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|The Peak at Stirling Sports Village|
The Peak, Stirling’s newest sports and leisure complex is now open.
Stirling Sports Village at Forthside, is the biggest single development for sport and leisure in Stirling for over 30 years with an investment of £27.3 million funded by Stirling Council and sportscotland.
The Peak is the brand new indoor complex at the heart of the Stirling Sports Village, which already boasts third generation (3G) outdoor football, rugby and hockey pitches.
Swimmers have the choice of enjoying 3 separate pools from a 25m pool with 6 lanes, an 80m2 teaching pool and a 100m2 confidence water pool. The latter is specially designed for babies and toddlers with shallow water, a slide and water spouts.
It can accommodate the following sports:
The new ice pad measures 47m by 30m and houses 6 curling sheets. It can also be used for a number of other ice sports, including ice hockey, speed skating and ice dancing. Skate hire and skate sharpening facilities are available on site.
Active Stirling will be running a number of exciting initiatives in a variety of ice sports, so whether you’re an experienced ice dancer or budding ice hockey player, Ice at the Peak is the place for you.
Fitness and dance studio
You’ll be spoilt for choice with over 90 classes on offer from Active Stirling from aerobics and body pump to pilates and yoga, suitable for all ages.
Get ready for the burn with this fully air-conditioned gym and the most up to date gym equipment from Techno Gym. The gym provides a wide range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment to meet the needs of everyone, whether it's your first visit or are a regular user.
The challenging 11 metre climbing wall is the largest indoor facility in the area. A chance for all ages and abilities to reach the dizzy heights of the Peak and test their climbing skills.
5 –a-side pitches:
Water Based Hockey Pitch
Café and bar
Spacious and bright, Zak’s Kitchen has a great selection of hot and cold food - to eat in or take away. Everything is fresh, sourced locally where possible and made on the premises. A wide variety of meals and snacks are available including healthy options.
Upstairs Zak’s provides a relaxed atmosphere where you can chill out with a coffee or a drink, sit back and watch the curling or ice skating. There’s a full menu with a wide range of food from breakfast to bar snacks, and the main menu is available all day.
The Sports Village is at Forthside Way, at the start of the new transport route along the River Forth, next to Forthbank, Stirling Albion’s football stadium and Springkerse Business Park.
For more information please call 01786 273555.
Visit the official web site of The Peak at Stirling Sports Village
|Stirling County Rugby Football Club|
A leading Scottish Rugby Club with one of the most dedicated rugby coaching teams in the Scottish Rugby Union. If you want to play rugby or are a senior player looking to make a name for yourself, they would be delighted to hear from you.
|Forth Valley Family Walking Group|
We are a walking group especialy for families, catering for a range of ages and abilities. Led walks take place within the Forth Valley area or nearby. Come along on one of our walks and you'll be guaranteed a friendly welcome. Please note children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact Kathryn Wortley at: email@example.com or call 01577 861 222.
|Stirling Albion Football Club|
Forthbank stadium, home of Stirling Albion FC is located in the Springkerse area of Stirling, near the retail park. The Binos web sites are run by its fans, the pick of them being stirlingalbion.com. The site is packed with useful (and useless) information about the Albion.
The Supporters Trust has a web site - www.safcst.org.uk, run by an ever-growing band of dedicated and committed Stirling Albion Football club Supporters.
TRAVELLING SUPPORTERS INFORMATION.
A bus service runs from Stirling Bus Station to the Park and Ride (saturdays only), Service commencing from Springkerse at 10am operating every 12 minutes via Forthbank to Stirling Bus Station (Stance 15). The last bus departs from Stirling Bus Station (Stance 15) at 6pm to return to Springkerse.
|Stirling Bike Club|
|Stirling has a lot to offer a cyclist, not only do we have some of the finest off-road routes (Dumyat, North Third, Cambusbarron) within 15 minutes cycle from the centre of town, but we also have some excellent road cycles that take in the Trossachs, the Forth and Clyde estuaries as well as all the hilly scenic landscape in between.|
Visit Stirling Bike Club. You can find all the current information about the club at their extensive website.
|Stirling Canoe Club|
|Before you join the club you can book a slot in the pool, based at Bannock Burn High school. Although you will still need to pay for it, it will give you a taste of what the club is about.|
Courses vary from Introduction to Canoeing Adults/kids, Star testing 1 through to 4, CST, Coaching courses, Social events, Flat water trips, River trips from grade 1 through to 4, Weekend trips, French trips, Loads more
If you are interested in learning to canoe or becoming a club member, visit the Stirling Canoe Club website.
|Airthrey Castle Curling Club|
|Airthrey Castle Curling Club is a mixed club that offers equal facilities to all curlers - men and women, young and old.
Curling is a sport suitable for all ages and levels of experience. Beginners Classes and Coaching Sessions are held regularly in Stirling. New Members will be made very welcome.
