Be inspired, get motivated and challenge yourself in our gym at Better, Ships and Castles Leisure Centre!

After a refurbishment that involved upgrading the gym and our equipment, we now have multiple Technogym™ workout stations, Fixed Resistance machinary and a Free Weights area.

Opening Hours

Day Open Close
Mondays to Fridays 7am 9.30pm
Saturdays 8am 5pm
Sundays 8am 5pm






The Cardiovascular machines here at Ships & Castles Leisure Centre is connection to the internet, therefore members can use the Technogym App to track their progress.

You will find the following CV stations ready and waiting for you at Ships & Castles Leisure Centre...

  • Teadmills
  • Concept 2 Rowers
  • Cross Trainers
  • Bikes
  • Steppers 
  • Vario
  • Arm ergo

Do you spot something listed that you're perhaps unfamilar with?

Dont worry, your Fitness Instructor will talk you through the CV machines during your induction.




We have an extensive range of resistance machines in place here at Ships & Castles Leisure Centre, including the following;

  • Dual Adjustable Pulley (DAP)
  • Dip and Chin Assist 
  • Leg Curl
  • Vertical Traction
  • Low Row
  • Leg Extension
  • Leg Press
  • Chest Press
  • Shoulder Press
  • Pectoral Machine 


We have a range of various free weights to help you meet your fitness goals including:

  • Plates 1.25kg - 20kg
  • Rack of Dumbbells 1kg - 10kg
  • Dumbbells 10kg - 32kg
  • 20kg Barbell

If you have never used free weights before but feel this is something you would like to try, our Fitness Team are on hand to help give advice, assist or spot you!