The Time Capsule

100 Buchanan St, Coatbridge, ML5 1DL

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01236 449572

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General Opening Hours

Mon - Fri 7am to 10pm

Sat - Sun 7am to 10pm

Free Parking Available

To view the range of birthday parties available click here.

Water Park Opening Hours


Monday to Friday 1pm - 3pm (excluding school holidays which will be peak at all times)


Monday to Friday 3pm -8pm

Saturday and Sunday 10am - 8pm

All sessions are 90 minutes

Please Note: - The Time Capsule operates a Peak/Off Peak programme.

Off Peak generally corresponds to North Lanarkshire Council local school term time. This means reduced open hours and not all activities/features will be available.

Please Note: During Off Peak operating in the Waterpark the following features are in operation - Splashdown Island, Coral Cove, Kids Slide, Tsunami Pool (wave feature is not in operation until 3pm however).

For admissions policy click here


Gym Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 6am - 10pm

Saturday & Sunday: 7am - 8pm 

Click here to view: The Time Capsule Fitness Class Timetable


25m Swimming Pool, Sauna & Steam Room

CUSTOMER NOTICE - Please note that the steam room is currently closed due to a technical issue.  We hope to have it back open as soon as possible and We apologise for any inconvenience. 

We apologise for the disruption to public swimming sessions. This is due to the temporary closure of John Smith Pool in Airdrie for essential maintenance. We are working hard to rectify the issues and we hope to have the swimming timetable back to normal soon. In the meantime please click the document below for the full timetable.

25m Pool Timetable


Ice Rink Opening Hours

Public Sessions are at: 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm

Saturday Ice Disco: 6pm - 9pm

 *Sunday ice skating lessons - first public session is 12pm which will be half of the ice rink*


Soft Play Opening Hours

Monday to Sunday: 9am - 7pm

Children with a membership get free Soft Play use Monday to Friday 9.30am - 6pm (excluding School Holidays).

Monklands Disabled Swimming Club 

Do you have disability or impairment and want to improve your health? Or are you interested in swimming in competition, then Monklands Disabled Swimming Club is here for you.  This long running club is looking for new members and volunteers. 

The club session is on a Wednesday from 8.15pm to 9.30pm, and will start again on the 1st February 2017. If you are interested in joining or want more details, then email

Alternatively, if you leave your contact details with the Time Capsule someone from the club will be in touch.


The Time Capsule offers members a host of health and fitness facilities including cardio and weight resistance equipment in the gym and both training and fun swimming pools to fulfill your leisure and fitness needs.

Try the awesome Tornado Tantrum, the only indoor water ride in Scotland where four people can travel together! Don’t miss Splashdown Island with its huge tipping water bucket, powerful water cannons and randomly activated water spouts. Ride the 100m long speed Storm Chasers, Thunder and Lightning with their amazing twisting twin flumes, and then test your strength and endurance in the Tsunami wave pool. After all that, float down Riptide River, a lazy river with a Rapid ending! For younger children...Coral Cove is our safe and sheltered section for parents with tiny tots.

Climb out of the water, have a quick change and a enjoy a bite to eat at the Beach or Waterfall café then wrap up and get skating at our ice rink. We’ve got Penguins for hire for little ones on the ice and skates to hire for adults and children. Release your inner Torvill and Dean by gliding gracefully across the ice or just focus on staying upright!



Want to find out about more Reward opportunities in North Lanarkshire then check out Young Scot Rewards.

You can collect Reward points for participating in positive activities in North Lanarkshire from volunteering, attending classes like NL Leisure Teenfit, completing surveys and much more….  All you need is your Young Scot Card

There are also opportunities for you to claim Reward experiences like a Family passes to the Time Capsule.  

For more information visit Young Scot Rewards or check out NL Youth Work on Facebook or Twitter.



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