Fitness membership

Gym, Swim, Class - we've got something for everyone! Memberships from only £19.50 per month. Join now.

What's On at Middleton Arena

What's On at Middleton Arena

Events for everyone at the Arena - from comedy to live music and theatre

Heywood Civic Centre

Heywood Civic Centre

Coming soon - Hello Dolly, Route 62, Caliente Ensemble, Heywood Reunited, Roy Chubby Brown and Gaga - The Ultimate Tribute to Queen.



Low cost fitness classes and sports for adults across the Rochdale borough

More than Dance

More than Dance

Get active, get fit, get dancing. See our new sessions.

Rich Hall

Grouchy deadpan American comic Rich Hall returns to Middleton Arena with his brand new show.

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Fitness Membership

Link4Life has some of the best facilities in the area for keeping fit – four fantastic fitness centres, three superb swimming pools, the widest possible choice of fitness classes – and much more. Join one gym and you join then all!

To find out more or to meet one of our Fitness Team call your nearest centre:

Heywood Sports Village: 01706 927202
Littleborough Sports Centre: 01706 927560
Middleton Arena: 01706 923170
Rochdale Leisure Centre: 01706 924200

More about Link4Life Fitness Centres

Follow this link to Join Online.

Your Link4Life Fitness Membership includes

  • Free gym induction
  • Free fitness programmes
  • Fantastic 'members journey'
  • Free fitness classes with online booking available
  • Fully qualified instructors
  • Free nutritional advice (on request)
  • Steam Rooms at Heywood Sports Village and Middleton Arena
  • Thermal Suite at Rochdale Leisure Centre (selected membership types only)

Please read our Link4Life members pdfTerms and Conditions.

Direct Debit Membership Options

Each of our membership options give you the same great Gym/Swim/Class offer – just choose the one that suits your lifestyle best:

NEW Premium Membership (minimum 24 month contract)

Monday-Sunday during normal opening times - £31 per month

This membership includes:

  • Thermal Suite at Rochdale Leisure Centre
  • Unlimited off-peak Badminton and Squash court bookings (subject to availability)

Peak Membership

Monday-Sunday during normal opening times - £31 a month
Join Online Now

Off Peak Membership

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm & any time at the weekend - £26.50 a month
Join Online Now

Passport to Leisure Off Peak Membership

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm & any time at the weekend - £19.50 a month
Available only to Passport to Leisure members
Find out if you are eligible for Passport to Leisure

Corporate Membership

Monday-Sunday during normal opening times - £26.50 a month

Discount available on our Peak Membership for businesses with at least 5 current members. Please contact your nearest Link4Life Fitness Centre for details.

1617 Membership

Monday-Sunday during normal opening times - £19.50 per month

Available to 16 and 17 year olds only (proof of age ID required)


  • All membership options are subject to a 12 month minimum contract unless stated otherwise
  • An initial start-up cost is payable subject to any valid offer or promotion
  • Payment is by monthly direct debit with a choice of two payment dates
  • Fitness classes are subject to availability and must be booked in advance
  • Swimming is available during public swimming times as advertised
  • Join Online is currently only available to Peak and Off Peak options.

For more details please read our Terms and Conditions of Membership above.

To find out more about Fitness Membership

Contact one of our Fitness Advisers

Pay As You Go

Link4Life Fitness Centres and Classes can be used on a Pay As You Go basis.

A Gym Induction is recommended for all first-time visitors, a disclaimer must be signed should you not wish to have an induction. Please contact your nearest centre to arrange this before your visit.

Fitness Centres (Gym only) £7.80      Peak
£6.50 Off-peak
£3.25 Passport to Leisure
Gym Induction Fee £18.00 Peak & Off-Peak
£13.50 Passport to Leisure
Fitness Classes £5.60 Peak
£4.50 Off-Peak

Off-Peak: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and anytime at weekends.

Passport to Leisure: Off-Peak only with valid Passport to Leisure Card