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. Abbeycroft Leisure currently manages the Leisure Centre service in St Edmundsbury in partnership with St Edmundsbury Borough Council and has a reputation of providing high quality facilities. 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 16 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 24 classes a week included within all our membership categories. These include Circuits, Kettlebells, Express Abs and Indoor Cycling to name a few. 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?

Ample parking is available – See Location Map.

When do we start?

The Gym Ipswich opened its doors on 24th January2011. 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 REPS 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 group 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. During your time at The Gym, Ipswich you can have continuously updated exercise and nutrition programmes. Just login at www.thegymipswich.co.uk/your-lifestyle to request yours at anytime during your stay with us.

Do you have personal training on site?

Yes, through our partnership with Your Personal Training, all members are able to access this additional service at your convenience. During your time at The Gym, Ipswich you can have continuously updated exercise and nutrition programmes. Just login at www.thegymipswich.

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