The swimming pool at Saddleworth will be closed for maintenance until Mid-August.

During this time you can book pool sessions at any of our other Oldham Active centres. We apologise for any inconvenience.

On Thursday 30th July, the Government issued new restrictions due to spikes in Covid transmission.

Our activities at Oldham Active are delivered in a socially distanced way and as such this does not affect our provision for customers and we remain open.

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Oldham
Leisure Centre

Putting Oldham on the national sporting map.

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8 Lane Swimming Pool

Oldham Leisure Centre’s swimming baths offer a safe, comfortable and great place to swim for all ages.

 

 

High-tech Gym

The gym at Oldham Leisure Centre has over 80 stations making it a workout space big enough for all of Oldham.

 

Spin Studio

Oldham’s dedicated spin studio has classes running six days a week.

 

Large Sports Hall

Offering plenty of space for events, team activities, and competitive sports.

 

Fitness classes every day

Two large dance studios and bespoke spinning studio.

 

Indoor Bowls

Four state of the art, accurately levelled rinks.

Oldham Leisure Centre

Putting Oldham on the national sporting map and bringing state of the art facilities to the heart of Oldham Town Centre!

 

Take a look inside Oldham Leisure Centre here!

 

What's on offer at Oldham Leisure Centre

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Gym

Our state of the art gym boasts 80 workout stations, providing a large range of cardio and resistance training equipment for our members, as well as a superb collection of free weights and designated zones for warm up and warm down.

The new gym uses leading cardio and resistance equipment from Technogym, featuring popular machines such as bikes, rowers, cross trainers, and ‘Run Now’ treadmills, which have a cushioned surface for a more natural running sensation.

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Classes

With two large dance studios and a custom built spinning studio, members at the all new Oldham Leisure Centre are bound to love what’s on offer!

Covering all types of of exercise classes, from Aerobics, Legs, Bums & Tums and Yoga, right through to Zumba, Circuit Training and the exciting new Les Mills classes, you’re sure to find the right class for your interest and level of fitness.

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Swim

Our county level 25 metre, 8 lane swimming pool provides plenty of space for all levels of swimmers and has a large spectator area for parents and family members to watch classes and activities.

The shallow learner pool is a great place for beginners and children to gain better
confidence in the water and is also used for a wide range of public and family swim sessions, plus weekly Parent & Baby sessions helping your little one’s first experience of water to be fun, relaxing, and enjoyable.

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Sauna and Steam

Our Cedar clad cabin sauna has been fitted with amber LED mood lighting, whilst our steam room boasts colour changing LED lights and essence dosing for ultimate
relaxation, providing the perfect environment to unwind at the end of a busy day.

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Sports Hall

The 8 court sports hall has flexible seating for over 450 spectators, making it perfect for events of varying sizes and popularity. It also offers members the chance to take part in sports such as badminton, netball, football, table tennis, cricket and much more.

Indoor Bowls

Our indoor bowls hall offers four state of the art rinks that are precisely levelled for accuracy. The bowls hall uses lighting that is glare free, giving you the best possible indoor bowling experience.

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Pre book your gym, swim or class session today at any of our 5 safe and supportive Oldham Active centres

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Milltown Races

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Centre Information

 

The centre offers members a custom designed 80 station gym, which uses the latest technology for an enhanced and more enjoyable workout, as well as a dedicated spin studio for those who want to push their cycling a little further.

Our outstanding swimming pool sits under a generous viewing balcony, which overlooks our 25 metre, county level, 8 lane pool, plus separate learner pool for beginner and family sessions.

The 8 court sports hall offers members the chance to take part in a vast range of sports, from badminton, netball, football to cricket and table tennis.

Our two studios provide the most comprehensive exercise class offering in the area, with over 65 sessions per week available.

For those who want to exercise at a gentler pace, we also have 4 bowls rinks, great for individual or team based events. Plus the centre also provides free parking for members and our welcome Revolve Cafe to relax in.

Swimming Gala Hire

Facilities available include:

  • Main Pool – 25m long x 8 lane swimming pool (short course competition pool, 1m to 2m deep).
  • Learner/warm-Up Pool: 15m x 10m practice pool (at a constant 900mm deep).
  • Free parking (120 spaces & coach drop off area).
  • Timing system – Colorado timing system supplied by HS sports. (Extra charge if we need to supply staff to operate).
  • Score board – 3 x 2m., full colour matrix video display.
  • PA / microphone – championship start system with wired microphone.
  • Starting blocks – competition pedestal start blocks with adjustable footrests.
  • Raised ends in the main at both shallow and deep remove need for turn boards
  • Spectator capacity for 151.
  • Bench seating for competitors around pool surround for competitors.
  • Café on site to seat 25.

 

Hire Options

Saturday 12 .15 – 9pm
Sunday 8.30am – 5.15pm
Warm Up 12.15 noon – 1pm Warm up 8.30am – 9.15am
Session 1, 1.30pm – 4pm Session 1, 9.45am – 12.15
Warm up 5pm – 5.45pm Warm Up 1.15pm – 2pm
Session 2,  6pm-8.30pm Session 2, 2.15pm – 4.45pm

Total Cost: £3,000

Technogym Run Now

The new centre uses leading cardio and resistance equipment including bikes and Run Now Treadmills. Technogym’s popular treadmill model includes cushioned surfaces for maximum comfort and a more natural running sensation. 

 

Vario Crossover

This state-of-the-art equipment is perfect for total upper and lower body exercise whilst providing outstanding comfort and technology which makes workouts much more streamlined and supported.

 

Royton freeweights area

Customise your regime with the free-weights area, featuring streamlined equipment to increase the benefits of your workout.

My WELLNESS® Technogym

Technogym equipment can be used with Apple and Android app, MYWELLNESS®, which allows you to access your fitness data, personalised programme, favourite videos, and lots more all displayed on integrated TVs. This allows you to create a workout experience that is unique to you and helps you to achieve your goals every time.

Please note that the pool is also now open from 6am on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Gym 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 20.30 08.00 – 17.00 08.00 – 17.00
Pool 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 20.30 08.00 – 16.00 08.00 – 16.00
Sports Hall 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 07.00 – 21.00 08.00 – 17.00 08.00 – 17.00
Gym  
Monday 07.00 – 21.00
Tuesday 07.00 – 21.00
Wednesday 07.00 – 21.00
Thursday 07.00 – 21.00
Friday 07.00 – 20.30
Saturday 08.00 – 17.00
Sunday 08.00 – 17.00

 

Pool    
Monday 07.00 – 21.00
Tuesday 07.00 – 21.00
Wednesday 07.00 – 21.00
Thursday 07.00 – 21.00
Friday 07.00 – 20.30
Saturday 08.00 – 16.00
Sunday 08.00 – 16.00

 

Sports Hall
 
Monday 07.00 – 21.00
Tuesday 07.00 – 21.00
Wednesday 07.00 – 21.00
Thursday 07.00 – 21.00
Friday 07.00 – 21.00
Saturday 08.00 – 17.00
Sunday 08.00 – 17.00

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Facilities

wheelchair access

online booking

parking

cafe

room hire

pool

sauna & steam

gym

dance studio

teen gym

café

refreshments lounge

table tennis

cricket nets

indoor bowls

Cricket Lanes

5-a-side Football

Basketball

Gymnastics

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Oldham Leisure Centre Middleton Road, Oldham, OL9 6AF

**If using SAT NAV please use postcode OL9 6EJ**

0161 207 7000

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