Aberfan Community Centre

The Aberfan and Merthyr Vale Community Centre was officially opened in 1973 and has a long history of providing excellent sports and social facilities to all.

Ideally located in the centre of the village, Aberfan & Merthyr Vale Community  Centre offers a wide range of facilities and activities for all abilities. So whether you want an energetic workout in one of our 2 fitness suites, a leisurely dip in the pool or to just enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee in our Cafe; there’s something for everyone!

Health & Fitness

Well equipped, modern, air conditioned and with a user friendly environment, this is the ideal place to start your fitness regime! 

The Gym hosts a range of state-of-the-art Technogym CV and Resistance machines, all of which are fully equipped with an audio visual system which allows you to watch what you select on each individual machine; just plug your headphones and watch the program of your choice.

Away from the main fitness area, the Free Weights Zone is an open, well-lit environment offering a superb range of equipment for a thorough weight training programme.

Our friendly staff are fully qualified to offer an induction to show you how to use the equipment safely and to offer advice about achieving the results you’re aiming for!

COVID GUIDELINES

As well as an enhanced cleaning schedule we do ask that our customer also clean down any equipment used with the wipes provided.

Mask do not need to be worn whilst exercising, but mask do need to be worn when entering and exiting the building.

Pool

Aberfan and Merthyr Vale Community Centre’s pool is 25 x 10m swimming pool.

All our swim sessions must now be pre-booked either by calling us or by booking online or through our app (iScuba). Sessions are bookable 7 days in advance. 

Swim Sessions are FREE for monthly memberships and £4 for pay-as-you-go. Children and the over 60’s swim for FREE!

Children and the over 60’s can now swim for FREE.

Children 8 years and under must be accompanied by an adult in the pool (one-one). 

Other Activities

Our Main Hall has the capacity for various activities, such as Badminton, Football and much, much more…

Food & Drink

Darganfod Catering

Our café provides a varied menu with a range of light bites, main meals (including a children’s menu) and refreshments.

So whether you are looking for a place to grab a quick cuppa or meet with friends over lunch we’ve got something for everyone.

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    Swimming

    Aberfan and Merthyr Vale Community Centre’s pool is a 25 x 10m swimming pool.

    pool timetable

    Classes

    WellbeingFitness offers a wide range of classes for all fitness levels. All classes can be booked up to seven days in advance either online, on the phone or through our app – search for “iScuba” in your app store of choice.

    class timetable

    Opening Times:

    DayTimes
    Monday06.15-18.00
    Tuesday08.30-18.00
    Wednesday06.15-18.00
    Thursday0.30-18.00
    Friday06.15-18.00
    Saturday09.00-16.00
    Sunday08.30-16.00

    Contact Details

    Address:
    Aberfan & Merthyr Vale Community Centre
    Pantglas Road
    Aberfan
    Merthyr Tydfil
    CF48 4QE

    Telephone: (01685) 727 362

    Email: aberfan&merthyrvalecc@merthyr.gov.uk

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