Fitness Suite Upgrade at Ashbourne Leisure Centre
Our Fitness Suite has been completely re-designed and updated with the latest Technogym equipment!
As a part of this, we now have exciting equipment additions such as a Technogym's Skillmill, Climb and Unity TV.
The gym itself has also undergone a radical re-decoration! We have functional training areas complete with squat racks and free weights (dumbbells, kettlebells). All equipment is brand new and up to date and our fitness instructors are fully trained and ready to help you on your fitness journey!
Gym Opening Times
* please note that we have Healthy Hearts sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays 13:30-14:30 during which time priority over use of the equipment is given to Healthy Hearts Members.
You can make great savings and enjoy many benefits by taking out a annual Gym Membership, you can pay for your membership upfront, or you can set up a monthly direct debit payment at no extra cost.For information on our membership packages please visit our membership page
Pay as you go options available
Gym Joining Fee
Anyone that wants to use Derbyshire Dales District Council's gyms, must first take part in a gym induction with one of our qualified gym instructors. The induction is an hour long session that tells you everything you need to know in order to use our gym equipment safely and appropriately. Following your induction, your gym instructor will design a programme specifically to meet your personal health and fitness goals. The instructor will also advise you on how often they will review your personal programme.
Please contact us directly to book a gym induction for a time that suits you. Gym inductions are free when you take out a Gym or Active Leisure Plus Membership.
Your gym Joining Fee (£27.30) which includes an induction is free when you take out one of our Gym or Fitness Freedom memberships.
Fitness Freedom Membership
Our all inclusive Fitness Freedom Membership includes all the benifits of a gym membership as well as Swimming, Fitness classes, Indoor Cycling, Off-peak courts and Climbing (at Wirksworth Leisure Centre). Find out more about this and our other membership packages on the membership page.
Personal Training Sessions
Personal Training Sessions are ideal if you're looking to giving your training a kick- start! Our highly qualified gym instructors will spend an hour with you to help motivate and progress you on to a whole new level of fitness.
Health and Fitness Assessment
Our Health and Fitness Assessment supplements the personal programme that you are given as part of your gym induction, it provides more detailed information about your fitness levels and body statistics. We can then recommend a course of exercise to put you on the road to successful weight loss and increasing your strength and fitness levels. If you are new to the gym, looking to lose weight or simply want to gain strength, then a health and fitness assessment with one of our gym instructors is ideal (charges apply).
Tuesday & Thursday 13:45-14:45
This is a session for customers with heart conditions that need rehabilitation, please contact us to find out more. During these sessions, priority use of equipment is given to the Healthy Hearts Group.
Active Health Referral Programme
Derbyshire Dales District Council operates the Gold Standard Active Health Referral programme in each of our leisure centres in partnership with NHS Derbyshire County. Active Health Referral Instructors are employed by the Council to work with individuals who are referred by GPs, physiotherapists and hospitals for exercise.