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In line with government guidelines announced on 19 December, Reading is now an area under Tier 4, therefore all RSL centres will now close until further notice.

For further information on services and facilities please visit:

When we re-open:

Important: Gym sessions must be pre-booked, just go to the 'Book Now' button, or call the centre direct.

See our guide below to sign up for Gym and Swim sessions.

For further details including centre opening hours see our Centre Re-opening Updates page.

We offer superb gym facilities with a comprehensive range of equipment stations combining cardiovascular (CV) and resistance equipment.

Why not enjoy great savings and a healthy lifestyle by joining our Active Membership today. Gym sessions are free once you select Gym as one of your membership activities. See our membership for full details.



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RSL Gyms

Gym Inductions

If you wish to use the gym facilties you will be asked to book a gym induction at any RSL Gym. You will be asked for a £5.00 deposit to book your induction place which will be deducted from your initial fees.

Get The Most From Your Workouts

If you need help in making effective use of your gym time please speak to our gym staff who will book you an appointment to help you train effectively.

A Personalised Gym Training programme, based around your current fitness levels and your fitness goals, can be devised for you to follow. Programmes can be reviewed after a 12 week period. Please remember to ask our staff for any training advice at any time, they are there to help you.

Regular Gym Users

If you intend to visit our gyms on a regular basis then we would recommend you view our membership options. By selecting the gym option in your chosen Active Membership package, you save money on your gym visits.

Tips For An Effective Workout

  • Make sure you bring a drink with you.
  • Try not to workout on a full stomach but make sure you have eaten enough during the day.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear, suitable for a gym workout.

Changing and shower facilties are available to use at all our centres. We recommend that you use lockers for your belongings. Lockers take a £1 coin (returnable).

Enjoy a healthy lifestyle by joining our membership scheme: Great Value, Great Choice, Great Prices!

Junior Fitness

Junior Fitness

Young people aged 13 - 16 years can learn how to use our cardiovascular gym equipment under the safe instruction of our qualified gym staff.

Our classes are a great way to gain the knowledge of healthy exercise routines.

General Data Protection Regulations

General Data Protection Regulations

Data Protection Officer:

What Personal Data Is Held?

Name: Required order to verify details and for general customer service.

Address: Required for any important correspondence such as changes to Direct Debits or changes to customer terms and conditions.

Date of birth: Required for Health and Safety as some classes and equipment have age restrictions and we need to be able to verify age.

Gender: Required as we run some female only classes for cultural and religious purposes.

Mobile phone number: Required to inform you of last minute class changes. We will only use your mobile phone number if a class or operational changes directly affects you.

Home phone number: Not mandatory, but can be added if requested as another means of contact.

Email address: Not mandatory, but required if any of our customers wish to book classes on online.

Ethnic origin: Not mandatory

Medical records: Required to ensure customer safety before using gyms or classes.

Bank account number: Only needed/ mandatory of setting a Direct Debit

Bank sort code number: Only needed/ mandatory of setting a Direct Debit

Photograph: Required for verification purposes.

Medical information obtained when customers completed a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) will be retained in a secure filing cabinet on the site at which enrolment took place.

How with the data be stored?

On secure encrypted computers.

Information is stored in on an external server who provide the system software. This is is supplied and supported by a private commercial company named Legend. This uses a database for the storage and retrieval of the data. To ensure security of data the system can only be accessed with a username and password. Each system user has an individual username and password and a user profile which only allows them to access the details they need to carry out their job. All user actions are logged by the application in an audit log.

Medical information obtained when customers completed a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) will be retained in a secure filing cabinet on the site at which enrolment took place.

What is the legal basis for the collection, use and storage of the data?

Necessary for performance of public interest task in exercise of official legal duty under Section 19 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Details of how long the data will be stored and criteria used to determine this:

With the exception of Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ forms), we retain customer details for 6 years from the date of termination as per the guidance from the Local Government Association (LGA). Medical information (PARQ forms) will be destroyed upon termination of membership. We will delete your personal details if your membership is cancelled and you request us to.

Who will it be shared with and for what purpose?

We will pass your information to the Police if required following a criminal offence.

Your employer, but only if they are paying for the cost of the membership and need to verify it has been paid for and/or being used.

How can the service user get access to stored data?

A Subject Access Request can be made by following the link:

Will the data be transferred outside the EU?


Is processing based on consent?

The right to withdraw consent at any time needs to be communicated.

What rights do you have over your stored data?

You have the right to put a complaint forward to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

You have the right to change your personal data rectified if it is not accurate.

Will there be any automated decision making?




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