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FACILITIES & PLACES in manchester

To reduce social contact, the Government has announced a phased re-opening of business and venues. Please remember current restrictions remain in place in Manchester. See below to find out which places and facilities will reopen and where remains closed. 


Currently only the following is permitted:
 
-Indoor faciities within leisure centres, gyms and pools are now open - but only for use by people on their own or with their household.
-Outdoor gatherings (including in private gardens) of either 6 people (the Rule of 6) or 2 households will also be allowed, making it easier for friends and families to meet outside.
-Outdoor sports facilities such as tennis and basketball courts, and open-air swimming pools can open, and people will be able to take part in formally organised outdoor sports.
-Playgrounds remain open across Manchester 

All schools are open with outdoor after-school sports and activities allowed. 
 
Measures to control the virus are likely to be in place for some time and we'll monitor and update guidance to ensure it's in line with the government and refresh the details on this page as they announce changes to facilities and open spaces across Manchester.


To reduce social contact, the Government has announced a phased re-opening of business and venues. The current roadmap for re-opening is as follows,
 

Both outdoor and indoor activity is now open. Outdoor sports courts, outdoor gyms, golf courses, outdoor swimming pools, archery/driving/shooting ranges and riding arenas are now open. Organised outdoor sport for disabled people is also allowed to continue. 

Indoor faciities within leisure centres, gyms and pools are now open - but only for use by people on their own or with their household.

Please see a full breakdown of what is currently open across Manchester below,


PARKS 

CHILDREN PLAY AREAS

 
 
CAFE (takeaway only)
 
  • Lakeside Cafe, Heaton Park (takeaway only)

  • Stables Cafe, Heaton Park (takeaway only)

  • Hidden Gem Coffee Shop (takeaway only)
 
  • Wythenshawe Park Cafe (takeaway only)
 
  • Boggart Hole Clough Cafe (takeaway only)

OUTDOOR LEISURE



  • Heaton Park Golf Course

  • Heaton Park Boating Lake
 
  • Manchester Regional Arena (See VIDEO what you need to know in advance for when the track is available) - Formal training for adults and children, as Individuals or households. Non formal training is rule of 6.
 
 
 
 
 
 

INDOOR LEISURE

Indoor faciities within leisure centres, gyms and pools are now open - but only for use by people on their own or with their household.

Please see a breakdown of the facilities and activities opening on 12 April below:
 

GYMS
 
SWIMMING POOLS

 
Moss Side Leisure Centre
Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre
Hough End Leisure Centre 
East Manchester Leisure Centre
North City Family & Fitness Centre
Manchester Aquatics Centre

 
 
SWIMMING LESSONS FOR JUNIORS
 
Moss Side Leisure Centre
Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre
Hough End Leisure Centre
East Manchester Leisure Centre
North City Family & Fitness Centre

 
 
LESSONS & COURSES FOR JUNIORS
 
 
GYMNASTICS
 
Moss Side Leisure Centre
Belle Vue Leisure Centre

 
BASKETBALL
 
Belle Vue Leisure Centre
 
SQUASH

 
Manchester Squash Centre and Regional Arena
 
TOM DALEY DIVING ACADEMY

 
Manchester Aquatics Centre
 
TENNIS
 
Manchester Tennis & Football Centre
 
ATHLETICS TRACKS
 
Boggart Hole Clough
Wythenshawe

 
 
PARKS MULTI-USE GAMES AREAS
 
70+ Multi Use Games areas (i.e. basketball & football)
 
BMX AND SKATE PARK

 
BMX and Skate Park locations
 
TENNIS
 
TENNIS Free Booking Online
 
Alexandra Park
Chorlton Park
Fletcher Moss
Wythenshawe Park
Platt Fields Park
Debdale Park
Fog Lane Park


TENNIS Turn Up To Play
 
Turn up to play
 
BADMINTON

 
Belle Vue Leisure Centre
Moss Side Leisure Centre
HSBC UK National Cycling Centre
Abraham Moss Leisure Centre 
Ardwick Sports Hall

Wythenshawe Forum 

SQUASH
 
National Squash Centre
Moss Side Leisure Centre
Hough End Leisure Centre

 
CYCLING
 
HSBC UK National Cycling Centre
Clayton Vale MTB Trail
Phillips Park Skills Area
Platt Fields BMX Track

 
ANGLING

 
Angling Locations
 
 
GYMNASTICS

 
Manchester Regional Gymnastics Centre
 
TAEKWONDO
 
Taekwondo at Ten Acres Lane
 
WATER SPORTS
 
Debdale Outdoor Centre
 
INDOOR ACTIVITY
 
Abraham Moss Hall
Ardwick Sports Hall
Belle Vue Sports Village
Manchester Regional Arena Indoor Athletics Track
Manchester Tennis & Football Centre
Public Libraries which are jointly serviced
 
OUTDOOR
 
Some Ice Cream and Cafes (see above)
Some children’s play areas (see above)
Some public toilets in parks (see above)
Communal facilities on allotments
Formal baseball, cricket, football and rugby pitches
Heaton Park donkey rides
Heaton Park and Wythenshawe Park farm centres
Heaton Park flat and crown green bowls, and citywide crown green bowls
Wythenshawe Park Horticultural Centre


For further information on booking when these facilities open, please visit the Better UK App.

To reduce social contact, the Government has announced a phased re-opening of business and venues. The current roadmap for re-opening is as follows,

Both outdoor and indoor activity is now open.  However please remember current restrictions remain in place in Manchester with some facilities remaining closed.

Please see a breakdown below of the facilities that still remain closed:
 
NO EARLIER THAN 17 MAY:
 
Soft Play Facilities
Indoor Fitness Classes
Bowling Alleys
Theme Parks
 

For further information on booking when these facilities open, please visit the Better UK App.

We’re delighted to be reopening, and welcoming swimming and gyms back in Manchester. Facilities will be operating differently to what you are used to for a while, however we’re still able to offer a variety of activities for you to enjoy. We have important information and changes to share with you.
 
IMPORTANT: All sessions must be booked in advance online or via the app before your visit.
 
To find out how to book, including clarity and reassurance videos of the additional measures we have introduced to prepare for your return, see links below. We would ask that everyone familiarises themselves with these details prior to attending any session at any centre.