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Leisure and Sport

Link Centre

Link centre picture from outsideWelcome to the Link Centre...

..The striking modern structure of the Link Centre houses an ice rink (recognised as a centre of excellence for both figure skating and ice hockey), a 25 metre, deck level, pool (catering for a wide range of local swimmers and clubs), Wiltshire's premier climbing facility (with over 120 climbs up to 9 metres high), three 5-a-side outdoor football pitches with floodlighting and a state of the art gym (with Technogym cardio-vascular and resistance machines, free weights and a cardio entertainment system).
We have many other great activities to entertain you - choose from our list below! Why not relax at Cafe Roma & bar?

Swindon Wildcats Logo

Home of the Swindon Wildcats Ice Hockey team and the Swindon Wildcats Junior Academy teams.

Facilities Available

NEW - Coming January 2010

Christmas Opening hours

Christmas BaublesOver the Christmas period Link Centre's opening hours change.

Please find attached below a pdf of the opening times throughout this period

Link Christmas opening hours

Ice Rink News Flash...

The Ice Rink programme is changing from Sunday 1 November 2009.

Please see below for details of the new timetables:

Term time ice programme

School holiday ice programme

News Flash........

Coming Soon

Over the next 6 weeks the Gym at Link will be moving into the Sports hall, this is to allow development work to take place in the gym, which includes new equipment, full redecoration and refurbished changing rooms.
Also coming in January is 'The Studio' an RPM (spinning) studio and a kids fitness area.
For more information on The Studio please click on the link.

How to Find Us

Link Centre is situated to the west of Swindon.

Map showing location

By Car

The Link Centre is signposted (on brown tourism signs) from junction 16 of the M4 motorway. There is ample car parking, which is free for all customers.

By Bus

From Swindon town centre there are several services that stop directly outside the Link Centre. These include:

  • Nos. 1, 1A, 19 and 22 (daytime Monday to Saturday)
  • Nos. 1 and 19 (evenings Monday to Saturday)

By Rail

From Swindon Railway Station it is a short distance to the bus station (see above).

Centre Opening Times

Day Time
Monday 8.00am-11.00pm
Tuesday 7.15am-11.00pm
Wednesday 7.15am-11.00pm
Thursday 7.15am-11.00pm
Friday 8.00am-11.00pm
Saturday 8.00am-11.00pm
(from 9 May to 22 August inclusive)
Sunday 8.00am-6.30pm
Bank Holiday Mondays 8.00am-7.00pm

Please note - these are the general centre opening times.

Facility Closures

Sometimes facilities are closed for maintenance or events. Please click on the following link to check to see whether the facility you intend to use is open before visiting. facility closures page

Swim4Life logo

Everybody 60 and over will be entitled to swim for free at published public swimming sessions at any of our pools. The scheme is part of a national campaign to promote swimming, general fitness, more active lifestyles and well-being.
For more information see Free 60 and Over Swimming.

Further Information/Contact

The Link Centre
Whitehill Way

Tel: 01793 445566

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