following types of membership:

Option 1 - annual
Single: £346.50
Joint: £632.50
Concessions: £321.20
Concession joint: £595

Option 2 - monthly
Single: £33
Joint: £61.80
Concession: £30.00
Concession joint: £55.00

Membership direct debit scheme

Join our membership scheme online »

AccessAble Website

Visit the AccessAble website for the access guide for SpArC Bishops Castle.