Welcome to The Watershed.
Home of sport and leisure in Kilkenny since December 2008 and recipient of the National Quality Standard from Ireland Active since our first year in business, currently rated as ‘Outstanding’ in our category. More than just a leisure centre, we are a true community hub with a customer service ethic that is second to none.
We provide a host of indoor and outdoor sports facilities and swimming on both a pay as you go and membership basis. We can host your birthday party or sports event. We can provide a base for your club. We can teach you to swim.
Join us in our Coffee Dock where we serve delicious Nespresso coffee, tea, snacks and confectionary. Sample some of the protein snacks and shakes available from our vending machines or shop for swimwear and swim accessories and last minute essentials from our extensive range as an official 'Zoggs' retailer.
At the Watershed Kilkenny, we offer a wide range of facilities and services to enhance your lifestyle experience. Here are some highlights:
- Six-lane 400m running track with a full-size grass infield pitch
- Full-size Astroturf pitch
- Caged five-a-side pitch
- Indoor multi-sports arena
- Fully equipped gymnasium
- Aerobics studio
- 25m Fina standard swimming pool and health suite with sauna, jacuzzi, and steam room
- Learner pool and toddler pool with aqua play features
- Nespresso Coffee Dock with indoor and outdoor seating
- Zoggs Retail Zone
- Full disability access throughout the center
- Extensive fitness class timetable
- Range of 'live' and 'virtual' fitness classes held daily
- Exclusive Les Mills classes unique to The Watershed in Kilkenny
- Disabled parking
- Step free access into the building
- Wheelchair friendly areas and low-level reception desks
- Hearing loops installed at reception
- Lift to first floor
- Automatic front entrance doors
- Pool hoist
- Accessible toilets, showers and changing facilities
- Nonslip floors