New gym at Middleton as Active Leeds reopens

After months of hard work and planning ensuring our buildings can open safely for customers and staff, Active Leeds are delighted to announce that John Charles Centre for Sport, Morley and Rothwell Leisure Centres are back open for gym, swim and group exercise sessions.

We also have a brand new gym which opened at Middleton Leisure Centre last Saturday (29 August 2020).

We are working hard to open the remaining facilities as quickly as possible, and will be providing regular updates on progress via the Active Leeds app. You can download the Apple version here; or the Android version here.

Working closely with colleagues in the council as well as governing bodies, we are ensuring our facilities are as safe as possible with social distancing and extra cleaning and sanitisation measures.

Things may look a little different to how they did prior to lockdown, but we are delighted to be able to reopen our doors and start providing our customers with a safe space to keep active again.

It has been fantastic to see so many of you back using our leisure centres, and enjoying being back part of the Active Leeds family. Here are some comments from people who have ‘Made the Comeback’ with Active Leeds:

“Just wanted to say how great the family swim session was at Morley this evening. Very well organised, slick operation, and I felt super safe! Well done to you all, we will definitely be coming back soon” Joanne, Morley LC.

“I just wanted to say a massive thank you and a well done to Active Leeds. Had my first Zumba class tonight after months away! Couldn’t have felt safer. Staff helpful. Place spotless.” Sarah, Holt Park Active.

If you would like to make your comeback with Active Leeds you have a few options. If you are an existing member you can choose to reinstate your membership, or any new joiners can now take out a membership online, for £16.95 for the first three months. Or, you can decide to pay as you play at the cost of £3 per session. Currently all sessions will have to be pre-booked in advance via the Active Leeds app or website. You can take out a membership today on our website.

Our brand new gym at Middleton is situated just off the Middleton Ring Road, and includes the latest interactive Technogym gym equipment, with the latest technology to keep track of your workouts and progress. Come and experience this stunning, open and friendly space for yourself, it’s the perfect environment to start or get back in to getting active.

We also have a dedicated free weights area, we offer free body composition analysis and personal fitness programmes to our members. Whether you are new to the gym or experienced, you will receive all the support you need. If you would like to come have a look at our new gym please register your details at and a member of our team will be in touch as soon as they can. Our Middleton only gym membership is available from £16.95 a month.

Thank you for your patience during our gradual reopening, we can’t wait to see some new faces using our facilities.


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2 Replies to “New gym at Middleton as Active Leeds reopens”

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