ActivZone Gym and Sports Facility

Lakes College, Hallwood Road, Lillyhall Business Park, Workington, CA14 4JN

Easily accessible from the A66 running between Cockermouth and Workington, ActivZone Gym and Sports Facility is located within Lakes College, which is a further education facility. The sports centre is primarily aimed at students of the college, however, members of the public can access the facilities via a monthly membership fee. Visitors can attend classes on a one-off basis for a small fee, or hire the hall or sports pitches.

Planning Your Visit

Contact Details:
01946 839 308 / Website
Membership Cost:
£18-25 / Month
One Off Cost:
£3.50 / Class


ActivZone Gym

ActivZone’s gym is small but well-equipped with a range of cardiovascular equipment that includes three treadmills and two cross-trainers. There is a good selection of weight-lifting equipment, as well as a free weights area. Membership to the gym also includes a personal fitness plan led by a fitness instructor. Membership starts at £18 for concessions, £22 for monthly membership via direct debit, and £25 for monthly membership via cash payments. Yearly memberships are also available.

Fitness Classes

The centre hosts a range of fitness classes throughout the week, including spinning classes with a limited number of spaces available at each session. Other classes include circuits, high intensity interval training, and cardio kettlebells. All classes are free for members or £3.50 for visitors. You must book in advance in order to be guaranteed a space.


ActivZone Gym

The centre has a sports hall, outdoor grass pitch and outdoor artificial pitch – all of which are available to hire with prices starting at just £15 per hour. This is ideal if you and your friends want to have somewhere private to play a sport or just run around. The indoor hall can be set up for a variety of sports, including netball, basketball, five-aside football, and badminton. It is also available to hire for children’s birthday parties. The artificial pitch is a fairly new addition to the facility, and available to hire on a quarter, half, or full pitch basis. The astro-turfed surface enables play to continue in almost all weather.

Junior Sports

Each Saturday, a drop in session is held for children aged 6-11, featuring a different variety of sports each week. The cost is just £2.00 per child per session.

Other Features

ActivZone has a sauna that is available for members to use on an unlimited basis. You can then refuel at Graduates Restaurant, where the next generation of culinary greats serve fine dining dishes at low prices.


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