Abergavenny Leisure Development

Frequently Asked Questions

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Abergavenny Leisure Development FAQs

When did the re-development works commence?

The works started week commencing 30th August 2021.

When will all the facilities re-open?

The facilities opened to the public from the 4th January 2022.

What work has been caried out to re-develop Abergavenny Leisure Centre?

The refurbishment of the Abergavenny Leisure Centre has created a wellness hub over the first floor to create modern leisure facilities for the local community helping to increase participation in regular physical activity.

The new facilities include:

  • Extended Fitness Suite with new equipment
  • Dedicated Group Exercise Studio
  • Spin Studio
  • New Fitness Changing Facilities with dedicated accessible changing
  • Ground Floor Coffee Vending Offer


Is the swimming pool at Abergavenny currently open?

The swimming pool is currently closed – please click on the following link for further information https://www.monlife.co.uk/abergavenny-leisure-centre-swimming-pool-closure/


Where can I find up to date information regarding the scheduled maintenance works?

We will provide regular communication in relation to the works via numerous channels including:

  • This website monlifeleisuredevelopment.co.uk
  • Emails through a newsletter, sign up via our dedicated website.
  • MonLife Social Media Channels.
  • Link via MonLife and Monmouthshire County Council website.
  • By scanning QR codes that is displayed in our Leisure Centres
  • MonLife member mailshots
Will the new leisure centre be suitable for someone with a Disability?

Yes, the leisure centre will be compliant with the Equalities Act 2010

The re-development will include:

  • Accessible gym equipment.
  • Open studios with easy access.
  • Accessible changing facilities
  • Automatic Doors



Will there be any amendments to the current fitness class timetable?

There will be a slightly amended fitness class offer for the duration of the works; however, it will include classes such as Fit4Life and Spin.  Circuits and Aqua will also continue in the Sports Hall and Swimming pool respectively.  Tai Chi, Yoga and Pilates will also be available via our On Demand and Livestreaming Service as part of the Leisure Centre membership.

Will the National Exercise Referral Scheme be available?

The Exercise Referral Scheme for Abergavenny will continue being delivered via Virtual Platforms, and will return for Face-to-Face Delivery when the refurbished leisure centre reopens from January 2022.

Will there be any impact on the Learn 2 Swim programme?

All children attending any of our swimming lessons will now need to be dropped off and collected from the swimming pool fire exit door. All parents affected by this change have been notified.

What equipment will be provided in the temporary facility?

An image of the temporary gym can be seen here.

What will the layout of the new gym look like?

Proposals for the new gym layout can be seen here. We will be including the latest Technogym equipment including the Excite range. In addition to this there will be a new dedicated spin studio and a dedicated group exercise studio.

Can I make my way straight into the temporary gym facility?

All direct debit and annual members can make their way straight into the temporary gym without having to go into the main leisure centre. All users with a casual membership will need to go to main reception to obtain a ticket.

Will the temporary gym be staffed?

Yes. The temporary gym facility will always have a member of staff in it.

Will there be drinking water available in the temporary gym?

There will be a water fountain in the main leisure centre reception where users will be able to fill up water bottles.


These questions will be updated regularly but if you have a particular question that is not stated then contact us at monlifeprojects@monmouthshire.gov.uk


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