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Virgin Active – Capitol Centre – Walton le Dale

Virgin Active

A purpose built fitness centre, Virgin Active is about health and well being. We warmly welcome people from all walks of life and want to help everybody to discover their own potential.

Virgin Active, Capitol Centre, Walton-le-Dale – Telephone Virgin Active 01772 834036

Virgin Active is an all encompassing health club experience for the entire family built on the philosophy of fun, innovation, value for money and excellent customer service. Whether you want to get fit, relax, swim, surf the net or have a treatment, it’s all there for you at the Capitol Centre, Walton-le-Dale, Preston.

Virgin Active Map - Capitol Centre, Walton-le-Dale

The gymnasium has over 200 pieces of cutting edge user friendly gym equipment as well as a vast selection of free weights and functional fitness equipment. The gym club has large sprung floored studios with mirrored walls and air conditioning to ensure the perfect fitness workout. The gymnasium offers an extensive timetable of varied fitness classes each week that appeal to all.  Including Yoga, Spin, Kick Boxing, Body Combat and Aerobics classes. There’s also the more unique fitness classes such as V-Classes. Our aerobics classes are the envy of the Preston area.

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Gym Floor

Virgin Active have the best gyms for exercise cardio fitness


Your heart is the centre of everything. With a stronger heart, you can pump oxygen-rich blood round your body faster, making it easier to both get and stay fit. Our huge range of cardio fitness training equipment is state-of-the-art. And great fun to use. We make sure you have everything you need to give your heart and lungs a great workout.

Fixed strength equipment for muscle strength & fitness

Fixed Strength

Fixed strength equipment focuses on specific muscle groups and provides an easy initiation into strength training. It’s perfect for building isolated muscle strength or size in a safe way as the machine guides your movement. And as muscle burns calories efficiently, it is a key part of your workout.

Cable Strength equipment at Virgin Active

Cable Strength

Cable strength equipment is a great progression from fixed strength equipment and takes your strength training to the next level using multi-directional movement. It mimics the movement found in real situations and so works on a wider muscle group.

Free Weights at Virgin Active for exercise & body building

Free Weights

Free weight exercises enable the muscles to contract through a fuller range of motion giving an advanced muscle workout.

Ladies Only zones for exercise and fitness

Ladies Only

With our Ladies Only zones you can work out in a less competitive, more relaxed and more girl-friendly environment. After all, guys may be great, but you can’t beat some quality me-time. So enjoy some breathing room and a little privacy in our Ladies Only zones.

VIPR:Functional Zone at Virgin Active for core exercises and stretches

Functional Zone

It’s all about having space to move. Whether you want to work out your core, practice your footwork or lunge all the way to the door, our functional zones give you the room you need to do your thing. It’s also where our fitness professionals hold their fun Fast Classes.

Cool Kit

Cool kit: TRX straps

TRX Suspension

With literally hundreds of exercises available to work with, TRX Suspension training can take your workout to a totally new level.

Powerplate Pro 6 at Virgin Active Health Club

Power Plate Pro 6

Combining cable resistance and vibration training, the Power Plate Pro 6™ allows you to perform a virtually limitless range of static and dynamic exercises.

Cool kit: Kettle Bells at Virgin Active


Kettlebells give you an intense workout combining strength, flexibility and cardio-training for an exceptional level of overall fitness.

Swim & Spa

Virgin Active Health Club Northampton Swimming Pool

Indoor Pools

Swimming is one of the best exercises around for strengthening your muscles, increasing your fitness and toning your body without putting any stress on your joints.

Virgin Active Health Club Northampton Hydro Area

Spa Area

Take some time out for yourself in our revitalising spa areas. Relax muscles and evaporate stress, as you soak, stretch, breathe, float, luxuriate, and linger in pristine surroundings complete with Jacuzzi’s, saunas, steam rooms and relaxation lounges.

Swimming pool facilities at Virgin Active Health Clubs

Swim Lessons

Whatever your experience as a swimmer, our qualified instructors will be able to help improve your technique, your fitness and your ability. We can also offer 1-2-1 lessons for adults.

Club Extras

Virgin Active Classic Club Physio


We can’t foresee the future. Sometimes accidents happen. Sometimes we push ourselves a bit too far. Atherapy can provide the support you need, be it Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic or Sports Massage. Now you can get back into prime condition from the comfort of your own Club.

Virgin Active Cafe

Club Lounge

Whether it’s something cool and refreshing after a workout or a well-earned tasty treat, our club lounges and restaurants serve up the perfect ingredients to give your tastebuds a workout.

The computer stations at Virgin Active

Computer Stations

Keep up with your emails, top up your social status or check out the news at our free, fast wireless Internet stations.

Free WIFI at Virgin Active


All our clubs offer free wi-fi connection to the Internet, so you can surf while you work up a sweat.

Health & Beauty


HeavenV spas are a peaceful oasis of calm where you can take a break from the fast pace of life, be pampered and unwind. Let us do the work while you relax mind, body and spirit.


Children playing at Club V


Our fully supervised, OFSTED-approved facilities keep kids active and entertained for hours. We cater for younger members as young as 6 weeks, offering soft play areas, arts & crafts, drop-in sessions, fitness activities, holiday classes and brilliant birthday parties.

Children doing arts and crafts at Virgin Active Health Clubs

Kids Activities

We have loads of great ways to give your little ones a big day every day. The kid’s area is brimming with new activities for children, making Virgin Active your number one family destination for fun, relaxation and quality workouts.

Child swimming at Virgin Active Health Clubs

Kids’ Pool

Keep your kids occupied happily and healthily for hours with our fun-filled pools. We’ll teach them to swim, organise a party and give them mini aqua-aerobics sessions.