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gym prices
Started by: surfer_tom (25) Report abuse
I used to go to the local gyms, but I tried to rejoin you now have pay up front or by direct debit the prices now vary from 450 to 500 pounds a year. i am a retired person and will not pay this amount.

Posted by: priscus (7315) Report abuse
Can you take up a hobby which will deliver the same degree of physical activity that you seek?

Gyms scoop up a lot of dosh from people who take out expensive membership, but then do not attend!

Posted by: tonker (19848)   Report abuse
You don't need to pay anything like that amount, SurferTom.
Those sort of gyms are only for 'the sheep'! Most are about £2 or £3 a go!!
A boxing gym would probably be your best bet. Boxing training is good for getting your heart pumping!

Posted by: PeterP (6965) Report abuse
Phone Ashton/Wigan Leisure Centre and ask them their prices

Posted by: 0 years (3378) Report abuse
Central Park gym, Montrose Avenue, Wigan.

Last time I checked it was £10 p.m. by DD or £3 PAYG.

No joining fees, no membership, no minimum term.

Posted by: tomplum (5010)  Report abuse
Do what I do Surfer Tom, Bike it to a gym,Don't pay to go in, then bike it home, you've got the exercise for free,

Posted by: stevejmac14 (576)  Report abuse
Surfer Tom - I go to Exercise 4 Less. Used to be MFI behind Brocol House. I pay a tenner a month. Nothing fancy, sauna, pool etc but tons of machines, free weights, classes etc if it’s just an occasional work out you’re after. Little tip - they’ll try to charge you some sort of joining fee, maybe £15 and try to get £15 a month out of you. Leave your contact number but then say you’ll have a think about it. I guarantee they’ll be on the phone in a day or two reducing the price - “we can waive the sign up fee if you join now” etc. As I say, nowt special but it does a job.

Posted by: surfer_tom (25) Report abuse
thanks for the info ,some good deals if i shop around


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