Covid-19 / Coronavirus Information

Leisure Centres and Sports

Update - 16/10/2020

Mid and East Antrim's three leisure centres are to shut for a four-week period following the Northern Ireland Executive's tightening of Covid-19 restrictions.

The Executive announced a month-long range of measures aimed at tackling the spread of the virus in Northern Ireland, including a ban on indoor sport involving the mixing of households, as well as the cessation for four weeks of fitness classes.

All direct debits lifted in October will be refunded to your account. Watch out for an email or letter that provides full details.

The Ladybirds group will still have access to the Seven Towers to provide childcare.

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View maps of council sites and their status here

Our fitness suites and classes at Amphitheatre, Larne Leisure Centre and Seven Towers Leisure Centre, are due to reopen Friday 11 September 2020.

We are working towards our pools reopening in October.

Access to our centres is strictly by bookable session only for both members and non-members.

Sessions can be booked 7 days in advance. 

Sanitising stations are available through each centre, you are asked to use these when entering and leaving the centre.

Following the latest expert advice from the Government, Public Health Agency and Department for Health regarding increasing efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s leisure, sports and cultural facilities are closed until further notice.

MEActive membership fees (including adult, family, concession, corporate and staff memberships) will not be charged and direct debits will be frozen from 1st April 2020.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will this last?

At this stage, we are not sure but we will keep this under review and ensure that our members and the public are notified.

What if I have paid my membership upfront?

We will extend your membership for the duration of the suspension.

What if someone wants to join as a new MEActive member?

We are currently not issuing any new MEActive memberships at present. New members will be able to join once the current situation is resolved.

Are classes, courses and facility bookings (including swimming lessons, gymnastics & dance classes) still going ahead?

No, all classes, courses and facility bookings are cancelled and these will be frozen or refunds can be made upon request email:

Can I receive a refund for the deposit for a birthday party booking?

Yes, refunds will be made upon request by email: or alternative dates offered