The Rhayader Leisure Centre is centrally located in Rhayader and offers Health and Fitness facilities, swimming pool and conference facilities.
Rhayader Leisure Centre
Fitness Suite - This state of the art facility is fully air conditioned, with 22 individual pieces of equipment including cardiovascular and resistance workouts and free weights.
The Main Hall - The main hall in the centre is a spacious 20 x 10 metres and is used for fitness classes, badminton, childrens parties, concerts, sales, discos and many other events.
Squash Courts - Two glass backed squash courts. Raquets are available for hire.
Swimming Pool - A 20m leisure swimming pool with integral jacuzzi. The Pool can be reserved for childrens parties, and activities and lessons can be booked through the centre.
Waun Capel Park
Children’s play area, bowling green, multi-use games area including basketball, tennis and floodlit five-a-side football pitch. Situated next to the River Wye providing an excellent picnic spot and play area.
This is Rhayader’s premier play facility. It is located in the town’s Waun Capel Park that lies next to the River Wye. As well as the play area the park also includes a kick about grassed area that lies adjacent to the play area,tennis courts, bowling green, basket ball court and 5 a side football pitch.There is also a camping and a touring/static caravan park lying just to the north of the Waun Capel Park and the Park is linked to the Wye Valley Walk which runs through the site.
Access to the site is by foot only and is only accessible to the disabled visitor via the Wye Valley Walk which enters the site via a riverside footpath. Other pedestrian access can be gained from the town, but this is via steeply sloping pathways that lead down into the park.
The items of play on site include; Multiple sets of swings, a see-saw- various springies, a slide, a bucket spinner, climbing frame and a multi play item. There are also seats and a picnic table available for use.