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Improvement work and changes to the centre's programme

The revamped gym, new entrance and reception area, Wellbeing/toning suite and Adventure Play area will open on Sunday 2 January 2022. The pool and changing rooms will remain closed until Summer 2022 as part of a multi-million pound revamp of the site.

We’re sorry for any inconvenience caused whilst we make improvements to the centre. Customers are reminded that they can access facilities at Crystal and Duncan Edwards leisure centres and the Dell Stadium.

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Duncan Edwards Leisure Centre

Due to the opening of Duncan Edwards Leisure Centre, we’re experiencing a high volume of phone calls. You can find out about facilities, prices and timetables on the Duncan Edwards Leisure Centre webpages.

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The Wellness Suite is a fully equipped suite with state of the art shapemaster toning machines. Each machine uses power assisted technology which provides help to move specific areas of the body with low impact support.

How do the machines work?

There are twelve machines in total and each one has a specific use so that customers can exercise particular areas of concern with ease.

Sessions are bookable in 60 minute slots. This gives you access to each piece of equipment, also allows you recovery time between each piece of kit. 

These low impact exercises can be used by people of any age and of any ability. The toning machines will particularly be useful for people who require physiotherapy or are rehabilitating after surgery. Our full trained advisers will be on hand to ensure the correct use of each piece of equipment.

How will the Wellness/toning suite benefit my health?

Our Shapemaster equipment will assist with the following: 

Side flexor: Helps relieve pain and stiffness
Hipster: Helps to stretch the hamstrings
Seated climber: This machine exercises muscles used for climbing stairs and reaching activities (such as opening cupboard doors and reaching for items)
Chest and legs: This machine helps strengthens muscles associated with walking 
Tricep dip & leg curl: Helps strengthen the tricep muscle group which are used to boost standing up from sitting and also reaching activities
Side bend stepper: Relieves pain and stiffness and improves walking ability
Rotary torso: Helps alleviate neurological pain and stiffness. Also improves walking ability and rotation actions such as turning
Flys and thighs: Strengthens muscles used which help to maintain balance
Cross cycle: This machine helps improve fitness and increase lung capacity
Tummy crunch: Tones and tightens the abdominal area, while protecting and strengthening the lower back
Ab pullover: Regular use of this machine will improve upper body posture and shoulder mobility
Relaxer: It is important to cool down gradually at the end of an exercise session. The Relaxer offers low frequency vibration which promotes relaxation at the end of an exercise session. It is important to cool down gradually at the end of an exercise session

How long are the sessions and do I need to book a place?

Booking a place is recommended and guarantees your 60 minute session. You can book a place by calling the centre on 01384 812800 (option 2) and paying over the phone. Alternatively, you can just turn up on the day - however this does not guarantee a place.

What are the opening times of the Wellness/toning Suite?

The Wellness/Toning Suite is open Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm.

The 60 minutes sessions are available on the hour starting from 9.00am, with the last session being 4.00pm.

Do I need to be a member to use the Wellness/toning suite?

No, you do not need to be a member to use the Wellness/Toning Suite, however our memberships offer exceptional value for money. Please visit our membership schemes for further details. Alternatively, you can pay as you go.

Do I need to wear any specific type of clothing?

We advise you to wear either gym attire or loose clothing. Please wear socks, as shoes/trainers must be removed prior to accessing the equipment.