Thornton Recreation Centre
A popular and busy centre with a state of the art fitness centre. The centre is located on the Thornton Grammar School campus and uses the school's facilities at evenings and weekends, with use throughout the day of the Club Pulse Fitness Centre.
The benefits you get from coming to Thornton Recreation Centre include:
Gym opening times
|Monday ||9.00am- 10.00pm|
|Tuesday ||7.30am - 10.00pm|
|Wednesday ||9.00am - 10.00pm|
|Thursday ||7.30am - 10.00pm|
|Friday ||9.00am - 10.00pm|
|Saturday ||9.00am - 6.00pm|
|Sunday ||9.00am - 4.00pm|
Various memberships available for you to choose
Premier Fitness Suite
Our high-tech training equipment includes:
- 9 Treadmills
- 7 x-trainers
- 11 bikes and recumbent bikes
- 7 rowers
- 3 hand bikes
- 3 steppers
- 2 X-Dream bikes
- Dumb bells (1kg - 40kg)
- Bar bells (5kg - 35kg)
- Olympic bar (up to 160kg)
- Chest press machine
- Lat pulldown machine
- Leg press machine
- Leg curl machine
- Leg extension machine
- Abductor machine
- Adductor machine
- Sports Hall
- Air-conditioned, mirrored dance studio
- Indoor Cycling Studio
- Floodlit Outdoor Pitch including full-sized Astro and double pens, plus a number of smaller pitches suitable for training and games. These have a 3G synthetic surface
X-dream is the ultimate fitness experience!
- Total immersion, challenging and fun
- Burn 55% more calories than a normal exercise bike in the same time period
- 400 unique workouts designed to work with your fitness level
- Lifelike real bike simulation – gears, brakes and fully interactive responses
The x-dream accurately simulates the experience of riding outdoors.
Real feel gears, brakes, handlebars, pedal, cranks and seat sensors enable each move the rider makes to be accurately portrayed within the experience. The bikes resistance accurately depicts the terrain gradients, track surfaces and conditions.
The bikes can also be linked so you can challenge the rider next to you!
See the bikes in action
T Zone Junior Fitness Suite
Unique in the area, this is a fully equipped fitness suite with an instructor available at all times. This facility is separate to the main fitness suite, but uses exactly the same equipment. The instructor will plan an appropriate programme on an individual basis and monitor its effectiveness.
This facility is also available for group bookings such as junior football/rugby teams. An instructor will be provided if teams do not have appropriately qualified staff. Contact the centre for details