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Orbit walks the fitness talk in new tie up with lifeLEISURE

A team from Orbit Developments in Stockport is putting its best foot forward on a new fitness and wellbeing initiative in collaboration with Life Leisure.


Local man Roy gets a new lease of life

It’s surprising to find out how little people know about COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), but according to research it is the second highest risk medical condition behind liver disease, in the region. Stockport NHS anticipate a growth of 10% in cases from 2010–2020 with over 3,000 people dying each year of COPD in the North West.


Life Leisure improves the health of the NHS

Life Leisure, a Stockport based sport and leisure trust is working in partnership with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust to improve the health of local NHS employees.


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Life Leisure


Heathbank Road
Cheadle Heath
Stockport SK3 0UP

T: 0161 477 4242

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Located on the grounds of Stockport Academy, a few hundred yards from Morrisons, Life Leisure Avondale has facilities for all the family.

New Equipment @ the Life Leisure Avondale Gym
We are delighted to inform you that brand new state of the art StarTrac & Matrix equipment has been installed in the gym at Life Leisure Avondale. In addition to the new cardio and resistance equipment we have also added new inclusive fitness equipment and a fantastic new functional training zone with training rig.

Facilities & Activities include:

  • Fitness Suite/Gym
  • Swimming Pool
  • Weekly Programme of Aerobics Classes
  • FREE Creche for Members
  • Personal Training
  • Sports Hall
  • Children's Classes & Activities
  • Stockport Metro Swimming Lessons

In addition to the gym and aerobics classes, we offer personal training and a number of specialised fitness courses.

NEW Avondale Studio Class Timetable - starts Monday 4 Jan '16

lifeLEISURE Kids Timetable (All Centres)

Mini Movers - Fridays (9.30am-10.30am)
The Mini Movers programme offers a unique awards scheme leading to Key Stage 1 of the Early Years Foundation Curriculum. The programme also promotes free play allowing children to choose what equipment they want to use. For more information call 0161 477 4242.

Gym Opening Times

Monday - Friday7.00am - 10.00pm    
Saturday8.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday8.00am - 8.00pm

Creche Opening Times

Monday10.00am-12.00noon & 18:00-20:30* (* up to 8 years old)   
Tuesday                     9.30am-12.30pm


The sports hall can be hired out for football, badminton and a number of other sports as a block booking or on a casual basis. For more information on all our activities why not drop in for a look around or call a member of our team on 0161 477 4242.



Swimming Lessons
Stockport Metro
Offering lessons from Baby Splash & Pre-school (0-4 years old) to adults, beginners to advanced and competitive club swimming.
Courses for Adults
Courses for Adults
For the latest in fitness courses including toning, weight loss and strengthening visit our courses page to see what's on offer.
Football at SSV
GP Referral
Welcome to the newest and largest football facility in the north west. With 16 'Optima' 3G Pitches call us today to book...
Personal Training
Need that extra bit of motivation or an extra push to reach your goals. Why not try Personal Training or Buddy Training?
Need that extra bit of motivation or an extra push to reach your goals. Why not try Personal Training or Buddy Training?
Kids Activities
Kids Activities
GP Referral
GP Referral
For the latest information on our Physical Activity Referral in Stockport (PARiS) scheme click here.
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Contact Information

Life Leisure Head Office
Landmark House
Station Road
Cheadle Hulme
Cheshire SK8 7BS

Tel:0161 482 0900
Fax:0161 482 0939


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