|Leisure & Amenities|
Marple Library - The library is situated in Memorial Park and was constructed in 1974. It occupies two floors and includes exhibition facilities, meeting room and study room. Telephone: 0161 217 6009. Open times are:
Monday 10.00am – 7.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 7.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 1.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm
Follow this link to the Council site to check these details.
Storytime: Every Tuesday 2pm - 2.30pm
Reading Group: First Monday in the month 6.45pm - 7.45pm (If you wish to join, please contact Library Staff).Marple Library Memorial Park Marple Stockport SK6 6BA Tel: 0161 217 6009 Text: 07624 805 621 Web: http://www.stockport.gov.uk/libraries
Swimming Pool / Life Leisure Marple -
Stockport Road, Marple, Stockport, SK6 6AA
Located in the heart of Marple, Life Leisure Marple has facilities and activities for all the family. Facilities include:
Children's Classes & Activities
Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons
In addition to general gym and aerobics classes, Life Leisure Marple offers personal training and a number of specialized fitness courses. For more information view the fitness class timetable which runs both at this centre and at the Marple 6th Form College Campus. Alternatively, why not drop in for a look around or call a member of our team on 0161 427 7070.
The centre is also home to Marple Swimming Club.
|Monday - Friday
7.30am - 4.00pm
7.30am – 5.00pm
Check here for latest information
Click the link below for the on-line version of the Swimming Pool timetable:
Swimming Pool Timetable
War Memorial Park - Memorial park covers approximately 14 acres in the centre of Marple. It includes within its grounds the Public Library, the Clinic and Child Health Centre and the Council Offices which are located in the former home of Thomas Carver, Hollins House. Close to the Library is a fenced play area for young children.
There is a War Memorial in remembrance of the Marple dead from World Wars I & II and a number other historical features which have been relocated to the park. These include the sundial from Marple Hall, the headstone from Oldknow's Mill and the village stocks from near the Ring o' Bells public house.
The Marple Website host the web site of Friends of Marple Memorial Park
- Brabyns Park is the
largest park in Marple, being over 90 acres in area. It consists of parkland, playing
fields and woodland, and is bordered on one side by the Peak Forest Canal and on the other
two sides by the River Goyt.
The Middlewood Way - The Middlewood Way offers a variety of recreational
opportunities, including walking, cycling, horse riding, birdwatching and picnicking. For
horse riders the Way offers a traffic-free ride all the way from Marple to Bollington,
along the specially constructed bridleway. The way is also open to cyclists and provides
the ideal opportunity for a quiet and enjoyable family outing. Picnic sites exist at
various points along the trail and cycle hire is available from Grimshaw Lane,
The "New Horizons" is a purpose built narrow boat run by the Stockport Canal Boat Trust and offers day trips and short holidays for people with handicaps or disabilities around the canals of North West England. The boat, which operates out of Marple, was commissioned by the Prince of Wales in 1981 and carries more than 1000 disabled people and their helpers some 1500 miles each year over the canal system.