Join Scotch Horn Leisure Centre

Here at Scotch Horn we are not just a gym! There is never a dull moment at our leisure centre, call in to look at our gym, swimming pool, sports hall and even the auditorium. You are guaranteed a friendly face on arrival.

On this page you’ll find everything you need including facility info., benefits of becoming a member and membership prices. You can even save time and sign-up online by clicking one of the join online buttons below.

  • Full access to our 50 station gym facility, offering a wide variety of cardiovascular & resistance equipment
  • Full access to our 18 station free weights gym with impressive new power rack and up to 60kg dumbbells
  • FREE induction, FREE fitness programme tailored to suit your needs, and FREE regular programme reviews to help maintain your progression
  • Cycle workout studio fully equipped with 15 Star Trac Bikes
  • Off peak racket sports (badminton, squash & table tennis)
  • Full access to over 44 instructor led classes each week including Body Pump, Pilates and Zumba
  • Quality personal training available
  • 50 Station Gym

    With state of the art equipment and enthusiastic staff on hand to help you, our gym is the perfect place to get fit! You can pay separately each time you go, or for a great deal you can sign up to our fitness membership and gain exclusive benefits. Some of which include; a free induction with a fully qualified gym instructor, as well as unlimited access to swimming*, health suites* and fitness classes*. We want you to get the very best out of your membership and that’s why we offer a personalised plan to help you improve and reach your health and fitness goals, including a 6 week review. *At participating leisure centres.

  • 20 Station Free Weights Gym

    With specialist equipment and enthusiastic staff on hand to help you, our weights gym is the perfect place to get fit! The weights equipment includes a range of selector pin machines, plate loaded equipment, benches, power racks, dumbbell and barbell sets

    You can pay separately each time you go, or for a great deal you can sign up to our fitness membership and gain exclusive benefits. Some of which include; a free induction with a fully qualified gym instructor, as well as unlimited access to swimming*, health suites* and fitness classes*. We want you to get the very best out of your membership and that’s why we offer a personalised plan to help you improve and reach your health and fitness goals, including a 6 week review. *At participating leisure centres  


  • 4 Court Sports Hall

    There is never a dull moment in our sports hall! With a varied amount of activities to choose from we can host all kinds of sports; from 5-a-side football, to basketball, to badminton! Our sports hall can be used by clubs, groups and individuals for a variety of activities- including gymnastics and martial arts! With such a fantastic range of activities we’re sure there is something for everyone!

  • Group Fitness Studio

    If you’re coming alone or with friends, our group fitness studio is the perfect place for a fitness class! Our programme includes classes such as circuits, body combat, pilates and Zumba (to name but a few) and we are sure that you will find a class to suit your fitness goals. Our friendly and welcoming instructors are there to make sure you get the most out of your workout and have as much fun as possible in doing so! We can guarantee you’ll work hard in our sessions, but you’ll feel great afterwards! Don’t forget, when you sign up to become a member with expressions fitness; all fitness classes are included as well as use of the gym and health suite*. *at participating leisure centres

  • Cycle Workout Studio

    Having gained enormous momentum in recent years, spinning is the fitness activity sweeping through the UK. In our leisure centre we have a specialist cycle workout studio available to you for first-rate indoor cycle classes! Our highly qualified instructors are on hand to help you reach your potential and have a great time exercising. Using various resistance terrains on our top quality spin bikes, you will get a fantastic workout in our cycle workout classes!

  • Squash Courts

    Our squash courts are perfect for squash and racketball players of all abilities and ages! Whether you are seeking to play competitively against others, for fun against friends, or just fancy a knock on your own our courts are here for you to take advantage of. Please contact us to find out more regarding squash and racketball teams, club nights and ladders that may be available to you at your local leisure centre.

    Photograph of the Squash Courts at Scoth Horn Leisure Centre
  • Cafe Vita

    Cafe Vita serves a wide range of light snacks and refreshments from coffee, croissants and paninis to pasta, sandwiches and salads! Customers are welcome to eat in or, for those in a rush; all items are also available to take out. Customers of all ages are sure to discover something that they love on our menu, so why not visit our cafe to find your favourite?! Will it be our whole bean coffee, our fresh granola pots, our children’s lunch boxes or our indulgent handmade cakes? Whichever it is, we look forward to seeing you soon!

  • Children's Parties

    Give your child a birthday party to remember! We offer a range of parties for boys and girls and for all ages.  Parties on offer include:-

    • Leap & Eat Party (under 8 years)
    • Sports Hall Party (under 12 years)
      Remember Family Members receive a FREE birthday party every year! (Terms and conditions apply)

  • Creche

    Our crèche is the perfect solution to your childcare needs. Whether you are at work throughout the day, eager to join in with one of our fitness classes, or fancy a workout session in the gym we can provide a fun and engaging setting for your child to be looked after in. This will include interaction with other children and plenty of fun toys and activities provided in a safe and secure environment.

    Photograph of the Creche at Scoth Horn Leisure Centre
  • Soft Play Area

    We have excellent facilities at our leisure centre for youngsters, including our soft play area! We can provide your child with a fun and engaging learning environment with plenty of colourful toys and activities for them to do. With a safe and secure setting, we guarantee that they will have endless fun with our team!

  • Auditorium and Stage

    Our auditorium and stage is available to clubs, groups and individuals for a variety of shows and performances. With an impressive stage area as well as facilities available for lighting, sound and other equipment we are able to provide the ideal location for a variety of recitals and rehearsals.

    Photograph of the Auditorium at Scoth Horn Leisure Centre
  • Facilities to Hire

    Finding the ideal venue for any event can be a difficult task, but here at Scotch Horn Leisure Centre we have the facilities and flexibility to deliver your event to perfection. With the capacity to cater for small and intimate occasions, through to large individual events, we will endeavour to create your perfect event in our centre.


