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Gym at Ards

The Gym at Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex is fitted out with the latest fitness equipment from Technogym, official supplier of fitness equipment to 6 Olympic and Paralympic Games, from Sydney 2000 to Rio 2016.

Opening Times

Monday to Friday
6.30am to 9.45pm
Juniors 3.30pm to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 4pm to 8pm Friday
Juniors 11 to 22 April: from 12 noon weekdays until normal finish time.

8am to 5.45pm
Juniors 12 noon to 4pm

10am to 5.45pm
Juniors 12 noon to 4pm

Please see terms and conditions for Juniors using the gym.

Please be aware that we are still limited to our maximum Covid numbers for the gym.  At busy times there may be a need for a short wait to enter the gym to ensure these numbers are maintained. 

    Safely Using our Gym

    Using the gym

    • Arrive gym ready when possible.  Changing facilities are now open and showering is available if required.
    • Bring your own water where possible.  Water Fountains and Vending machines are in operation if required to purchase drinks.
    • You must check in via the Kiosk or Reception and use your card to swipe into the gym on arrival.
    • Please clean down your equipment before and after use with the sanitizers and paper towels provided.
    • For safety reasons the air conditioning will be turned off. The doors to the gym balcony will be open.
    • At busy times, limit use of a piece of equipment to a maximum of 20 minutes.
    • Staff will be sanitizing throughout the day to ensure the gym is kept clean, safe and ready for use at all times. 

    Using Loose weights

    • Dumbells should be cleaned before and after use
    • Replace dumbells back on the appropriate dumbbell rack where staff will clean them
    • When using weight plates, all plates should be cleaned before and after use. Strip the machine down after use and place weights on plate holders situated at the bottom of the machine. Staff will clean the plates on the plate holder.
    • All other lighter loose weights should be placed in the quarantine area.

    Getting Started

    Details on how to start using the gym in Ards, including membership sign up and inductions.

    The Equipment

    Our range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment.


    We have a wide range of facilities, activities and courses available to juniors across our sites in Ards, Comber and Portaferry.


    Six specialist electronic machines offering a personalised workout in 30 minutes.

    MyWellness App

    View all the latest news and updates, record your workouts, monitor progress, enter challenges and receive healthy eating advice, all on your phone.


    Fitness starts within....If you can measure it, you can manage it!

    Find out more

    Contact us for more information about our gym and becoming a member.