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Welcome to Caterham School Sports Centre FAQs! Here, we’ve compiled all the answers you need to make the most of your fitness journey. Find quick solutions to your queries and get ready to embark on a rewarding and enjoyable experience with us!

The centre opened again on Monday 06 November 2023 and we are now accepting new membership applications. 

As we are on school premises, all tours must be booked in advance with  member of our team. You can arrange a tour with one of the team by emailing sportscentre@caterhamschool.co.uk or calling 01883 335 078

We have a range of Memberships to suit your needs.

A full membership allows access to the brand new multi-level gym complete with state of the art kit and the swimming pool. Access to the Sports hall, All-Weather pitch and Stephen Smith Room will be determined by the school. Group exercise classes will also be included in this membership. 

We also offer a swim only membership which is access to the pool only.


Unfortunately, we do not offer a free trial for non-members, You can purchase a day pass for the price of £20.00 which allows you use of all facilities. If you decide to take out a membership within 14 days of your day pass, the £20.00 joining fee will be waived. 

Please visit the “Membership” section of the website for our opening hours. Please note, access times may change during term-time and you will be notified in advance of any amendments to the opening hours. 

You can purchase memberships in the centre with a member of the team. 

We are working towards introducing a way to join online in the near future.

Please note, we do not accept cash or cheque as a method of payment. 

The minimum age for a gym membership is 16 years due to the introduction of equipment such as squat racks and heavier weights.

All gym members are advised to undertake a full gym induction prior to their first visit.

Yes, Membership to the Sports Centre is open to all. 

Yes, we have a number of changing rooms with shower facilities and lockers. Please be aware that changing facilities may not always be available during term-time and we will do our best to communicate this to you in advance in the event they are not available. 

Our pool ratios can be found below.

4yrs and under must be supervised 1:1

5yrs-7yrs must be supervised 1:3

8yrs and over can swim under the supervision of the lifeguard provided they are competent swimmers. 

The supervising adult must be 16yrs+ and a competent swimmer. There supervising adult MUST be in the water with the children and actively supervising. Lane swimming whilst supervising is not permitted when ratios are in play.  

The cafe will serve a range of healthy food and drink, including high protein choices, healthy smoothies and nutritious post workout food options.  

For opening hours, please view our Memberships page. 

Unfortunately, we do not allow external Personal Trainers on site due to our strict safeguarding protocols. We do plan to introduce Personal Training in the near future so watch this space!

Many current Caterham pupils will have use of the facility as part of their school timetable. A small charge will apply for use outside of the school day. For more information, please see our “Membership” page on the website.