Swimming

Swimming is great at any age.  Whether you want to improve your technique, get fit, meet new friends, compete or have fun, you're sure to find a pool session that you'll love.

This new facility has two impressive pools. One 25m, 8 lane swimming pool, suitable for everything from swimming lessons, play sessions and regional competitions and a 17m x 8m state-of-the-art studio pool with moveable floor offering the ability to offer sessions requiring differing depths from baby and toddler sessions to aqua classes.

Gym

Our fully equipped, air-conditioned gym offers a range of fitness equipment for everyone. Our members can choose from cardiovascular machines such as treadmills and rowers, resistance equipment including free weights and dedicated stretching areas and fitness aids such as Swiss balls.

For a fitness programme tailored to your needs, just ask a Better fitness instructor and they'll be happy to put together a workout to suit you and follow up with a complimentary re-focus session.

Personal Training

Our personal trainers provide exercise programmes for all areas of general fitness, and are there to give you all the motivation and support you need to achieve your goals.

Your trainer will design a progressive training workout just for you. They'll select the appropriate loads, reps, sets and sequence of exercises, ensuring your time is best spent, giving much better results than if you were training alone. They'll also offer nutritional and lifestyle advice.

Workouts will be challenging, educational yet fun, and hopefully you'll find the experience has a positive effect on your whole life!

All Better personal trainers have REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals) level 3 qualifications or equivalent, which is the required national standard.

Sports Hall

The Sports Hall is a multi-sport arena featuring 6 badminton size courts. The hall can be divided up into a variety of different combinations to suit an array of different sports and activities. Also meaning that various activities can take place at the same time. Event seating for up to 200  people is also available.

Creche

Creche Play & Learn for under 5's gives you the chance to take part in leisure activities, knowing your children are well-cared for. You can leave your child for up to 2 hours. Booking is essential and places are limited so we are afraid any no-shows (including Prepaid members) will result in the full charge being made.

Our Creche Play & Learn is Ofsted registered. This means that the Creche is regulated and inspected to ensure the care of the children who attend is of an excellent standard.

Opening Times

Wednesday - Friday 9.15am to 12.15am

TERM TIME ONLY 

 

Climbing

PLACES NOW AVAILABLE

Climbing is a valuable skill, the perfect way to get an all-round workout and great fun too. We've a wide range of activities to suit everyone regardless of your age or fitness level and if you've never climbed before, we can take you through every step of the way.

The artificial climbing structure is 9m high x 13m wide and manufactured to create a replica rock finish. Featuring 11 protected lines for lead climbing and top roping the wall caters for beginners, intermediate and advanced climbers with a 600mm slab and 1000mm overhang complete with natural features such as pockets, cracks, crimps and tufas. There are approximately 700 holds with 2 routes set per belay.

All classes can be booked here online, and prices include equipment hire.

£87.75 for 9 sessions

Little Rockers 4-5 years

Rock Hoppers 6-8 years

Rock Stars 9-16 years

Taster sessions available during school holidays £11.95 (holiday climbing)

book online

Birthday Parties

We offer a wide range of affordable, themed birthday party packages and because we do all the work it leaves you to relax and enjoy your child's birthday without the hassle of all the clearing up. Choose from one of the following great parties options:-

  • Football Party
  • Sports Party
  • Toddlers World Party

Price per head £9.25 minimum booking 10 children. Contact reception for further details or to book your party.

50+ Activities

Group Exercise

Monday

9.30am to 10.25am Aerobics (Young at Heart)

10.30am to 11.25am Aerobics (Young at Heart)

Tuesday

10.40am to 11.35am Dance Aerobics (Line Dancing)

Wednesday

10.40am to 11.35am Zumba Club

Friday

10.40am to 11.35am Zumba Club

Badminton

Monday 10:00-12:00

Thursday 10:00-12:00

Friday 10:00-14:00

A partner isn't required as the session operates on a rotational basis with varying partners and abilities.

 

Toddlers World

A fun-filled, soft 'n' squidgy environment with innovative play sessions to challenge and stimulate children between the ages of 6 months to under 5 years.
Parental supervision required.

Opening Times

Monday 10.00am to 12.00pm

Wednesday 10.00am to 12.00pm

Friday 10.00am to 12.00pm

TERM TIME ONLY

 

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Back to Netball

Our back to netball sessions are suitable for complete beginners or for those who haven't played for a while.

Thursdays 7.00pm - 8.15pm

*As of 19th September 2017, sessions will now take place Tuesday 7:00 - 8:15pm*

Suitable for anyone over 16 years

£3.50 per session

 

Sauna and Steam

The sauna and steam suite is located next door to the swimming pool within the pool change complex. It is a mixed facility therefore swimming costumes must be worn at all times.

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Basketball

We have drop in sessions for mixed basketball for people aged 14 years and over. These casual, fun sessions are suitable for all standards from complete beginners to those who have played before. No need to book just turn up.

Mixed Basketball Wednesday 7pm to 8.15pm £3.50 per session

 

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Swim Fit Activate Plus

Swimmers at The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre will become some of the first in the UK to try the new Swimfit Activate+ group sessions, developed by swimming experts at the ASA.

After witnessing the world’s greatest sporting event right here on our doorstep, swimmers at The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre can now witness a world leading workout programme right here in the Centre. Inspired by the structure of a gym programme, Swimfit is a fun and effective way to get fit and tone up by following motivating sessions delivered by qualified instructors on poolside.

Swimfit Activate+ group sessions take place on Tuesdays 8pm to 9pm. We also offer SwimFit Teen Activate+ which takes place on Wednesdays between 7pm to 8.30pm. The sessions are free for members and are priced at £5.15 for non members.

No need to book just turn up.

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No Strings Badminton

We have drop-in sessions for badminton for different ages and mixed abilities. Learn the rules and techniques involved in this fun yet fast and exciting game. Tuesday 5pm to 6pm for everyone Tuesday 6pm to 7pm for people aged 16 years and above Equipment provided free of charge, £3.70 per person