Our fully equipped, air-conditioned gym offers a range of fitness equipment for everyone. You 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.

Before using the gym you'll need to complete an induction. This gives you the opportunity to get advice about other activities the centre may offer which could help you achieve your fitness goals. Re-focus sessions are available to you at any time to mix up your fitness programme.

Did you know that keeping your workout more varied and challenging will actually keep you much fitter?

Swimming Pool

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.

The centre has a 25 metre pool, with 4 lanes and changing rooms on the pool side. Disabled access is available both in the changing room and on poolside.

The pool has a moveable floor enabling us to make it suitable for all ages and sessions.


Fitness Classes

To vary your workout why not try a fitness class? We offer a range of classes - from beginners to advanced level - in a fun and sociable environment.

The studio has a sprung floor, is large, bright and has a mirrored walls. Providing an excellent space for the latest classes such as Circuits and Group Cycle.

Classes can also be booked and paid for within the centre as a non-member on 01608 644412

Racquet Sports

Racquet sports are a great way to stay fit and have a catch up with friends at the same time. Courts may be booked for play during centre opening times and racquets are available to hire. Choose from:

  • Badminton (4 courts)
  • Table Tennis (1 court)
  • Tennis (4 courts)
  • Squash (3 courts)

Squash is a brilliant way to work out, let off steam and perfect if you have a competitive streak! There are 3 glass back squash courts available at the centre, complete with a viewing area.

Birthday Parties

We offer a wide range of affordable, themed birthday party packages for kids under 16 years old - from bouncy castle and games to pool inflatable.

We also do all the prep and tidying up, so you can just relax and enjoy the day!

Sports Hall

The Sports Hall is a multi-sport arena featuring 4 badminton courts, a football court, basketball court and volleyball court.


Better’s firm belief that physical activity at appropriate levels can have a beneficial effect upon the health of an individual underpins our commitment to the provision of a GP referral programme across our leisure centres.

Working in partnership with healthcare professionals, we are dedicated to breaking down barriers to physical activity and to tackle health inequalities.

The Better Healthwise Team provide independently tailored opportunities for patients with existing medical conditions to be referred to a specifically designed physical activity programme, at an affordable rate – a programme designed to help them manage and improve their health.

To contact the Better Healthwise Team in West Oxfordshire please ring 07825 670421 alternatively email