The Watershed (Sport and Leisure Complex) | Kilkenny Tourism

The Watershed (Sport and Leisure Complex)


The Watershed,
Bothar Natounish Road,

Tel: 056 7734620
Fax: 056 7734626

GPS: 52.638558, -7.235600

For Fitness, for Leisure, for Family Fun - The Watershed is THE sports and leisure facility in Kilkenny and one of Ireland's finest.

Non-members are welcome to the enjoy the extensively equipped Pool and Fitness Gym facilities where you can take a dip in the 25m Fina Standard Swimming Pool and follow this with a visit to the Health Suite with Sauna, Steam Room and Jacuzzi.  Or perhaps work out for fitness or pleasure in our Gym where an experienced staff member will be on hand to offer instruction and advice.

Swimming in Kilkenny at The Watershed

Young children will love the Toddler Fun Pool with aqua play features and The Watershed also run a popular Multi-Activity Camp programme specially developed for children of primary school age,  throughout the school holiday periods - the ideal way to keep your children active and entertained while you take part in some local retail therapy or sightseeing.

Drop in and visit The Watershed, relax with a Nespresso and a snack and sample the atmosphere. The Watershed is accredited with the prestigious Ireland Active industry standard White Flag Award since 2010.  Check Facebook ( or the website for further information

Gym in Kilkenny at The Watershed

Facilities include:

  • 25m 6 lane FINA swimming pool
  • 5m learner pool
  • Kiddies fun pool
  • Health Suite
  • 400m running track
  • 4 Astroturf pitches
  • 1 full size grass soccer pitch
  • Easy access, free parking
  • 13,000 sq. ft multi-sports arena
  • 3,200 sq. ft state of the art gym
  • 1,6000 sq. ft aerobics studio
  • Broad range of health and fitness classes