Leisure centres set to re-open

Mid Ulster District Council has confirmed re-opening dates for leisure centres and caravan parks, following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 12:45 pm

From April 30, leisure centres will welcome customers back to their gyms and swimming pools for individual exercise, with group exercise classes pencilled in to begin from May 24, the indicative date for the return of wider indoor leisure activity.

The caravan park at Dungannon Park will also re-open from April 30, with 12 pitches available to book for those with self-contained units, as communal facilities will remain closed.

Caravan pitches at Ballyronan Marina and Round Lake in Fivemiletown are currently unavailable as investment work to enhance facilities at both locations continues.

Greenvale Leisure Centre in Magherafelt popular with local people.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Cathal Mallaghan has welcomed the latest announcement: “The news that we are to begin a gradual easing of restrictions has given us all a boost after what has been a long, difficult period.

“We can now look forward to re-opening our facilities, with a safe return to our gyms and pools now only a few weeks away and caravanners once again able to enjoy all that Dungannon Park and the surrounding area has to offer.

“And with our hairdressers, barbers and retailers also set to welcome customers back in the very near future, we’re anticipating an even greater sense of normality and I would urge local people to make an extra effort to support our local traders who have endured the hardest of times across the last year.

“As always, as we re-open, remember the basics to help keep us all safe – maintain your distance, wear a face covering and wash your hands.”

To keep up-to-date with the re-opening of Council services, visit www.midulstercouncil.org.

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