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PureGym Oxford Central

Oxford Central is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 436.
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From £17.99 per month
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  • No contract
  • 220+ bits of kit
  • 50kg dumbbells
  • Free wifi
  • Full air-con
  • Member benefits
  • PTs available

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  • Sports water

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Welcome to our Oxford Central gym

Train with confidence at the UK's favourite gym. Join now.

Following government instruction, our gyms in England will be closed from 10pm on Wednesday 4th November for 4 weeks. Members’ payments will be frozen from Thursday 5th November and you will not be charged while your gym is closed. All Direct Debit payments will be automatically frozen and so there is nothing that you need to do. We expect to reopen the gym at the end of the lockdown period and look forward to welcoming you back then.

Take a big leap towards achieving your fitness goals by joining our great-value gym in Oxford town centre where everyone and every body is welcome. Whether you’re just looking to shift a few pounds, tone up or develop a peak physique we have everything you need to hit your targets, all with no contract. 

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Inside the gym

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The team

  • Laura Tilley Gym Manager Laura Tilley Gym Manager

So why join?

  • No contract
  • Over 220 pieces of state-of-the-art equipment, in a clean, comfortable, safe, friendly and spacious setting
  • Rehydrate with Sports water
  • Dumbbells up to 50KG
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Plate loaded kit available
  • Fully air conditioned for your comfort
  • Changing facilities available
  • Free initial exercise induction
  • Fantastic offers and discounts available to print out from our members area
  • Personal trainers available

Get more with a
Plus membership

All the benefts of a
Core membership plus:

  • Bring a guest 4 times a month
  • Freeze your membership anytime
  • Bigger discounts on brands
  • Multi Gym Access

Choose Plus for just £22.99
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GREAT KIT

Oxford central has all the kit so you can enjoy more optimised workouts to reach your fitness goals. You can conquer your strength goals in the large free weights area where we have loads of kit, including benches, an additional Olympic lifting platform and squat racks. We also have a functional area where you can do all your functional and bodyweight training, so you have more ways to workout to reach your goals. To help keep you hydrated we have a sports water unit which will have 6 fruity flavours available to choose from.

TOP GEAR WILL DRIVE YOU TO SUCCESS

Don’t be concerned that we’re a cheap gym because we are brimming with more than 220 pieces of the latest equipment throughout all 230 of our spacious and air-conditioned clubs. Love a classic cardio work-out? Step on to our cross trainers, treadmills, steppers and rowers. Or how about a trip through different terrains on our spin cycles equipped with computerised monitors to highlight your progress? We’ve got stacks of fixed-resistance and plate-loaded gear too, plus a massive free weights area to strengthen key areas of your body.

KEEP HYDRATED WITH SPORTS WATER

If you want to make the most out of your workouts and get better results you need to keep hydrated and what better way is there to do so than with our sports water. Available in 6 fruity flavours and packed with essential vitamins the sports water can be yours for just £6 a month. To enjoy 500ml each time you visit go to our bolt on’s page and get access right away.

CLASS ACTION AT PUREGYM

If you love to work out with a gym buddy or in the company of others you’re in luck because we have more than 50 free classes available every week. If you’re looking for high-energy classes designed to see off those pesky calories then try out fat burn, boot camp or circuits. And if you love to get your body moving accompanied by top tunes then choose between aerobics and dance. Or if you require a form of exercise at a slower pace but with maximum impact try pilates - it strengthens the parts other classes cannot reach!

JOIN OUR LOW-COST GYM

We’ve got so much to offer at PureGym and for such a great price too. If you like what you’ve been reading then join online and book a free induction with a qualified instructor who will show you how the equipment works and advise you on the best form of exercise to suit your needs. If you prefer to give us a test run then book a day pass to see how we can change your health habits for the better. Once you’re a member take advantage of special offers and discounts from leading brands and local businesses in the members’ area of the website.

How to find us

We are based in Littlegate House, 16-17 St Ebbes Street, OX1 1PT.

If you’re coming by bike, you can lock it to the racks to the side of the building on Turn Again Lane. Alternatively, bus numbers 4, 4A, 4B, 4C, 5 and 13 will drop you off at Stop 1 on Castle Street, a minute away from the gym. Oxford train station is under 10 minutes’ away via bus number 5 to Castle Street, or, if you’re driving, the nearest car park is Oxpens car park on Oxpens Road, about 10 minutes’ walk away from the gym.

Oxford Central gym reviews

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not good enough Only about half of members were following rules on face coverings in communal areas, wiping down equipment etc. These rules never appear to be enforced in any way. I really want the gym to stay open but I also want it to be a safe place to visit and exercise. Things could be improved easily and substantially with better signage and effort. Repositioned cycles are too close to the treadmills etc to be comfortably distant. Monitors and lift seems to be constantly out of order.
Date published: 2020-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful experience Felt very safe & fantastic cleaning procedures & lovely PTs
Date published: 2020-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clean, spacious and great experience The spacing out of kit has improved again! Really enjoying the accessibility and as usual the team have been great
Date published: 2020-11-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Average gym Average gym. You get what you pay for. Changing room stinks!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2020-10-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great facility, easy joining, god awful changing The changing rooms are foul at best, I’m going to give Oxford Templar’s square a go just to avoid them
Date published: 2020-10-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Generally happy, friendly staff. The QR code system to enter works well. Members seem to be respectful of one another's space and most were observed cleaning their equipment. The section upstairs has 2 squat racks, but neither fit an olympic bar well as there is just not enough clearance on either side - this needs to be worked on as it is dangerous and inefficient to use. The middle floor has a number of machines to workout legs. It might be worthwhile relocating/installing a new squat rack and/or a deadlift platform on this floor so that members can use this section to train legs and limit moving around the gym.
Date published: 2020-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The gym is always a comfortable space to train. The gym is always very clean and spacious. This is especially appreciated at this time. Access to equipment and cleaning materials is never problematic. The staff are excellent and their friendliness is always welcome.
Date published: 2020-10-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Weight never re racked properly The equipment is great however the gym is often excessively busy so perhaps booked training times could work. My biggest issue however is with the dumbbells which are never racked in the designated weight slots and it only seems to be getting worse. I would suggest shutting the gym for one night and re ordering all dumbells so they are in the correct positions and reminding members to please put them in the correct slots (e.g. there is often 28kg dumbbells where the 16kg slot is)
Date published: 2020-10-26
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