Exciting Gym Transformations at Wednesbury and Tipton Leisure Centres

Exciting Gym Transformations at Wednesbury and Tipton Leisure Centres

Get ready for a fitness revolution at Wednesbury & Tipton Leisure Centres

We are pleased to announce an upcoming refurbishment at Wednesbury Leisure Centre and Tipton Leisure Centre, promising a rejuvenated workout experience for our valued members & customers.

Our teams will be working closely together to ensure you get your normal great workout during the development which will include extra classes & your favourite team members delivering workouts at both centres.

Mark Wildman, Business & Commercial Manager added:

‘We are listening to our customers by enhancing and improving our popular gym and fitness provision at these two key facilities located in Wednesbury and Tipton. This maintains Sandwell’s commitment to provide quality leisure facilities for the whole community to enjoy and stay healthy.’

Wednesbury Leisure Centre:

At Wednesbury Leisure Centre, we are expanding our exciting partnership with Pulse Fitness which has been a tremendous success at Sandwell Aquatics Centre. The gym will be having a comprehensive makeover including (gallery below) :-

  • An expanded free weights area, featuring more benches, plate load equipment, and additional cable machines.
  • Opportunity to experience the ultimate full-body workout with the new Speedflex Blade – a versatile fitness solution suitable for everyone.
  • A new revamped functional area and indulge in various workout options.
  • Brand new indoor cycles for a dynamic cardio experience.
  • Redecoration of all fitness studios.

To enable us to complete this development the gym will temporarily close from 6th December and will reopen fully on 2nd January. Please note the fitness class timetable will alter to accommodate the redecoration of the studios. There will be a soft gym opening for our members on 23rd December.

Your customer feedback has driven this development and we can’t wait to get started. Please read our FAQ’s at the bottom on this page to understand your options whilst the gym is closed.

View a walkthrough of the new gym here:

Studio refurbishment additional information:

  • Studio 1 & 2 will be down for refurbishment between Monday 11th December – Wednesday 13th December. There may be some disruption to your regular classes, but we have accommodated as best as we can during this time.
  • Indoor Cycle Studio will be down for refurbishment between Monday 18th December  – 22nd December. There will be no Cycle sessions available during this period but will other classes remain unaffected.

Tipton Leisure Centre:

Tipton Leisure Centre will also be having improvements to support it’s members and customers again in partnership with Pulse Fitness. The project will include:- 

  • Introducing new Pulse Fitness state-of-the-art cardio equipment to elevate your workouts.
  • Extending the free weights flooring area.
  • Repairing the flooring problem frustrating our existing loyal members.
  • Decorating the gym area. 

This development work will result in the gym closing on 26th November and then re-opening on 7th December.

(Please note the images shown are for the Wednesbury LC project only, Tipton LC will be receiving a partial kit replacement and refurbishment only)

Frequently Asked Questions

What will happen with my membership ?

All memberships will continue as normal for both centres. All One Card & student members will able to access facilities & sessions at other SLT centres during the project, this will include Gym ONE memberships & if you have a membership for just Tipton or Wednesbury Leisure Centres.

If for any reason you don’t wish to attend another centre, you may freeze your membership by emailing memberships@slt-leisure.co.uk detailing the dates you wish the membership to be frozen.

What will happen to my regular 1 to 1’s?

Don’t worry, our gym team will still be on hand to help you with your fitness journey. During this development our team will be available at Tipton Sports Academy. Sessions will be bookable with the reception team at Tipton Sports Academy.

Will the swimming pools be affected?

No, all swimming sessions will take place as scheduled on the timetables.

Will fitness classes be affected?

We will try and deliver as many of our scheduled classes as normal. Some changes will be needed as we work with the decorating team at Wednesbury Leisure Centre. Tipton Leisure Centre will be offering a new 7am class to support gym members.

How can I stay informed on progress at both sites?

We will post regular updates including photographs on this web page and on our social media channels.

How to I find out more about becoming a ONE Card member?

Simply click here to find out more about all the amazing benefits of being a One Card member. Just click JOIN HERE to start your fitness journey with us.

If I have any additional questions or queries, then who do I contact?

You can contact either centre team by asking at reception or emailing wlc@slt-leisure.co.uk (Wednesbury Leisure Centre) / Tiptonleisureinfo@slt-leisure.co.uk (Tipton Leisure Centre)