Swimming Pools

We have three swimming pools, with activities to cater for everyone. The sessions need to be pre-booked via the APP.

Main Pool

Swim for Fitness – lane swimming for competent swimmers aged 11 and over.

Swim for all – general swim with some swimming lanes for all ages and abilities.

Learner Pool 

Swim for all – Access to both the Learner Pool and Splash Pad. 

Book a swim

Find out more about our swimming programme

Book swimming lessons

Sports Hall

The 4-court sports hall with spectator viewing, can host a variety of activities including Toddler’s world, Badminton, Table tennis, Basketball and many more. It is also available for hire.

See what activities are available


Whatever your fitness goals, you will enjoy working out in our large dance studio and separate group cycle studio. With our varied programme of classes including virtual classes, which ever you chose you will be sure to get your heart pumping whatever your age and ability.

Book a fitness class online

Clip N’ Climb

Fun interactive indoor climbing arena where adults and kids can enjoy some healthy action-packed fun..

No climbing experience is necessary as a full safety briefing and equipment is given before you start.

Check out our Clip N’ Climb arena 



3 outdoor floodlit 3G 5-a-side football pitches available to hire.

To book a 3G pitch please use our booking partner PlayFootball. Bookings can be made up to 28 days in advance, Better membership discount can be used at the checkout.

Book a 3G pitch


LNER Community Stadium

York’s sports clubs have a new place to call home.

The LNER Community Stadium is an 8,500 seat arena that will host York City FC and York City Knights.

Find out more about LNER Community Stadium

Play Park

There is plenty to keep children of all ages entertained in our new play park. Our brand new play park features slides, climbing towers and is free to use.

Outdoor Fitness Zone

Our brand new designated outdoor fitness zone is the perfect location for our range of outdoor classes.

Accessible Facilities

Better is accessible for everyone. From the car park to the changing facilities, you'll find that we are inclusive, so that everybody can stay active and feel healthier and happier.