The Gym - Maidstone Leisure Centre

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    The Gym and Fitness

    A new two storey state-of-the-art fitness suite has been built at Maidstone Leisure Centre making it one of the best equipped gyms in Kent.

    The fully air conditioned contemporary gym has the latest cardio (great for your heart and lungs), resistance (great for toning your body) and free weights (for strength training) equipment installed. So, whether your goal is to lose weight, look good or feel great, our team of fully qualified fitness instructors are on hand to help you get the most out of your training session.



    New to the Gym?  Kick start your fitness journey with an induction.  The fully qualified fitness team will take you through how to use the equipment safely and effectively and will create a personal fitness programme just for you!

    Gym Instructor

    New Member?

    Step 1

    • Your introduction to the cardiovascular equipment.

    Step 2

    • Your introduction to the resistance equipment
    • Receive your bespoke training programme

    Step 3

    • Your first fitness review (after one week)

    Step 4

    • A review of your bespoke training programme (after one month)
    • Set new goals


    Step 1

    • Your introduction to the cardiovascular equipment

    Step 2

    • Your introduction to the resistance equipment
    • Receive your bespoke fitness programme



    If you have been to a gym before and are familiar with how to use the equipment and are comfortable setting your own training programme, a member of the fitness team will simply check that you know how to use the equipment safely and assess if a more in-depth induction is required.

    Gym Etiquette

    We understand that going to the gym or to a workout class for the first time can sometimes seem a little daunting, View the following Gym Etiquette to help you prepare for that all important first visit.

    The Gym

    • All users of the gym are required to complete an induction and a PAR-Q medical questionnaire.  
    • All personal belongings are to be stored in the lockers provided.
    • Appropriate clothing and footwear for the activity must be worn.
    • Before commencing your workout, please remember to sign in.
    • If you are unsure how to use a piece of equipment, ask an instructor for help.
    • Bring a towel with you on each visit and wipe down equipment after use.
    • At peak times, use may be limited to 15 minutes per piece of equipment. This is at the
      discretion of an instructor, but please be considerate to other users.
    • Remember to bring water with you and drink regularly before, during and after your
      workout to avoid dehydration.




    Weight Loss Management Programme

    Gym Workout

    Do you have a BMI of 28 and above and successfully want to lose weight? Why not join our Weight Loss Management Programme?





    Health Commitment Statement

    Our commitment to you...

    • We will respect your personal decisions and allow you to make your own decisions about what exercise you can carry out. However, we ask you not to exercise beyond what you consider to be your own abilities.
    • We will make every reasonable effort to make sure that our equipment and Facilities are in a safe condition for you to use and enjoy.
    • We will take all reasonable steps to make sure that our staff are qualified to the fitness industry standards.
    • If you tell us you have a disability which puts you at a substantial disadvantage in accessing our equipment and facilities, we will consider what adjustments, if any are reasonable for us to make.
    • There will be a member of staff available who has first aid training.

    Your commitment to us...

    • You should not exercise beyond your own abilities. If you know or are concerned that you have a medical condition that might interfere with you exercising safely, you should get advice from a relevant medical professional and follow that advice before using our equipment and facilities.
    • You should use the facilities in a safe manner and take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons using the facilities.
    • You should make yourself aware of any rules and instructions, including warning notices. Exercise carries its own risks. You should not carry out any activities which you have been told are not suitable for you.
    • You should notify your instructor of any existing or new medical conditions before you commence an activity.
    • You should let us know immediately if you feel ill when using our equipment or Facilities.