Gym and Fitness

Aura manages four fitness suites at Buckley, Deeside, Flint and Mold Leisure Centres. The fitness suites facilities are suitable for all ages (over 13 years) and fitness levels, including disabled customers.

The facilities include cardiovascular equipment such as treadmills, cross-trainers, bikes, steppers and rowing machines and a range of resistance machines for all muscle groups. Our fitness suites use state of the art ‘Technogym’ equipment featuring:

  • iPod docking stations
  • Easy to use ‘Guide Me’ technology
  • Personal TV Screens
  • Music and interactive games while you exercise
Afon Spa

Afon Spa

Here at Afon Spa we provide the perfect destination for you to escape stress and discover tranquility.

We aim to restore calm whilst creating unforgettable experiences for everyone who walks through the spa doors. By the time you walk back out you’ll be feeling fresh and rejuvenated.

The Spa Experience consists of eight individual heat and sensory experiences and a Rest and Relaxation room with comfy beanbags.

  • Ice Fountain
  • Feature Showers
  • Reflexology Footbaths
  • Spa Pool
  • Aroma Steam Room
  • Salt Grotto
  • Crystal Steam Room
  • Herbal Sauna

At Afon Spa we offer a range of treatments:

  • Body Treatments
  • Facials
  • Hands & Feet
  • Waxing & Tinting
  • Treatments for Men
  • Teen Spa
  • Spa Experience
  • Pamper Days
Ice Rink

Ice Rink

Deeside leisure centre is the national centre for ice sports in Wales, the centre boasts an Olympic sized ice pad and caters for a variety of activities including:

Multi Sports Clubs

Skate Park

Aura’s Skate Park is the first indoor Extreme Sports arena in Wales and one of the largest of its type in Europe.

  • 1,452 square metre indoor wooden ramp area providing facilities for skateboarders, BMX riders and in-line skaters

Aura runs a Wheeled Sports session every Saturday in 6 weeks bundles for u’8s, 8-12 and 12-16 year olds, these sessions consist of Scootering, BMX, Skateboarding and Inline Skating.

Ten Pin


The Jade Jones Pavilion Flint is a regional indoor bowling centre and multi-purpose leisure centre which caters for a host of sport and recreation activities. The Centre’s facilities include;

  • 8 lane ten pin bowling alley
  • 4 lane flat green bowling rink


Aura Swimming Pools operate the ‘Aqua Passport’ Learn to Swim Scheme.

Devised by Swim Wales in association with Sport Wales, and supported by the Welsh Government, this innovative scheme is a key element in the plan to get every child in Wales swimming confidently by the age of 11. The vision is for today’s children to enjoy swimming and water-based activities for the rest of their lives, resulting in a healthier nation.

Aqua Passport represents a seamless pathway from a baby’s first experience in the water with an adult, to children who are competent swimmers fully equipped to continue with aquatic activities for the rest of their lives.

Across the Aura sites they offer alternative swimming & water activities:

  • Pool Inflatable Fun
  • Kayak
  • Snorkelling
  • Water polo
  • Mermaid Fun
  • Rookies
  • Stars and Turns
  • Stroke technique
  • Family Swim
  • Public Swim
Aura Football

Aura Football

The Aura football Programme is designed to promote fun football based games and activities for both boys and girls between the ages of 5-13 years old. The programme looks to build children’s confidence, social skills, football skills and understanding.

As part of the programme we offer the following session;

  • Half Term Football Camps
  • Under 5s Sessions
  • 5-7yr old sessions
  • 1-2-1 coaching
  • 2-2-1 coaching
  • 4-2-1/Group sessions
  • After School Clubs
  • Festivals & Tournaments
  • 6 week Development class
Holiday Clubs

Holiday Clubs

Summer Holiday Club Programme

Aura Holiday Clubs are available across all 4 leisure centres and ages vary from 4 to 16 years depending on activity and facility. The holiday club staff will take the children through a variety of activities that are on offer, please see below what each leisure centre has to offer:

Deeside Leisure Centre

  • Ice skating
  • Skate Park
  • Dodgeball
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Tennis
  • Floorball (Indoor Ice Hockey)
  • Football Camp
  • Netball Camp
  • Basketball Camp

Jade Jones Pavilion

  • Kidz Club
  • Soft Play
  • Ten Pin Bowling

Buckley Leisure Centre

  • Multi-sport and fun games
  • Football Camp

Mold Leisure Centre

  • Tennis
  • Football
  • Little Dragons
  • Stay and Play
Multi Sports Clubs

Sport specific & multi-sport clubs

Across all centres we offer a range of sport specific activities for children and adults as well as multi-sport clubs for children. These sessions are designed to fulfil a gap in the market and provide customers with the opportunity to take part in a variety of sport. The sessions are coached led and structured:

  • Warm up
  • Skills
  • Fun games
  • Matches
  • Cool down

Birthday Parties

Across our 4 leisure centres we offer a range of birthday parties at Deeside, Jade Jones, Mold and Buckley. Each centre offers specific parties to fit the facilities on offer.

Deeside Leisure Centre

  • Bouncy Castle Parties
  • Skate park Party
  • Supercool Ice Party
  • Pamper parties at Afon Spa
  • Premiership Football Party

Jade Jones Pavilion

  • Ten Pin Bowling Parties
  • Family/Group Parties
  • Soft Play Party
  • Out of Hours Party
  • Pool Inflatable

Buckley & Mold Leisure Centre

  • Pool Parties
  • Bouncy Castle Party
Soft Play

Soft Play

The Jade Jones Pavilion in Flint hosts a children’s adventure soft play area which has been named Pirates of the Pavilion by local primary school children.

This exciting facility includes a four metre wavy slide, dizzy disc spinner, walk of fear rope bridge, mirror maze, ball pool, sensory zone, toddlers area, octopus lair, ball cannon, biff bash bags, café area and dedicated baby changing room.