Shropshire Council

SpArC Bishops Castle

Use of the fitness suite, exercise classes and swimming pool will be via pre-booked slots only. You can book your session by phoning the leisure centre directly on 01588 630 243.

Health & Fitness App

We are excited to announce the launch of our Shropshire Leisure Time App for booking sessions at your local leisure centre. Click here to find out how to use it.

Please come along on our virtual tour to see how to keep safe from Covid-19 whilst using our leisure centre.

Opening times

All will initially be available to book seven days in advance for a fitness suite and pool, and will initially be for a maximum of one hour per member per day.

Day Opening times
 General & Fitness Suite  
 Monday  9am - 9pm
Tuesday   7am - 9pm
Wednesday  9am - 9pm
Thursday  9am - 9pm
Friday  7am - 6pm
Saturday  9am - 1pm
Sunday  9am - 12pm


  • 20m swimming pool
  • 20-station fitness suite with air conditioning
  • Three badminton court sports hall
  • Two glass back squash courts
  • Sauna
  • Fully equipped studio theatre
  • Vending area
  • Art gallery
  • Floodlit artificial pitch



Fitness classes and swimming programme

Take a look at our fitness classes timetable and our swimming pool timetable for a full listing of what's available and when throughout the week.

Stages 1 to 7 Swimming at SpArC Bishops Castle Leisure centre

We believe everyone should have the opportunity to learn to swim, and that it should be fun!
We offer swimming lessons which follows the ASA Learn to Swim Framework, which will gives children everything they need to feel comfortable and confident in the water.

For more information please contact Bishops Castle leisure centre

Exercise referral

Group exercise classes give you the chance to socialise as well as get fit and have fun. All classes are taken by qualified instructors who will give you the advice and motivation needed to meet your goals.

At SpArC we offer an extensive range of classes. There's a class to suit everyone's needs, from yoga to boxercise, studio cycling to pilates, body conditioning to aerobics and many more.

Advance booking is recommended and payment is required upon booking.

GP consultation £22
GP session £4.10
GP 12-session pass
GP second reassessment 


We offer the following types of membership:

Option 1 - Annual
Single: £315
Joint: £575
Concessions: £292
Concession joint: £540

Option 2 - Monthly
Single: £30
Joint: £56
Concession: £27.50
Concession joint: £52.50

Membership direct debit scheme

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