Portal and Townhouse

We are making good progress at the Portal and the finishing touches are being put in place. We will be inviting partner clubs, groups and schools to try out the facilities from 27 January before a full opening to the public in February.

We are very excited and are working on a new programme packed with new activities for everyone. In the meantime the Magnum Leisure Centre remains open for swimming lessons and gym and classes for members only.

Continue to check online for further updates.


portal2-impressionFacilities include:

  • 25m x 6 lane swimming pool and a teaching/warm up pool with changing facilities and spectator seating
  • Six court multi-use sports hall for all indoor sports
  • Community facilities
  • Fitness suite and multi-use studios
  • Café
  • The historic Townhouse
  • Cultural and tourist information including local places of interest and heritage trails
  • Information on genealogy, local and family history
  • A venue for wedding ceremonies, civic functions, artists in residence, exhibitions and performances.

Key dates for your diary:

Magnum and Portal
Magnum closes to the public on Fri 30 December 2016. Magnum open to fitness members with reduced timetable
View Magnum January reduced timetable for members only and may be subject to change from Tue 3 January until Portal Opening.
‘Learn to Swim’ lesson programme continues at Magnum from Tue 3 January until Portal Opening.
Portal - coming soon!

For more information contact: Craig Somerville on 01294 317426

Garnock Community Campus

We’ve been working hard to prepare the new Garnock Community Campus for our scheduled opening tomorrow (21st January).  We want to make sure everything is perfect for our customers.  With a few finishing touches still to make we must delay our full opening until Saturday 28th January.
We apologise for any inconvenience but look forward to welcoming you in a week’s time to the new Garnock Community campus.


garnock-2Facilities include:

  • 25m x 6 lane swimming pool and a teaching/warm up pool with changing facilities and spectator seating
  • Two four court multi-use sports hall for all indoor sports
  • Two double court multi-use sports hall for all indoor sports
  • One single court multi-use sports hall for all indoor sports
  • Fitness suite
  • Theatre
  • Community Rooms
  • Café
  • 11 a-side 3g astroturf
  • 11 a side grass pitch (August 2017)

Garnock Pool and Garnock Community Campus opening soon
Beith Road, Glengarnock KA14 3BJ Tel: 01505 682685 (Option 2)

Free Swim Offer


There will be no public swimming sessions from December 16 at Garnock and December 30 at Magnum until the new centres open. Casual swimmers will be able to use any other KA Leisure pool free of charge during this period. Vouchers for these free sessions will be given out to casual swimmers at the Magnum pool between Thursday 1 December and Friday 30 December and the vouchers will be valid from Tuesday 3 January until Thursday 26 January 2017. (T & C’s apply). Garnock users will receive their vouchers from Saturday 19 November until Friday 16 December

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PORTAL SWIMMING POOLS: Due to a swimming gala the Portal Swimming Pools will be closed to the public on Sat 15 & Sun 16 Sept and Sat 29 & Sun 30 Sept. No swimming lessons on Sat 15 & Sat 29 Sept. Apologies for any inconvenience.


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