Castle Leisure Centre gym
About the gym at Castle Leisure Centre
Our fully air conditioned fitness suite is the perfect place to reach your fitness goals. Our instructors will work with you to develop a training programme tailored to your specific needs.
Please note: Before you book and attend your first gym session please complete a Health Commitment Statement.
Book and pay for gym sessions
All gym sessions must be pre-booked. Members can book up to 7 days in advance and pay as you go customers can book up to 5 days in advance.
Book by phone on 0161 253 7000.
Gym opening times
Each session is one hour unless stated.
Monday to Friday:
- First session: 6.15am
- Active: 10am-10.30am (Mon, Wed & Fri only)
- MX4: 5.45pm-6.15pm (Mon, Wed & Fri only)
- Last session: 8pm
- First session: 8am
- Last session: 4.45pm
- First session: 8am
- Last session: 6pm
About our gym equipment
There are different types of equipment in the gym.
Please note: Prior to using equipment in the gym you will be required to complete a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire and take part in an induction with one of our instructors.
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Cardio vascular equipment
7Xi Cardiovascular Fitness machines
Each machine features a brilliant display with an intuitive app interface that connects you to stunning entertainment, social media favourites and effective fitness tracking.
- T7Xi Treadmill
- C7Xi Climbmill
- A7Xi Ascent Trainer
- U7Xi Upright Cycle
- R7Xi Recumbent Cycle
- Upperbody Erg Krankcycle
- Matrix Rower
- Matrix S-Drive Performance Trainer
- Matrix S-Force Performance Trainer
A range of two-in-one stations providing a complete strength training experience. Intuitive adjustment, incremental control and illustrated placards make it easy for users to smoothly transition from one exercise to the next, while ergonomic design adds comfort.
- Leg press / Calf raise
- Leg curl / Extension
- Adductor / Abductor
- Abdominal / Low back
- Multi press
- Pectoral fly / Rear deltoid
- Diverging lat pull down
- Assisted chin / Dip
- Lat pull down / Seated row
Small group functional training area
- Connexus Perimeter
- Connexus Step+
- Battle Ropes, Slam Balls, Kettlebells, Medicine Balls, TRX Suspension Trainers and Resistance Bands
Specialised strength equipment
Functional Trainer - perform over 200 different exercises, with an integrated foldaway step
Magnum Mega Half Rack - An open-front design gives freedom of movement and flexibility. A height indicator and a colored locking pin make bar-level changes quick and easy, and J-hook.
Magnum Smith Machine - a 90-degree path of motion that adapts to a full spectrum of exercises. Linear bearings provide smooth movement when squatting and pressing, while a counter-balanced, 11.3 kg bar offers low starting resistance.
You can join our Active Lifestyle membership scheme to get all-inclusive use of our sports centres. To find out about the benefits of becoming a member and how much you will save visit our membership options page.
Complete the online membership enquiry form and we will contact you as soon as possible to arrange a free, no obligation tour, at your preferred facility.