gym & group exercise at withdean sports complex

Withdean Sports Complex is the perfect place to achieve your goals, whether you choose to workout in the gym or attend a group fitness class. Our friendly and enthusiastic staff will motivate and encourage you to achieve your best!

At Withdean Sports Complex we offer something for everyone, whatever you enjoy doing or your level of fitness. So come along solo, with friends or bring the whole family.

Our experienced fitness instructors can create a unique gym programme especially tailored to meet your needs and lifestyle, We'll even give you three 1-on-1 sessions completely free of charge as a special welcome from us!

If group exercise classes are your thing then we have the largest selection in Brighton & Hove with 200 classes running each and every week. Members can also enjoy advanced booking rights especially for them.


Withdean Gym is one of the most state-of-the-art gym facilities in the whole of Sussex. Over the last 3 years well over 3 million pounds has transformed the gym to over three times the size that it once was, packed full of the latest fitness equipment and technology. Don't just take our word for it though, come and see for yourselves!

Our range of equipment includes: 

2 large power racks • 4 Hammer Strength lifting platforms • 4 SkillMills • 17 cross trainers • 4 rowing machines • 12 pin change resistance machines • 10 resistance band machines • 17 medicine balls • 8 ViPRs • 2 weighted vests • Over 2,000kg of weight plates • 17 treadmills • 9 exercise bikes • 9 plate loaded fitness machines • 28 kettlebells • 9 swiss balls • 3 battling ropes • 2 sets of chains • barbells ranging from 10kg up to 45kg and dumbbells from 2kg up to 40kg

At the heart of Withdean Gym we also house the Synergy 360 -  a multi-purpose exercise station that is free for our members to use and also plays host to HIIT classes every morning and evening throughout the week.

A big gym with great equipment.and lots of users but with a nice atmosphere so it doesn't feel intimidating to new users and lovely staff. - 10/10!

Angela Hough

group exercise classes

Withdean Sports Complex has the largest selection of group exercise classes of any fitness centre in Brighton with over 200 classes taking place each and every week. Working out in groups is motivational, sociable and most of all FUN! Why not try some classes with a friend to see which ones you like best?

Our selection of group exercise classes includes:

yoga • pilates • body balance • body sculpt • flex and stretch • zumba • body pump • body attack • body combat • synergy circuits • freedom interval training • myride indoor cycling • skillmill pro • forever active

We also run junior gym sessions for 12-15 year olds, GoMotion! for 3.5-6 year olds and buggy power classes for mums and their babies.

The selection of classes at Withdean is huge and is by far the biggest in Brighton & Hove! I especially love the synergy circuit and myride classes

Sam Spedding

Booking classes:

Members of Withdean sports Complex can book fitness classes 2 weeks ahead. Non members are able to book 1 week ahead.

All our fitness classes can be booked through the Freedom Leisure website. iPhone owners can also download the free Gym Jam app and use this to book classes quickly and easily.

contact us for more information or call 01273 542100