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The Nene Centre

The Nene Centre, Cedar Drive, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, NN14 4JY

Telephone: 01832 734090


The Nene Centre is one of three leisure centres managed by Aspirations Wellbeing for East Northamptonshire Council.  

Please note that all children under 8 must be accompanied in ALL pool areas with a maximum of 2 children to 1 adult/parent.  

Please note that we are closed on public holidays.  

The current session(s) is/are highlighted in red (white font) in the timetable below:

Please note that times may vary at the weekends depending on functions.

Situated close to the centre of Thrapston, The Nene Centre has a wide range of leisure facilities for all the family including a swimming pool, 2 fitness studios, a cafeteria and an air-conditioned gym.  Our newly refurbished gym is fitted with an extensive range of state-of-the-art cardiovascular and resistance equipment, including the revolutionary Power Plates, Trixter Bikes and SynrgyS.  Our cardio equipment has the lastest Discover product from LifeFitness that enables you to watch TV, browse the web or explore courses from around the world. You can create an account which allows you to monitor your progress and design programmes that you want to do. The gym is IFI (Inclusive Fitness Initiative) accredited.


Nene Centre Opening Hours
Monday 6.30am-10pm
Tuesday 6.30am-10pm
Wednesday 6.30am-10pm
Thursday 6.30am-10pm
Friday 6.30am-9.30pm
Saturday 7am-5pm
Sunday 8am-4pm

Get directions to The Nene Centre.

The swimming pool caters for a variety of sessions from early risers, adult and toddlers, family and general swimming sessions.  We also offer private swimming lessons - please enquire at Reception or call 01832 734090.

Our crèche provides a safe, happy environment for your child(ren) so you can be confident they are in the best care whilst you use the centre.

Our Aspirations Wellbeing Gym is newly refurbished and has a fun and energetic atmosphere where you will enjoy your work out with qualified Fitness Instructors always on hand to help you.  Or why not take part in one or more of our group classes - with over twenty-five to choose from, including the popular SPIN® and Zumba®, there is something for everyone.

Check our page for activities for Under 16s which include Ready Steady Parties, Activators and Crèche.

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SwimSchool is a programme that follows the Amateur Swimming Association's national teaching plan and takes your child through from complete beginner to advanced level that can be passed onto a regular swimming club.  It includes Rookie Lifeguard sessions and Synchronised Swimming.

Activators is for young people aged 11 to 17 years.  It's a supervised gym session where young people can enjoy the benefits of a safe and controlled workout.  The instructors will guide and direct participants during this session.

Links and Downloads
Map to Nene Centre
Nene Group Classes
Group Class Descriptions
Nene Term Time Swim Timetable
Northamptonshire School Dates
Membership and Pay-as-you-Go Prices
SwimSchool Newsletter Winter 2016/2017
Ready Steady Parties