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Wrightson House, Thornaby Pavilion, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 9EW

Opening Hours

Mondays - Thursdays: 07:00 - 21:30

Fridays: 07:00 - 21:00

Weekends: 09:00 - 18:00

Facilities at Thornaby


Kickstart your health, fitness and wellbeing journey with Activ8!

Activ8’s Thornaby club is located in the heart of Thornaby town centre within the multi-use Thornaby Pavilion leisure centre. Thornaby Pavilion has been serving the local community for over 40 years and provides a variety of sport and leisure opportunities for everyone to enjoy.  In recent years the modern gym has been refurbished to a high standard and includes state-of-the-art Technogym equipment. In October 2018 the gym underwent further renovations and exciting changes. Users are able to enjoy a group or solo workout on the cutting edge ESCAPE® functional rig. This is also fully compatible with Technogym’s TEAMBEATS and offers a variety of stations and small equipment to enhance every workout. Along with the Technogym SKILLRUN, SKILLMILL and SKILLROW and a range of cardio equipment, we have also installed a selection of PURE STRENGTH plate-loaded resistance equipment for those looking to increase strength and mass, or develop toning and definition. The Technogym logo is a mark of quality across the world and Activ8 Thornaby are proud to bring you some of the most innovative training equipment from the industry’s leading provider, including treadmills are part of the Excite® range of cardio stations that offer a rewarding and fun cardio workout, combining integrated TV and games entertainment with unique exercise options and challenges to keep you motivated every step of the way.

There is also a dedicated strength area that includes resistance equipment and dumbbells up to 50kg, and an Olympic half rack with barbell and lifting chains so you can maximise each workout. Thornaby Pavilion supports a full and varied fitness class programme including some of the biggest brands and latest fitness trends from around the globe including Clubbercise, POUND and Zumba. Classes can be a great way to increase your physical activity and are very accessible for all ages and abilities. At Activ8 your success is our success and members benefit from free tailored fitness plans that include ongoing updates to keep you motivated every step of the way.

Thornaby Pavilion is easily accessible for disabled users and is equipped with accessible shower and changing facilities. There is a lift located on the ground floor by the main entrance that provides access to the upper floor gym and leisure centre. Activ8’s friendly health advisors can also tailor a suitable exercise plan to incorporate equipment that can be quickly reconfigured to suit individual needs.

Swimming in Thornaby

Swimming is also included as part of an Activ8 membership with access to 3 25m pools at Thornaby Pool, IB Leisure, Splash in Stockton and Billingham Forum. This can be a fantastic and rewarding addition to your fitness routine to maximise your health and fitness results. With a number of aqua sessions available including early bird, lunchtime, ladies only and adults only you’ll be spoilt for choice – Activ8 is so much more than just a gym.

Onsite Facilities

Other amenities include free WIFI and a friendly family run café serving a generous selection of food and drinks to refuel after your workout as well as ample free parking surrounding the venue. A membership with Activ8 also offers discounted activities such as ice skating, squash and badminton to support a healthy and active lifestyle with your friends and family. Use the contact details above to enquire now or visit our membership page to get started today.

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Fitness classes at Thornaby Pavilion

Activ8 are proud to offer the biggest selection of fitness classes in the area with classes to suit every age and ability. Use the timetable below to filter by venue or explore the full range of classes at Billingham Forum, IB Leisure, Thornaby Pavilion and Stockton Splash.

All classes can be booked online for members and non-members. Hover on the class you wish to book and follow the link to the booking page. If you are a member and it is your first time booking, simply sign up for an account using your membership card number. If you are not an Activ8 member, that’s not a problem,  just follow the onscreen instructions to book and pay for your class in no time at all.

Gym & Fitness Class Timetable

Fitness Classes
Junior Gym
Virtual Fitness Classes