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Open: All Year:
   Saturday & Sunday, 9am to 5pm
(closed on select days over Christmas Holidays)
   Monday - Friday, 9am to 10pm
Price: (Resident discount card scheme available.)
Location: Pulrose, near Douglas


In 1928, 23 acres were acquired to make King George V Park. A public recreation grounds and playing fields for the town of Douglas.

In 1991, the Isle of Man Department of Tourism and Transport were given part of the site to build the National Sports Centre. A fully equipped building and grounds to handle many of the athletic needs for the island. Nearby the main building is King George V Stadium which holds a synthetic track of 400m with 6 lanes, 8 lane straight.


In Pulrose, near Douglas on the east side of the island.

By Vehicle:
Travel to Douglas and then follow signs to Pulrose.

By Bus:
Plan your journey with our Bus and Rail Timetables.

By Railway:
By Electric Railway, take the trams heading to Douglas. Then walk along the promenade to town to Lords Street. Continue along Lords Street as it turns into Peel Road and then continue on it to Pulrose, about a mile.
(Note: It is a long walk, there are always buses and in the summer a regular service by the Horse Drawn Trams.)

By Steam Railway, take the train to Douglas and then walk along Peel Road to Pulrose, about a mile away.

National Sports Centre
Groves Road
Isle of Man
Tel: +44 (0) 1624 688588

The Site

Facilities Include:
  • A competition short course swimming pool & leisure pool with 2 flumes & water features
  • A full size sports hall & a 4 court secondary sports hall
  • The Fitness Zone gym & spa suite
  • A 5 rink indoor bowling facility
  • A 6 court squash facility
  • An 8 lane athletics track & field facility
  • An all weather synthetic pitch

Using the National Sports Centre

This is a large and modern building with a range of facilities. Information on the halls and sports of the NSC. Prices change seasonally. Call for the latest times and prices. There are special rates for island residents, full details and forms can be obtained from the NSC reception desk.

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