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Helping you achieve your fitness goals. ask a member of the gym team about our new FREE HEATLH CHECKS
Give us a try! Click here to print off a free taster session voucher.
Unwrap the body of your dreams with personal Training
Click here for Terms and Conditions of Membership
Cardio training at AcademySportGet up to speed!

You may know that it’s recommended that we do at least 30 minutes of exercise five times a week, this can include lifestyle activities like walking or gardening but should include three sporting activities such as gym, swimming, badminton or five-a-side football. With regular exercise you will find you have increased energy levels, improved flexibility and reduced stress levels, it also helps to keep your heart healthy and to lose weight.

At AcademySport we know that achieving your health and fitness goals can be hard, so we like to offer as much free support as possible. All members paying for gym access can take advantage of our FREE GYM PROGRAMS, designed by our qualified Gym Instructors, the detailed program is written specifically for your fitness goals and can be reviewed as often as you like. We offer FREE HEALTH CHECKS to all our members, recording your height, weight, BMI, blood pressure and percentage body fat helps to make sure your workout is right and can help you see progress.

We’re confident that what we have to offer can work for you so why not get your health and fitness up to speed and take out one of our range of memberships.

Try weights at AcademySportMembership options
We know everyone is different, particularly when it comes to what works for your body, our new membership packages have been designed with precisely that in mind – you only pay for what you want to use. So, if you’re looking to change your lifestyle and become more active without spending a fortune then choose from one of the following:

  • Solo: select from one from Gym, Swim and Classes – £22
  • Duo: select two from Gym, Swim and Classes – £26
  • Unlimited: access to all three: Gym, Swim and Classes – £29*
  • Joint: unlimited use of the Gym, Swim and Classes – £52

* Memberhip package available with discounted rate of £26 for which you will need to provide us with relevant proof regularly:

  • 60 + Membership – we require proof of date-of-birth (valid passport or birth certificate) or a valid bus pass.
  • Your Reading Passport – a combined discount and library card, available exclusively to residents of the Borough of Reading. With Your Reading Passport you will receive discounts at Reading Borough Council’s
    • Leisure Facilities
    • Theatres
    • Parks
    • Libraries
    • Events
    There are also great savings on offer from Your Reading Passport Partners, along with better deals for local people who are over 60 years old, have a disability or are on a low income. So start saving today.

    FREE Holiday Swimming– under-16’s can swim for free during Reading school holidays with a valid YRP as follows:
    Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.55pm
    During General Swimming sessions only

    Click here for full details of who is eligible for a card, how to apply, where they are issued and where to use your card or call the Passport Hotline on 0118 937 2011.

Working out with a trainerAll memberships have a one-off joining fee of £12, (joint joining fee £20). As a member you will receive your membership swipe card.

All new members paying to use the gym are required to attend an induction that will be booked on your first visit to the gym

Personal Training
Perhaps you’re new to working out, are trying to get your fitness back after some time out, or maybe you’ve outgrown your current routine. Personal training with our Senior coach Lisa Calcutt is designed to put you on the right track to fitness. For just £25 per session or 11 sessions for £250 personal training could be the boost you need to help you achieve your health and fitness goals. Book at Reception or email Lisa on lisa.calcutt@reading.gov.uk to find out more.

We know we’re good!
You may be interested to know that we carry out annual research to ensure that our prices compare favourably with other local leisure facilities. Our most recent study, in January 2014, showed that out of the 40 membership options we looked at from other local leisure facilities AcademySport options were better value in 33 instances.