A healthier Reading starts here

From swimming to fitness classes; gym workouts to birthday parties find out why Better is at the heart of the community in Reading. Whether you want to learn how to swim or have a kick about with friends, you'll find you can learn, train and play at Better locations across Reading. We're here to help, whatever you're into. 

Choose a Better Health membership in Reading and enjoy a healthier lifestyle with inclusive access to our gyms, swimming pools and fitness classes, plus discounts on a range of other activities.

We have a range of options available, so you can find one that's right for you. Pay for your membership monthly or annually, saving an additional 10%.  

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Rivermead Leisure Centre

Rivermead Leisure Centre is a brand-new multi-functional centre, boasting a state-of-the-art gym, popular fitness class programme, 6 court sports hall and a soft play!  

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Palmer Park Leisure Centre & Stadium

Palmer Park Leisure Centre & Stadium offers a combination of outstanding outdoor and indoor facilities including; 6-lane 25m pool, fully equipped gym, 2 Studios, soft play, athletics stadium, 460m Velodrome, floodlit football pitches and party rooms.

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Meadway Sports Centre

Meadway Sports Centre has undergone recent refurbishment work and offers a varied program of activities for the local community including swimming, gym workouts and indoor sporting facilities. From squash courts to fitness classes, theres something to keep you and your family active.

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South Reading Leisure Centre

South Reading Leisure Centre offers a range of indoor and outdoor facilities for the local community. With a newly refurbished gym, swimming pool, studios, 3G pitches and a sports hall, theres something for everyone. Learn to swim or enjoy a kick about with friends - we've got you covered.

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Popular activities in Reading

Swimming in Reading

Swim for fitness or swim for fun with Better in Reading.  Make a splash and enjoy some valuable family time, or learn to swim with the Better swim school.  With a brand new pool at Palmer Park now open, and another due to open at Rivermead in 2024, Better is your first choice for swimming in Reading.

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Gyms in Reading

Work out your way at a Better gym in Reading. With the latest Technogym equipment, studios and more, you work up a sweat, strengthen your core and tone your muscles with Better in Reading. 

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Fitness classes in Reading

From high-energy dance or cardio classes to strength, conditioning, mind and body, Better has a wide variety of fitness classes in Reading for you to find the perfect way to keep active and stay motivated.

Fitness classes in Reading

Kids activities in Reading

Looking for things to do with the kids? From swimming and gymnastics to holiday activities, your local Better leisure centre has plenty of activities to keep them occupied. 

Kids activities in Reading

What else we offer

Football in Reading

With 3G, astro turf and indoor 5-a-side pitches available, Better provides the perfect place to play football in Reading.

Squash in Reading

Enjoy this fast-paced game at your local Better leisure centre in Reading. Take to the court and get in a sweat in this hard and enjoyable game. 

Badminton in Reading

Play badminton at your local leisure centre in Reading. With drop-in sessions for adults and juniors, you can sharpen up your skills at Better in Reading. 

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