Frequently Asked Questions

Who are Abbeycroft Leisure/The Gym Ipswich?

Abbeycroft Leisure manages The Gym Ipswich. They are a Social Enterprise with charitable status which means that any surplus generated goes back into providing health and fitness services. The Gym Ipswich is a venture which aims to provide the local community with a fantastic facility but at an affordable cost.

What are our opening times?

The Gym Ipswich is open from 6am to 10pm Monday to Friday and 8am until 6pm at weekends.

Who can join?

Anyone 18 or over can join The Gym Ipswich regardless of fitness ability. We aim to work with each individual in assisting them with achieving their own personal goals and aspirations.

What equipment do we offer?

The Gym Ipswich has the very latest equipment from Matrix, one of the leading fitness equipment suppliers. Why not come and have a look around?

Does the Gym provide classes?

Yes, we have a programme of group exercise classes each week -all are included in your membership. These include HIIT and Indoor Cycling. Speak to the fitness team or call 01473 215875 to book your place.

Do we provide changing facilities?

Members have access to modern changing facilities offering clean showers, vanity mirrors, hair dryers and secure lockers. Cleanliness is taken seriously at The Gym,Ipswich and our changing room facilities are no exception.

Are parking facilities available?

Local car parks are available – See Location Map.

When did we start?

The Gym Ipswich opened its doors on 24th January 2011. We have since grown a membership base in the thousands.

Membership is so cheap/what’s the catch?

There is no catch. Our aim is to provide quality fitness facilities that are affordable without compromising on quality and service.

Will the gym be manned?

The Gym Ipswich is manned at all times by a friendly CIMSPA level 3 member of staff who will be more than happy to answer any questions or give advice should you require it. Don’t be afraid to ask, we’re here to help!

Will I get an induction?

Yes, all members will receive a 1-1 induction initially lasting up to one hour. There is then the option to book in for a one-to-one programme inclusive of your membership, as well as having the opportunity for regular programme reviews.

Do you have personal training on site?

A free training plan and personalised fitness programme from our fitness team is available to all members, and is included in your membership.

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