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Sports hall Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex

Ards Facilities

We have different facilities that can be hired for sport, leisure and business use at Ards Blair Mayne.

Facility Hire Prices

Prices from 1 April 2024

Swimming Pools

Main Pool

The 25 metre 6 lane Main Pool accommodates school and club bookings for training, lessons and galas. The pool has two lanes with a permanent depth of 2 metres. A wall separates the static lanes from the four lanes that have a moveable floor, adjustable to a maximum depth of 2 metres to 1 metre.

A 160-seat Spectator Gallery overlooks the Main Pool. Access into the pool is via steps, ladders and a modern deck level platform for disabled access.

Minor Pool

The 21-metre Minor Pool has a moveable floor to a maximum depth of 2 metres. Swimmers will be asked to leave the pool when the pool depth needs to be changed. An alarm will sound when the floor is being moved.

It has poolside seating for spectators. Access to the pool is via steps, ladders and a modern deck level platform for disabled access.

PoolCost per hour
Lane £12.80
Main Pool £69
Main Pool for gala use £122
Splash Pool £83

These prices do not apply to commercial hire. Please contact the centre for commercial hire prices.

Sports Hall

Sports Hall

The multi purpose sports hall can be hired for a wide variety of activities and events.  The hall has 6 courts and is marked out for badminton, 5-a-side football, netball, volleyball and basketball. The floor can be matted for activities such as martial arts.

Sports HallCost per hour
One court / one sixth hall £12.20
Two thirds hall £24.40
Whole hall £73
Matted court (including court hire) £30

These prices do not apply to commercial hire. Please contact the centre for commercial hire prices.

Studios

Studio 1 and 2

Studios 1 and 2 combine to make a well sized room and can be divided. They provide space for exercise classes with both mirrors and ballet barres.

Studio 3

This glass fronted studio looks out on the entrance to the complex. It is set up permanently for Group Cycle classes and is equipped with Stages Cycles.

Function Rooms

Party Rooms 1 and 2

The Party Rooms are located adjacent to the cafe on the Ground Floor and can be hired for parties.

Dusty Millar Room

The ideal room for seminars, business meetings or interviews. This room is fitted out to a high standard with access to PC's, integrated display board and PA system for up to 30 delegates. Full and half day delegate packages are available and hourly hire rates.

Function Room

An all purpose room located on the Ground Floor opposite the cafe. 

RoomCost per hour
Party Room 1 £20
Party Room 2 £20
Function Room £23
Dusty Millar Room £29.60

Kids

Splash Pool

The children’s Splash Pool, in it's own hall, has a maximum pool depth of 450cm and is equipped with exciting spray cannons, water jets, a slide and cascades. The pool can be hired for group outings and parties.

Soft Play

The soft play is exciting soft play area full of amazing playthings that combine new interactive experiences with soft textures and rich colours. Soft play can be hired for group outings and parties.

Kids ActivitiesCost per hour
Soft Play £72
Splash Pool £83
See Parties for other hire prices 

Dome

Dome

This is a superb covered sandfilled synthetic training pitch, the ideal location for playing year-round games and sports;

  • 5 a side football - 3 compliant courts
  • 7 a side football
  • tag rugby
  • hockey goals for training
  • tennis - 3 LTA compliant courts

The Dome has toilets, including facilities for people with a disability. A first aid room, benches and wheelchair viewing deck complete the facilities in the Dome.

Peak Time* per hourCost
Multi Activity
One third 
Two thirds 
Full area 

£28.60
£57.20
£85.80
Tennis£12.80 per court

*Peak Time: Monday to Friday from 5pm, Saturday and Sunday

Off Peak** per hourCost
Multi Activity
One third 
Two thirds 
Full area 

£23
£46
£69
Tennis£7.40 per court

**Off Peak Time: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

To Book a Facility

To book a facility, a booking form (available from the centre) must be completed and returned to the centre to secure the booking. You can pay by cash or invoice.

To enquire about availability contact the centre on 028 9181 2837 or email ardslc@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk