Due to the ongoing situation with coronavirus, Newport Live venues are now closed and will not be open to the public until it is safe as we follow Government guidance. More details can be found here.

The Connect Centre (formerly YMCA Newport) is a multi-purpose community venue housing meeting and sporting facilities situated in the heart of Pill.

The Connect Centre is the home of Newport Live award winning Sports Development team who facilitates high quality sporting opportunities for children, families, schools, communities, sports clubs, and local groups across Newport. For more information regarding the great work they do in getting people hooked on sport for life, click here.

For opening times click here.


Connect Centre Classes

Connect Centre classes are £4 each* and are the perfect way to Tone, Dance & Relax.

Book your place at reception, by calling 01633 656757 and via newportlive.co.uk. Check out the timetable below:


* Fitness classes at the Connect Centre are excluded from Newport Live membership.

The Connect Centre is the first new venue Newport Live has taken on since its formation and its 7th venue overall. Newport Live also operate Newport Centre, The Riverfront Theatre & Arts Centre, the Active Living Centre as well as venues at the Newport International Sports Village comprising of the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales, the Regional Swimming Pool and Tennis Centre and Newport Stadium.

Hire Us

The Connect Centre has a range of meeting rooms and sporting facilities available to hire for conferences and private functions.

We can accommodate meetings set up as boardroom, theatre, cabaret or theatre style, depending on your requirements.

Give our booking team a call on 01633 656757 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to discuss your exact requirements.


Public transport

Route 35 Outbound and Route 36 Inbound, stopping on Mendalgief Road (by Jedo Close) or on Docks Way at the retail park.

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The Connect Centre has onsite parking facilities for customers.