Get the feel-good factor
Whether you’re looking for a work-out or a pamper session, there’s a great choice of health, fitness and leisure facilities in Bromley town centre. Boost your mood with some physical activity or refresh and recharge with a spa treatment.
In our busy lives, staying fit and healthy has never been more important. It’s not only good for your body, it’s beneficial for your mind too, helping you cope with stress and protecting your mental wellbeing.
The good news is that, in Bromley town centre, we’re very well equipped to satisfy your health and fitness needs, whether you prefer pumping iron and pounding a treadmill, playing your favourite sport, doing a few lengths in the pool or simply toning up your mind, body and spirit with some revitalising health and beauty therapies.
Next to The Glades shopping centre car park and close to the shops on Bromley High Street is the Pavilion leisure centre, operated by mytimeactive. With a great range of facilities for all the family, it’s the perfect place to drop in for a swim or a gym session. There’s also a regular range of classes on offer, from aquaaerobics to Zumba, plus a state-of-the-art bowling alley with bumpers and ramps for the kids and a café where you can grab a coffee or an energy drink and a light snack.
The Pavilion’s Buzz Zone soft play area is a great place for toddlers and young children to let off steam and there’s plenty of seating in the café for you to sit and watch the fun and games. Interactive installations include climbing frames, colourful ball ponds, mouse holes, rollers, slides, rope bridges and air machines.
There’s a choice of other gyms conveniently located in the heart of Bromley town centre. Close to The Mall shopping centre is the Bromley Fitness Centre, which brings a holistic, lifestyle approach to the gym concept. Nearby on Bromley High Street is a branch of the popular PureGym chain, which offers 24/7 opening and low-cost, flexible memberships.
Further up the High Street is EmpoweredGyms Bromley, a female-only facility, which offers a balanced programme of cardiovascular fitness, strength training and flexibility activities. At the northern end of the town centre, close to Bromley North train station is Trugym Bromley, which offers good-value memberships covering both the gym and the high intensity training studio.
If you fancy getting in shape with a total-body group workout under the watchful eye of an experienced professional coach, Orangetheory Fitness is the place for you. You’ll find it on the first floor of The Glades shopping centre.
Voted Best Budget Chain 2014 by members, Fit4less Bromley Fitness Centre on Elmfield Road prides itself on providing a smarter way to exercise. Rather than committing to an expensive monthly all-inclusive membership, you only pay for the services you use, with flexible, no-contract options.
Follow in the footsteps of local tennis star Emma Raducanu! Whether you’re an ace or a novice, the scene is set for a great game of tennis on the well-kept all-weather courts in Church House Gardens, which are conveniently located in Bromley town centre, behind the Churchill Theatre. Easily accessible from Ethelbert Road, just a short walk from Bromley High Street, the courts are free to use on a first-come-first-served basis any time during park opening hours.
The green and pleasant surroundings of Church House Gardens are also popular with joggers, and at nearby Martins Hill you can combine your run with splendid views of Keston Ridge and Crystal Palace.
Health and beauty salons
Bromley town centre has a good selection of spots where you can unwind and improve your wellbeing with a refreshing and reviving health or beauty treatment, including Bamboo at Bromley, Beau Tribu, Diva, Focus, Herbal Spa, House of Aesthetics, JJ, Sia and Thérapie. What’s more, they all offer the convenience of being close to the main shopping thoroughfares and transport links.
Lie back and let an experienced massage therapist soothe away your stresses. Try something to target a particular health issue or enjoy a sense of renewed vitality, via reflexology, acupuncture or aromatherapy. Give your feet a treat with a pedicure or enjoy a rejuvenating skin treatment.
In today’s fast-moving world, it’s often difficult to find time for yourself, keep your body in good shape and get the head space you need to safeguard your mental wellbeing. But with so much on offer right in the heart of Bromley town centre, there’s every opportunity to live a healthy lifestyle.