Active Leeds unveil three new state of the art gyms: Armley Gym Images (1)

07 Sep 2023

Active Leeds unveil three new state of the art gyms

Leisure and sport

New state of the art gyms have been unveiled at three popular Active Leeds leisure centres, as part of the council’s ambition to get more people moving.

Significant investment has been made into the equipment and wider gym refurbishments at Wetherby, Morley and Armley leisure centres, with the new look gyms now open ahead of autumn.

The refurbished gyms feature new equipment, including dedicated free weights areas, functional fitness areas, new cardio and resistance equipment as well as the latest technology to help people at all stages of their wellness journey.

To arrange a tour of the new gyms or to find out more about memberships please visit our website: Home (, a membership with Active Leeds is available from just £25.95 a month.

Councillor Salma Arif, executive member for adult social care, public health and active lifestyles, said,

“I’m delighted that Active Leeds has been able to open three new gyms, this significant investment demonstrates Leeds City Council’s commitment to helping the people of Leeds live healthy and active lives.

“Active lifestyles are so important in increasing health outcomes across Leeds, and it is crucial that as a council we ensure there are a wide range of affordable options for residents to keep fit and stay active.”

As well as upgrading the gyms, refurbishment works have included upgrading the pool at Wetherby to include new energy efficient lighting and decorations throughout. As well as a new virtual spin studio and bio circuit equipment at Morley leisure centre.

Further upgrades have also been delivered at Holt Park and Rothwell leisure centres, with new functional fitness spaces being added at both centres.


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