Northamptonshire Carers have purchased a number of memberships around the county, including swimming, jacuzzi, steam rooms, specialist activity classes etc. in various leisure centres, health clubs and hotels.

How it works?

Although Carers can access these memberships free of charge, some organisations do charge for an induction and classes may not also be included. To access this scheme you will first need to have a Carers Assessment to determine how this will support your individual needs.

Carers must be registered with Northamptonshire Carers to take advantage of this opportunity and all bookings must be made through  us, via our Main Office number on 01933 677837, places are released on a 3 month roaming basis, and Carers must call at regular intervals to book for the following 3 months. We do operate a Reserve list if your preferred day is not available.

For January – March 2017, please call on the following days:

Leisure Centres

Day to call

Nuffield Gym (Northampton)

Monday 14th August 2017

Corby and Kettering

Tuesday 16th August 2017


Wednesday 16th August 2017

Rushden, Thrapston, Towcester & Brackley and the Hilton Hotel in Northampton

Thursday 17th August 2017

Daventry & Park Inn, Northampton

Friday 18th August 2017


Details of the leisure centres open to Carers can be found here

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Brackley & Towcester 

Isospa South Northants Leisure Trust, Springfield Way Brackley or Springfields, Towcester, check times for pool and an induction fee of £7.50 will be charged for the Gym

Opening times: Monday – Friday 6.30am – 10pm Weekends 8am – 6pm


Two memberships at East Midlands International Pool, Corby Both Parkland Gateway and Lodge Park sites are accessible

Opening times (check times to use the pool and gym):

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – 6.30am – 10pm Tuesday – 7am – 10pm Saturday and Sunday – 9am – 5pm


The Daventry Court Hotel (previously known as Barcelo Hotel)Sedgemoor Way, offers fantastic facilities, all of which are available to Hotel Guests and Health Club Members alike.

Opening times: Monday – Friday 6.30am – 9pm Weekends and Bank Holidays 8am – 8pm


Membership at Balance Health Club, Thurston Drive Kettering.

Opening times: Monday to Thursday. 6am – 10pm Friday, 6am – 7pm Weekends, 8am – 7pm

You will be required to complete a health declaration form and, if you do have any significant health issues, you will need to take a letter from your GP along as well to show you are fit enough to use the facilities.


  • Nuffield Health & Fitness Centre, Walter Tull Way, Northampton. Opening times: Monday – Friday 6.30am – 10:00pm Weekends and Bank Holidays 8am – 8pm This does not apply to weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Park Inn Hotel, Pace Health Club. Opening times Monday – Thursday 6.30am – 9.30pm Fridat 6.30am – 8pm Saturday & Sunday 8am  – 7pm
  • Hilton Hotel, Collingtree Livingwell Opening times 7 days a week 6am – 10pm

Rushden & Thrapston

Two memberships have been taken out to cover the Pemberton Centre & Splash Pool at Rushden and The Nene Centre at Thrapston and our Carers can access either of these venues.

Opening times vary and can be checked by phoneing the Enquiry Line 01933 677837 or go onto their website at: website


Two memberships have been taken out at Diana’s Health & Fitness. 109e Finedon Rd, Wellingborough NN8 4AL

Opening times: Monday – Friday 6.30am – 10pm Saturday and Sunday – 8am – 8pm

Trilogy Gyms are at:

Danes Camp, Lings Forum, Cripps Centre (NGH), The Mounts Baths and at Duston School in Northampton. Trilogy Gyms offer Carers registered with Northamptonshire Carers a reduced membership. The cost is £19.50 per month down from £35.00, if you are interested in this offer please contact our office on Tel: 01933 677837 for your introductory letter before going to one of the Trilogy Gyms to set up your membership.

All Carers are asked to follow the gym's code of conduct.

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Gym memberships are funded via Public and Charitable monies and their continuation is reliant on considerate and correct use

Each gym has its own code of conduct usually displayed around the gym, please take note of these notices and abide by their rules.

Make your gym booking by calling the Northamptonshire Carers general no on 01933 677837 and making your booking.

Please only attend on your booked day.

Some Carers are booking and not turning up for several weeks in a row.  Please make sure you call the office and cancel if you cannot attend, as there are always Carers on waiting lists.

If the same Carer is consistently not attending and not cancelling they will be telephoned to discuss this.

Under no circumstances must a carer swap their gym slot, it needs to be cancelled by calling the office number so that it can be offered to the next person in the waiting list

We hope you continue to enjoy your time at the gym and by abiding by the above codes of conduct it will help us to maintain good links with providers and also the funding we need to continue.