Basingstoke Sports Trust
Basingstoke Sports Centre is located in the heart of Festival Place – it is a vast fitness, leisure and sports complex spread over 7 floors and over 70,000 square feet. In addition to the huge 186-station mixed gym with functional training zone, are two swimming pools, three squash courts, a huge 5-badminton court sports hall and a separate ladies only gym ‘Shape’. It is also home to 3 studios, separate pedal studio and multi-activity room and a weekly programme of 100 group exercise classes, plus the ‘Play Den’ – a soft play area for children – and ‘Rendezvous Café’, the in-house café and deli which serves a large variety of delicious homemade dishes and hot and cold drinks.
Included in a Premier Membership (£39.95/pm)* are the following:
The mixed gym, spread over two floors, incorporates a whole floor dedicated to cardiovascular and resistance / strength training. The large mezzanine floor, as well as additional cardiovascular and resistance machines, houses a functional fitness zone, core / stretching zone and one of four fitness studios for group exercise. The professional and friendly team of staff are all highly qualified and will work closely with you to help you achieve your fitness goals.
Shape Ladies Gym
This well-equipped gym contains a wide range of equipment including cardiovascular and resistance machines, a selection of hand-held weights and functional equipment and two vibration machines. Escape to the only gym in Basingstoke exclusively for ladies… with its own membership for a lot less than you might think!
Basingstoke Sports Centre is home to a 25 metre pool (6 lanes) and a smaller teaching pool operating seven days a week. A wide range of activities and sessions take place in the pools during the day, suitable for all ages and swimming abilities.
Over 100 group exercise classes take place within the Centre each week. From the breath-taking beats of Les Mills BODYCOMBAT®, to the chilled vibes of Pilates – there truly is a class for everyone! For the cyclists, the Centre has a dedicated pedal studio, running multiple ‘Pedal Power’ classes daily – the perfect way to get your sweat on in a fun and exhilarating class.
Chill out after a workout or simply treat yourself to a relaxing session in the spa – members can benefit from a Steam room and Sauna, as well as using the Jacuzzi in a separate over 18s area.
*Based on a 12 month contract – other pricing options, including casual pay and play rates, are available.
Basingstoke Discovery Centre
Basingstoke Discovery Centre is part of a new generation of libraries, located in the centre of Basingstoke. It is a vibrant community hub open to everyone, free to access and free to join.
We offer a wide range of services, including a large selection of books, audiobooks and magazines to borrow and eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines to download. We have free Public IT and free WiFi, with printing, scanning and photocopying available.
There is an exciting programme of events, including ‘Meet the Author’ sessions, talks, courses and workshops – from iPads to papercraft, felting to willow weaving. In addition, we have a host of regular events such as Rhymetime (one in Spanish too!), Story time, Code Club, Board Games and Construction Club for children; while adults can enjoy Knit and Knatter, Colouring, Reading Groups and Creative Writing Groups – to name just a few.
There are also a number of rooms to hire and volunteering opportunities. With a coffee shop too, it’s a great space to come and relax and enjoy all we have to offer.
Located inside the Festival Place shopping centre on New Market Square, Vue Basingstoke has 10 screens with approximately 2,166 seats.
This venue opens approximately 15 minutes before the first film of the day.