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Whatever your fitness goals, the gym at Barking Sporthouse and Gym has all the facilities needed to help you achieve them. 

Our fully equipped, 200 station gym is split over 3 levels, offering a range of fitness equipment for everyone. From cardiovascular machines, such as treadmills and rowers, to resistance equipment, free weights, 8 Olympic lifting platforms, dedicated stretching areas and fitness aids such as Swiss balls, TRX and VIPR's.

Book your workout via the Better UK app or online here.

Book your workout online

For more information on how to book, visit our step by step guide here.


Weekly fitness class programmes take place in the Barking Sporthouse and Gym studio and Group Cycle Zone.

Activities vary throughout the week to provide you with a range of exercises to target the entire body. 

Our fitness classes are open to all; beginners, intermediates and experts. View our timetable on the Better UK app.

Book your workout via the Better UK app or online here.

Book online

For more information on how to book, visit our step by step guide here.

Trampoline and Play Park

The Better Trampoline and Play Park at Barking Sporthouse and Gym includes a foam pit, dodgeball, free jump area, giant battle beam foam pit and basketball.

Visit the activities page and timetable for all the information and details on how to book.

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Sports Hall

The sports hall can cater for a number of activities such as:

  • 5 badminton courts
  • 1 handball court
  • 1 netball court
  • 1 futsal pitch



With 14 features to get your adrenaline pumping try to tackle the big climb with our range of walls:

  • Ice castle
  • X2 race to the top
  • Corner climb
  • Going loopy
  • Lightning strike
  • Luna landing
  • Planetarium
  • Wheely fun
  • Commando
  • Mirror image
  • Step Tower
  • Parabolic Slide

Clip and climb has many features to choose from, why not experience a new high and achieve that that race to the top, to book a session download the better UK app.

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Better Skatepark at Barking Sporthouse and Gym offers a new and exciting way for all age groups to participate in sport.

The skate park offers over 900 square metres of skate ramp terrain, with a beginners area, street zone with ledges, ‘flat bars’ and ‘Euro-gaps’, and London’s first key-hole Birchwood bowl.

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Soft Play

The soft play area is for under 8 years and has a range of play areas:

  • Ball pit with interactive air feature
  • Under 2’s play area
  • Monster Under 8’s play zone
  • Slides
  • Play cottage

Soft play area is a safe environment that contains a wide range of colourful, interesting and stimulating equipment, for little ones to learn and play.

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Outside Basketball Court

The Barking Sporthouse and Gym outdoor basketball courts are available for sports specific use.

Please note that they are not floodlit. 

For facility hire and event bookings please speak to a member of staff at reception to find out more.


Better Coffee Corner

Whether it’s a place to meet friends for a catch up, or grabbing something pre or post workout, our cafe has everything you need. From delicious coffees, to deep-filled paninis, healthy snacks to wholesome meals, we've got something for everyone.

At Better Coffee Corner, we pride ourselves on trading with strong ethical commitments, from serving Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee, to FairTrade Tea and selling water that donates to Water Aid. We even donate 2p from every hot drink we sell to our very own GLL Sports Foundation, to help talented young athletes achieve sporting success.

Venue & Rehearsal Space

We have 1 large studio available to hire.