Saddleworth Pool & Radclyffe Track Closures – The pool at Saddleworth will be undergoing unexpected essential maintenance as such the pool will remain closed until the end of May. The outdoor athletics track will be closed for essential maintenance for 12 weeks from 19th April. We apologise for any inconvenience.
We have also been working on a number of fantastic improvements across the centres for you to enjoy, some are complete now and some will be ready later this spring:
We would like to make sure we support all members in returning safely to a healthy lifestyle, therefore we are offering two options for our Direct Debit members.
1 – Return to normal
You return to an active, healthy lifestyle and your membership will restart on the 12th April. We will be automatically reinstating membership payments so unless you want to freeze you do not need to act on this email. Direct Debits will commence from May and will follow your usual membership payment date and amount.
Remember once again all sessions are to be booked prior to attending for gym, swim and classes through the mobile app or website. We are in the process of administering membership configurations to allow you to access our booking systems, this should be in place for the 9th April 2021 for you to start making bookings.
2 – Remain Frozen with the option to visit us and pay and play
If you do not wish to return yet, but would like to remain a member, you have the option to remain frozen. Use the portal link below to apply a continuation of a freeze and you will have no payments taken for a further 2 months while you do not use the facilities. We appreciate Ramadan starts in April, a reason some of our members may wish to freeze, if this is the case please use the link below to apply it.
The deadline for applying the freeze is the 21st April 2021, if you miss this deadline your Direct Debit will be reinstated.
Once frozen you can still use the facilities in a casual capacity, paying individually for each activity you do.
Please note to freeze you will require your DFC ID number:
In the portal select “Payment Holiday” to apply the freeze
Stay safe, stay active. We can’t wait to see you again very soon!
The Oldham Active Team
Click below to find out more about guidance and changes to gym sessions at Oldham Active
Once your gym session is complete please exit the building promptly and safely, maintaining safe distancing.
Click below to view guidance for your next swim visit, including information on swimming lesson spectators
Once your pool session is complete please exit the building promptly and safely, maintaining safe distancing.
Click below to find out information for your next class session at Oldham Active
By cancelling in advance you’ll be giving other customers an opportunity to enjoy your session and keep fit and healthy. Thank you for your understanding and consideration.
Opening times are the same. However all sessions need to be booked online, through the app or via the contact team.
Yes. We are limiting the number of people in the gym at the same time, class sizes have reduced or classes may have been moved to larger areas of the centre to enable more people to safely join. We also have restricted numbers in the pool with maximum lane capacities to help keep everyone safe and to conform to government advice on social distancing measures.
We have also reduced the amount of sessions you can book, to ensure as many people as possible can enjoy our facilities. You will be able to book one, gym, class or pool session each day up to eight days in advance. However, if on the date of your visit there are additional sessions available you may book a second activity. Members will not be able to book more than two sessions per day.
Yes, all sessions will need to be pre-booked before you attend. If you are a member, you can book sessions using your login details on our online booking system through the website or app. Alternatively you can book over the phone by calling 0161 207 7000.
If you are not a member but have an Oldham Active card you can book sessions using your login details on our online booking system through the website or app. Alternatively you can book over the phone by calling 0161 207 7000.
If you are not a member and you do not have an Oldham Active card, you can either sign up to a membership or sign up to an Oldham Active card which is free until October 2020. Once you have signed up, you will be given login details and you will be able to book classes similar to the above.
Members can book sessions using your login details on our online booking system through the website or app. Alternatively you can book over the phone by calling 0161 207 7000.
Oldham Active card holders can book sessions using your login details on our online booking system through the website or app. Alternatively you can book over the phone by calling 0161 207 7000.
Non members or card holders can either sign up to a membership or sign up to an Oldham Active card which is free until October 2020. Once you have signed up, you will be given login details and you will be able to book classes similar to the above.
Sessions are various lengths but in general lane swimming is a minimum of 45 minutes, gym sessions are 75 minutes and exercise classes are specific to the type of class. Head to the timetables to see details for each activity.
If you wish to apply for a free freeze to your membership please email us at email@example.com. Please provide the First and Last name, Date of Birth and postcode for the account to be frozen also please state the duration, either 1 or 2 months that you want the freeze to be applied for. Following the freeze your membership will automatically be reinstated.
For information on our current membership options please check our memberships page
Yes, we have simplified our membership options so it is easier for more people to stay active and enjoy our facilities. Please visit our memberships page for more information
Yes, but where possible we ask you to shower at home.
No – in line with guidance and the rationale they can spread germs we have turned or removed the hairdryers.
Please utilise the lockers.
Yes, but only for takeaway with a limited menu. Vending machines are also in use.
Yes bottle feeds are on, but mouth taps are switched off. As such we advise you to bring your own water.
If there is capacity in the team to do this then maybe (concierge should not tour) and we will not be offering trial sessions at the moment in time.
Access and usage will be reviewed and amended where appropriate
Customer turns up to go into the gym at 11am and asks if there is space on the evening 6pm pump class – concierge says ‘yes’ and tells the customer they can book it on the app or, if quiet, at reception.
Customer turns up to do a HIIT class 6:30pm and swipes in at reception and asks if the pool is free, the next session for the pool starts at 7:15pm – 8:15pm, the receptionist sees they have only booked the one session and then informs them ‘yes’ they can attend any time FROM 7:15pm after they have done their Yoga.
Customer at home in the morning books a gym session for that day at 5pm and a swim at 7:15pm – this is fine
Customer finishes a Zumba class at 6pm and comes out and wants to book a spin that starts at 6:15pm that her friend is doing, if reception/concierge is quiet they can book them in and they can go in or the customer can jump on the app and book themselves.
The sessions booked on that day have had up to 8 days for customers to book so the spaces are not in demand and we should let people take advantage of them on the day.
There are also scenarios when you are permitted to remove a face covering:
More information can be found here
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Alternatively you can telephone our Contact Team on 0161 207 7000. We look forward to hearing from you.