NEW Royton Leisure Centre


The overflow car park at Byron Street School is no longer available to Oldham Active. Please note that any customers parking here may incur a fine. However, there are new parking facilities opposite to this car park, with a maximum stay of 3 hours.


Bringing you brand new, state of the art gym, swim, exercise, and leisure facilities right here on your doorstep.


With over £8 million invested and a long term plan to deliver excellence in sports and fitness, Royton Leisure Centre will become a central hub for adults and children of all ages and abilities, providing better and more tailored exercise and leisure facilities than ever before.

Offering brand new facilities that are second to none in the area, Royton has a state of the art 80 station gym with equipment that has in-built entertainment systems plus health monitoring functions and more interactive ways to enjoy your workout. Our dedicated spin studio offers latest generation spin bikes plus sound responsive disco lighting adding atmosphere and intensity to every workout.

Royton’s two studios also mean that members can take part in some of the latest and most popular exercise classes, including Zumba, Bodytone, Pilates, Les Mills, Yoga, and many more. For those who love to swim, it’s the perfect place to enjoy our 25 metre, 6 lane pool and separate learner pool, both offering daily classes, public swim, and specialist sessions all year round. The centre also provides free parking for members and a refreshment lounge to relax in. The all new Royton Leisure Centre signifies an exciting shift in leisure facilities for Royton, Shaw, Crompton & Oldham.


Take a look inside the NEW Royton Leisure Centre here!



Facilities at Royton Leisure Centre


The 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 and Run Now treadmills, which have a cushioned surface for a more natural running sensation.

The equipment can be used with the Apple and Android App MYWELLNESS®, which enables members to access their fitness data, personalised programme, and favourite videos on the integrated TVs.


With two stunning and spacious exercise studios and a fantastic spinning studio, classes at the new Royton Leisure Centre are sure to be popular with our members. Covering all types of exercise classes from Aerobics, Legs, Bums & Tums and Circuit, right through to the exciting new Les Mills classes, you’re sure to find the right class for your interest and level of fitness. Our fantastic new exercise and spin studios mean we’re now able to offer more classes and a wider range of activities than any other provider in the local area.


The six lane, 25 metre pool will provide a large and modern environment for our members, offering a wider range of swimming and aquatic classes, activities, and sessions. The centre also has a separate learner pool, enabling children and complete beginners to swim in a more comfortable environment and improve their ability and strength of swimming more quickly.

With temperature control and a unique heating and filtering system, users of our new pool can expect a comfortable, relaxed, and pleasant environment at all times.


The new Royton Leisure Centre


Where is the new leisure centre?

The new centre is on Byron Street, Royton, OL2 6QZ and is next to the old Royton Sports Centre.

What are the new leisure centre opening times?

Monday 7am – 9pm
Tuesday 7am – 9pm
Wednesday 7am – 9pm
Thursday 7am – 9pm
Friday 7am – 9pm
Saturday 8am – 5pm
Sunday 8am – 5pm

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The new centre has a 60 space car park and is free for visitors.

Is there disabled access to the new leisure centre?

The new Royton Leisure Centre is fully accessible for all visitors.

Is there refreshments available at the new leisure centre?

We have a selection of vending machines and a comfortable refreshments lounge for visitors to relax in.

Can I look round the new centre?

Absolutely! You can book a guided tour of the centre facilities with a member of our team, call 0161 207 7000 to book.

What jobs are available at the new Royton Leisure Centre?

If you’re interested in becoming an OCL employee, head over to our Vacancies page for more information. Alternatively, you can call 0161 207 7000 or email hr@ocll.co.uk

Oldham Active Memberships

I’m not a member yet, when can I sign up to Active membership?

If you’d like to become a member of Royton Leisure Centre. Click here.

You can also call into centre where our Membership Advisor will talk you through the best membership for you, or call 0161 207 7000.

What do I get with an Active membership?

An Active Plus membership gives you the benefit of  unlimited use of the Gym, Pool, Exercise Classes and Sauna & Steam Room facilities* at 1 leisure centre of your choice, plus the added benefits of – 

  • Complimentary Welcome Pack,
  • Exclusive partnership discounts from local businesses
  • Priority online booking

An Active Premium membership is our  best value membership, giving you all the benefits of an Active Plus membership as well as unlimited use of the Gym, Pool, Exercise Classes and Sauna & Steam Room facilities* at all leisure centres, plus the added benefits of –

  • Complimentary Welcome Pack
  • 10% discount on all resale items
  • Unlimited use of Squash, Badminton and Bowls
  • Exclusive partnership discounts from local businesses
  • 8 day priority online booking
  • Unlimited access to Outdoor Activities

*Sauna and/or Steam Room facilities are available at Oldham Sports Centre, Saddleworth Pool & Leisure Centre and Chadderton Wellbeing Centre.

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. 


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.


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

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.

Monday 7am – 9pm
Tuesday 7am – 9pm
Wednesday 7am – 9pm
Thursday 7am – 9pm
Friday 7am – 9pm
Saturday 8am – 5pm
Sunday 8am – 5pm

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