Riverside Leisure Centre

Riverside Swim and Health Centre is situated on the promenade of Dunoon, close to the town centre. It is within easy walking distance of the local ferry terminal, with excellent transport links to Gourock, Glasgow and beyond.

However, you don’t need to take a ferry to enjoy the facilities on offer here – Dunoon and Riverside are only a short 1.5hr drive from Glasgow.

A 25 metre x 6 lane swimming pool is available, and a teaching pool, ideal for children and families.  Make use of a fitness suite, featuring state of the art exercise equipment and a health suite, where you can relax and unwind. Afterwards chill out in the cafe, which offers a wide range of hot and cold snacks, drinks and cakes.

  • Swimming Pools (25m and teaching pool)
  • Health Suite (Sauna, Steam Room and Spa Bath)
  • Gym
  • Café

8 Moir Street
PA23 8AA

T: 01369 701170

Email: riverside@liveargyll.co.uk

General Opening Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday : 6.30am until 8.45pm 

Friday: 6.30am until 7.45pm 

Saturday and Sunday: 8am until 4.30pm    

Pool Information

From 3.30pm to 5.30pm, Monday to Thursday, the Teaching Pool is closed for public swimming, during these times 2 middle lanes of the Main Pool are available for adult lane swimming only.

Saturday: 9am until 4.30pm.

Sunday: 10am until 4.30pm.

Please note that during Bank Holidays, your local facility opening times may differ – please contact us to find out more information.

Fancy having a fun birthday party in the water? Why not book a birthday party at Riverside? Birthday parties are held on a Sunday afternoon.

We have several activity options to choose from:

Toys: With this option, your child can enjoy the use of all our large inflatable rings and other floating toys.

For an added bit of excitement, you can add the use of the flume!


use of gyms, pools, fitness classes,
sauna and steam rooms.
from only £24.99

With no joining fee, no need for inductions and stripped back prices, it’s never been easier to invest in YOU.

LiveArgyll is a charity committed to enhancing the health and wellbeing, fitness and personal development of the community of Argyll and Bute.


Gym Overview

Whether your goal is weight loss or looking good and feeling great, our fully air-conditioned gym has a fantastic range of state of the art Life Fitness cardiovascular and strength equipment to offer customers the ability to work out using both free weights and fixed resistance machines. 

Our comprehensive range of cardiovascular equipment incorporates the *LF connect app which enables customers to track workouts, access personalised workouts, provides motivation and more!

Our fully qualified staff are on hand to help you get the most from your workout offering guidance and support and are happy to provide personalised fitness programs free of charge!

Gym inductions are no longer compulsory unless aged 14-16 years. *LF Connect is an online website and app from Life Fitness.

Fitness Classes

Our Fitness Classes are held at Queen’s Hall.

Swimming Pools

We have 2 pools for our customers to enjoy:

Our teaching pool is perfect for parents with young children. It is ideal for splashing around or learning your first strokes! 

Our main pool is 25m long, making it a great place for a nice relaxing swim or a workout.  It also caters for a variety of fun activities such as kayaking, water aerobics, children’s fun sessions and much more.

Riverside Pool is also the home of Dunoon Amateur Swimming Club.

As we live in an area that is surrounded by water, swimming is a skill that every child should have the opportunity to learn as it could save a life – your own! Swimming is a great activity that can be enjoyed by anyone at any age and it also allows you to enjoy other water based activities throughout your life. We offer lessons for the following groups: Adult and toddler, Rookie Lifeguard, Children aged 3 and over and Adults. 

Health Suite

Looking for the perfect way to relax and unwind?  Why not visit our health suite which has a sauna with dry heat.  This helps with the cleansing and detoxification of the body and a steam room with humid heat which is excellent for skin hydration.  Then relax in our spa bath to leave you feeling massaged and invigorated all over.  The health suite has private changing facilities, lockers, toilets, shower area and water cooler with loungers nearby, on which to lie back and relax. There is also easy access to the swimming pool if you fancy a quick dip to cool off.

The health suite is available to those aged 18 and over.

Riverside Cafe

After a visit to the pool or gym, why not enjoy some food at the Riverside Café! 

The café shows stunning views over the river Clyde to the hills beyond making it an ideal place to sit with friends and enjoy a cup of coffee and a chat.

We offer hot soup of the day and a variety of filled rolls as well as a selection of snacks and drinks.  Café is open all day 7 days a week.


Riverside Leisure Centre

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