Find a Gym for the Family in Cork


November 13, 2014

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Are you keen to get active and healthy? Are you looking for a fitness club with swimming pool, that can be used by all the family? Here is the list of Family Friendly Gyms and Leisure Centres in Cork


Located in Bishopstown and Churchfield, Leisureworld is a great gym for families in Cork. Choose from a 25m,18m or toddler pool and the family will be splashing around in delight. They also offer kids activity camps. The teen gym operates on a monthly or yearly membership. Adults will never bore of the large variety of fitness classes. Or head outside for a bit of footie on the astro turf.

Macroom Leisure Centre

With a large gym on the first floor which overlooks the hall below, you can watch your children happily participating in a range of activities such as soccer or badminton, while you workout.

The fitness classes offer everything from Rip 60 to spinning to fatblast bootcamp. Multi activity classes are also offered for the kids during school holidays at unbeatable prices.

Mardyke Arena

Boasting a 6 lane 25m pool and children’s pool, the Mardyke arena offers you a most enjoyable swim for leisure or competitive reasons. It also offers a climbing wall, athletic track, hockey, squash , and a dance studio. After your workout you can replenish your energy levels in the onsite cafe. And if you have small children, you can always use the drop-in creche facility- so now there’s no excuse!

NRG Health and Fitness

Located in the heart of the city, NRG offers everything from swimming to spinning, from soccer and tennis to kettlebells and zumba. No gym bunny will bore with such a variety of classes to choose from. Children can choose from swimming or dance classes or karate. They also offer camp during school holidays where kids can fill their days with sports and art and crafts.

Mayfield Leisure, Sports and Fitness Complex

With public and family swimming times, swimming lessons, aerobic and pilates classes as well as fitness testing, Mayfield complex will have you sporting a more toned body in no time!

Teens are always welcome every afternoon for martial arts clubs and swimming lessons. Summer sports camps are run during the holidays for the smaller kids.

A great gym for all the family.

If you need anymore convincing…

Playing sports or working out is great for both the mind and the body. Encouraging children to get involved in sports from a young age will benefit them physically as well as mentally. It will help them develop their social skills and their confidence will also improve from team sports.

So switch off that TV , computer game or Dsi and head to your nearest leisure centre to see what they can do for you as a family.

Related : Rainy Day Activities in Cork.

Do you have any other suggestions for Family friendly gyms in Cork? Tell us in the comments below.

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Published On: November 13th, 2014 / Categories: Ireland, Things To Do / Last Updated: March 19th, 2021 / Tags: , , , /

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