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The Pemberton Centre

H E Bates Way, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 9YP (if using sat nav please use postcode NN10 9RU)

Telephone 01933 350324

The Pemberton Leisure and Conference Centre in Rushden is one of three Northamptonshire leisure centres managed by Aspirations Wellbeing for East Northamptonshire Council.

Please note that we are closed on public holidays.  

The current session(s) is/are highlighted in red (white font) in the timetable below:


Please note that times may vary at the weekends depending on functions.

Situated close to the centre of Rushden in Northamptonshire, The Pemberton Centre has a wide range of sports and leisure facilities for all the family within its multi-purpose sports hall and squash court plus the dance studio, a dedicated Group Cycling studio and Aspirations Wellbeing Gym.  We also offer Personal Training and GP Referral.

Pemberton Centre Opening Hours
Monday 6.30am-10pm
Tuesday 6.30am-10pm
Wednesday 6.30am-10pm
Thursday 6.30am-10pm
Friday 6.30am-10pm
Saturday 8am-6pm
Sunday 8am-6pm

The Pemberton Centre in Rushden underwent some refurbishment during 2013.

Improvements to the centre included:

  • Larger Fitness Suite with approximately 100 workstations (previously 72)
  • Refurbished Squash Court
  • Improved and new quality Changing Facilities
  • 2 new Multi-Use Studios
  • A new studio dedicated to Group Cycling with a comprehensive programme of sessions including virtual SPIN®
  • Refurbished Reception area
  • New Crèche suite with dedicated toilets
  • Improved circulation around the building
  • Updated heating, ventilation and air conditioning

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 Winner of the National IFI Developing Sport for All Award 2008

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There's never been a better time to be an Aspirations Wellbeing Member ... ask about joining or click on 'Join Here' which appears on the top right on every page of our website.

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Get directions to The Pemberton Centre.

Our crèche provides an OFSTED registered safe and happy environment for children aged 3 months through to their 6th birthday. You can feel confident your children are in the best care while you use the centre.  Our Crèche staff are fully NVQ qualified in childcare.

Our recently refurbished Aspirations Wellbeing Gym has a fun and energetic atmosphere where you will enjoy your work out with qualified Fitness Instructors always on hand to help you.  Or why not take part in one or more of our group classes - with over fifty to choose from, including the popular SPIN® and new FitSteps®, there is something for everyone.

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We have a great programme for Under 16s at The Pemberton Centre providing children and young people of all abilities and ages the opportunity to be physically active in a safe environment.  With the wide variety of enjoyable activities that we offer here, children and young people can have fun whilst staying fit and healthy, all with the help of physical, artistic and musical activities.

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The Pemberton Centre hosts a variety of public and private functions, within our function suite. The Pemberton Suite is an ideal venue for most functions including wedding receptions, conferences, concerts or parties. The Pemberton Suite holds between 50 - 300 people and various ancillary rooms are available for smaller gatherings.   Please contact us on 01933 350324 to discuss your requirements

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Links and Dowloads
Map of Pemberton (contact us page)
Ready Steady Parties
Membership and Pay-as-you-Go Price List
Benefits of Membership
Pathway to Happiness - Members and Pay-as-you-Go
Personal Training
Activity on Referral
Pemberton & Splash Group Classes from April 2016
Pemberton Group Cycling Timetable from April 2016
Group Class Descriptions
Splash Swim Term Timetable 
Northamptonshire Schools Dates
GRIT™ Timetable