In a new feature each month, we are reviewing the area’s local sports facilities – we start at the Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre.
Think you know Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre? With innovation, affordability and convenience being the main requirements of all people who want to workout, these criteria place Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre at the top of the table and a decent contestant that deserves our attention.
Owned by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and operated by Fusion Lifestyle, Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre has got a whole range of fantastic facilities on offer including a large swimming pool, all the latest gym and fitness equipment, an extensive programme of group exercise classes, four indoor tennis courts, three squash courts, indoor sports courts for hire, indoor cycling studio, kids soft play area, a lovely café and high-spec changing rooms for all activities.
Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre is a popular local gym which is frankly huge in size and offers something for everyone.
All in all, Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre is a conveniently situated facility, it boasts equipment and programmes that most people would definitely find challenging and most importantly its fees are in tune with people’s tight budgets right now.
With a newly refurbished gym, the Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre has over 100 separate exercise stations providing the opportunity for a great workout in the comfort of a spacious and cool training area.
The cardio theatre is separated from the resistance room, which offers equipment for both lower and upper body and there is also a well-equipped free weights area, as well as space for warm ups and stretching.
The swimming pool at the centre offers an alternative way to work out, plus they run over 50 exercise classes every single week, catering to complete beginners as well as those who are advanced in their chosen class. Classes include a wide range of activities from Yoga and Pilates to 50+ aerobics. Busy parents can also make use of the on-site, (independently run) nursery, which is open between 8.00am and 6.00pm, to ensure they get the workout they need whilst knowing the kids are safe.
Local swimming clubs
Royal Tunbridge Wells Monson Swimming Club and Tonbridge Swimming Club both utilise the wonderful pool facilities at present, and whether you are a newcomer, an improver or a competitor, both clubs are always on the look out for new members. Both clubs offer Masters swimming, with RTW Monson also providing Para-Swimming and Water Polo too.
How to find them?
Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre is centrally located next door to the Tunbridge Wells Boys Grammar School on St Johns Road. It is accessible by a huge number of bus routes, over 20 in total, including the 233 route (Edenbridge – Tunbridge Wells) and 77 (Kings Hill – Tunbridge Wells). High Brooms train station is also accessible within walking distance. If travelling by car, they have plenty of free parking spaces too.
Current offers at the centre
Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre are currently offering you the chance to take advantage of their ‘2 Months or 2 Weeks Free’ offer. You can also use their fairly priced Pay As You Go options. Further information can be found on their website at fusion-lifestyle.com/centres/tunbridge-wells-sports-centre.
About Fusion Lifestyle
Fusion is a highly experienced sports and leisure organisation. As a registered charity, Fusion reinvests to improve and develop what’s on offer in your community. In addition to the Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre, Fusion also operate Putlands Sports and Leisure Centre in Paddock Wood and The Weald Sports Centre in Cranbrook.