    Previously, our facilities have been hired for events such as dancing classes, revival nights, parties and roller discos demonstrating the varied usage of our facilities!


    See below for some of the facilities available for hire in our centre:


    Sports Hall, Exercise Studio, Squash Courts, Auditorium and Stage, and Meeting Room


    If you would like to discuss or request any more information on any of the facilities available to hire, don’t hesitate to get in touch!

    Scotch Horn Sports Hall Photograph
  • Meeting Room

    Whether you are presenting, delivering focused training sessions, or conducting team meetings, our room is ideal for you. Our meeting room is suitable for personal or business use; we are versatile and adaptable, ready and waiting to assist with your meeting.

    Photograph of the Meeting Room at Scoth Horn Leisure Centre
  • Accessibility and Specialist Exercise

    Accessibility and Specialist Exercise

    At Scotch Horn Leisure Centre we pride ourselves on offering accessible facilities for disabled customers with a commitment to continuously improving the accessibility in our centre to ensure we meet the needs of our customers.


    Scotch Horn Leisure Centre is equipped with adapted fitness equipment to allow people with a range of abilities to get the best possible workout and has Inclusive Fitness Initiative Accreditation.


    Building Accessibility

    - Disabled parking

    - Step free access into the building

    - Wheelchair friendly low level main reception desk and area

    - Automatic doors

    - Directional signage is clear

    - Staff are trained in disability awareness.


    Accessible Facilities

    - Accessible toilets, showers and changing facilities

    - Non slip floors


    Accessible Equipment

    - Accessible cardio and weights machines


    Inclusive Activities and Information

    - Dedicated Specialist Health and Fitness Instructor enabling the delivery of the following programmes.


    Specialist Health and Exercise Programmes

    Gentle exercise programmes supporting people with long term health conditions.

    We have dedicated Health and Exercise Instructors and a number of specialist programmes to ensure everyone can receive the expert advice they need to lead an active life in a safe, supportive and welcoming environment.


    GP Referral Scheme

    Runs in conjunction with local GP Surgeries, Physiotherapists and Nurses, this 12 session course is taken by our qualified GP Referral Co-ordinator and incorporates health screening and a personal exercise programme. These sessions aim to integrate you into the gym and gives you the tools and confidence to help you reach your personal goals.


    Tuesday: 11:15-12:15

    Wednesday: 09:15-10:45

    (GP Referral/Stroke/Cardiac Mixed Group)


    Parkinson’s and Diabetes Clinic

    Thursday: 12:00-13:00


    Energise Cancer Rehabilitation

    An exercise based programme delivered by a Cancer Rehabilitation Instructor, offering a gradual individually tailored introduction to physical activity. To help recovery from the side effects of cancer treatments (such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy and hormone therapies) in a safe, friendly and motivating environment.


    Thursday: 14:00-15:00


    Stay Steady

    A programme of strength and balance classes to help build strength, walk steadily and lower risk of falling.


    Wednesday: 10:45-11:45


    GP Referral Walks

    A short walk with a route for all abilities, followed by a talk in our Cafe Vita with a local GP.


    Thursday: 13:00


    Healthy Hearts

    Taken by a qualified BACR Rehabilitation Instructor these sessions gently encourage health and fitness to promote long term improvement.


    Tuesday (Cardiac Group): 09:15-10:15

    Tuesday (Stroke Exercise): 10:15-11:15

    Thursday (Cardiac Group): 11:00-12:00

    Thursday (Stroke Exercise): 13:00-14:00


    The above classes will give you the following; increased sense of wellbeing, increased stamina and energy, strong bones (lower risk of osteoporosis), improved heart and lung efficiency, lower blood pressure, less tension and stress.


    Pay per visit or discounted memberships available!


    Please contact our Active Life Co-ordinator on - 



    Telephone: (01275) 856965


  • Teen Gym

    Get your kids active!


    We are continuously looking to encourage teens to lead a more active and healthy lifestyle.


    At Scotch Horn Leisure Centre we offer Teen Gym Sessions, a great opportunity for age 11 - 15 year olds to workout alongside our qualified instructors in our fun and friendly gym environment.


    Teen Gym*

    Monday - Friday: Up to 18:00 (unaccompanied)

    Monday - Friday: 18:00 onwards (accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18 years.)

    Saturday & Sunday: No time restrictions


    Please Note: Parent/Guardian will be required to complete and sign a health questionnaire prior to teens taking part in Teen Gym

    *Pay per visit or membership option available.


    Junior Pump Membership Available!

    Junior Pump Membership package includes unlimited access to:

    - 50 Station Gym

    - 20 Station Free Weights Gym

    - Support, guidance and regular programme reviews

    - 25 Metre Main Pool**

    - Teaching Pool**

    **Pool located at Backwell Leisure Centre


    For further information please contact a Customer Advisor on (01275) 856965 or email

Online Expressions Fixed DD Scotch Horn

Our Fixed membership gives you our best monthly rate and comes with full access to our range of facilities and classes as part of a 12 month contract.Online Expressions 12 month Fixed DD for a minimum 12 months term.

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Online Expressions Flexi DD Scotch Horn

Our Flexi membership gives you full access to our fantastic range of facilities and classes with the freedom to cancel at any point with just three weeks’ notice (21 days).

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Online Expressions Annual Scotch Horn

Your membership includes a free induction & fitness programmes with a qualified Instructor, unlimited gym usage, swimming during public sessions, group fitness classes, off peak racket sports & health suite usage at Hutton Moor, Backwell and Scotch Horn Leisure Centres. *Terms & Conditions Apply. Our annual memberships come with 10% discount, making all of this available for £399.60.

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