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Canterbury

Canterbury Lifestyle Fitness Centre is located within the Canterbury Academy Campus and looks out over a stunning view of the 11th Century Canterbury Cathedral.

The centre offers a wide range of facilities for both fitness and leisure users and for sports clubs. The leisure centre complex also boasts a large 6 court sports hall, a floodlit 6 lane athletics track with throws areas, a floodlit football pitch, a 4 competition court sized sand area and 2 floodlit tennis courts. The latter we operate on behalf of Canterbury City Council. In May 2013 we also re opened our Multi Use Games Area, now bigger and better, with a sand based synthetic grass.

Whatever the reason for your visit, let our friendly and professional staff help and guide you. Our highly qualified gym team can support and assist you to help achieve your goals, whether you desire additional support as you make subtle lifestyle changes and slim down in a weight loss programme or need motivation to keep the fight within you as you train for a sporting dream, our team can be there through every step. We can provide you with individually tailored personal programmes, designed especially for you during a 1 to 1 lifestyle appointment, and we help maintain and develop this programme as you achieve each step on the way to overall goal.

To make an appointment for a tour to see our facilities and to run through the best membership options, please contact the centre on 01227 766352. We hope to see you at the centre soon.

Darren Curley
General Manager

Lifestyle Fitness Club

  • Large air-conditioned fitness club
  • Ladies only area
  • Queenax Functional Playground
  • Vibration Plates
  • Dance Studio
  • Spin Studio

6 Court Sports Hall - This double sports hall can cater for:

  • 6 Badminton Courts
  • 2 Standing Volleyball Courts Sitting Volleyball Courts
  • 2 5-a-side Football Courts
  • 2 Cricket Nets
  • 2 Cross Court Basketball Courts
  • 1 Full Size Basketball Court

2 Floodlit Tennis Courts
These courts are free to community users on Saturdays from 0900-1200 and Sundays from 09.00-14.00. All users are required to book in advance to avoid disappointment by calling the centre on 01227 766 352

1 Floodlit Multi Use Games Area
This area has a sand based Synthetic Grass Surface and can cater for:

  • 5-a-side Football Pitches
  • Netball Court
  • Tennis Courts

1 Floodlit Football Pitch
This track in-field football pitch is available through the winter season, during the summer it will be used for athletics throws events

1 Floodlit Sand Sport Area
Our sand sport area is perfect for summer activities but why not train through the winter when the rain stops play on the grass pitches? This area can cater for:

  • 4 Competition Beach Volleyball Courts
  • 6 Recreational Beach Volleyball Courts
  • 1 Beach Soccer Pitch
  • 2 Beach 5-a-side Football Pitches
  • Beach Cricket
  • Beach Rugby

6 Lane Floodlit Athletics Track, with 8 lane home straight
Our athletics facilities also allow for:

  • Jumps: High Jump, Long jump, Triple Jump & Pole Vault
  • Throws: Javelin, Discus, Shot and Hammer
  • Steeple Case
  • Hurdles

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02nd May 2014

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01st December 2014

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Contact Us

To contact the club, please feel free to call or email on the details provided. Alternatively, if you want to really see what we’re all about, why not visit us at the address provided when we’re open? If you call ahead of your visit we can even look at arranging a tour of our facilities. See you soon!

Canterbury,
The Canterbury Campus, Knight Avenue, Canterbury,
Kent, CT2 8QA

Carl Gripenstedt

1955 - 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce that Baron Carl Gripenstedt has died suddenly whilst attending to business in Finland.

Carl was a great entrepreneur with a passion for wellness and health; he created and ran several companies in Europe with a focus on Sports Centres and Fitness Clubs. The foremost is Competition Line (UK) Ltd; the owner of Lifestyle Fitness, operating some 60 clubs and employing approximately 200 staff. A great part of his life was the family estate Brevens Bruk AB in Sweden, a large managed forest, agriculture and real estate business.

Carl was a much respected, exceptionally talented business man and leader of people, he was a great motivator and humourist with a wonderful gift of being able to spread warmth and joy among friends, colleagues and strangers alike with his jokes and pranks.

Carl was a dedicated, loving family man and leaves his wife Ullabritt and children, Lovisa, Thomas, Eva, Ebba and Elsa, our thoughts and sincerest sympathy goes to them.

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