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yorkshire dales; theatres, leisure centres, swimming pools, bowling alleys and cinemas, everything you need to keep warm on a rainy day or to keep you and the family entertained for hours

Leisure Centres and Swimming Pools:

Boroughbridge Leisure Centre Wetherby Road, Boroughbridge YO51 9HS
: 01423 323505 Located just outside the centre of this historic market town, Boroughbridge Leisure Centre offers the following facilities: 6 Badminton Courts/Sports Hall (available for netball, hockey, basketball, 5-a-side football, short tennis, table tennis and volleyball), 6 Cricket Nets, 2 Squash Courts, 3 Outdoor Tennis Courts / 3 Outdoor Netball Courts, Astro-Turf Floodlit Pitch (5-a-side football, hockey, tennis, netball), Licensed Bar and Lounge Area, Function Room, Children’s Parties, Showers and Changing facilities
Granby Community Leisure Centre Ainsty Road, Harrogate HG1 4AP
Tel: 01423 502880Located just outside the centre of Harrogate (off the Skipton Road), the Centre offers activities for adult, junior, team and club use, either by pay-as-you-go, affiliation or course fee.
Nidderdale Pool and Leisure Centre Low Wath Road, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5HL
Tel: 01423 323505 Nidderdale Pool and Leisure Centre is set amongst idyllic Dales scenery in the market town of Pateley Bridge, also located on site are the Swimming Pool and Brimhams Fitness Centre. The Centre offers the following facilities: 6 Badminton Court Sports Hall, 2 Squash Courts and Viewing Gallery, 3 Outdoor Tennis Courts/2 Netball Courts, Licensed Bar and Lounge, Conference Room with Training Facilities, Full access & facilities for People with Disabilities, Snack and Vending, Car Parking, Outside Area (unlit, grassed and asphalt)
The Hydro Jennyfield Drive, Harrogate, HG1 2RP
Tel: 01423 556767 Opened in 1999 and situated just outside the centre of Harrogate, the Hydro offers 3 swimming pools, Brimhams Fitness Centre – with gym, dance studio, indoor cycling studio, and health and beauty Studio – springboard and highboard diving, Harry’s Place crèche, Waterfront café, ample parking and facilities for those with disabilities.
Starbeck BathsSpa Lane, Harrogate, HG2 7JF
Tel: 01423 883155 Starbeck swimming Baths represent one of the most important pieces of living history in the area. The Prince of Wales Baths (as they were originally known) were built in 1870 and became one of the foremost Spa attractions of the Victorian era. You’ll find echoes of its gracious past in its architecture. The pool water, an average 86 degrees, is warmer than most pools – a feature greatly appreciated by our younger and more senior customers. Discover the history and the charm. Small car park and refreshment vending available.
Knaresborough Pool King James Road, Knaresborough, HG5 8EB
Tel: 01423 860011 Situated near to the town centre, Knaresborough Pool ranks as the children’s favourite with the emphasis very much on family and fun with its hot water bubble pool and water flume. One section of the pool is shallow throughout and is particularly suitable for youngsters and learners. This said there are plenty of opportunities for serious swimmers and adults too
Ripon Spa Baths Park Street, Ripon, HG4 2BD
Tel: 01765 603383 First opened in 1905 Ripon Spa Baths reflected the Edwardian belief in the two H’s: if anything was to do you any good it had to Hurt and taste Horrible! Visitors paid good money to be electrically ‘shocked’ in the immersion baths and cleansed by foul tasting sulphur water. Today the elegance of this era remains in the carefully preserved Pump Room, now the foyer, which features a stained glass scene of the historic presentation of the spurs and Ripon’s famous horn blower. Today you’ll find all the amenities and facilities you’d expect of a first class swimming pool. Battenburg Health Suite for sauna, sunbeds and massage located at the Baths, limited car parking and refreshment vending also available.
Bedale Leisure Centre Firby Road, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2AT
Tel: 01677 427272    Fax: 01677 427273
E-mail: info@hambleton.gov.uk
Web: www.hambleton.gov.uk Facilities include school term and holiday swimming programme, swimming lessons and club, Zest Health & Fitness Gym, fitness classes and sauna.
Craven Swimming Pool & Fitness Centre Aireville Park, Gargrave Road, Skipton
Tel: 01756 792805    Fax: 01756 709127
E-mail: cravenpool@cravendc.gov.uk
Web: www.cravendc.gov.uk Facilities include swimming, sauna and steam room, fitness centre, pitch and putt course.
Leyburn Leisure Club Grove Square, Leyburn, DL8 5AE
Tel: 01969 622929
E-mail: enquiries@leyburnleisureclub.co.uk
Web: www.leyburnleisureclub.co.uk Gym, Squash and a Licensed Bar.
Ripon Leisure Centre Dallamires Lane, Ripon, HG41TT
Tel: 01765 601353
Web: www.harrogate.gov.uk Facilities include sports hall, 4 badminton courts, sports coaching courses, activities for the 50+ age group, Brimhams Fitness Centre, Harry’s Place fitness studio

Cinemas, Theatres and Shows:

Odeon Harrogate East Parade, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5LB
: 0871 2244007     Web: www.odeon.co.uk  Multi-screen cinema showing all the latest films

The Plaza Cinema Sackville Street, Skipton, North Yorks
: 01756 793417     Web: www.nm-cinemas.co.uk
A traditional cinema which is currently undergoing a restoration screens a mixture of Art house and Hollywood cinema.  There is also a DVD rental library service with over 2000 titles in the catalogue

Victoria Centre and Theatre Kirkgate, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9DZ
Tel: 01729 825718 E-mail: settle victoria hall     Web: www.settlevictoriatheatre.co.uk
A 150 year old, Grade 2 listed building with many unique heritage features remaining.

Harrogate Theatre Oxford St, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1QF
Box Office: 01423 502116    Fax: 01423 563205 E-mail: info@harrogatetheatre.co.uk     Web: www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk
Harrogate Theatre hosts comedy, musicals and other performances by touring acts and local companies. Facilities for the disabled. Please visit the website for details of ‘What’s On’ and other information.

Georgian Theatre Royal Victoria Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4DW
Box Office: 01748 825252    Administration: 01748 823713 E-mail: admin@georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk    
A Grade 1, fully-restored Georgian Theatre with a wide range of programming, including drama, music, family-oriented productions, dance, and multi-cultural performances Web: www.georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk


Bowling Alleys, Skating and Misc

Matrix Superbowl Skipton
Classic family friendly tenpin bowling. They have ramps and gutter rails available so that all ages and abilities can play, including those with disabilities. Matrix Superbowl

Tenpin York York
 Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. This Tenpin has 28 lanes. Great family fun! Plus exciting laser tag! Tenpin York

Olympia Bowl and Softplay Scarborough
 With 12 lanes this Ten Pin Bowling Alley, with its modernised interior, updated scoring system and air conditioning, is a fantastic place to relax and have fun with the kids Olympia Bowl and Softplay

Aireville Park in the Yorkshire Dales market town of Skipton with easy access from all routes.  The park has lots of activities for all the family including, pitch and putt, tennis courts, a wonderful play area, skate park, and recently fully refurbished swimming pool, and fitness centre.  For more information on pool opening times visit Airville Park

Grassington Skate Park
Grassington is a great base from which to enjoy the countryside. It’s long been a hot spot for walkers but also provides facilities for skaters in the brand new skate park and fly fishing on the river Wharf.


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