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, six 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 café, 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

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Soft opening hours ( from the 31st of August and during 4 weeks):
Book Return – https://liveargyll.co.uk/liveargyll-libraries-book-return/
Swim Gym and Fitness Classes – https://liveargyll.co.uk/trainsafe/

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

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 7.00am until 8.00pm 
From 3.30pm to 5.30pm, Monday to Thursday, the Teaching Pool is closed for public swimming. During these times two middle lanes of the main pool are available for adult lane swimming only.

Friday: 7.00am until 7.30pm 

Saturday: 9am until 4.00pm.

Sunday: 10am until 4.00pm.

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

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

With no joining fee, no need for an induction,* 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.


*under 16s still require an induction

Gym Overview

Whether your goal is weightloss or exercise for general wellbeing, our fully air-conditioned gym has a fantastic range of state of the art Life Fitness cardiovascular and strength equipment. Customers have 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 provides motivation and enables customers to track workouts, access personalised workouts and more!

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

Gym inductions are no longer compulsory unless aged 14 to 16 years old.

*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 two pools for our customers to enjoy: a teaching pool and a main, 25m pool.

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 more difficult 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! 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.

View Riverside Swimming Timetable

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. A visit to the steam room with humid heat 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. The café is open all day, seven days a week.


Riverside Leisure Centre

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