Oldham Recommends

Sports and fitness centres

Oldham Leisure Centre,

Middleton Road

LOCATED right in the middle of the town centre, it offers members a customer-designed gym with more than 80 stations, using the latest technology as well as a dedicated spin studio for those who want to push their cycling a little further. Its 25 metre eight-lane swimming pool, plus separate learner pool, sits under a generous viewing balcony. There is also an eight-court sports hall for people to take part in a vast range of sports, from badminton, netball, football, cricket and table tennis. The centre has free parking for members and a Revolve Café to relax in. Join online at www.oclactive.co.uk

Royton Leisure Centre,

Park Street

BOASTS facilities second to none in the area. Its 80-station gym has in-built entertainment systems, in addition to health monitoring functions and more interactive ways to enjoy a workout. Visitors can also book personal training sessions for extra help and support. A dedicated spin studio offers the latest generation bikes, plus sound responsive disco lighting, adding atmosphere and intensity to workouts. Royton’s two studios means members can enjoy the most popular exercise classes, including Zumba, Bodytone, Pilates, Les Mills, Yoga and many more. Join online at www.oclactive.co.uk

Failsworth Sports Centre,

Brierley Avenue

Here, in the gym members have access to more than 60 gym stations offering a wide range of cardio and resistance training, all supported by our fully qualified instructors.

The gym also has air conditioning, dedicated work out zones, a four-screen entertainment suite and a large free weights area and functional training zone. There’s also a modern 25 metre, four-lane pool swimming pool is sure to make a splash, providing plenty of space and a comfortable environment for all levels of swimmers. There are a wide range of classes, activities and sessions for all ages and abilities, in addition to adult and children’s swimming lessons, all year round. Join online at www.oclactive.co.uk

Saddleworth Pool & Leisure Centre

Station Road

AN air conditioned gym has more than 50 state-of-the-art stations many of which feature integrated TVs. With a selection of cardio, resistance and free weights, members can be sure to find a workout plan that suits them. A team of instructors are on hand to pass on trips and advice. If swimming is your thing, there’s a 25 metre three-lane swimming pool and multiple pool exercise classes to choose from each week. The pool also offers public swim sessions suitable for all ages and abilities, parent and baby classes for little ones and lane swim, ideal for fitness and perfecting techniques. Join online at www.oclactive.co.uk

Chadderton Wellbeing Centre,

Burnley Street

THERE is a range of cardio and resistance equipment as well as a collection of free weights and designated zones for warm up and cool down which augment a gym boasting 45 stations.

The gym uses leading cardio and resistance equipment from Technogym, featuring popular machines such as bikes and Run Now treadmills, which have a cushioned surface for a more natural running experience. There’s also a 25-metre swimming pool with seven generous lanes and a spectator area. And there’s a sauna room too. Join online at www.oclactive.co.uk