Saddleworth Olympics

Due to Saddleworth Olympics taking place all pool sessions 13:00 – 17:00pm on Saturday 17th September 2016 will be cancelled. This also includes the Sauna and Steam room due to the numbers that will be on poolside during the event.

Saddleworth Pool & Leisure Centre

Set within the idyllic rural surroundings of the Pennine hills located just 500 metres from the village centre, Saddleworth has become a favourite within the area, thanks to its outstanding facilities and location.

Based in Uppermill, Saddleworth Pool & Leisure Centre boasts over 50 gym stations, using Technogym equipment with integrated TVs and entertainment systems, and is currently the only Active centre offering personal training sessions.

Our 25 metre swimming pool is also great for a range of exercise and leisure activities, which is supported by our stunning, bespoke sauna and steam rooms, offering members the perfect environment to unwind, relax, and ease aching muscles.

Our bright and welcoming dance studio offers members over 50 classes each week, giving you the opportunity to take part in some of our most sought after classes, such as Aerobics, Legs, Bums & Tums, Yoga, and new Les Mills classes such as Bodypump and Grit.

We also have one 7-a-side and two 5-a-side outdoor, flood lit pitches available to hire all year round, with viewing areas for spectators, making them ideal for matches.

With ample free parking, the site also has a latest generation 3G Astroturf facility with one 7-a-side and two 5-a-side pitches which are available for hire.



Our fully air conditioned fitness suite has over 50 state of the art stations, many of which feature on-board televisions and entertainment systems. With a selection of cardio vascular, resistance and free weights, you can be sure to find a workout plan that suits you. Our Gym also has personal trainers on hand to give you any tips and advice you might need along the way. 


Our modern 25 metre pool is sure to make a splash with three generous lanes and a shallow teaching area suited to beginners and children, including public swim sessions suitable for all ages and abilities, Parent & Baby classes for little ones, and lane swim ideal for fitness and perfecting techniques. The pool is kept at 27 – 29 degrees Celsius at all times, ensuring a warmer and pleasant swim every time. Swimming lesson tuition and clubs are available for all levels and strengths of swimmers.

Swimming lessons run six days a week, suitable for adult beginners and children aged from 2½ years, with one-to-one and two-to-one lessons also available.


Our cedar clad cabin sauna has been designed for ultimate relaxation, providing the perfect environment to unwind at the end of a busy day.

The sauna and steam rooms also:

  • Improve cardiovascular performance
  • Relax and soothe muscles
  • Help to alleviate aches and pains
  • Burn calories and flush toxins
  • Cleanse the skin


Our exercise classes are a great way to help you achieve your health and fitness goals whilst having fun. Our studio offers members over 50 classes each week, giving you the opportunity to personalise your workout with a choice of Fitness, Strength & Tone, and Wellbeing classes.

We offer over 20 workout classes which run on a daily and weekly basis, and are carried out by professional trainers who will help find a pace that’s right for you.


Our 3 latest generation Astroturf pitches are fully flood-lit ensuring easy use all year round. Our main 7-a-side pitch also offers a spacious viewing area which separates the pitches. Our 3G pitches are perfect for football and rugby training and matches, all of which offer viewing from the outer perimeter.


  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Gym 6.30am – 9pm 6.30am – 9pm 6.30am – 9pm 6.30am – 9pm 6.30am – 9pm 8am – 5pm 8am – 5pm
Teen Gym 4pm – 5pm & 5pm – 6pm 4pm – 5pm 4pm – 5pm 4pm – 5pm & 5pm – 6pm 4pm – 5pm           X 11am – 12pm
Sauna 6.30am – 8.30pm 6.30am – 8.30pm 6.30am – 8.30pm 6.30am – 8.30pm 6.30am – 8.30pm 8am – 4.30pm 8am – 4.30pm
Monday 6.30am – 9pm
Tuesday 6.30am – 9pm
Wednesday 6.30am – 9pm
Thursday 6.30am – 9pm
Friday 6.30am – 9pm
Saturday 8am – 5pm
Sunday 8am – 5pm
Teen Gym  
Monday 4pm – 5pm & 5pm – 6pm
Tuesday 4pm – 5pm
Wednesday 4pm – 5pm & 5pm – 6pm
Thursday 4pm – 5pm
Friday 4pm – 5pm
Saturday X
Sunday 11am – 12pm
Monday 6.30am – 8.30pm
Tuesday 6.30am – 8.30pm
Wednesday 6.30am – 8.30pm
Thursday 6.30am – 8.30pm
Friday 6.30am – 8.30pm
Saturday 8am – 4.30pm
Sunday 8am – 4.30pm

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