The Gytes Leisure Centre is a multi-use facility which offers an impressive array of activities for all ages. The fitness suite, large sports hall, Astro Turf pitch and dance studio are well utilised during the day and evening. The Centre also includes a smaller exercise studio and a versatile room which is used by various clubs and societies and can be hired for meetings.
Cardiovascular, resistance and free weight equipment is available in the gym to help you achieve your fitness goals. Trained and qualified staff are on hand to advise and motivate. You may use the gym on a casual basis or become a member, in which case you can access the gym and Peebles swimming pool, plus benefit from a tailored exercise programme! Please contact the Centre for current membership package information.
There are numerous benefits to hiring the services of a Personal Trainer. At the Gytes we have four Level 3 qualified PT's who work with clients to tailor programmes according to individual needs. Our PTs' then provide ongoing support and motivation to ensure that clients meet their health and fitness goals. Please contact the Centre to ask about PT packages.
Main Sports Hall
Hire the main sports hall, or part of it for football, netball, basketball, short tennis, badminton, table tennis, athletics… You can organise a regular group activity or hire the hall on a casual basis. Staff are always on hand to assist with the set up of equipment.
Classes at the Gytes
We have an ever evolving spread of classes to suit all ages and abilities. Amongst what we offer…
A popular high energy blast of a class which involves 45 minutes of cycling in rhythm against varying levels of resistance to some great music.
You will be skipping and using free weights in a variety of training methods …working to tone, build and enhance your body's condition in an aerobics class setting.
From Beginner's Functional Fitness through Intermediate Aerobics to Aerobic Interval Training, we have aerobics classes for every stage!
Embrace your inner ballerina! This unique, fun, enjoyable class will enable you to develop a strong, long, and lean physique.
Kettlebell conditioning / cardio*
'One piece of equipment, one goal'. This programme delivers a lean, toned body without the bulky muscles… fat burning in a fun environment!
L8 Nite Gym
Join our Fitness Consultant as he takes you through the moves in our gym. A popular style of class where you are encouraged and motivated through a gym programme using the cardiovascular machines, circuit training and weights.
Acknowledging the huge importance of maintaining an active lifestyle as our bodies age, Senior Movers is a popular class for the over 50's which involves gentle but effective exercise to music.
Join the millions of people who enjoy the effective, easy to follow, Latin inspired, calorie burning dance fitness-party! Great fun!
(All classes are £3.90 and for those with an asterisk, booking is advisable)
At the Gytes we welcome a host of private instructors who hire space in the Centre. Amongst the classes and activities available – Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Tae Kwondo, Muay Thai Boxing, South Side Dance, Sporty Kids, Fun4Babies. The Centre is also hired regularly by many local clubs – football, hockey, netball and athletics.
Powerplate equipment is the premium vibration device powering a new dimension in wellness solutions for all ages, lifestyles and physical abilities. It uses the principles of Acceleration Training to stimulate the body's natural response to vibration. These vibrations transmit waves of energy throughout the body, activating muscle contraction multiple times per second, enhancing overall performance in sessions as short as 15 minutes a day, 3 times a week.
Early Learning soft play area (£2.20)
Sat 10 – 6pm
Sun 10 – 4pm
Roller blading – open session (£2.20)
Sat 2.30 – 4pm
The Gytes is a fantastic venue for a children's party. We have several options on offer. Please contact the Centre for details.
Rooms at the Centre are available to hire for classes, meetings or courses. Please contact the Centre for details.
Opening hours for some facilities and activities may vary. To find out specific activity times please contact the centre.