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May 23, 2024

Take on the Craigavon Lake Run

Athletes, fun runners and active families are lacing up their running shoes for the annual Craigavon Lake 1K, 5K and 10K run on Wednesday 5th June 2024! Starting off at South Lake Leisure Centre and incorporating the idyllic Craigavon Lakes, participants can take on the 1K family fun run, 5K, 10K or 10K wheelchair races!…

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May 13, 2024

Summer vibes only at getactiveabc!

Whatever the weather, we have our own sunshine in store with a sizzling programme of summer activities and events, promising a summer of fun, friendships and memories! From multi-sports, dance and gymnastics camps to watersports, cycling and orienteering, there’s lots going on to keep kids and families active, challenged and entertained throughout June, July and August! Get…

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April 27, 2024

Say yes to aMAYzing bank holiday specials!

We are spoilt with not one but two bank holiday weekends in May, which means double the getactiveabc activity specials! There’s always plenty going on across getactiveabc and here are our top picks for the upcoming long weekends: Watersports multi-activity days May means…South Lake Watersports activity days are back! Our multi-activity days (Monday 6 and…

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April 25, 2024

Join a winning team: ABC Sports Forum affiliation now open!

Team up with the ABC Sports Forum for tailored support, resources, guidance and much more to take your game to the next level! Working in partnership with Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, the ABC Sports Forum is a voluntary body that provides a voice for local sport and works to encourage its development…

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April 23, 2024

May Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Please see below all Indoor & Outdoor leisure facility's May Bank Holiday Opening Hours. Ardmore Recreation CentreMonday 6 & 27 May CLOSED Banbridge Leisure CentreMonday 6 & 27 May Open 9.00am – 5.00pm All activities finish at 4.30pm Cathedral Road Recreation CentreMonday 6 & 27 May CLOSED Craigavon Golf & Ski CentreMonday 6 & 27…

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April 12, 2024

Get your people fit for business!

Encouraging your most precious assets, your people, to embrace fitness as a lifestyle choice pays off in numerous ways and the Get Moving ABC programme is here to help, for free! A physically active workforce can provide lots of business-related benefits, such as increased productivity and increased job satisfaction, resulting in lower absenteeism and reduced…

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March 28, 2024

Hit the ground running with our spring programmes

Taking up running for the first time or making a return after a lengthy break, can feel like a scary prospect – but with the right support and guidance from a team of coaches, it’s mission possible on the ABC Council’s spring running programmes! The eight-week Couch to 5k programme will commence from Monday 22…

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March 28, 2024

Borough’s top talent honoured at ABC Senior Sports Awards

There was an overwhelming sense of pride at the ABC Senior Sports Awards last night, Wednesday 27 March when 150 guests gathered at Craigavon Civic Centre to honour the A-list of the local sporting community and celebrate their impressive achievements over the past year. Organised by Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum the awards celebrate…

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March 27, 2024

Special olympics ireland winter games photos!

On Friday 22 March our flagship facility at South Lake Leisure Centre hosted the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics Ireland Winter Games! We were joined by hundreds of athletes, their families, coaches, volunteers and elected representatives, as well as a special visit from the First Minster Michelle O’Neill and Deputy First Minister Emma Little-Pengelly!…

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March 21, 2024

Easter Opening Hours

Please see below Easter Opening hours for all our indoor and outdoor leisure facilities. Ardmore Recreation CentreFri 29 March 9.00am – 12.30pm & 3.30pm – 8.00pm Sat 30 March 9.00am – 6.00pm Sun 31 March – Tues 2 April CLOSED Banbridge Leisure CentreFri 29 March Open 9.00am – 5.00pm All activities finish at 4.30pm Sat…

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