The Time Capsule

100 Buchanan St, Coatbridge, ML5 1DL

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01236 449572

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General Opening Hours

Opening hours differ for each area, please check below for opening hours of our waterpark, 25m pool, health suite, gym, ice rink and soft play area.

Free Parking Available

Flume Closure - The Yellow Lightning Flume & Tantrum will be closed until further notice. The Thunder flume will operate as usual.



Normal Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 4pm - 8pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 8pm

All sessions are 90 minutes

All activities/features will be available at all times.

During the NL school holidays, we will be open from 10am – 8pm


Please note there is strictly no photography permitted within the venue and no external food should be brought into the venue.

For full admissions policy click here

Flume Height Restrictions are:

Tornado Tantrum – Must be 1.2m tall and 8 years old or over.

Storm Chaser Flumes – For the Larger Flume you must be 1.2m tall and 8 years old or over. For the Smaller Flume, must be over 4 years old and accompanied by an adult.


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 - The 25m pool will be closed to the public on Monday's and Thursday’s from 7pm - 7.45pm until further notice. 

Time Capsule 25m Pool Timetable


Health Suite Opening Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 6.30am - 8pm.

Wednesday: 6.30am - 7pm.

Sat & Sun: 7am - 8pm.


Soft Play Opening Hours

Monday to Sunday: 10am - 7pm

Children with a membership get free Soft Play use Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm (excluding School Holidays).


Ice Rink Opening Hours

For Ice Skating enquiries, please email



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. 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.

The Time Capsule is home to Scotland's waterpark where you can 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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About NL Leisure

NL Leisure is a registered Scottish charity, regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). The purpose of NL Leisure is to deliver sport, recreational, health improving and social welfare services to the community of North Lanarkshire. NL Leisure is a not for profit company (NPDO) which is limited by guarantee.

NL Leisure's vision is to provide exceptional customer service and value for money experience through the provision of a range of high quality sport, recreational and health improving activities




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