1. South East and London
  2. Greater London
  3. Dagenham

About Barking Sporthouse & Gym

Has it been a while since you got your endorphins popping? Take the family for a workout sesh at the Barking Sporthouse and Gym. Located within Mabrook Park in Barking and Dagenham, the impressive gym offers a variety of fun facilities and activities for all the family to enjoy.

Pick up your board and go skating in the 900 square metre skatepark. Tap into your inner zen in their yoga sessions or head to the main gym area and lift some weights. Did you know they have 200 workout stations? Cor blimey!

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For health and fitness, the gym is laid out across three floors with dedicated cardio, strength and functional training areas plus 200 workout stations including cardiovascular machines and resistance machines by both Cybex and Techgym, as well as free weights up to 60kg. 

Fancy a go on the 5-a-side football pitch? Barking Sporthouse & Gym has a 5 court sports hall that provides a range of indoor sporting activities including badminton, football and Futsal.

For the younger gym goers, the gym provides a dedicated soft play area which includes two toddler soft play areas, a ball pit, cottage and mainframe soft play structure.

What’s more, Barking Sporthouse & Gym is home to a 900 square metre skate park, 14 element climb climbing wall plus trampoline park. You won't even feel like you're working out, you'll be having that much fun!

Want to book a class before work/school? Become an early bird and join the excellent gym classes. The two large studios at Barking Sporthouse host a wide range of fitness classes for all abilities; from Group Cycle to Yoga to HIIT.

So whether it’s a day out, an active birthday party, or you want to relax in our spacious café area with hot food and drinks, or even a slushy from the Slushy Bar, there is something for everyone.

Whether you're already a fitness fanatic looking for a new and well-equipped gym or a beginner in search of some high-quality cardio machines, there's something for everyone. 

Food & Drink 
Refuel after or before an epic workout in the onsite spacious café with hot food and drinks. Psst, there's even a slushie station too!

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance
  • here is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • There is a portable hoop hearing system at the reception. 
  • There are touch screen systems that are at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
  • Easy access to the trampolining area.
  • Level access to the fitness suite
  • Menus are clearly written in the cafe and no tables or chairs are fixed to the ground.
  • There is lift available for everyone to use. The lift also has braille markings and an audio announcer.
  • There are two accessible toilets, one located on the ground floor and the other located on the first floor. 
  • Baby changing facilities are located in the accessible toilets. 
  • Assistance dogs are welcome. Staff can also provide assistance dogs with a bowl of water. 

Travelling & Parking for Visitors
There is free onsite parking with disabled spaces available too. 

Looking for the nearest station? The nearest National Rail station is Barking. The nearest underground station is Upney - it's just a 15 minute walk from the gym. The nearest DLR station is Beckton.
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Monday- Friday

8:00am - 6:00pm
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York Leisure Centre opened in 2021, as part of the York Community Stadium Leisure Complex located in Huntington, York. The centre includes a 25m swimming pool, learner pool and toddlers splash pad. As well as a large spacious gym, fitness class studios, multi sports hall, Clip N Climb arena and 3G pitches. Clip N Climb is a fun interactive indoor climbing arena where adults and kids 4+ can enjoy some healthy action-packed fun. climbing experience is necessary as a full safety briefing and equipment is given before you start. Swimming: The Main Pool is available for fitness lane swimming, and swim for all sessions The Splash Pad is shallow water paddling pool for under 8’s with an interactive water play area perfect for building water confidence. Booking also includes access to the Learner Pool. These sessions can be found under ‘Swim For All’ – select Main Pool, or Learner Pool (includes Splash Pad) Lockers take £1.Gym and Fitness classes are available for members and n members. There are a number of fitness classes scheduled throughout the day at times to suit all. All sessions are bookable via the ‘Better UK App’ or online.

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Yes, there is parking onsite.

100 spaces & 4 disabled spaces
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The centre is only a 15 minute walk from Upney tube staton.
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Mayesbrook park, Lodge Avenue
Greater London

Tel: 020 3859 6358

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