Our fully equipped, 100 station gym has the latest Technogym equipment and has free available wifi. Equipment includes cardiovascular machines, resistance, free weights, functional space and stretching areas.

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Swimming Pool

Our brand-new state-of-the-art swimming pools include a 25m, 6-lane pool. The pool is perfect for Lane and fitness swimming, family swimming, local schools and Better Swim School lessons.

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We have 3 studios available for fitness classes at Palmer Park Leisure Centre and Stadium. 2 of our state-of-the-art studios have integrated music systems. Our Group Cycle studio benefits from interactive classes and our fitness class studio is fitted with Wexer, a Virtual Fitness software, which features dozens of virtual classes on a weekly basis. This gives the opportunity for both instructor led and virtual classes.

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Athletics Stadium

The athletics track offers a range of track and field athletics activities. The track benefits from 8 lanes for the 100m straight, 6 lanes round the 400m, Pole Vault including a training sand pit, high jump, 2 long jump/ triple jump pits, Hammer/ Discus Cage and designated javelin and shot put areas. The Athletics track is home to Reading athletics club,  Reading road runners and Reading Joggers. The track benefits floodlights and the 780 seated stadium seating.

Reading Athletics Club

Reading Roadrunners

Reading Joggers

Outdoor Velodrome

The Velodrome based in the ground of Palmer Park is one of the best outdoor Velodromes in the UK. It measures 460 meters with an asphalt surface with a covered grandstand seating for 780 spectators. The Velodrome is home to Reading Velodrome Racing and Palmer Park Velodrome. Depending on the season the Velodrome is great for both road bike and fixed wheel bikes.

Reading Velodrome Racing

Palmer Park Velodrome


5 aside Astro Pitches

Palmer Park Leisure centre and Stadium has three 5 aside Astro pitches which are floodlit and available for both one off hire or block bookings. These 3g pitches are suitable for all conditions and playing abilities.

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With a relaxing atmosphere and free wifi, it is the perfect place to get refreshed after a workout, wait for your children’s swimming lessons, or simply grab lunch!

The coffee shop menu will focus on quality barista coffees and speciality teas supported by a range of soft drinks and freshly baked pastries, We offer high quality food and service delivered throughout the year. A seasonal menu and the use of fresh, local and ethically traded/sourced products, as well as a good range of meat, dairy and gluten free options are available.

Soft Play

The brand new Palmer park leisure centre and stadium includes a sort play for children. The soft play will be sure to get your kids moving with its colourful slides, tunnels and more. The soft play is designed for children up to the age of 10. It’s a great place to have a children’s party or simply meet friends. The three floor play area also has seating area for those who just want to watch!

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