Definition of leisure centre in English:

leisure centre


  • A large public building with many different sports and exercise facilities.

    • ‘Your local gym or leisure centre may be able to arrange a body composition test.’
    • ‘At the moment people from the area have to travel a long way to use a swimming pool or a leisure centre but this project will change all that.’
    • ‘We have done a lot of petitioning outside the leisure centre and have so far got 581 signatures.’
    • ‘Many of the activities for children at the Olympiad are not run by the leisure centre.’
    • ‘Disabled swimmers fear their warm-water pool will be lost under plans for a new leisure centre.’
    • ‘Paul has been a member of the leisure centre for a number of years and enjoys his morning gym sessions.’
    • ‘The new leisure centre will be funded by developers building on the Spring Gardens site.’
    • ‘The leisure centre will also be running a six-week exercise programme to coincide with the bar on cigarettes.’
    • ‘People in Chipping Norton are very fortunate to have both an open-air pool and a leisure centre.’
    • ‘There will also be a leisure centre with swimming pool and gymnasium.’
    • ‘Visit a local leisure centre to investigate sports and team activities to get involved in.’
    • ‘They were also able to play football and use the swimming pool and other facilities in the leisure centre.’
    • ‘The leisure centre in Donnybrook markets itself on its top-of-the range facilities.’
    • ‘Near the museum is the Magnum leisure centre which houses a swimming pool and other sporting activities.’
    • ‘The leisure centre is one of three in Uttlesford being built under a Private Finance Initiative.’
    • ‘The new leisure centre replaces the municipal baths in the High Street, Thornton Heath.’
    • ‘There is also a new leisure centre with a 20-metre pool, a gym and ancillary activities.’
    • ‘An investigation was under way last night after 48 people were taken to hospital following a leak of toxic gas at a leisure centre.’
    • ‘Always more than just a community leisure centre, the facilities need an overhaul.’
    • ‘Tough new powers could be given to police to tackle troublesome youths using a Chelmsford leisure centre as a race track.’


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