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    State of the art gym, sports, classes, swim and more.


    Failsworth Gym

    70+ station gym with cardio and resistance training.


    Freeweights & Functional Training

    A wide range of workout options within Failsworth gym space.


    Swimming at Failsworth

    Four lane 25 metre pool for swimming and swimming lessons.


    Fitness Classes

    Over 30 classes to choose from with classes every day.

    Failsworth Sports Centre

    Providing state of the art gym, sports, classes, swim and much more!


    What's on offer at Failsworth Sports Centre

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    Fully refurbished in 2022, members can enjoy over 70 gym stations offering a wide range of cardio and resistance training, all supported by our fully qualified instructors.

    The gym also has air conditioning, dedicated work out zones, a four-screen entertainment suite and a large free weights area and functional
    training zone.

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    Our modern 25 metre, 4 lane pool swimming pool is sure to make a splash, providing plenty of space and a comfortable environment for all levels of swimmers.

    We offer a wide range of classes, activities and sessions for all ages and abilities. We also offer adult and kids swimming lessons, all year round to help build confidence and skills in the water.

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    We offer over 30 classes to choose from every week, categorised by low, medium and high intensity, making it easier for you to choose the right class for your age and ability.


    Spin Studio

    Brand new for 2022, our dedicated spin studio is the perfect location for our popular blood-pumping spin classes complete with disco lights and sound system so you can ride to the beat under your feet in the most motivating setting with your team.

    Our spin studio is home to over 20 spin bikes and our spin timetable holds up to 10 mood-boosting classes every week.

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    Badminton Courts

    Badminton helps to improve your fitness and reflexes, and is suitable for all ages and abilities.

    Our four badminton courts offer players of all levels the chance to have fun whilst getting fit. Members can book courts up to 7 days in advance for free, or non-members can book on a pay-as-you-go basis.

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    Failsworth’s largest sports centre has a 70 station gym with modern equipment, offering cardio, resistance and free weights areas, as well as designated warm up and cool down zones too.

    Our spacious studio offers the latest in classes, including a dedicated spin studio, Les Mills, and popular favourites such as Aerobics and Zumba, whilst our sizeable sports hall is perfect for activities such as badminton, 5-a-side football and netball.

    Our swimming pool has 4 generous lanes and is great for swimmers of all abilities, with swim classes and sessions for everybody to enjoy.

      Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
    Gym 06.50 – 21.00 06.50 – 21.00 06.50 – 21.00 06.50 – 21.00 06.50 – 21.00 08.00 – 17.00 08.00 – 17.00
    Monday 06.50 – 21.00
    Tuesday 06.50 – 21.00
    Wednesday 06.50 – 21.00
    Thursday 06.50 – 21.00
    Friday 06.50 – 21.00
    Saturday 08.00 – 17.00
    Sunday 08.00 – 17.00

    Gymnastics is a fun, exciting sport which introduces children to the core elements of movement, balance, flexibility, strength, and discipline.   Here are a few reasons why we love Gymnastics! It builds confidence. The sense of accomplishment gained from mastering... Read More

    Always wanted to try Spin? Don’t let it intimidate you! Below we will discuss why we love spin and we will crush any worries or queries you may have.   Spin is a fun, high intensity class, set to music,... Read More

    Let your little ones swim, stretch, and swing about at our parent and toddler swimming lessons!   According to About Manchester, two million children have missed out on swimming due to the pandemic, and with swimming being a valuable life... Read More

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    Pump up the jam and pump up your adrenaline with a Les Mills fitness class! Les Mills classes are growing in popularity due to their accessibility, modern style, and emphasis on enjoyment as well as physical results. In this blog,... Read More

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    Join in with Sarah’s Strong by Zumba classes on Zoom Date/Time: Tuesday 30th June @ 10am Link:   Date/Time: Thursday 2nd July @ 6:30pm Link:   Download Zoom to your desktop or mobile device and use the link... Read More


    Join in with Sarah’s Samba HIIT classes on Zoom Date/Time: Thursday 28th May @ 10.00 am Link: Download Zoom to your desktop or mobile device and use the link above to join in Need help to install and use... Read More


    Wellbeing Leisure, part of Oldham Community Leisure, has taken its weekly Friday Club online to help combat loneliness whilst its leisure centre doors remain closed due to coronavirus. The Friday Club, which usually takes place every Friday 10am-2pm at Oldham... Read More

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    Although our centres are currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re continuing to serve the community to ensure help gets to local people who need it most. Initially when its centres closed, we donated all stocks from our vending... Read More

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    Saddleworth Pool & Leisure Centre now has even more to offer customers following a £300,000 upgrade of its gym and fitness facilities by Oldham Community Leisure. Gym upgrades includes new state-of-the-art equipment, unrivalled by any other fitness providers in the... Read More

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    BACK FOR THE 5TH YEAR! 1st-31st May 2019   No matter whether you’re a stroller, roamer, shuffler, moocher or a marcher the Greater Manchester Walking Festival  (GM Walking Festival ) has something for you. Back bigger and better for the... Read More

    PEOPLE in Oldham are being encouraged to get January off to a great start by making a date to join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. As an added incentive, there’s 30% off entry fees* during January 2019 with the... Read More

    Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) has been awarded a Silver Customer Engagement Award for dedication to its customers. The Customer Engagement Awards were launched by the Customer Engagement Academy (CEA) in September 2018. The brainchild of retention company TRP, the Awards... Read More

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    What a fantastic five weeks we’ve had so far at the Oldham Active Business Games (OABG). We’ve witnessed fierce competition, sheer determination and beaming smiles on all of the competitors’ faces. We kicked off proceedings with a night of Go... Read More

    Oldham Aquatics gained two new regional champions earlier this month at the Swim England North West Winter Championships.   Seven swimmers from the squad, all based at Oldham Leisure Centre, competed at the event, which took place at Manchester Aquatics... Read More

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    Failsworth Sports Centre Brierley Ave, Failsworth, M35 9HA

    0161 207 7000

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