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Shaftesbury Avenue, Worthing, West Sussex BN12 4ET

How to find us

Driving – You can reach Shaftesbury Avenue by following the A259/A2031 from Littlehampton and turning right at the Centenary House roundabout, or left if coming from East Worthing/Broadwater on the A2031.

For all other directions you can follow the A259 east/west to the traffic lights with Shaftesbury Avenue.

Train – Alternatively Durrington-on-Sea railway station is a 5-minute walk away.

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Contains 70 stations including treadmills, cycles, rowers, X-trainers, resistance machines and dumbbells.

A fitter you!

  • Personalised Fitness Program
  • Fully trained Fitness Instructors
  • Personal Training
  • Relaxed and friendly
  • Casual usage – no membership required
  • Dedicated Weights Room
  • Steam Room and Spa
  • Junior usage at certain time

Worthing Leisure Centre is one of 3 gyms within South Downs Leisure.

Splashpoint Leisure Centre Gym Davison Leisure Centre Gym Worthing Leisure Centre Gym

Weights Room

The Worthing Leisure Centre weights room is equipped with the widest selection of free weights on the south coast which include 3 Olympic bars; training bars; dumbbells up to 65 kg each; and benches: incline, decline and flat.

There are also two squat racks, Smith machine and other equipment.

The weights room is the training venue for Worthing Powerlifters – a group of weight lifters who specialise in power lifting.


Spa & Treatment Rooms

Need to unwind after a hard days work?

Following your work-out, why not relax in our health spa at  Worthing Leisure Centre.  Facilities include sauna, steam room and a spa pool. Give yourself the TLC you deserve.

Spa usage for 16 and over.

Mirage Beauty

Rebalance Sports Massage

SJA Sports Massage Therapy

Peaceful Feet Foot Care

3G Football Centre

  • 6 self-enclosed well maintained 3G pitches
  • Fully floodlit
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free on-site changing with showers and lockers
  • Food and beverage on site
  • Helpful on-site duty staff including first aid
  • Fully floodlit until 10pm at night
  • Ideal for team training and social matches
  • Licensed players’ lounge
  • Exceptional hire rates for schools

Soccer Saturday, half price pitches for FIT4 members on a Saturday, hire your own pitch from £7.50 an hour.

Junior walk up discount for groups of U16’s off peak.

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Our sports hall offers 10 badminton courts / 2 basketball courts. The main hall is available for hire for functions and events. 

With 3 squash courts for hire (FREE to FIT4 members at off peak hours). We also have a Pole Fitness Studio offering Pole Fitness as part of our 370+ classes per week.


Worthing Leisure Centre is the home for all of Worthing Thunder’s home matches.

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Coffee House

Our café at Worthing Leisure Centre offers a wide range of tasty dishes including panini’s, traditional breakfasts, jacket potatoes, salads and sandwiches. We also offer a children’s menu and a variety of delicious snack boxes. And for those of you that fancy something sweet, we also have teacakes, homemade flapjacks, muffins, cookies, fruit and many more tempting options.

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Amazon Adventure Parties

Amazon Adventure Soft Play Area

A challenging adventure experience for toddlers and children

This indoor play area within Worthing Leisure Centre provides jungle themed fun for toddlers and children in a safe and supervised environment. There’s a giant ball pool, a toddlers’ ball area, a snake slide and aerial walkways to keep them entertained.


Sensory Play Area

Our sensory area icludes

Sparkle cloud

A wonderful cloud shape that is suspended below ceilings, with 200 points of gently changing coloured lights, creating a galaxy of twinkling stars

Rainbow light bar

With 8 LED colour change lights, the Rainbow Light Bar creates a wonderful rainbow of coloured light.

Bubble tube

The lights cycle between the 8 bright colours, fading gently between them, whilst a constant stream of bubbles rise up through the water.

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Athletics Track

Track use is free to FIT4 members. All users must register at reception and obtain a coloured wristband. Anyone without a coloured wristband may be asked to leave.


Function Room

Conveniently situated, the Shaftesbury Room at Worthing Leisure Centre makes the perfect venue for social functions. It is a delightful self-contained suite, that can accommodate the following:

  • Seated buffet for up to 70 guests
  • Evening function with disco for up to 130 guests
  • Weddings and other family celebrations (birthdays, christenings…)
  • Funeral receptions
  • Business meetings and conferences

The Shaftesbury Room offers unrivalled facilities:

  • Disabled access
  • En-suite toilets
  • Dance floor
  • Private bar
  • Catering to your requirements
  • Option to self-cater
  • Variety of menus
  • Private entrance from car park
  • Enclosed garden patio area with children’s play area.
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Fitness Studios

Three fitness studios for a range of fitness classes including spin, dance and pole fitness.

  • Studio 1
  • Studio 2 (Spin Studio)
  • Studio 3 (Pole Studio)

Disabled Facilities and Car Parking

Find out more about disabled Facilities available at Worthing Leisure Centre.

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Free Car Parking for 241 cars.

4 disabled car parking spaces.