about this venue

Based in the heart of the Bettws community, the centre is home to a large swimming pool, gym, dance studio, badminton courts, indoor cricket nets, as well as other meeting rooms, pitches and courts.

Active Living Centre

Active Living Centre 
Newport High School 
NP20 7YB 

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Contact Details

01633 656757
[email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday:
4pm – 10pm

Saturday & Sunday:
8am - 8pm

Centre Opening Hours


What we offer

swimming instructor teaching young children how to swim with floats

In the Pool

Active Living Centre has a 25m four lane swimming pool and is available for swimming lessons and parties.

Active Living Centre Gym machinery shot


The Active Living Centre gym is small but mighty; it has everything you need for the perfect workout.

Instructor taking fitness class in the Active Living Centre hall

Exercise Classes

Take a look at our range of group exercise classes, from Aqua Zumba to Pilates, we have the perfect class to help you achieve your fitness goals. 

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Children's Activities

We offer a range of activities and events for children of all ages including tennis, cycling, pool activities and more.

Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons are on offer at all four swimming pools at our three Newport Live venues.

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Public Swimming

Public Swimming times at Active Living Centre.

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Free Swimming

Free Swimming times at Active Living Centre.

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Room Hire

The Active Living Centre has a number of small rooms, a main hall and dance studio available to hire.

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Pitch Hire

As well as our pool, hall and dance studio we offer a floodlit astroturf pitch for hockey and
football, an outdoor multi-use games area (MUGA) and outdoor tennis and netball courts.

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What's on

If you have an online account you can book using our timetables below. Alternatively give us a call on 01633 656757 or send an email to [email protected] .


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