Ryan Centre

A large leisure centre in Stranraer, with a swimming pool, leisure pool, gym and health suite, indoor sports hall, cafe, soft play area, a theatre and a cinema.

Ryan centre

 

The Ryan Centre in Stranraer has a range of leisure and sports facilities for you to enjoy.

Timetables and how to book

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

  • public swimming sessions
  • gym sessions
  • spin classes
  • exercise classes
  • the health suite

View timetable and book

Ryan centre swimming pool and theatre

Swimming pool

The Ryan Centre has a:

  • 25-metre pool
  • leisure water area
  • water flumes 

You can also sign up for swimming lessons.

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

Gym, sauna, steam room and exercise classes

The Ryan Centre has:

  • a gym
  • junior gym sessions
  • daily exercise classes
  • a sauna
  • a steam room

Sports hall

We have a sports hall, which you can book to play indoor courts sports such as badminton and table tennis.

Cafe 

The Cosmic Cafe, overlooking the sports hall, is open every day, serving delicious food and drinks.

Parties and rooms for hire

The Green Room is available for private hire for meetings, audio, lighting and image production.

We also offer an exciting range of party ideas and venues. 

Hire the Ryan Centre for a party or a meeting

Our soft play area, Ryan's Den

Ryan's Den is our soft play area upstairs in the Ryan Centre and is a great space for kids aged 7 and under to burn off some of their energy. Priced at only £1.85 for an hour.

Cinema and theatre

The Ryan Centre has its own cinema and theatre.

What's on at the Ryan Centre cinema and theatre

Become a member

If you regularly book sessions at the Ryan Centre, you may 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

Location
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Address

The Ryan Centre
Fairhurst Road
Stranraer
DG9 7AP
United Kingdom

Directions 

Travelling along the A75, continue onto London Road then straight onto Hanover Street. Turn left at the roundabout onto Lewis Street. The Ryan Centre is around 400 metres on the right.

Travelling along the A77, continue onto Cairnryan Road. At the roundabout, take the second left on to St John Street. Turn right onto Hanover Street. Turn left at the roundabout onto Lewis Street. The Ryan Centre is around 400 metres on the right. 

Opening times

Venue opening times

The Ryan Centre opening hours

  • Monday to Friday, 6.30am to 9pm
  • Saturday, 7.30am to 5pm
  • Sunday, 8am to 5pm

Fitness suite

  • Monday to Friday, 6am to 9pm
  • Saturday, 7.30am to 4.30pm
  • Sunday, 8am to 5pm

SHOKK Gym

  • Monday to Friday, 6am to 4pm and 5pm to 9pm
  • Saturday, 7.30am to 11am and midday to 4.30pm
  • Sunday, 8am to 11am and midday to 5pm

SHOKK Gym junior sessions

  • Monday to Friday, 4pm to 5pm
  • Saturday, 11am to midday
  • Sunday, 11am to midday

Cosmic Cafe 

  • Monday, 10.30am to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 10.30am to 6pm
  • Wednesday, 10.30am to 5pm
  • Thursday, 10.30am to 6pm
  • Friday, 10.30am to 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am to 4pm

Ryan's Den

  • Monday, 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday, 9am to 6pm
  • Wednesday, 9am to 5pm
  • Thursday, 9am to 6pm
  • Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 4pm

Enquiries