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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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Members can enjoy over 60 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.

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Teen Gym

The Kickin Fit teen gym has been carefully designed and developed to provide an exciting and safe environment for workout sessions and leisure.

Our custom gym equipment provides great cardio and resistance training, whilst our ‘snug’ provides the perfect environment for warming down and socialising with friends.

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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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Latest Event

Milltown Races

Find out details of when our next race is and how you can enter

Failsworth’s largest sports centre has a 60 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 spinning, 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 classes and sessions for everybody to enjoy.

And with our dedicated Kickin Fit teen gym and refreshments lounge, you’re sure to find exactly what you need at Failsworth Sports Centre.

Gym07.00 – 21.0007.00 – 21.0007.00 – 21.0007.00 – 21.0007.00 – 21.0008.00 – 17.0008.00 – 17.00
Kickin Fit Teen Gym15.00 – 19.0015.00 – 19.0015.00 – 19.0015.00 – 19.0015.00 – 19.0010.00 – 13.0010.00 – 13.00
Monday07.00 – 21.00
Tuesday07.00 – 21.00
Wednesday07.00 – 21.00
Thursday07.00 – 21.00
Friday07.00 – 21.00
Saturday08.00 – 17.00
Sunday08.00 – 17.00
Kickin Fit Teen Gym
Monday15.00 – 19.00
Tuesday15.00 – 19.00
Wednesday15.00 – 19.00
Thursday15.00 – 19.00
Friday15.00 – 19.00
Saturday10.00 – 13.00
Sunday10.00 – 13.00

Race for Life Oldham

   This year we’ve partnered up with Cancer Research UK to bring the Race for Life to Alexandra Park, Oldham. The Oldham 5k will take place on Sunday 24th June 2018 at Oldham’s favourite running location: Alexandra Park. Starting... Read More

Oldham Community Leisure’s (OCL) Health and Physical Activity Team have been named as heart heroes by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) at a special awards ceremony held in Manchester. The charity’s annual awards recognise the exceptional contribution people make to... Read More

Heart Heroes Award

Walking Festival Continues to make great strides

Greater Manchester’s Walking Festival is back and bigger than ever for its third annual incarnation. The festival, which runs from Monday 1 to Wednesday 31 May, has increased in size yet again, offering more than 300 free guided walks exploring... Read More

Pedal to win prizes with the European Cycle Challenge

What is the European Cycle Challenge? The European Cycling Challenge (ECC) is a European-wide, ‘urban cycling’ competition taking place annually every May. The challenge was initially a small pilot in Bologna, with around 70 people, but is now one of the biggest... Read More

Greater Manchester Walking Weekend

The Transport for Greater Manchester Spring Walking Weekend is a series of 30 fun and friendly guided walks across one weekend (3-5 March 2017). The Weekend offers something for everyone, regardless of age, ability or interests.   All walks are... Read More

Oldham Athletics 365 Academy

The Oldham Athletics 365 Academy starts again on Wednesday 10th January! The Athletics 365 Academy is the latest initiative from England Athletics’ award-winning Athletics 365 programme delivered by the M60 Athletics Network (M60 AN). The Athletics 365 Academy offers a... Read More

Open Weekend at Oldham Leisure Centre in Aid of Children in Need

  Oldham Leisure Centre will be celebrating in style this weekend for their 1-year anniversary of opening and they’re inviting all Oldham residents to come along to enjoy the fun!   The 3 day Open Weekend is set to be... Read More

The exciting new development of Royton Leisure Centre is well underway and on target for its grand opening later on this year. Working in partnership with Oldham Council, the site is currently being constructed by Willmott Dixon and will boast... Read More

Events that bring the community of Oldham together Set in the picturesque surroundings of Oldham and the Pennines, Milltown Races provide a challenge like no other, combined with an uplifting experience that has the whole community involved to help make... Read More


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Where to find us

Failsworth Sports Centre Brierley Ave, Failsworth, M35 9HA

0161 207 7000

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Alternatively you can telephone our Contact Team on 0161 207 7000. We look forward to hearing from you.

**Please note this form is for general enquiries only and should not be used for membership cancellations or freezes, please email info@ocll.co.uk**

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