As the lockdown comes to an end, our services and facilities will be ready to welcome you back on Monday 3rd May for indoor activity. We also currently have some outdoor activities available.  

You can find the opening times of our centres here

We are following Covid-19 Guidance set out by Welsh Government and UK Active across our services and facilities to help keep you and our other customers, staff and volunteers safe. You can find the measures we have in place and the guidelines you will need to follow here

We take your safety very seriously and have worked hard to make our facilities a safe environment. If you’re nervous about coming back, please contact us. We can either talk you through the safety measures we have in place or we can organise a member welcome for you to meet our team and look around. 

As we’ve been closed, depending on your levels of physical activity, your goals, health and fitness levels may have changed. During May, we’re offering all customers a free health check. Book yours now!  

You can find an update on our services below and we look forward to welcoming you back. 
 

Booking 

Before you join us, you will require a Newport Live card and need to book your session in advance. To book online or via our app, you will need to set up your online account

Please bear with us as we have had an upgrade to our booking system. We are working hard to get our classes and services live as soon as we can. If the class or activity you are looking for is not yet available on our website or our app, please check back later. 

Our Services

Gyms

Gyms are re-opening at Active Living Centre, the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales, Newport Centre and the Regional Pool & Tennis Centre. 

Sessions at the gym must be booked in advance.  

You will need to arrive, work out and leave the facility within your 1 hour session. 

The gym at the Regional Pool and Tennis Centre includes Biocircuit – a brand new 45-minute workout tailored to you. The equipment adapts to your body and guides you as you progress. 

Members can book the gym 8 days in advance and Pay & Play users 4 days in advance. 

More details here 

Don’t forget to book your free health check during May. Book yours now! 

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Group Exercise Classes 

Group exercise classes will be available at Active Living Centre, Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales, Newport Centre and the Regional Pool & Tennis Centre. 

Classes must be booked in advance. 

Members can book classes 8 days in advance and Pay & Play users 4 days in advance. 

Group classes will not return to the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales until Tuesday 11th May.  

More details here 

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Tennis 

Tennis Court Bookings are available via a booking only for a maximum of 4 people for 50 minutes. 
Members can book courts 8 days in advance and Pay & Play users 4 days in advance. 

We will share more details on adult socials and 1 to 1s as soon as possible. 

More details here 

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Tennis Lessons 

The tennis lesson programme returned on Monday 19th April. 

More details here 

Cycling

Outdoor Children’s Cycling sessions are now available. 

More details here 

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Track Cycling and Indoor Children’s Cycling are due to return at a later date and details will be confirmed as soon as we can. 

Swimming 

The City of Newport Swimming Club will return on 3rd May.  

Public swimming will be available at Active Living Centre and the Regional Pool & Tennis Centre. 

The main pools at both venues will be lane swimming only. You will need to book a lane relevant to your swimming speed. Sessions will be a maximum of 60 minutes of pool time to allow our staff to clean. 

Customers will be required to arrive swim ready as lockers and changing cubicles will be unavailable. Customers will be dedicated a 2 metre box on poolside to undress and store equipment.  

Members can book swim sessions 8 days in advance and Pay & Play users 4 days in advance. 

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Family Swim 

The Teaching Pool will be available for family swim. 

More details here 

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Swimming Lessons 

Swimming lessons will return from Monday 3rd May. Swimming lessons customers will be contacted directly regarding their sessions. Details on swimming direct debits can be found below.  

More details here 

Swimming Lesson FAQs

Other Services

Tots 

Tots activities will return at a later date and details will be confirmed as soon as we are able. 

 

Court Hire 

Court hire is available for badminton, table tennis, tennis and pickleball; we are unable to hire rackets and equipment for court hire so please remember to bring your own. Customers can purchase equipment at our Receptions including balls and racquets. 

Court hire will not return to the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales until Tuesday 11th May. 

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Clubs, Groups and Bookings 

Any clubs or groups which book with us will need to refer to your refer to sport plan from your governing body and have completed a booking form, new detailed Covid-19 risk assessment (to support the safe operation of the sporting activity) along with details of your nominated Covid-19 officer and a method statement as to how you will manage track and trace.  

Once you have all of this information, please contact bookings@newportlive.co.uk 

 

Café  

The café at the Regional Pool and Tennis Centre at Newport International Sports Village will be open for takeaway only from Tuesday 4th May.  

 

 

The Riverfront Theatre & Arts Centre 

In line with guidance from Welsh Government, The Riverfront Theatre & Arts Centre remains closed until further notice.  

This May we will be presenting an outdoor production of Hoof. A magical adventure where three little reindeer make an unexpected discovery. Find out more here

We are hopeful we can reopen the theatre and arts centre later this year but in the meantime, please follow our social media channels where we'll be sharing performances and other creative activities from other fantastic organisations for you to try. 

www.facebook.com/theriverfront   

www.twitter.com/riverfrontarts   

www.instagram.com/riverfrontarts 

Memberships and Direct Debits

Active Members

From Monday 3rd May to Monday 31st May, Active Members will be able to use our facilities free of charge. 

Direct Debits will be collected on Tuesday 1st June at the usual amount.  

New members can also use us for free during May if you take out a new membership before 26th May.  

You will also receive an email to confirm your membership and details of your first payment. 

If your membership was live when we closed, it will automatically reactivate. If you membership was frozen, please contact us before 17th May and our team will assist you with reactivating it.

Integrated Swim Programme Memberships 

From Monday 3rd May to Sunday 16th May, ISP Members will be able to use our facilities free of charge. 

Direct Debits will be collected on Tuesday 1st June to cover the period from 17th May to the end of June. Collections will return to their usual amount from 1st July. 

The details of the June direct debit can be found below. 

ISP Academy 7A & 7B 

£45 

ISP Academy 8 

£51 

ISP Development Blue & Green 

£54 

ISP Elite 

£105 

ISP Junior Waterpolo & Gym 

£30 

ISP Junior Waterpolo 

£27 

ISP Performance Blue & Green 

£85.50 

ISP Potential Blue & Green 

£63 

ISP Waterpolo 

£27 

ISP Junior Waterpolo & Gym 

£30 

 

Following this, payments will be taken on the first of each month at their usual amount.  

You will also receive an email to confirm your membership and details of your first payment. 

Tennis Lessons Memberships 

Tennis lessons recommenced outdoors on Monday 19th May. Please visit our FAQs or contact our enquiries team if you have any queries related to your Tennis Lesson Membership. 

Swimming Lesson Memberships

 Swimming lessons will recommence from Monday 3rd May.  

From Monday 3rd May to Sunday 9th May, swimmers with a direct debit will not be charged for their session.  

Direct Debits will be collected on Tuesday 1st June to cover the period from 10th May to the end of June at a cost of £36.75. Collections will return to their usual amount from 1st July. 

If you pay by credits, these will be deducted in the normal way.  

More Information 

If you require more information, we recommend that you try our FAQs before you get in touch.  
VIEW FAQS 

If you do need to contact the team, please email enquiries@newportlive.co.uk or call 01633 656757. 

 

Thank You 

We’d like to thank all of our customers for your positive feedback and support. 

As Newport Live is a non-profit distribution organisation and charity, we are very grateful for your continued support. You can find out how you can support us at www.newportlive.co.uk/support-us   

 

We look forward to seeing you very soon!