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New partnership

I have been swimming at the Arc Leisure Centre since April 2018 as part of a physical recovery... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Wirksworth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great facility and cafe!

Lived here for years and the centre is a great place to entertain the kids or go to the gym. Went... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2019
Matlock, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Sep 20, 2018
“New partnership”
Jan 22, 2019
“Great facility and cafe!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Bakewell Road, Matlock DE4 3AZ, England
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Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

Lived here for years and the centre is a great place to entertain the kids or go to the gym. Went to the cafe and it is brilliant, great staff, coffee and food. Not your usual leisure centre cafe!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

I have been going to the Arc for excercise classes for around 6 years. I am a member and have seen first hand the recent change over from council run to a private company. Thankfully the staff are staying, however you can tell from them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank casasuzy
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

I have been swimming at the Arc Leisure Centre since April 2018 as part of a physical recovery after illness. I have therefore seen the change to the partnership with freedom leisure. I have found the original staff from the council helpful despite a period...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank kathyww1
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We have now been visiting this leisure centre on a weekly basis to swim. I can safely say this is the poorest leisure centre I have ever been to. The only reason we still use it, is purely because it is the most local. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
9  Thank Colden0
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Visited for a spin class in their new room last Saturday morning... the instructor obviously hated her job and barely spoke let alone exhibited any enthusiasm or encouragement. Not worth paying for.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank 2017rain
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Ordered a sandwich in the cafe after badminton! Will be the first and last time. Bread a little stale and not much filling.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank John H
Reviewed July 11, 2017

A great place to keep fit, friendly staff and helpful advice!! The recent re-furb has really made a good job of it and there's plenty of free parking.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Dick B
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

we have used this centre multiple times and have always the modern building clean and the staff excellent. no hesitation in recommending the facility. would always advise checking swim session times before travel, as the pool is used for lessons & clubs etc.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank David W
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

This centre is highly recommended. Perfect for all types of visitors. My family & I visited the ARC during the Easter holidays & went for a swim. Everything was great! Clean changing rooms, plenty of space, not cold, even better facilities & what was even...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank nazcaz06
Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is a great centre both for locals and visitors with a full range of activities both swimming and gym and fitness classes with great instructors and hard working staff. The pool is also used for clubs and lessons so check timetable before you go,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank R5755TEmichelled
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