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Welcome to Middleton Arena.

A shared leisure venue and multi-purpose entertainment venue.  


LCpl Joel Halliwell VC Way
Greater Manchester
M24 1AG

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Contact Information

General Enquiries & Bookings: 0161 662 4000

Ticket Sales & Event Enquiries: 0300 303 8633 

Box Office:

Opening Times

  • Gym
    1. Monday – Friday: 6:30 am – 10:30 pm
    2. Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Swimming Pools
    1. Monday – Friday: 6:30 am – 10:00 pm
    2. Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Sports Hall & Squash

    Currently closed

  • Cafe

    Currently closed


  • Bar
  • Café
  • Changing rooms
  • Events auditorium
  • Group exercise studio
  • Gym
  • Large pool (25m)
  • Sauna
  • Small pool
  • Sports hall
  • Squash courts
  • Steam room



Accessibility & Parking

  • Fully accessible to all public areas with lift to the upper floor 
  • Pool hoist available 
  • Accessible toilets and changing facilities 
  • There is on-site parking for 90 cars to the rear of the Arena
  • Additional accessible and family parking bays are located to the front of the Arena
  • All parking is free for Arena customers with a maximum stay of 3 hours
  • An additional Pay & Display car park is located nearby off Old Hall Street
  • Enabling dogs are welcome, however bringing any other animal into the venue is prohibited

To discuss any specific accessibility requirements, please telephone the box office on 0300 303 8633

Where to find us

Middleton Arena is located two minutes from the town centre, bus station and additional pay and display car parking. By car, Middleton is approx five minutes from the M60 (Junction 19) and the M62 (Junction 19) and 15 minutes from Manchester City Centre.

By Train: The closest railway station to Middleton Arena is Mills Hill (approx. 1.5 miles). Local taxis are available and the number 59 bus travels between the station and Middleton. The TFGM bus timetable for services to and from Rochdale to Middleton Bus Station is available here

Please use postcode M24 1AG if yourare navigating by sat nav