Talks to save hundreds of jobs at three leisure centres in Denbighshire have failed.
In a statement, Clwyd Leisure announced that Rhyl's Sun Centre and Prestatyn's Nova and Indoor Bowls Centre will be closed with immediate effect.
They said negotiations with Denbighshire County Council over transferring staff had finished with no way the jobs could be saved.
They added that an insolvency practitioner to co-ordinate the closure of the Company.
"It is with great regret that the Directors have had to make this decision and they thank all their dedicated staff for their efforts and all our loyal customers who have supported us through-out these difficult past months."