Grove Activity Centre

Grove Activity Centre situated in Ballinderry Park at Knockmore has been serving the recreational needs of its community and surrounding areas since 1980.

Opening Hours​

Monday 11.00am - 8.00pm
Tuesday - Friday 9.00am - 9.00pm (last gym session 7.30pm - 9.00pm)
Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Activities include:

3-Court Multi-Purpose Sports Hall: Suitable for activities such as indoor football, basketball, badminton, pickleball and table tennis. 

Vitality Gym: Open, spacious and modern fitness suite with a wide range of equipment including treadmills, exercise bikes, cross trainers/steppers, rowing machine, fixed resistant workstations, smith machine, free weights and punchbag available.

Vitality Gym Memberships: Fantastic Vitality membership packages are available or customers can avail of casual payments per session. Our trained and experienced staff are available to provide complimentary inductions, fitness programmes and offer general help and advice to members and casual users. Membership packages now include over 50 fitness classes and swimming at the Lagan Valley LeisurePlex plus family day out activities at Dundonald International Ice Bowl. A range of Vitality Membership options exist, including Household, Household concession, Individual and Individual concession. Contact the centre for more information and pricing.

Vitality Classes: We have a range of Vitality classes for adults and children. Free to Vitality members and pay-as-you-go oprtions for non-members. Classes include: 

  • Group Cycling Class: Monday and Wednesday evenings 6.00pm -6.45pm £4.00 per class
  • Parent + Baby Yoga: Wednesday mornings 9.30am - 10.30am £3 per class
  • Feel Good Yoga: Wednesday mornings 11.00am - 12.00pm £3 per class
  • Basketball Coaching: Wednesday evenings 7.00pm - 8.00pm (5-7 year olds) and 8.00pm - 9.00pm (8-12 year olds) £4.00 per class 
  • Baby Massage: Thursday afternoons 12.00pm - 1.00pm £3 per class
  • Boxercise: Thursday evenings 7.15pm - 8.00pm £3.00 per class 
  • 50+ Circuits class: Friday mornings 11.00am - 12.00pm  £3 per class
  • Youth Club (primary school aged children):  Fridays 6.00pm - 7.00pm and 7.30pm - 8.30pm (1 session per child) £1.50 each. 

Outdoor Facilities:  Includes 2x floodlit Astroturf 5-a-side football pitches and running track. There is also hours of endless fun on swings, slides, climbing frames etc. in the children’s outdoor playground.

Group Cycle: Group cycling, as an organized activity, is a form of exercise with classes focusing on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity and recovery, and involves using a special stationary exercise bicycle with a weighted flywheel in a classroom setting. Monday & Wednesday - 6.00pm - 6.45pm. £4 per class for casual users or FREE to Vitality Members. 

Healthwise Scheme: This is a Physical Activity Referral Programme, which includes a free fitness membership for 12 weeks, personalised exercise plan, supervised gym sessions and advice on leading a healthy lifestyle. Please contact the Centre for further information.

Grove Youth Club: The Grove Youth Club takes place every Friday night for children of primary school age. Activities include football, basketball, arts + crafts and use of the Bouncy Castle.  Two sessions to choose from:  6.00-7.00pm and 7.30-8.30pm (1 session per child) = £1.50 each. 

Birthday Parties: We have a 2 hour party package available which consists of use of the sports hall and bouncy castle, bikes, trikes, scooters, football etc. for the first hour. The second hour you have access to the Committee Room with fully equipped kitchen. Early booking is advisable. Cost is £55.00. 

For further information on the facilities and activities, please do not hesitate to contact the Centre on 028 9267 1131 or email


Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has developed a Child and Adults at Risk Safeguarding Policy, which applies to all employees, elected members, volunteers, contractors, grant-aided organisations and those using our facilities irrespective of their function, remit or role. It can be accessed by clicking here.