Visit the Airthrey Castle Curling Club website.
|Stirling Karate Club|
NKF Shotokan Karate
Tuesday's - 7.00 - 8.30pm - St Mary's Church Hall, Dunblane
Wednesday's - 7.00 - 8.30pm- The Peak, Springkerse, Stirling
First lesson free, from age 6 to adult.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 07717248143 for more details.
|Stirling Rowing Club|
|Want to learn how to row?|
Looking to find a new recreational sport that is challenging, fun, sociable and gives you a good all round fitness? Rowing could be for you.
Warning - Rowing can get addictive, especially during long summer evenings!
If you are interested in learning to row or becoming a club member, visit the Stirling Rowing Club website.
|Falkirk and Stirling Short Track Speed Skating Club|
Short Track Speed Skating Club website.
|Stirling Amateur Swimming Club|
Dedicated to the development of 8-15 years olds in competitive swimming.
One of Scotland's premier clubs.
Producing many of Scotland's top swimmers.
|The National Swimming Academy - Stirling|
University of Stirling FK9 4LA
Tel: Information (Reception) 01786 466500 or 466900
The Swimming Pool is open to the general public. Admission is either by membership or payment on entry.There are 5 categories of membership:
Stirling University Student, Stirling University Staff, Stirling University Graduate Association Member, Community Member, Corporate Member.
Details of how to become a member are contained in leaflets available from the reception. Swimming is free for members.Swimming Pool Opening Times
Monday - Friday 6am to 9.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 7am to 7.30pm
See the current Swimming Pool Timetable for details of session for members and the general public.
Also for details of programmed activities such as:
Adult and Child - Water Confidence Class
Swimming Classes for Adults
Swimming Classes for Children
Swim Fit Classes for Adults50+ Young at Heart Swimming Lessons
50+ Young at Heart Aquafit
|Admission Charges for Recreational and Lane Swimming|
Adults (aged 16 and over) £3.20
Pensioners £2.15 (aged 60 or over)
Children aged 3 and under Free
Family (2 adults+2 children) £8.60
Stirling University Student £2.15
Stirling University Staff £2.15
|Swimming Pool Reception Opening Times|
Monday - Friday 8am to 9.00pm
Saturday 9am to 10.30am and 12noon to 3.30pm
Sunday 11am to 12noon
|The Gannochy National Tennis Centre|
Open to the general public
First class facilities
4 indoor courts with acrylic surface
4 outdoor courts with all-weather surface
Court bookings may be made 6 days in advance
Extensive teaching programme from beginner to advanced
|The MP Jackson Fitness Centre|
Open to the general public
State-of-the-art fitness and conditioning equipment
Inductions by highly qualified staff
Extensive range of classes
|22 Forth Street, Riverside|
|Tel: 01786 463915|
|28 lane 10-Pin Bowling with bumpers and children's play area. Games cost from £3.00 per person depending on time of day.|
10.00 - 24.00
|Disabled access and facilities.|
|Licensed bar and snack bar|
|Local Bus Service|
|Forthbank Leisure Stadium|
Tel: 01786 448308
|Football and Hockey, Volleyball, Netball, Handball, Rounders, Bowls, Quick Cricket, American Football, Basketball|
Summer programme for over 8's
SYNTHETIC PITCHThe floodlit outdoor all-weather pitch is suitable for a variety of activities, e.g. football, hockey, rugby etc.
HEALTH CLUBForthbank's Gym is well equipped with a full range of resistance and cardiovascular equipment. It has a relaxing atmosphere with friendly and qualified staff.
BEAUTY ROOMThe beauty room offers a variety of beauty treatments Please see separate leaflet for opening times and prices.
CONFERENCE SUITESThe four fully equipped conference suites can accommodate a wide range of meetings, seminars presentations and training days.
See separate leaflet for further details.
Bums, Tums and Thighs This class is aimed at toning those particular areas of your body, as well as providing an overall cardiovascular workout.
Power PlusTone up using barbells and free weights to music.Booking for this class is essential.
ExerciseCircuit class which provides a great cardiovascularworkout. Good for all fitness levels.
50+ Aerobics These classes will help improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and flexibility. The exercises are gentle and are aimed specifically to the over 5O'S.
Tai Chi The art of health and longevity, a gentle approach to martial arts and fitness. While conventional workouts improve cardiovascular fitness, endurance and strength, Tai Chi works on the inner self improving health through proper breathing technique, ultra low impact movement, control and flexibility. People of all ages and virtually any level of fitness can safely practice Tai Chi. Tai Chi is also relaxing and good fun.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES This consists of an hour of fully supervised activities of your choice eg football, hockey, basketball, games etc followed by food in the cafe.
CAFE/BAR The cafe/bar provides a warm welcome seven days a week. Snacks, bar lunches are all served in a friendly relaxing atmosphere.
GRASS PITCHES The following pitches Can also be booked at Forthbank:
GENERAL OPENING TIMES
HEALTH CLUB OPENING TIMES
BEAUTY ROOM OPENING TIMES
|Perth Leisure Pool|
|Glasgow Road, Perth PH2 0HZ|
Tel: 01738 635454
A popular and often, very busy leisure pool with Giant Flumes, Wild Water, Bubble Bed, Heated Outdoor Pool, Toddler Pool with Water Toys.
Check for opening hours and further information at www.liveactive.co.uk
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