Sanctuary Health & Fitness Local Membership
Sanctuary Health & Fitness Local Membership
Sanctuary Health & Fitness Membership
Come and experience The Sanctuary first hand and take advantage of our fantastic membership offers
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Leisure Facilities

The Sanctuary leisure club is a state of the art facility offering the following:

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Hot tub
  • Gymnasium
  • Exercise studio
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Sanctuary Opening Times

  • Monday to Thursday: 7am - 10pm
  • Friday: 7am - 9pm
  • Weekends:  8am - 8pm

NB Swimming lessons take place in the pool Wednesday - Saturday at varying times, please contact Sanctuary reception 01539 739588 for times.


Guests of the hotel can enjoy use of the facilities during their stay and our team of expert instructors are always on-hand to help and advise.

The Gym

At the Sanctuary we have a fully equipped state of the art Fitness area with high performance cardio equipment including Treadmills, Bikes, Rowers, Stepper and Cross trainers.

We have Resistance machines to work every Body part and a free weights and stretching area with gradual weights up to 40 Kg Dumbbells and 250Kg Barbells.

Our fitness team are all trained to NVQ level 3 fitness instructors/personal trainers or higher and will provide all members with expert advice and one on programmes designed to meet your specific needs.

For any enquiries please contact Sanctuary direct on 01539 739588 or send an email

Sanctuary Health & Fitness Membership

Come and experience The Sanctuary first hand and take advantage of our fantastic membership offers. Also as a member of The Sanctuary you will benefit from a 10% discount on any food and drink purchased in the bar.

2 months £69 £59 £169
3 months £99 £79 £219
6 months £169 £149 £409
12 months £299 £279 £779

Day membership also available: £8 Adults (or £5 if signing in with a current member); £5 Children.

For any enquiries please contact Sanctuary direct on 01539 739588 or send an email

John Rodgers

About John:
John is Manager at The Sanctuary, he has worked here since 2007. He is a fully qualified Personal trainer and advanced fitness instructor, specializing in strength and conditioning training and weight management. He enjoys supporting both Blackpool and Liverpool FC in his spare time.

Snowboarding, Football, Weight Lifting.

Diploma in Personal training
CYQ Level 3 Advanced Fitness Instructor
CYQ Level 2 Fitness Instructor
Fit Pro 10 Minute Gym Award
Medicine Ball Instructor
Kettle Bell Instructor
1st Aid At Work

Alasdair Russell

About Alasdair:
Alasdair has been a member of staff since August 2007 and remained so despite studying in Louisiana for a year and completing a degree at the University of Central Lancashire. He now runs a Sports Injury Clinic in Kendal, and works with athletes at Sedbergh School, as well as instructing and teaching classes here at the Sanctuary.

Middle Distance Running (1500m, 3km steeplechase and cross country), British Athletics, Cardiovascular programming, Classes, Sports injuries and rehabilitation.

Sports Therapy Degree (BSc Hons)
Life Guard (American Red Cross)
NVQ Level 2 Fitness Instructor
Sports First Aid
Fit Pro 10minute Gym
Community Sports Leadership Award

Toby Nelson

About Toby:
Toby joined the team in June 2019 after recently graduating with a degree in Business Economics from Leeds Beckett University.

Toby enjoys many sports including football and represented Cumbria for golf. He's a Manchester City fan and frequently uses the facilities within the Sanctuary.

Toby is currently working towards becoming a fitness instructor and has a keen interest in fitness.

Heidi Murray

About Heidi:
Heidi is back from university in America and is currently studying Exercise Science with a Coaching Minor. Heidi is also a member of the university cross country and track and field team.

Running, cycling, skiing, coaching and spending time with friends and family.

Level 3 in Personal training
Level 5 in Sports Nutrition
Level 3 in Child Nutrition
Sports First Aid
Sport Leadership Award

Personal Training

Need help achieving your fitness goals?

Then take advantage of our fully qualified personal trainers and get a tailor made Personal Training package with this special offer:

Buy 5 PT sessions for £150 and get 1 month's Gold Gym Membership for FREE.

Call Sanctuary on 01539 739588 to get your bespoke fitness plan with 5 one hour sessions.

Personal Training


The benefits of personal training


Personal trainers wear many hats, serving not only as coach, but as an educator, confidant, role model and a major source of motivation and encouragement as well.

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