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From Monday 21 October there will be changes to the opening hours @ Howden Park Centre


Area New Times & Info
Howden Park Centre

Monday - Thursday: 15.30 - 21.30
Friday & Saturday: 15.30 - 23.30
Sunday - Open for events/block bookings and shows.

Bookings and Classes will continue out with main opening hours. 
Facilities will be available for private hires out with main opening hours. 

Box Office
T: 01506 340700

Monday - Saturday 14.00 - 20.00 
Sunday - Closed 

Tickets are available to purchase online 24hrs here.

Cafe Bar The Cafe Bar will be available during shows, events and functions. Vending facilities will be available for coffee and snacks during opening main hours. 

Why are we making changes to our Opening Hours?

A recent review of our services has been completed including identifying times when the facilities are under used and demand is low. At Howden Park Centre, the new hours reflects when the Centre is most used - the evenings. The latest event programme is unaffected, and booked classes, shows and events will run as normal, including local youth group, Firefly Arts. The popular Christmas Panto - this year to be ‘Cinderella’ - is much anticipated, and new initiatives around theatre and dining offers will be launched.

Why the need to make these changes?

We are in a process of modernising our services in response to a combination of external forces, including increasing operational costs, and significant cuts to funding. The changes made are to safeguard our ability to continue to provide crucial cultural, sport, leisure and outdoor education facilities to the communities of West Lothian.

Did you know...

West Lothian Leisure is your local Community Leisure Trust and is a not-for-profit registered charity where every penny of profit is reinvested back into the organisation. No money is distributed to shareholders or any other parties.

Over £14 million has been reinvested back into the trust over the last 20 years to provide good quality services in West Lothian. West Lothian Leisure continually works with local partners, including West Lothian Council, NHS Lothian and West Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership, to improve the physical and mental health and wellbeing of the local community.

The Trust is one of the lowest publicly funded in the country, with 23% of income coming from West Lothian Council. Nationally, the average level of funding for leisure and culture trusts from their local Council is 47%.