...and what it may be spent on

  • A gift will help increase the sustainability of this anchor community facility and help maintain the vital services and activities it provides for all age ranges of people living within the communities of Islay & Jura.
  • Islay & Jura have very few public facilities and we must look after & protect those we do have
  • The Mactaggart Leisure Centre is a stand alone charity and must generate its own income
  • To help train new life guards & swimming instructors enabling children to learn to swim
  • Maintain rookies junior lifeguard club teaching children lifesaving skills for themselves and others
  • To heat swim pool water to 32’C for our “zero gravity” Aquacare warm water therapy session helping people with disabilities maintain fitness & independence

  • Continue Chit Chat Support Hub which provides emotional and practical support for people with long term conditions
  • Continue lunch club for older people and increase social contact in later life
  • Continue to provide vocational training, work experience and employment opportunities
  • To help maintain & upgrade the  leisure centre, swimming pool & engineering plant
  • Meet high energy, health & safety staffing, chemical & repair & maintenance costs
  • Ensure there is a high quality “wet weather” facility to support Islay & Jura’s important tourist business.


Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions, or would like to know more about leaving a gift in your will.

You can contact our friendly Gifts in Wills team on 01496 810 924 or

email info@mactaggartleisurecentre.co.uk