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Gym

Gym

Set your personal goals – and smash them. Our aim is to create a great training experience and motivate you to achieve more.

Welcome to your gym experience

Our brand-new, cutting-edge gym is due to open in March 2021. At the moment, you can work out in our temporary gym at our North Sports Hall. It is a fantastic and fun environment to help you on your fitness journey – no matter what your level of fitness. 

The spacious gym floor combines a large cardio area with a well-equipped free weights zone.

We highly recommend that you book a time slot to work out at our gym. This guarantees you a space. 

Free weights lined up on rack

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following facilities will be unavailable in the gym until further notice:

  • toilets
  • changing rooms
  • showers
  • lockers  

These facilities are available in our new sports centre, but we encourage all participants to come ready to train. 

Gym session timetable

Currently, you need to book a slot to guarantee a space in the gym. 

Our gym time slots start from 28 September

1-hour gym sessions are available at the following times:

Weekday time slots 

  • Morning 07.15, 08.30, 09.45, 11.00
  • Afternoon  12.15, 13.30, 14.45, 16.00
  • Evening 17.15, 18.30, 19.45, 21.00

Weekend time slots 

  • Morning – 09.00, 10.15, 11.30
  • Afternoon – 12.45, 14.00, 15.15, 16.30
  • Evening – 17.45, 19.00, 20.15 (45 minutes)

Gym bookings

You can check availability and book your gym sessions, via our app, in person at the Sport and Fitness Centre reception, or over the phone on 0191 208 7225.

Our booking system will limit the numbers in our gym and make your workout experience safe and relaxed.

Top tips to get the most out of your gym experience

  • pre-booking your gym session is strongly recommended as this guarantees your spot
  • you can pre-book 1, 1-hour gym session per day
  • gym sessions can be booked 14 days in advance
  • gym sessions will be 60 minutes in duration and the gym will close for 15 minutes between each hourly session for cleaning
  • members who have not shown up for their workout 15 minutes after the beginning of their booking will be refused entry
  • as you enter please ensure you swipe in with your smartcard at the gym reception desk for Track and Trace and to avoid any no show charges
  • "Turn Up and Train Gym Entry" – You can work out without booking, but with capacity limits, you will only be allowed entry if there is space. A booking guarantees your spot. Check our app to see maximum capacity and the expected busy sessions. This will allow you to drop in at quieter times for additional gym sessions