Merrick Leisure Centre

A leisure centre in Newton Stewart, with a 4-lane swimming pool, a gym, exercise classes and an indoor sports hall.

Merrick leisure centre


Merrick Leisure Centre has a:

  • 4-lane swimming pool
  • 16-station gym and fitness suite
  • 3-court indoor sports hall, including badminton, tennis, short tennis and football

Merrick leisure centre gym and swimming pool

Timetables and how to book

You can view a timetable and book online for of all activities at Merrick Leisure Centre, including:

  • public and lane swimming
  • spinning
  • a gym session
  • exercise classes

View timetable and book

You can either:

  • log in and book as a member
  • book as a guest and pay for your session

Go to our pay-as-you-go leisure facility prices.

Indoor sports hall

You can book our indoor sports hall for:

  • badminton
  • short tennis
  • tennis
  • football

Book the indoor sports hall

Swimming ratios

Children under 8 must be accompanied in all public swimming sessions. Our ratios are:

  • 1 responsible adult aged 16 years and over can supervise 2 children aged between 4 and 7 years old
  • children aged 3 years and under must be accompanied by 1 responsible adult aged 16 years and over on a one-to-one basis

Swimming lessons

We also offer swimming lessons.

Become a member

If you regularly book sessions at Merrick Leisure Centre, you could save money by signing up for one of membership packages. We have membership packages to suit everyone, giving you access to all of our leisure centres and pools. 

Go to leisure memberships


The Merrick Leisure Centre
Corsbie Road
Newton Stewart
United Kingdom


Travelling along the A75, at the roundabout take the Newton Stewart exit. Continue on the A714. At Dashwood Square turn left onto Princes Street then sharp right onto Church Street for around 500 metres.

Then turn left onto Corsbie Road. Continue up the hill and Merrick Leisure Centre is on the right.

Opening times

Venue opening times
  Gym Swimming pool Sports hall
Monday to Friday 7am to 10pm    7am to 10pm    6pm to 10pm
Saturday 8.30am to 5pm 10.30am to 5pm 8.40am to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 5pm 10am to 5pm 10am to 5pm

Follow us on Facebook